Tonight in live music; Hippie Sabotage, Dope, Home Free and more

Hippies use the back door?

Hippie Sabotage w/Kur Despite their moniker, there is nothing hippie about Hippie Sabotage. The Sacramento based EDM duo(made up of brothers Kevin and Jeff Saurer) are less about the untz and big drops much of genre leans on and more into ethereal deep grooves and breathy vocals. Listen to “Otherside” for proof. (The Ritz, Ybor City) INFO

Dope w/Combichrist/September Mourning/Davey Suicide Dope re-ignited their classic lineup last spring, and it looks like the tour is spilling over into another year as the rollout of their latest LP, last year’s Blood Money Pt. 1, continues. Norwegian led American aggrotech outfit Combichrist open the show. (Orpheum, Ybor City) INFO

Home Free Your TV comes to life tonight as Home Free (winners from season four of NBC’s The Sing-Off) arrive at the Straz Center where they’ll keep it light with a wit-filled show peppered with covers and pop hits. (David A. Straz Center for Performing Arts, Tampa) INFO


Bike Night w/SHOT (Crowbar, Ybor City) INFO

Acoustic BBQ w/Dan Padilla/Jeff BRawer/Rodney Smith/Marc Ganancias (New World Brewery, Ybor City) INFO

USF Jazztet (Barness Recital Hall at University of South Florida, Tampa) INFO

5th Wednesday w/Peter Calo & TC Carr (Hideaway Café, St. Petersburg) INFO

Betty Fox Band w/Kaleigh Baker (Skipper’s Smokehouse, Tampa) 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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