Photos of Xetas, Joyeater and Charles Irwin playing Seminole Heights record store Microgroove

Texas duo Xetas stopped in Tampa on Tuesday for a set at Seminole Heights record shop Microgroove where Charles Irwin and Joyeater…

By CL Staff

Xetas
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Photos of Tampa indie-rock band DieAlps! releasing a new album in Seminole Heights

Tampa indie-rock band DieAlps! celebrated the release of its second full-length album, More Important Things, at American Legion Post 111 in Seminole…

By CL Staff

Photos of Tampa indie-rock band DieAlps! releasing a new album in Seminole Heights
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Everyone we saw at Incubus' 'Make Yourself' anniversary concert in St. Petersburg

Incubus is touring the country celebrating the 20th anniversary of the band's breakthrough 1999 album Make Yourself, and the run stopped into St.…

By CL Staff

Everyone we saw at Incubus' 'Make Yourself' anniversary concert in St. Petersburg
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Photos of the Growlers rocking a two-hour set in Tampa

Crowbar got a two-hour set from iconic, Californian beach-goth band the Growlers, which was in Ybor City on Thursday night.09/19/2019 Photos by…

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Photos of the Growlers rocking a two-hour set in Tampa
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Photos from Queen and Adam Lambert's sold-out show at Tampa’s Amalie Arena

Freddie Mercury is long gone, but Adam Lambert is helping Brian May and Queen keep his spirit alive. The ensemble was in…

By CL Staff

Photos from Queen and Adam Lambert's sold-out show at Tampa’s Amalie Arena
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Photos of Rebelution and Collie Buddz playing Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg

California reggae-rock giant Rebelution has outgrown its usual St. Petersburg stop, Jannus Live, so the band invited its friends to throw a…

By CL Staff

Rebelution
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Photos of Even Less Friends playing alongside Hello Joyce and The Venus in St. Petersburg

Tampa rock band Even Less Friends played its first show since releasing a new EP, Messy. Hello Joyce and The Venus also played…

By CL Staff

Even Less Friends
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Photos of Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas playing a sold-out Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Matchbox 20's Rob Thomas came back to the state where he cut his teeth as part of a tour supporting his brand…

By CL Staff

Rob Thomas Live
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Photos of Todd Rundgren's career retrospective concert at Mahaffey Theater St. Petersburg

Todd Rundgren sounded terrific on Thursday in St. Petersburg, his voice in sturdy shape, reaching for high notes, and occasionally coming up…

By CL Staff

Photos of Todd Rundgren's career retrospective concert at Mahaffey Theater St. Petersburg
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Photos of Weird Al Yankovic’s orchestra tour kickoff in Clearwater

Weird Al Yankovic was joined by longtime bandmates Jon “Bermuda” Schwartz, Steve Jay, Jim West and Rubén Valtierra — as well as…

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Photos of Weird Al Yankovic’s orchestra tour kickoff in Clearwater
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Here's everyone we saw at Turkuaz's Tampa show at Crowbar Ybor City

Brooklyn's Turkuaz stopped into historic Ybor City on Friday night and gave Crowbar another one of its signature funk parties. Here's everything…

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Here's everyone we saw at Turkuaz's Tampa show at Crowbar Ybor City
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Look at Fleetwood Mac rocking Amalie Arena in Tampa

Fleetwood Mac might be Lindsey Buckingham-less, but the classic rock icons didn't miss a beat on Monday night in front of a…

By CL Staff

Fleetwood Mac @ Amalie Arena
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Photos of Swimm and The Jackettes at Fubar in St. Petersburg

Once Florida-based rock outfit Swimm returned to the Sunshine State and said goodbye to St. Petersburg venue Fubar, which is closing after…

By CL Staff

Swimm @ Fubar
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Photos of Stephen Christian and Christian McAlhaney of Anberlin at The Attic in Ybor City

Anberlin's Stephen Christian and Christian McAlhaney kept the Bay area rock band's reunion vibes going on Wednesday night by staging an acoustic…

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Anberlin's Christian McAlhaney @ The Attic at Rock Brothers
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Check out Halestorm playing 98 Rock's Not So Silent Night at Mahaffey Theater

Pennsylvania rock band Halestorm barged into St. Petersburg's Mahaffey Theater on Sunday night. Camren was there to see the band play alongside…

By CL Staff

Halestorm @ Mahaffey Theater
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Photos of Underoath, Anberlin and more at Tampa's Yuengling Center

Underoath played to 4,600 fans on the final date of its tour supporting a 2018 comeback album, Erase Me. Bay area band…

By CL Staff

Underoath @ Yuengling Center
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Photos of the Fubar Diaper Party in St. Petersburg

Umm, Fubar had a Diaper Party on Friday night (basically a diaper drive for the baby GM Todd Frain is taking care…

By CL Staff

Mosquito Teeth @ Fubar
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Photos of Tampa’s Drunken Turkey Fry at Crowbar Ybor City

Crowbar's Drunken Turkey Fry returned to Ybor City where Louis Jr., Jeremy Gloff, GreyMarket and John Nowicki's Tiny Terrors ensemble played on…

By CL Staff

Clay Parkinson @ Crowbar's Drunken Turkey Fry
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Photos of Miami's Magic City Hippies playing Tampa's Orpheum in Ybor City

Don't worry, Robby Hunter signs the chests of Magic City Hippies fans regardless of gender. Just look at some of these photos…

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Magic City Hippies' Robby Hunter
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Photos of Freaky Burlesque and Sonic Graffiti at Fubar in St. Petersburg

The news of Fubar's imminent closure is a blow to the Tampa Bay music scene, but the St. Petersburg venue rolled on…

By CL Staff

Sonic Graffiti @ Fubar
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Photos of Iron & Wine and Ohmme's concert at Tampa Theatre

Former University of Miami film teacher and Sub Pop-signed songwriter Sam Beam brought his band — Iron & Wine — to the…

By CL Staff

Iron & Wine @ Tampa Theatre
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Photos of Twenty One Pilots playing Tampa's sold-out Amalie Arena

Twenty One Pilots fans were literally lined up outside of Amalie Arena on Tuesday, and on Saturday, the red-hot alt-rock duo made…

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Twenty One Pilots @Amalie Arena
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The best photos from Pre-Fest 6 in Tampa's Ybor City

Pre-Fest 6 has come and gone, but not before bringing a few dozen of the most exciting new and old punk acts…

By CL Staff

Wolf-Face @ Crowbar
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The best Tampa Bay music of 2018, as chosen by our readers

CL published our annual Best of the Bay issue last month, and includes what our readers consider the best music, arts and…

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Jon Ditty — BEST LOCAL HIP-HOP ACT
    Photo via Daryl Bowen
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Photos of Death Cab For Cutie and Charly Bliss at Hard Rock Orlando

An Orlando audience of Technicolor boys and girls stood captivated by Death Cab For Cutie as the band arrived to close out…

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Death Cab For Cutie @ Hard Rock Live
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Look at Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda playing Tampa's The Ritz Ybor City

When Mike Shinoda shows up in town, his shows are part concert and part counseling session, too. It's been just over a…

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Mike Shinoda @ The Ritz Ybor
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Photos of The Breeders playing Tampa's The Ritz Ybor City

The Breeders made their triumphant return to Tampa on Thursday night, and Phil was at The Ritz in Ybor City where the…

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The Breeders @ The Ritz Ybor
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Photos of Row Jomah paying tribute to Talking Heads at Crowbar Ybor City

Ambition was always a hallmark of David Byrne's music, and Bay area rock band Row Jomah staged an ambitious tribute of its…

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“Stop Making Sense” Talking Heads tribute @ Crowbar
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Photos of UK glam-rock band The Struts ruling Tampa and Ybor City for a day

The Struts headlined a show at Orpheum in Ybor City on Sunday night, but the budding English glam-rock band spent the early…

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The Struts Q&A  @ Jim Chambers Music Box
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Photos of Orlando punk band The Welzeins at Microgroove in Tampa

The Welzeins have some new jams cooking, and the Orlando punk outfit stopped into Seminole Heights record shop Microgroove to share some…

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The Welzeins @ Microgroove
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