Tonight in live music; Psychedelic Furs, Pleasures' movie night, Kevin McMillan, bass hangs and more

You could go to London Town or just hit up a chapel.

Psychedelic Furs w/My Jerusalem London Town comes to St. Petersburg on Thursday when the Psychedelic Furs bring their worship of Bowie, Roxy Music and the Velvet Underground to the Palladium Theatre. Material at this set should reach way back and will likely include plenty from the Furs’s 1980 self-titled debut and and their 1981 Talk Talk Talk LP which cracked the Top 100 in the United States. Some might lump a lot of what the Butler brothers (Richard on the mic, Tim on bass) into the punk category, but a different kind of crowd starts to catch wind of your schtick when your band is jamming on songs for almost half-an-hour. Not fit for the myriad of sub genres to come out of the 1980s, the Furs are the rare band to mix a little poetry in with brave melodic elements and the kind of desperation that seemed to be prevalent on the dreary streets of London back in those days. (Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg) INFO

Bass Hang This new south Tampa guitar shop is turning heads among Tampa Bay gear nerds and six-string aficionados, but now bass players have a reason to drive over since shop owners have finished shifting around their bass room before staging their first ever “Bass Hang.” Nashville session man Rich Ross (Freddy Jones Band) will be on hand, and locals can also rub elbows with Tampa-based bassist Shawn Wainwright who studied in Wisconsin before relocating to warmer temperatures. (Replay Guitar Exchange, Tampa) INFO

"You're Gonna Get It" Film Premiere w/Pleasures/Gay St. Pete Housewives/Period Bomb Our favorite psych-rock hellbringers, Pleasures, stage a film premiere within the walls of one of the busiest dives just off Central Avenue. Watch the trailer below. (The Bends, St. Petersburg) INFO

Kevin McMillan If awards ring your bell, then Juno you want to see Kevin McMillan at one of Tampa’s most overlooked concert venues. The baritone has been nominated several times in Canada’s version of the Grammys and even won an actual Grammy in 1992 for his role in the San Francisco Symphony & Chorus’ recording of Orff’s Carmina Burana. This show is free. See more jazz & classical listings here. (Sykes Chapel at University of Tampa, Tampa) INFO


80s Night w/DJ Fader/Von Garden (Red Star Rock Bar, Tampa) INFO

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