Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Getting Jinjer With It At Jannus Live

We metalheads were in for quite the treat on Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 as the Ukrainian metalcore band Jinjer took over Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, FL. I was so excited when this show got announced that I bought my ticket the day they went on sale, as I was certain there was no way […]

BKFC IS BACK IN TAMPA

BKFC RETURNS TO TAMPA ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9 MARTIN BROWN VS. BOBBY TAYLOR BKFC LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE ELIMINATOR SEMINOLE HARD ROCK HOTEL AND CASINO TAMPA TICKETS NOW ON-SALE!! Tampa, FL (November 15, 2021) Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, ‘The World’s Fastest Growing Sport’ makes their triumphant return to Tampa, FL for their fourth event with BKFC Fight NIght Tampa on Thursday, […]

30 Years Of Slave To The Grind With Sebastian Bach In Orlando

On Sunday, November 7th, 2021, Sebastian Bach brought his Slave to the Grind 30th Anniversary tour to Hard Rock Live in Orlando Florida. This tour is a celebration of the iconic sophomore Skid Row release where Sebastian was their lead singer at the time. Opening the show were the hard rockers Kaleido, based out of […]

Feeling Great at the End of the I Feel Good Tour, Pitbull, Iggy Azalea, and DJ Laz Get Steamy in Tampa

Tampa has become synonymous with winning this year, and Pitbull ending his I Feel Good tour with Iggy Azalea and DJ Laz at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater was the trophy presentation for Latin-inspired pop music in 2021. These artists have been largely influential in one form or another, and for Pitbull, this is a way […]

Gasparilla Music Festival Celebrates Year 10

The Gasparilla Music Festival Presented by Coppertail Brewing celebrated its 10th anniversary last weekend in Downtown Tampa. The festival took place at Citrus Hixon Park and Kiley Gardens. Unlike years past, the festival was held in October instead of the usual March dates. There was also the addition of Friday, making it a 3 day […]

The Dead Daisies In Full Bloom at Jannus Live

The Dead Daisies brought their ‘Like No Other – US Tour 2021’ to Janus Live in St. Petersburg, FL on Saturday, September 25thin support of their latest studio release ‘Holy Ground’ from earlier this year.  Also on the bill was The Black Moods and metal comedian extraordinaire Don Jamieson. I had purposefully gone into this […]

Gasparilla Music Fest Returns This Weekend To Curtis Hixon In Tampa

The Gasparilla Music Festival presented by Coppertail Brewing returns to Downtown Tampa this weekend (Oct. 1-3) for it’s 10th year. Taking place at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park and Kiley Gardens Park. The festival is hosted by The Gasparilla Music Foundation, a Florida 501(c)-3 non-profit corporation that organizes the GMF and supports music education. This year will have […]

Judas Priest Celebrates its 50th at “Warlando” in Orlando

The Warlando Metal Festival featuring the legendary Judas Priest as the headliner thundered into the Orlando Amphitheater on Saturday, September 11th, 2021. With a stacked lineup that would make any metal head quiver with anticipation, I was giddy once I found out I was headed to cover the festival. Judas Priest was touring in support […]

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Bare Knuckle Boxing made its triumphant return to the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa with a card that included a lot of variety with some fresh faces and some veteran fights mixed in. Friday night was also the first time that some well know You-Tubers and Tik Tok mavens would enter the ring.   Headlining the event was the second fight […]

REO Speedwagon Continues to Roll With The Changes

REO Speedwagon rolled into town for a near sold out performance at Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 21, 2021. Fans were treated to a night of rocking remembrance as the band touched upon several of their releases and of course played their still to this day radio popular anthemic hits. Surprisingly for as much as […]