Tampa venues feature big-name shows in August

Tampa venues feature big-name shows in August

Tampa venues feature big-name shows in August


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Matchbox Twenty performs Aug. 15 at Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre.

Tampa Bay area venues, both large and small, will welcome a diverse selection of musical artists in the month of August.

Foreigner – along with Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Cheap Trick and special guest Jason Bonham, who will be bringing the music of Led Zeppelin – to the area on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m., at Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. Tickets start at $38. Call 813-740-2446 or visit www.l­ivena­tion.­com.

Multi-platinum-selling artists, multiple Grammy Award-winners and music icons Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey will perform Friday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m., at Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Tickets start at $36.20. Visit www.a­malie­arena­.com.

This is the first time Richie and Carey have toured together. Produced by Live Nation, the 35-show tour kicked off March 15 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Following is a list of other music scene events in the coming weeks.

Amalie Arena

• Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey, Friday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m.
• John Mayer, Sunday, Aug. 13, 7 p.m.
• Ed Sheeran and James Blunt, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 7:30 p.m.

Amalie Arena is at 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. Call 813-301-2500 or visit www.a­malie­arena­.com.

Capitol Theatre

• Beres Hammond, Friday, Aug. 4, 8 p.m.
• Peter White and Euge Groove, Friday, Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.

Capitol Theatre is at 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.a­tthec­ap.co­m.

Central Park Performing Arts Center

• Rhymin’ ‘n’ Stealin’, a Beastie Boys tribute; Saturday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m.
• Gerald Albright, Thursday, Aug. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Central Park Performing Arts Center (formerly Largo Cultural Center) is at 105 Central Park Drive, Largo. Call 727-587-6793 or visit largo­arts.­com.

Jannus Live

• Authority Zero with The Supervillains, Friday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m.
• Social Distortion, Sunday, Aug. 27, 7 p.m.

Jannus Live is at 16 Second St. N., St. Petersburg. Call 727-565-0550 or visit www.j­annus­live.­com.

The Mahaffey

• The Isley Brothers, Sunday, Aug. 6, 7 p.m.
• La La Land in Concert, Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m.

The Mahaffey is at 400 First St. S., St. Petersburg. Call 727-892-5767 or visit www.t­hemah­affey­.com.

Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre

• Nickleback and Daughtry, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 6 p.m.
• Foreigner with Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 7 p.m.
• Future, Monday, Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m.
• Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 6:45 p.m.
• Jason Aldean, Friday, Aug. 18, 7:30 p.m.

The Amphitheatre is at the Florida State Fairgrounds, 4802 U.S. 301 N., Tampa. Call 813-740-2446 or visit www.l­ivena­tion.­com.

The Orpheum

• Playboi Carti, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 7 p.m.
• Bolzer, Thursday, Aug. 31, 7 p.m.

The Orpheum is at 1915 East Seventh Ave., Ybor City. Call 813-248-9500 or visit www.t­heorp­heum.­com.

The Palladium

• Nate Najar and Phill Fest, Thursday, Aug. 3, 8 p.m.
• Show Biz Kids: Music of Steely Dan, Saturday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.
• La Lucha featuring Jeff Rupert and Marty Morell, Friday, Aug. 11, 8 p.m.
• MondayMonday: A tribute to The Mamas and the Papas; Saturday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m.
• Gypsy Star, Sunday, Aug. 13, 6 p.m.
• Lauren Mitchell with Ari and the Alibis, Saturday, Aug. 19, 8 p.m.
• Classic Albums Live – Supertramp: Breakfast in America; Sunday, Aug. 20, 7 p.m.
• Whitney James, Saturday, Aug. 26, 8 p.m.

The Palladium is at 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg. Call 727-822-3590 or visit www.m­ypall­adium­.org.

Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center

• Sounds of Soul, Saturday, Aug. 12, 8 p.m.

The Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center is at 4951 78th Ave., Pinellas Park. Call 727-369-5746.

The Ritz Ybor

• Zomboy, Saturday, Aug. 5, 10 p.m.
• Flux Pavilion, Friday, Aug. 11, 10 p.m.

The Ritz Ybor is at 1503 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa. Call 813-247-2518.

Ruth Eckerd Hall

• Donald Fagen & The Nightflyers, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 8 p.m.
• The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Friday, Aug. 11, 8 p.m.
• Graceland presents Elvis Live, Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m.

Ruth Eckerd Hall is at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.r­uthec­kerdh­all.c­om.

Skipper’s Smokehouse

• Trae Pierce and the T-Stone Band, Saturday, Aug. 5, 8 p.m.
• Sam Price & The True Believers, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 7 p.m.
• Greg Billings Band, Friday, Aug. 11, 8 p.m.
• The Super Stars featuring Ronnie Dee, Reverend Barry and Funktastic Soul; Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m.
• JP Soars and the Red Hots, Saturday, Aug. 26, 8 p.m.

Skipper’s Smokehouse is at 910 Skipper Road, Tampa. Call 813-971-0666 or visit www.s­kippe­rssmo­kehou­se.co­m.

State Theatre

• Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon Laser Experience, Monday, Aug. 14, 7 p.m.

State Theatre is at 687 Central Ave., St. Petersburg. Call 727-895-3045 or visit state­theat­recon­certs­.com.
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