The best live music coming to Tampa Bay from April 13-20, 2023

With about 50 concerts to choose from.

click to enlarge Hovvdy - Photo by Pooneh Ghana
Photo by Pooneh Ghana
Taylor Swift dominates this weekend's live music happenings with her historic run of three back-to-back-to-back sold-out shows at Raymond James Stadiums, but there's even more happening on both sides of the Bay including Laura Jane Grace's return to the old State Theatre, Tampa Bay Blues Festival, Hovvdy (pictured) and more.

Look below for the best live music coming to Tampa Bay from April 13-20 featuring shows curated by Creative Loafing Tampa Bay staffers and contributors, plus select events pulled from CL's user-submitted events calendar. If you don't see your show on the list, consider submitting it yourself.
Thursday, April 13
Friday, April 14
Saturday, April 15
Sunday, April 16
Monday, April 17
Tuesday, April 18
Wednesday, April 19
Thursday, April 20


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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.

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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