Tonight in live music; Boston, The Maine, Sonja Spence and more

The Mowgli's, too!

Amorphis w/Swallow the Sun The Orpheum was sold out last night (thanks Periphery), and there’s no reason to think it won’t be a packed house again this evening when Finnish heavy metal ealdorman Amorphis arrive with their sweeping, dramatic sound in tow. (Orpheum, Ybor City) INFO

Boston Tom Scholz founded boston nearly half a century ago, but his band — these days made up of Gary Pih, Tommy DeCarlo, Tracy Ferrie, Beth Cohen and drummers Jeff Neal and Curly Smith — still go hard. They’ll do it again tonight at Ruth Eckerd Hall where the sounds of their proggy classic rock come to life for fans who’ve come to expect nothing less than an expert live show. (Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater) INFO

The Maine w/the Mowgli’s/Beach Weather Beach babies The Maine are in town to show off their sun tans plus a brand new record (Lovely Little Lonely, released a week ago) that celebrates 10-years of pop punk for the Tempe, Arizona outfit. The Mowgli's, who’re famous for a wild live set, open the show along with Nick Santino’s Beach Weather project. (State Theatre, St. Petersburg) INFO


Helios Jazz Orchestra w/Sonja Spence (Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg) INFO

Chant the Trees (Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, Tampa) INFO

The Pangaea Project No.68 w/Tim Kaiser (Paper Crane, St. Petersburg) INFO

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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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