Tampa rock band Sick Hot has a new name, and The Dirty Janes play their first show on Friday

There’s a heavy AC/DC vibe to the new stuff.

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The Dirty Janes
Tampa's Sick Hot had its final show in October when it opened for Tyler Bryant in St. Petersburg, but members of the outfit—which previously played throwback rock & roll for fans of Zeppelin and smoking weed—are back under a new moniker, The Dirty Janes.

“We’re so grateful for every experience and opportunity we had under our old name,” the band wrote to fans, “but we’re feeling fresh with all of this new music we’ve been recording and are ready to start a new chapter!”

There’s a heavy AC/DC vibe to a promo reel for the Dirty Janes’ debut gig, and with the kind of players Sick Hot had, this new endeavor is sure to turn heads.

The Annie Dukes and Sligh open for The Dirty Janes who play Tampa's New World Brewery on Friday, Dec. 9.

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Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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