UK songwriter Joe Jackson plays career retrospective at Tampa Theatre next week

You might hear some of his new album ‘Fool’, too.

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Joe Jackson—who’s headed to Tampa Theatre on Tuesday, June 21—may not have any new, post-COVID music to share, but the story behind how the 67-year-old’s latest, "Fool", came to be is the most Joe Jackson thing you’ll ever hear.

Since his backing band is tighter and way more in touch with material when a tour comes to an end, the U.K. songwriter decided that the next time he recorded an album would be at the tail end of a tour.

Sure enough, the day after his Fast Forward run came to an end in Idaho, he started production at Boise’s Tonic Room Studios. You’ll likely hear some Fool-ery for this gig—a career retrospective featuring both full-band and solo sets—at one of the city’s most beautiful venues.

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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, even as the live music industry continues to get back on its feet.
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