Tampa instru-metal trio Prescribed Fire plays free outdoor concert in Tampa Heights on Saturday

Mindwash opens the show.

click to enlarge Tampa instru-metal trio Prescribed Fire plays free outdoor concert in Tampa Heights on Saturday
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Tampa’s instrumental metal (instrumetal?) band Prescribed Fire has three Tampa rock gods on its hands with Kevin Coss of Down by Law on bass, the Tim Version’s Shawn Watkins on drums, and guitarist Christa McHugh who played with The Ood as well as the way-too-short-lived all-female Hall and Oates cover band Maneater. Prescribed Fire’s self-titled 2020 album is available for a listen online if you want to get a preview— the song “Witchie Poo” is straight up modern-day Sabbath.

Saturday’s Safe and Sound, outdoor, Shuffle show will be the trio’s first show since 2019. Local band Mindwash shares the bill.

Prescribed Fire w/Mindwash. Saturday, March 13, 8 p.m. Free. Shuffle, Tampa. INFO

See a list of Tampa Bay’s “Safe & Sound” live music venues here.

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