Mike Tony steps out from behind the bar for adults-only solo concert at St. Pete's Webb's City Cellar

This show will be très bien, we promise.

click to enlarge Mike Tony - Photo by Jayda Abello
Photo by Jayda Abello
Mike Tony
On Friday, "Mike Tony" and his piano will serenage anyone lucky enough to get inside Webb's City Cellar at Green Bench Brewing. You may not be familiar with Tony—real name Michael Bostinto—but he's easily one of the best local bandleader Tampa Bay has produced over the last decade (he is also a bartender at Green Bench).

He first came to prominence with mid-aughts' band Très Bien, which America rightfully fell in love with when the outfit made it to the reality TV music competition "America's Next Great American Band," but has most recently turned heads with his Rollingchild project.
The respective bands featured big indie-garage-pop and grown-up, sultry lounge-pop sounds peppered with jazz drum breaks and strings, but there's no telling exactly what Bostinto has up his sleeve for this evening with which is his first live gig since February 2020.

"Bring your friends, bring your mom, but leave the kids at home, this is an adult affair," Bostinto wrote. Meow.