Articles By: Jordan Raiff

Mr. SawBladehead and Queensryche’s Casey Grillo unveil the “Lotus”

Queensryche and Sawbladehead Designs With Casey Grillo, Todd La Torre, and Shawn Lowery “Presenting ‘Lotus’ before ‘Crazy World Tour’”              One of the biggest parts of any tour is the presentation on stage. Everything from the lights, to the microphone stands, the clothing worn on stage, and the props help set the stage for the […]

“Performing from the Shadows” with Lindsey Stirling & Evanescence

             One of the biggest pieces for any tour are the moving pieces. The sets, the instruments, the backup musicians, and if applicable, dancers. Lindsey Sterling and Evanescence solved many of these problems with one simple answer. Use locals. Featuring people from across the Tampa Bay area, they took over MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on […]

“Keeping it Real Rich” with the Wiz in Tampa

  Wiz Khalifa With OT Genasis, Lil Skies, and Rae Sremmurd “Keeping it Real Rich”  “How is it raining and sunny at the same time??” was the question that greeted fans for the “Dazed and Blazed” tour at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa, FL on August 16th.  The lineup brought Wiz Khalifa, Rae […]

Daryl Hall & John Oates with Train and Kandace Springs

         With over 40 million records sold, seven platinum records, six number one hits, and over 45 years performing together, Daryl Hall & John Oates have truly been there and done that. This time around, with Train along to join them. With multiple platinum albums, Grammy awards, and songs that have become […]

Country Legend Alan Jackson At The Amphitheatre

              With over 100 million albums sold, over four decades playing to legions of fans, and numerous tours under their belts, Alan Jackson and Lee Ann Womack are not new faces to country music. Their music has become a part of American culture, transcending Country music with great success that few are ever able […]

The G3 Tour Surfs into the Mahaffey Theatre

G3 With Phil Collen, John Petrucci, and Joe Satriani Mahaffey Theater 3 February 2017              With over 10 million albums sold, 15 Grammy nominations, and pupils such as Kevin Cadogan, Steve Vai, and Kirk Hammett, it’s safe to say Joe Satriani not only is an amazing musician, but he knows talent when he sees it. […]

Bulls, Flowers and the “30 for 23” Club

Tampa, Fla. – – Coming into Saturday’s game USF had racked up 30+ points in their last 22 games, as well as being ranked 18th in the Nation with a 5-0 record, and 10 game winning streak. Led by quarterback Quinton Flowers, The USF Bulls have proven themselves a force to be reckoned with this […]

Brad Paisley Brings the Weekend Warrior Tour to Tampa

All photos by Jordan Raiff Tampa, Fla. — With Hurricane Irma’s destruction through the Tampa area not even a week prior, the Weekend Warrior tour had a level of significance far beyond what most normal tours bring. With the irony of ‘Weekend Warrior’ being a nickname (all in good fun) for the National Guard and […]

PHOTO Gallery: Rowdies host Orlando

Jordan Raiff Photo Gallery Orlando City at Tampa Bay Rowdies

A Rowdy Invitational

With Tampa Bay beginning their quest to have a Major League Soccer team officially as of December 2016, the second year of the “Suncoast Invitational” serves as a perfect showcase of the passion in the Tampa area. This year features the top two Eastern-Conference teams Toronto FC, and Montreal Impact. Additionally D.C. United, Philadelphia Union, […]