Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Moving “Away From the Sun” With Candlebox and 3 Doors Down

With over 30 years of making music each, Candlebox and 3 Doors Down are the true definition of touring musicians in the US. Their brand of rock is incredibly catchy and is almost always incredibly successful in getting people off their seats. With the hot and humid Tampa night following downpours earlier in the day, […]

Lighting Up The Sky with Godsmack, Atreyu and Flat Black at the Amp

MidFL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 2SEP2023 A summer without Godsmack on tour just doesn’t feel right these days. The perennial road artists are back out, and Tampa got one of the last shows with the legendary Atreyu on board. Opening the show was Flat Black and they will largely join them for the rest […]

Summertime and Sunshine Make A Final Appearance With Movement, Atmosphere, Sublime w/Rome, and Slightly Stoopid At the Amp

Summertime jam sessions are just something special. Much like Creedence sang about, they take on a life of their own, and they welcome everyone. While Tampa was the second to the last stop of the tour, they gave the photographers a rare treat. Getting the ability to shoot the rest of the show anywhere in […]

Time to Sing A Song with Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire All Night Long!!

Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL 26AUG2023 Arena tours stopping in Tampa, FL is nothing new. The city has welcomed some of the biggest and best tours for decades. With its gorgeous location in downtown Tampa and amazing access for bands coming from or going to Miami, it is a natural stop for some of the biggest […]

The World Is a Vampire Bite the Tampa Amp!!

Mid FL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 20AUG2023 Setting back out on the road, the Smashing Pumpkins brought out some of the overlooked heavy artillery, with Rival Sons and Interpol joining them for this second half leg of the tour. Billy Corgan also brought out his wrestling promotion, the storied NWA. Unfortunately, as is par […]

Mr. Jones and Me Sweat Our Asses Off for Counting Crows and Dashboard Confessional

Long since a staple of “grocery store jams” the Counting Crows have always been humble and been a part of our lives. This kind of longevity should tell you all you need to know about them and Lead Singer Adam Duritz. But no, you also need to know that this man must have the best […]

Pumping it up with Pentatonix in Tampa

Pentatonix brought their tour to Tampa’s Mid-Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre to a packed crowd on Thursdy night. Pentatonix was formed in 2011 and took NBC’s The Sing-Off by storm and won the $200k first prize with little real challenge. Their choreography, singing, and musical skill overall pulled audiences in immediately. Seeing their online social presence […]

Disturbed Show You The Light ( And Fire) in Tampa, FL

Mid FL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 5AUG2023 The aptly named “Take Back Your Life” Tour from Disturbed has had some great guests on the bill, and for the Tampa, FL leg, Breaking Benjamin joined in with limited announcement. Keith Wallen also From Breaking Benjamin, took the place of Jinjer in the opening slot, as […]

Can You Dig it? Mudvayne Brought Their Psychotherapy Sessions Tour Stop #2 To Tampa

Mid FL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 21JUL2023 Pushing down the road as the headliner for the first time in 14 years, Mudvayne is back!! This time they are bringing the metal staple Coal Chamber and the Green Jelly with no-budget masters known as GWAR, on tour with them. Also joining in are nu-metal and […]

Camera Review: CampSnap Camera

A Kid Friendly Digital Camera **Disclaimer: All photos in this article are unedited, and as extracted from the camera. Images courtesy of Jordan Raiff and Angelica Franco Estrada.** As the kids get ready to head off to their end-of-summer camps, many parents want a camera to send their kids with. Many sleepover camps want kids […]