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Ale and the Witch

Not only does Ale and the Witch offer more than 30 all-domestic craft brews on tap, Brett Andress’ three-year-old downtown St. Pete watering hole is fast becoming a live music mainstay, hosting shows seven nights a week for free. Weekly residencies by Jun Bustamante and Rich Whiteley, regular performances from top locals (Applebutter Express, Geri X, Damon Fowler), and even regional and nationally touring acts like The Wholetones and Soul Rebels can be seen playing the Witch’s open-air amphitheater-like courtyard. 111 Second Ave N.E., Tower Plaza Courtyard, St. Petersburg, 727-821-2533,

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