REVIEW: In mighty return to Ybor City, The Afghan Whigs show that the live set is still their mightiest weapon

[image-24]On only the second night of their summer tour, The Afghan Whigs came out swinging for their gig at Ybor City’s Orpheum…

By Gabe Echazabal

In mighty return to Ybor City, The Afghan Whigs show that the live set is still their mightiest weapon
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Photos: Dying Fetus brings Chelsea Grin, Body Snatcher and more to St. Petersburg

If your Friday night in St. Petersburg was marked by blast beats and guttural singing, thank Dying Fetus. The Maryland metal giant…

By Jon William

Dying Fetus
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Photos: Limp Bizkit resists the urge to break stuff at Tampa's Hard Rock Event Center

Kicking off Limp Bizkit's "Still Sucks" tour, Fred Durst brought his new look—a cross between a porn star and a hipster Colonel…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Limp Bizkit resists the urge to break stuff at Tampa's Hard Rock Event Center
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Photos: Tag Team and Tone Loc doing the "Wild Thing' in Largo

Tag Team whoomped into Largo on Wednsday night for a co-headline show with OG rap wild thing Tone Loc at Largo's Central…

By Phil DeSimone

Photos: Tag Team and Tone Loc doing the "Wild Thing' in Largo
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Review: The Who take Tampa fans through a lot of ups, and some downs, in return to Amalie Arena

[image-6] Legendary British rock and roll band The Who is still at it, despite carrying on with only two original members leading…

By Gabe Echazabal

The Who plays Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on April 27, 2022.
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Review: In reboot at St. Pete’s Floridian Social Club, Houndmouth gives State Theatre a proper goodbye

[image-15] After a run through “Cool Jam” on Tuesday night, Houndmouth drummer Shane Cody looked into the chatty crowd and said, “It's…

By Ray Roa

Houndmouth plays Floridian Social Club in St. Petersburg, Florida on April 26, 2022.
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Photos of The Cult playing St. Pete's Mahaffey Theater last week

Following a few hiatuses, original members Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy brought their U.K rock group The Cult to Mahaffey Theater in…

By Ray Roa

Photos of The Cult playing St. Pete's Mahaffey Theater last week
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Photos of Godsmack, Three Days Grace and more at Tampa's 98Rockfest

98 Rock's annual arena show is back on after a short pandemic-related hiatus, and on Friday, the storied Tampa Bay active-rock station…

By Ray Roa

Godsmack
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Epic photos of Arch Enemy, Behemoth and Napalm Death playing St. Pete's Jannus Live

When metal shows get too big for Ybor City's Orpheum and The Ritz, they head across the bridge to St. Petersburg, and…

By Ray Roa, Jon William

Epic photos of Arch Enemy, Behemoth and Napalm Death playing St. Pete's Jannus Live
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Photos of Journey and Toto rocking downtown Tampa's Amalie Arena

Neal Schon brought Journey—driven by the voice of vocalist Arnel Pineda—to Amalie Arena last night where '80s rock icon and "Africa" hitmaker…

By Ray Roa

Photos of Journey and Toto rocking downtown Tampa's Amalie Arena
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Photos from night one of Van Morrison's two-night stand in Clearwater

The world's most melodious lockdown-hater is in Tampa Bay this week, and his fans are here for it. Van Morrison, one of…

By Ray Roa

Photos from night one of Van Morrison's two-night stand in Clearwater
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Photos of Bon Jovi playing Tampa's Amalie Arena last Friday

Thirty-six years after releasing its debut album, '80s-rock icon Bon Jovi is still on the road and supporting new music. This time…

By Caesar Carbajal

Photos of Bon Jovi playing Tampa's Amalie Arena last Friday
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Photos of UK rock favorite The Darkness reaching out and touching Ybor City

Love is only a feeling, but fans of The Darkness believe in it and came out in full force Tuesday night to…

By Caesar Carbajal

Photos of UK rock favorite The Darkness reaching out and touching Ybor City
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Every son of a bitch we saw at the Wolf-Face 10-year anniversary concert in St. Pete

When you're immortal, a decade is barely a blink, but that didn't stop St. Pete punk band Wolf-Face and its fearless, teenage…

By Dave Decker

Everyone son of a bitch we saw at the Wolf-Face 10-year anniversary concert in St. Pete
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Photos: New Edition, Charlie Wilson and Jodeci bring 'The Culture' tour to Tampa

In conjunction with the Black Promoters Collective, '80s and '90s R&B giants New Edition, along with Charlie Wilson and Jodeci, were at…

By Tre 'Junior' Butler

Photos: New Edition, Charlie Wilson and Jodeci bring 'The Culture' tour to Tampa
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Review: John Mayer lets guitar do the talking and welcomes Tampa into his ‘Sob Rock’ fantasyland (w/photos)

[image-13] John Mayer’s first EP was a self-released 1999 collection of songs he called Inside Wants Out, and over the last 23…

By Ray Roa, Phil DeSimone

Review: John Mayer lets guitar do the talking and welcomes Tampa into his ‘Sob Rock’ fantasyland (w/photos)
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Everyone we saw at Vacations' sold-out Ybor City concert

It's a long way to America from Australia, and Vacations' U.S. fans have been making the trip worth it for the Aussie…

By Dave Decker

Everyone we saw at Vacations' sold-out Ybor City concert
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Photos from Teddy Swims' sold-out show at the Orpheum

Singer-songwriter Teddy Swims performed in front a packed house last Friday at Ybor City's Orpheum. R&B artist Stephen Day played support. 

By CL Staff

Photos from Teddy Swims' sold-out show at the Orpheum
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Everything we saw at the inaugural Tampa Innings Fest

[image-12] You’ve at least heard of Gasparilla Music Festival, so you know that you’re not gonna leave a festival that has a…

By Josh Bradley

Green Day
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Photos from last weekend's Reggae Rise Up in St. Petersburg

Reggae Rise Up 2022 returned to St. Pete’s Vinoy Park last weekend. The eighth annual festival featured top bill artists like Rebelution,…

By Colin Wolf

Day Two of Reggae Rise Up 2022
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Photos from Oymorrons, Grandson and R.A.T.S. at Ybor City's Orpheum

On Wednesday, March 16 at the Orpheum, Grandson gave local fans a dose EDM-influenced hard-rock trap, and plenty of support from Oxymorrons…

By CL Staff

Photos from Oymorrons, Grandson and R.A.T.S. at Ybor City's Orpheum
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Photos of alt-J and Portugal. The Man at Tampa's Yuengling Center

Shape-shifting U.K. indie-rock favorite alt-J finally landed in Tampa last week, and it brought along an act that frequently visits Tampa Bay,…

By Sandra Dohnert

alt-J
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Review: Meet Me @ The Altar stole the show when Knuckle Puck played Ybor City last weekend

[image-7] Ybor City’s beloved Orpheum isn’t gonna be around in the historic district for much longer, so the time to get into…

By Ray Roa

Meet Me @ The Altar
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Photos of the Dropkick Murphys playing a very sold-out St. Pete show at Jannus Live

Sometimes a show is so sold-out that even your closest friends don't get in, and that's what happened Monday, 10 days before…

By Dave Decker

Photos of the Dropkick Murphys playing a very sold-out St. Pete show at Jannus Live
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Review: The Eagles give Tampa fans a three-hour set featuring 'Hotel California' and all the greatest hits

[image-14] Monday night, the universe decided to teach stickler fans of the Eagles a lesson: If you don’t like the fact that…

By Josh Bradley, Phil DeSimone

Review: The Eagles give Tampa fans a three-hour set featuring 'Hotel California' and more greatest hits
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Photos from Avail and Hot Water Music's St. Pete show at Jannus Live

In a throwback to the "Book Your Own Fucking Life" days when you'd book a tour by telephone, two giants of the…

By Dave Decker

Avail
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Everyone we saw at Gasparilla Music Festival 2022

[image-75]On Friday night, the scent of cannabis filled the atmosphere as gospel legend Mavis Staples joined psychedelic soul group Black Pumas onstage…

By Josh Bradley, Ray Roa

Everyone we saw at Gasparilla Music Festival 2022
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Photos of 'Hurricane' Nita Strauss shredding for Tampa's Brass Mug

Tampa Bay's been hit with a hurricane twice already this year, but we're not talking about the weather. Hurricane Nita Strauss—guitarist for…

By Caesar Carbajal

Photos of 'Hurricane' Nita Strauss shredding for Tampa's Brass Mug
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Everyone we saw when Zedd took over the pool at Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

It started to feel like Florida again last weekend, and Zedd took full advantage when he headlined a big ol' pool party…

By Sofía García Vargas

Everyone we saw when Zedd took over the pool at Tampa's Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
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Photos of Citizen Cope's nearly sold-out concert at Tampa Theatre

Clarence Greenwood spent a lot of the pandemic holed up in a studio and AirBnB where he recorded a new album, The…

By Tracy May

Photos of Citizen Cope's nearly sold-out concert at Tampa Theatre
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