October 26, 2018

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 culture Tampa Bay ha to offer. To celebrate, peruse this assortment of photos of music winners in the Readers' Poll Arts & Entertainment category! You can see all the BOTB 2018 winners here.

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Lady Gaga at Amalie Arena — BEST CONCERT IN THE LAST 12 MONTHS
Photo via Live Nation
The Applebutter Express — BEST LOCAL BLUEGRASS BAND
Photo via Brian Mahar
Jon Ditty — BEST LOCAL HIP-HOP ACT
Photo via Daryl Bowen

Jon Ditty — BEST LOCAL HIP-HOP ACT


Photo via Daryl Bowen
Jannus Live — BEST LARGE CONCERT VENUE (2,000-PLUS CAPACITY)
Photo via Anthony Martino
Betty Fox Band — BEST LOCAL BLUES ACT
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