You can’t fit all this music into your calendar, but we’re going to try. This weekend, The Florida Orchestra kicks of another stellar season at three locations (St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa) conducted by Michael Francis featuring Grieg Piano Concerto, Ravel’s Bolero and Gershwin’s Cuban Overture. From Beethoven to the Beatles, TFO is a must-hear experience. Looking for some rocking tunes? Head over to Jannus Live Friday night for Highly Suspect.
FRIDAY September 27
Soulful Friday: Alex Harris performs at The Hideaway tonight. An Orchard/Sony Music Entertainment Soul/R&B recording artist, songwriter and producer, Harris polished lyrical styling and dynamic energy is a breath of fresh air with a very earthy twist who performs solo as well as having played with John Legend, H.E.R., Al Green, Aretha Franklin, Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonalds, Doobie Brothers, BobbyRush, Eric Benet, Kirk Franklin, Lamman Rucker, and many others.
Let’s Do The Time Warp Again: Join live cast Hell on Heels on a strange journey at downtown’s SubCentral At The Iberian Rooster! Doors open at 10:30 PM!
For Whom The Bell Tolls: Wordier Than Thou hosts a Literary Roast of Papa Hemingway tonight at The Studio@620 by authors, artists, comics and other locals.
SATURDAY September 28
Bourbon Trail Bar Crawl: Join fellow bourbon lovers at DTSP’s Crafty Squirrel noon-6pm and sample downtown bars and best bourbons. $25/person (C.ome back to the Squirrel for their 1st anniversary party 10/11)
BIG INK @Morean Art Center: Print is alive and well and BIG INK and Morean Arts Center celebrates its partnership with a two-day weekend event featuring works on paper, hands-on demonstrations and the opportunity to witness the printing of monumental woodblock prints carved by artists from throughout the region.
Salty Anniversary: Enjoy coffee and rejuvenation plus some groovy tunes fro The Gypsies & The Floaters Present at St. Pete Salt Works and Gypsy Souls Coffeehouses 1 year birthday party. Discover cupping and enjoy a chair massage at Solely Therapeutic Massage, the newest tenet.
Taste of the Beaches: Dozens of restaurants (1200 Chophouse, Bilmar Beachfront Café, Nori Thai, Pipo’s) and live music by CeCe Tenal & Sould Kamotion is an annual crowd-pleaser at Horan Park 5-9 pm, raising funds for Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce as well as supporting a member non-profit, Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties.
Jazzy Joints: Once a month, the incomparable Gloria West and The Gents perform at newly renovated The Living Room on Main, where delightful repasts, recreation and libations is the only way to wrap up a day at the beach starting at 7 pm.
Bark Life: This 3 Dog Night tribute band rocks Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center with hits like including “Mama Told Me (Not to Come)”, “Joy To The World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala” and “One” to get you back to the garden.
SUNDAY September 29
Reggae Sunday "I-Ruption & DJ Blac Pearl on the Creek transforms this marina pub into a slice of Jamaica at The Big Catch at Salt Creek starting at 6 pm. Enjoy grouper, crab or shrimp with a Red Stripe. We’re jammin’ mahn!
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