Walk the Moon is ready to ‘Shut Up and Dance’ with fans at Monday concert in St. Pete

Jany Green opens at Jannus Live.

click to enlarge Walk the Moon, which plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on Sept. 20, 2021. - CAMREN MEIER
Camren Meier
Walk the Moon, which plays Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, Florida on Sept. 20, 2021.


In 2014, Walk the Moon birthed one of the biggest earworm’s with the megahit “Shut Up and Dance,” a song so deeply implanted in my brain I feel like it has always existed—and you can expect all of Jannus Live to be singing it when the band hits St. Petersburg for a Monday concert.

The successful Cincinnati synth-pop band has done all the stuff it's supposed to: played festivals, won some awards, and even remade the “Ghostbusters” theme for the much-hated-but-actually-not-that-bad 2016 movie redo. Its “Dream Plane” tour hits this outside venue for an all-ages Monday night show where L.A. newbie Jany Green brings promising indie-pop to his opening set.

Walk the Moon w/Jany Green. Monday, Sept. 20, 7 p.m. $27.50-$30. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg. jannuslive.com

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Stephanie Powers

Freelance contributor Stephanie Powers started her media career as an Editorial Assistant long ago when the Tampa Bay Times was still called the St. Petersburg Times. After stints in Chicago and Los Angeles, where she studied improvisation at Second City Hollywood, she came back to Tampa and stayed put.She soon...

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