Tampa’s inaugural Innings Festival will feature Green Day, Lumineers, Incubus and more

The kid-friendly festival also promises a few MLB greats, including Ozzie Smith, Gary Sheffield, John Kruk, Lou Piniella, A.J. Pierzynski and others.

click to enlarge Green Day performing at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Sept. 5, 2017. - PHOTO BY CHRIS RODRIGUEZ
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Green Day performing at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Sept. 5, 2017.


A baseball-themed music festival is coming to Tampa this spring, and the lineup has a few grand slams.

The inaugural Innings Festival will take place at Raymond James Stadium Grounds on March 19-20, during the Grapefruit League’s spring training. The two-day event will feature 15 musical artists across three stages. As of now, performances include Green Day, The Lumineers, Incubus, Khruangbin, 311, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jimmy Eat World, Goo Goo Dolls, O.A.R., Highly Suspect, and more. 

The kid-friendly festival also promises a few MLB greats, including Ozzie Smith, Gary Sheffield, John Kruk, Lou Piniella, A.J. Pierzynski and others. 

Tickets go on sale this Friday, Nov. 5 at 10 a.m. Kids seven and under are free with one adult ticket purchase. Check out Josh Bradley’s weekly roundup of new, postponed and canceled concerts below.


Zach Person w/Moonthing/Riffed Friday, Nov. 12. 8 p.m. $10. Hooch and Hive, Tampa

Heather Thorn Sunday, Nov. 14. 3 p.m. Free (but donation requested). Peace Memorial Presbyterian Church, Clearwater

Phillip Phillips & Jon Foreman Wednesday, Jan. 12. 8 p.m. $39-$69. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

Bruce Dickinson (spoken word) Thursday, Jan. 20. 7:30 p.m. $34.50-$59.50. Tampa Theatre, Tampa

Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise Saturday, Jan. 29. 8 p.m. $42.50-$75. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

Alice Cooper Monday, Feb. 7. 8 p.m. $53.50-$99. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Arielle Saturday, Feb. 19. 8 p.m. $27.50-$35. Murray Theater at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Wednesday, Feb. 23. 7 p.m. $12. Crowbar, Ybor City

Badfish w/Dale & The Z-Dubs/TBA Friday, Feb. 25. 6:30 p.m. $20. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Thursday, Mar. 3. 8 p.m. $28.75-$48.75. Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater

Spirit of the Beehive w/Body Meat Tuesday, Mar. 8. 7 p.m. $15. Crowbar, Ybor City

Chelsea Cutler w/Adam Melchor/ROSIE Tuesday, Mar. 15. 8 p.m. $29.50. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Snoh Aalegra w/Ama Lou Tuesday, Apr. 5. 7 p.m. $37.50-$185. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Cancellations/reschedules

SAINt JHN w/Tyla Yaweh at Jannus Live, Oct. 25 (Rescheduled to Wednesday, Dec. 8)

Chubby Checker at the Mahaffey Theater, Jan. 28 (Canceled)

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