Tag: Tampa

Bush: Live In Tampa

Bush: Live In Tampa

Screen Reviews

On a hot summer night, Bush plays to a sold out arena in Tampa, Fl, proving that there is still an audience for a high energy rock and roll show.

Collective Soul

Collective Soul

Event Reviews

Georgia alt rockers Collective Soul wowed the crowd, including Michelle Wilson, at the Busch Gardens Food & Wine Festival Series 2020 opener.

Chicago

Chicago

Event Reviews

Tampa was rockin’ with Chicago and REO Speedwagon, and Michelle Wilson was rockin’ right along with them.

Big Guava Festival

Info

The inaugural Big Guava Festival opens an exciting new chapter for Central Florida’s music scene!

Merchandise

Event Reviews

Merchandise makes Gainesville, and Matthew Moyer, swoon like teenagers at an early ’90s Morrissey concert… and that’s a very, very good thing.

Tegan and Sara

Event Reviews

Tegan and Sara throw the seating chart out the window, liberating a sold-out crowd at the Tampa Theatre right out of their chairs.

U2

Event Reviews

U2 packs the biggest rock show in history into The Spaceship and takes it on the road to touch the hearts of 75,000 fans in Tampa and outer space. Jen Cray laughs, she cries.

Convergence 14

Event Reviews

What happens when 200 Goths descend on Tampa to jump the shark? Bob Pomeroy checks out Convergence 14 and doesn’t even have to wear black.

Ani DiFranco

Event Reviews

After being sidelined with tendinitis and the birth of her first child, Ani DiFranco has returned to the road, making her way to Florida for the first time in four years. Jen Cray clocks this show at the Tampa Theatre as her eighteenth time seeing the little folksinger.

Deicide

Music Reviews

Stench of Redemption (Earache Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Buzzcocks

Event Reviews

Little Steven’s Underground Garage-A-Go-Go’s 4th of July event at Tampa’s Hard Rock Casino featured Buzzcocks, The Chesterfield Kings, The Gore Gore Girls, Fortune & Maltese , and The Unrequited Loves. It wasn’t a tour, it wasn’t a private event, it was free, and Jen Cray was there.

Eames Era

Event Reviews

While throngs of music lovers converged on Tampa’s Ybor City for the 25th edition of WMNF’s Tropical Heatwave, a little known band from Baton Rouge proved to be one of the highlights of the night. The Eames Era come to Tampa virtually unknown and left with a cadre of converts. Bob Pomeroy was one of them.

Fall Out Boy

Event Reviews

The “Black Clouds and Underdogs Tour” brings Fall Out Boy, All American Rejects, Hawthorne Heights and other teenage poster pin-up popstars to Tampa’s youth, to their parents, and to Jen Cray.

U2

Event Reviews

U2 stop off in Tampa to remind nearly 22,000 fans that they are rock gods! Tampa responds with “Yes, you are!”

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Henry V

Henry V

Archikulture Digest

Blood, guts, and kicking butt in France — it’s the age-old story of Shakespeare. Carl F. Gauze once again enjoys the salacious violence and complicated plot points of Henry V, in the moody dark of Orlando Shakes.

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

New Music Now 011: Nora O’Connor

Features

On today’s New Music Now, Judy Craddock talks to our musical guest, Nora O’Connor, about her solo album, My Heart, and the captivating new music she’s listening to right now. Tune in for great music, and more ’90s references than you can shake a scrunchie at.

Big Time Gambling Boss

Big Time Gambling Boss

Screen Reviews

Writer Kazuo Kasahara and director Kôsaku Yamashita transcend genre conventions to create the memorable film Big Time Gambling Boss. Phil Bailey reviews.

Frank Bello

Frank Bello

Features

Frank Bello’s new memoir Fathers, Brothers, and Sons: Surviving Anguish, Abandonment, and Anthrax takes us from a New York childhood, to Anthrax stadium tours, to fatherhood with the charming informality of a conversation with an old friend. Then I’m Gone, Bello’s first solo EP, provides accompaniment. Joe Frietze reviews.