Photos: Leon Bridges and the The Royal Philharmonic in Orlando

Despite visiting Tampa Bay on his last two tours, Texas soul songwriter Leon Bridges took a pass this time and instead brought…

By Phil DeSimone

Photos: Leon Bridges and the The Royal Philharmonic in Orlando
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22 Tampa Bay rappers to watch in 2022

[image-23] When the rest of the nation thinks of Florida rappers they may first point to the scene down south in counties…

By Aaliyah Selene Pasols

22 Tampa Bay rappers to watch in 2022
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Photos: Friends and family remember Vince McGilvra, co-founder of legendary Tampa venue Skipper’s Smokehouse

[image-45] Air Force pals Vince McGilvra and Tom White were looking for a way out of Alaska when they co-founded Skipper’s Smokehouse…

By Ray Roa

Photos: Friends and family remember Vince McGilvra, co-founder of legendary Tampa venue Skipper’s Smokehouse
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Photos: Laura Jane Grace’s sold-out Tampa concerts felt like a family reunion

[image-40]“Don’t fuckin’ make me cry,” were Laura Jane Grace’s first words to an applauding Ybor City audience gathered to see her first…

By Ray Roa

Laura Jane Grace plays The Bricks in Ybor City, Florida on Dec. 11, 2021.
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Photos: The Nervous Girls say farewell with sweaty show at The Bends in St. Pete

Tampa rock band the Nervous Girls released a new EP last Friday, and celebrated with a show at The Bends in St.…

By Ray Roa

Photos: The Nervous Girls say farewell with sweaty show at The Bends in St. Pete
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Photos: Evanescence and Halestorm slay 98 Rock's 'Not So Silent Night' in Tampa

One word comes to mind when you think about the holiday concert hosted by Tampa Bay radio station 98 Rock: Sleigh. But…

By Ray Roa

Halestorm
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Photos from Prince Midnight’s Tampa show featuring the Lars Ulrich toilet

On Friday night, Tampa rock star gone viral, Prince Midnight, made his live debut backed by a four-piece backing band, the Searing…

By Ray Roa

Prince Midnight's Lars Ulrich toilet and fine art toilet seat gallery at Brass Mug in Tampa, Florida on Dec. 3, 2021.
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Photos of Jimmy Buffett finally playing Tampa’s Amalie Arena

[image-11]Jimmy Buffett is a pirate looking at 75, but patient Parrotheads of all stripes were simply happy to be just looking at…

By Phil DeSimone

Photos of Jimmy Buffett finally playing Tampa’s Amalie Arena
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Everything up for bid during CL's Holiday Auction benefiting Metropolitan Ministries (11/22-11/29)

Get your shopping list ready! Our annual virtual Holiday Auction is a unique opportunity to bid on one-of-a-kind items and experiences you won't be able to find…

By CL Staff

Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    Shaquil Barrett Signed Custom Football
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James Taylor and Jackson Browne sail through breezy Tampa set at Amalie Arena

What happens when a pair of 73-year-old men walk into a hockey arena and take their places, front and center, to welcome…

By CL Staff

James Taylor and Jackson Browne sail through breezy Tampa set at Amalie Arena
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Photos: Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge returns to Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall

Grammy-winning songwriter and activist Melissa Etheridge returned to Clearwater for her first Ruth Eckerd Hall show since 2014.11/09/2021 Photos by Caesar Carbajal…

By CL Staff

Photos: Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge returns to Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall
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The Rolling Stones revisit their favorite local memories in brawny, assertive return to Tampa Bay

Local rock and roll fans are getting to revel in the slew of make-up concerts finally happening in Tampa Bay. Following a…

By CL Staff

The Rolling Stones revisit their favorite local memories in brawny, assertive return to Tampa Bay
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Photos: Seminal Boston punk band Moving Targets plays sold-out record shop show in Tampa

If you were a punk in the 1980s, then you knew about Moving Targets. Large scale commercial success evaded frontman-guitarist Kenny Chambers,…

By CL Staff

Moving Targets
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Photographer Rick Norcross documented the 'golden age' of concerts at the old Tampa Stadium

The last time Rick Norcross saw the Rolling Stones, he had to be flown in by helicopter. “That was the situation, otherwise…

By CL Staff

Led Zeppelin - May 6, 1973 - Tampa Stadium
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Photos of Angels & Airwaves headlining St. Pete’s Jannus Live

The aliens stayed away, but fans landed at Jannus Live on Tuesday night to see Tom DeLonge lead his band, Angels &…

By CL Staff

Photos of Angels & Airwaves headlining St. Pete’s Jannus Live
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Over two nights in Clearwater, Todd Rundgren proved that he’s truly a wizard and still one of rock and roll’s brightest stars

Todd Rundgren has never been one to stick to conventions. His approach and his ambitiousness for the many musical projects and recordings…

By CL Staff

Over two nights in Clearwater, Todd Rundgren proved that he’s truly a wizard and still one of rock and roll’s brightest stars
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All the bands and music lovers we saw at St. Pete’s four-day Reggae Rise Up festival

Only Thursday tickets remained for Reggae Rise Up when the festival kicked off last week, and sold-out crowds packed Vinoy Park over…

By CL Staff

All the bands and music lovers we saw at St. Pete’s four-day Reggae Rise Up festival
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Everyone we saw at Ashtray Monument’s ‘Monufest’ music festival in New Port Richey

It was a gorgeous Saturday for a music festival, and the folks behind New Port Richey record label Ashtray Monument got a…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Ashtray Monument’s ‘Monufest’ music festival in New Port Richey
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Vince Neil’s Tampa concert was good reason to be excited for the Mötley Crüe reunion

In terms of stadium tours, an hour-long performance may have been rambunctious in the ‘60s, when The Beatles were still touring, but…

By CL Staff

Vince Neil’s Tampa concert was good reason to be excited for the Mötley Crüe reunion
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Everything we saw on night three of Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2021

It’s nothing short of a small miracle to see local music festivals weather the COVID-19 storm. Gasparilla Music Festival did it two…

By CL Staff

Everything we saw on night three of Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2021
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Photos of Modest Mouse playing a sold-out Jannus Live in St. Pete

Tickets to see Modest Mouse play Jannus Live in St. Petersburg sold out shortly before going on sale this summer, and the…

By CL Staff

Photos of Modest Mouse playing a sold-out Jannus Live in St. Pete
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Photos of New Found Glory and Simple Plan playing Jannus Live in St. Pete

The pandemic hasn’t been the only hurdle Simple Plan had to deal with over the last year. Last summer original bassist David…

By CL Staff

Less Than Jake
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Photos of Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith during Tampa Bay's last Monkees concert ever

Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith—the last of The Monkees—showcased their final performance together in Tampa Bay on Wednesday night at Clearwater’s Ruth…

By CL Staff

Photos of Micky Dolenz and Michael Nesmith during Tampa Bay's last Monkees concert ever
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Photos of Thievery Corporation playing St. Pete’s Jannus Live

The DMV was in the ‘Burg last night when Washington D.C.'s Thievery Corporation brought its “Outernational Tour” to St. Petersburg’s Jannus Live…

By CL Staff

Photos of Thievery Corporation playing St. Pete’s Jannus Live
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Photos of Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley playing Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

The co-headlining tour featuring the two Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductees has been in the works for quite a few…

By CL Staff

Photos of Alice Cooper and Ace Frehley playing Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
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Photos from weekend two of Texas' Austin City Limits Festival 2021

Texas' Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) wrapped its second weekend, and Tracy May hit the road to catch the action.10/07/2021 Photos by…

By CL Staff

Megan Thee Stallion
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All the bands and people we saw at Tampa's Gasparilla Music Festival 2021

After postponing its March dates, Gasparilla Music Festival returned to downtown Tampa last weekend to celebrate its 10th anniversary with a new,…

By CL Staff

Photo by Ysanne Taylor c/o Gasparilla Music Festival
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Photos of Kelsey Waldon, Brandy Clark and more at Americanafest 2021 in Nashville

Americana music’s annual conference finally returns to Nashville last week where Americanafest took over just about 70 venues to celebrate the genre…

By CL Staff

Oh Boy Records' 40th anniversary showcase
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Photos of ‘That Thing You Do!’ cast members getting the Wonders back together in Erie

10/02/2021 Photos by Todd Fixler https://www.instagram.com/univcynic/?hl=en

By CL Staff

Photos of ‘That Thing You Do!’ cast members getting the Wonders back together in Erie
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Photos of Thrice returning to St. Pete’s Jannus Live with Touche Amore

Nearly 10 years after announcing a hiatus (and seven years after coming back from said break), Thrice returned to St. Petersburg for…

By CL Staff

Photos of Thrice returning to St. Pete’s Jannus Live with Touche Amore
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