Today in live music; DJ P, Daya, Matt Nathanson and more

Lots of classical and jazz, too.

Ol' Dirty Sundays w/ Rock Steady Crew's DJ P/DJ Casper/DJ Fader Kid Rock's Chillin' the Most Cruise has finally returned to Tampa (sorry, Kid Rock came back with it), and part of it lands at Ol' Dirty Sundays tonight as the Rhinestone Cowboy (Rock Steady Crew's DJ P) steps up to the wheels of steel. The Missouri turntablist born Daniel James Philips a Master of the Mix winner and largely recognized as a pioneer of the mashup movement and has toured with giants like DJ Premier and Jazzy Jeff. (Crowbar, Ybor City) INFO

Daya and Matt Nathanson Pennsylvania pop star Daya didn’t have a Grammy when she played Jingle Ball in December, but the 18 year old best known for hits like “Sit Still, Look Pretty” and “Hide Away” does now thanks to her smash hit with the Chainsmokers (“Don’t Let Me Down,” Best Dance Recording). Those guys come to Amalie next week, but expect Daya to give the song a spin when she plays Busch Gardens’ summer concert series alongside 44 year old songwriter Matt Nathanson whose radio ready pop masks a lethal sense of humor and entertaining stage show. (Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival, Tampa) INFO

DJ/EDM

V.S.O.P's DJ Shafiq (Franklin Manor, Tampa) INFO

Your Arsenal w/Oprah Spinfrey/Mes McDonald/DJ Rebelle (C.1949 Florida Beer Garden, Tampa) INFO

Alan Walker w/Vassay (Shephard's Beach Resort, Clearwater Beach) INFO

Classical/Jazz

TFO: Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 w/Vadym Kholodenko (Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater) INFO

PNC Bank Concert Series w/Alexander Frey (Sykes Chapel at the University of Tampa, Tampa) INFO

Steinway Piano Concert Series w/Brian Hsu (Barness Recital Hall at University of South Florida, Tampa) INFO

Nate Najar (Independent Bar and Cafe, Tampa) INFO

Folk

Brendan Nolan w/Colin Farrell (Side Door Cabaret at Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg) INFO

Amy Morgan (Live & Local at David A. Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa) INFO

About The Author

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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