Fabulous photos of Lizzo making her Tampa debut at a sold-out Yuengling Center

Lizzo made her Tampa debut at the Yuengling Center on Tuesday night where more than 7,000 Lizzbians (and opener Ari Lennox) helped…

By CL Staff

Fabulous photos of Lizzo making her Tampa debut at a sold-out Yuengling Center
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Photos of the Jonas Brothers bringing 'Happiness' to Amalie Arena in Tampa

The Jonas Brothers brought their fifth studio album, Happiness, and the comeback tour supporting it to Tampa's Amalie Arena on Saturday night. Bebe…

By CL Staff

Photos of the Jonas Brothers bringing 'Happiness' to Amalie Arena in Tampa
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Photos of Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara playing Tampa's Amalie Arena

Two giants of the Canadian pop songwriter world — Shawn Mendes and Alessia Cara — were in Tampa over the weekend for…

By CL Staff

Shawn Mendes
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Photos from Young the Giant's show at Tampa's Yuengling Center

Young the Giant's Tampa show with co-headliner Fitz and the Tantrums was moved from the Cuban Club to Yuengling Center, but that…

By CL Staff

Young the Giant
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Photos from Mary J. Blige and Nas playing Tampa's MidFlorida Amphitheatre

Mary J. Blige and Nas are heating up sheds across the country as part of a co-headlining summer tour, and on Saturday…

By CL Staff

Photos from Mary J. Blige and Nas playing Tampa's MidFlorida Amphitheatre
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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 from party-punk band Closet Goth at Tampa’s In-Between House

New D.I.Y. promoter Swamp Sister staged two shows over the weekend, including this one featuring some visitors from the desert (Phoenix, Arizona’s…

By CL Staff

Closet Goth
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Photos of Leon Bridges and Jess Glynne at Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater

Soul and R&B star Leon Bridges brought his new album Good Thing (plus reimagined cuts from his 2015 debut Coming Home) to Clearwater's Ruth…

By CL Staff

Photos of Leon Bridges and Jess Glynne at Ruth Eckerd Hall Clearwater
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Check out photos of Billy Joel rocking Amway Center Orlando

The world famous piano man put on a great show at Orlando's Amway Center, his only Central Floridian performance of the year.…

By CL Staff

Billy Joel @ Amway Center Orlando
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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 Good Old War, Beta Radio and Allman Brown at Tampa's Crowbar Ybor City

Good Old War brought its headlining set to Crowbar where Allman Brown and Beta Radio played support sets. Daryl was there and…

By CL Staff

Good Old War @ Crowbar
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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…

By CL Staff

Magic City Hippies' Robby Hunter
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Photos of Big Boi at Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Christina Aguilera and Big Boi made for one of the more odd concert pairings of 2018 until you consider the sounds of…

By CL Staff

Big Boi @ Mahaffey Theater
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Photos of John Legend's Christmas show at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

John Legend started his "Legendary Christmas" tour in Clearwater at Ruth Eckerd Hall. He debuted his new Christmas album featuring some of…

By CL Staff

John Legend @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
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Photos of Ed Sheeran playing Tampa's sold-out Raymond James Stadium

Ed Sheeran played to 15,000 fans at Amalie Arena the last time he was in Tampa, but there were a lot more…

By CL Staff

Ed Sheeran at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Nov. 7, 2018
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Photos of R&B singer Jessie Reyez with Tampa fans at Orpheum in Ybor City

Jessie Reyez has been dubbed the “Next Queen of Outspoken R&B," and the 27-year-old singer and songwriter of Colombian descent was in…

By CL Staff

Jessie Reyez @ Orpheum
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Photos of U.K. indie-pop band Pale Waves at Tampa's Crowbar in Ybor City

Pale Waves is a pop band, but its members definitely look goth. The dichotomy works out just fine for the U.K. outfit,…

By CL Staff

Pale Waves @ Crowbar
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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…

By CL Staff

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…

By CL Staff

Death Cab For Cutie @ Hard Rock Live
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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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24 Photos of Father John Misty blessing Hard Rock Orlando

Father John Misty was in Orlando on Saturday night, and Kelsey Walker took the drive from Tampa to Orlando to see the…

By CL Staff

Father John Misty @ Hard Rock Live
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Look at photos of Twen and friends at The Bends in St. Petersburg

Nashville pop outfit Twen was at The Bends in St. Petersburg with A Rainy Night In and Hello Joyce. Brian Mahar was…

By CL Staff

Twen @ The Bends
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Photos of Rainbow Kitten Surprise bringing a big, joyful noise to The Ritz Ybor City

Rainbow Kitten Surprise arrived from Boone, North Carolina to brings its infamous live show to The Ritz in Ybor City, Florida where…

By CL Staff

Rainbow Kitten Surprise @ The Ritz Ybor
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Photos of Reality Asylum getting personal with Emerald Bar in St. Petersburg

A live set from St. Petersburg-based electro trio Reality Asylum is a good way to get your heart beating fast in an…

By CL Staff

Photos of Reality Asylum getting personal with Emerald Bar in St. Petersburg
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Look at these photos of at Ella Jet and Wild Root rocking Dunedin Brewery

Over the summer, CL highlighted Tampa Bay songwriter Ella Jet in its Music Issue featuring 30 artists under 30 years old. On…

By CL Staff

Ella Jet and Future Soul @ Dunedin Brewery
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21 great concerts for Tampa Bay’s Labor Day weekend

An extra day off means more live music for Tampa Bay concertgoers, so here's a list of nearly two dozen concerts (some…

By CL Staff

Sun. Sept. 2
    The Lee Boys play Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa.
    Photo via Tracy May
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