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Arts & Music

Skipper's Smokehouse readies birthday tribute to Springsteen

Skipper's Smokehouse readies birthday tribute to Springsteen

On Saturday, WMNF will present a tribute to Bruce Springsteen, with more than 20 bands offering their interpretations of a majestic songbook.
Published: 09/25/14
David Gray gets out of comfort zone before Clearwater show

David Gray gets out of comfort zone before Clearwater show

David Gray is not afraid of change. “Mutineers,” the reserved singer-songwriter's latest album is quite a contrast from 2010's staid “Foundling.” Thanks to producer Andy Barlow (Damien Rice, Elbow), Gray has fleshed his songs ...
Published: 09/25/14
Tampa can watch as you test your strength at next festival of light

Tampa can watch as you test your strength at next festival of light

TAMPA — A bell rings at the carnival when you swing the mallet down hard enough on the iconic High-Striker game.
Published: 09/24/14
Updated: 09/25/14
Guitarist Malcolm Young leaves AC/DC

Guitarist Malcolm Young leaves AC/DC

NEW YORK – Malcolm Young has left AC/DC.
Published: 09/24/14
New photos show toll of age, prison on pop legend Spector

New photos show toll of age, prison on pop legend Spector

LOS ANGELES — Two newly released photos of Phil Spector show the toll of age and prison on the once flamboyant music legend.
Published: 09/24/14
Paula Deen documentary tells her side of downfall

Paula Deen documentary tells her side of downfall

Paula Deen is ready to tell her side of the story behind the racist remark that decimated her career, but you’ll need to pay to hear it.
Published: 09/23/14
New music reviews: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson

New music reviews: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Kenny Chesney, Jennifer Hudson

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, “Cheek to Cheek” (Interscope/Columbia)
Published: 09/23/14
‘Dancing With the Stars’ pros to perform in St. Petersburg

‘Dancing With the Stars’ pros to perform in St. Petersburg

Some of the pro dancers paired with celebrities on “Dancing With the Stars” will be the stars themselves when the Ballroom With a Twist tour stops in St. Petersburg on Jan. 28.
Published: 09/22/14
Tedeschi-Trucks Band returning for Sunshine Music & Blues fest in St. Pete

Tedeschi-Trucks Band returning for Sunshine Music & Blues fest in St. Pete

The Sunshine Music & Blues Festival is coming back to St. Pete with a familiar headliner and a larger supporting lineup of bands at Vinoy Park in downtown St. Petersburg.
Published: 09/22/14
Tampa designer gave Jimi Hendrix his wild style

Tampa designer gave Jimi Hendrix his wild style

TAMPA — Jimi Hendrix, hailed by Rolling Stone magazine as the greatest guitarist of all time, was a lefty but played a right-handed instrument, sometimes behind his back or even with his teeth.
Published: 09/22/14