Things to do in Tampa

Feb
23
Fri
J.J. Grey and Mofro “The Blackwater Sol Review” @ Jannus Live
Feb 23 @ 5:00 pm
Gino Vannelli Returns to To The Capital Theatre @ Capital Theatre
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm

Platinum selling, GRAMMY®-nominated, Juno and Billboard Award-Winning singer, Gino Vanelli returns to the Capitol Theatre for the first time since 2015 for an unforgettable concert experience! Known for his hits I Just Wanna Stop, Living Inside Myself and Hurts to Be in Love, among many others, audience members will treated to an evening filled with career spanning material guaranteed to trigger nostolgia and euphoria for long time fans as well as first time listeners.

Tickets are *$150, **$115, $65, & $58. Performance is at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St, Downtown Clearwater.

*$150 Gino Vannelli Experience
Includes:
-Premium Seat
-Meet & Greet and Photo Op with Gino
-Autographed 8×10 Picture or 1 Personal Item of your Choice
-Souvenir VIP laminate
-Bonus: Opportunity to Attend Afternoon Soundcheck

**$115 ticket includes a premium seat and post show meet & greet/photo op.

New this season! The Capitol Theatre has joined with the renowned Clear Sky on Cleveland to offer a delicious premium dining and entertainment experience.View Package Options

Clear Sky Dinner Package Menu A: $130

Clear Sky Dinner Package Menu B : $120

Feb
24
Sat
Matt Andersen With Guest Brandy Zdan @ Ruth Eckerd Hall's Murray Theatre
Feb 24 @ 8:00 pm

With over 10 million views on YouTube, two European Blues Awards and winning Best Solo Performer at the Memphis Blues Challenge, it appears that the entire world is now discovering Matt Andersen. A powerhouse performer with a giant soul-filled voice and commanding stage presence, Matt has built a formidable following the old fashioned way – touring worldwide and letting the converted audiences and Andersen devotees spread his reputation through word of mouth. In addition to headlining major festivals, clubs and theatres throughout North America, Europe and Australia, he has shared the stage and toured with Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Randy Bachman, Little Feat, Jonny Lang, Serena Ryder and more.

Special guest Brandy Zdan to open the show.

General Admission tickets are $35.

Feb
25
Sun
Stayin Alive One Night of the Bee Gees @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm

STAYIN’ ALIVE offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as Night Fever, Jive Talkin’, How Deep Is Your Love, You Should be Dancing, Nights on Broadway and Stayin’ Alive. In addition, they perform softer poetic ballads such as I Started a Joke, Massachusetts, Fanny be Tender, Words and To Love Somebody among other great hits.

STAYIN’ ALIVE is the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery. STAYIN’ ALIVE is the quintessential tribute band to the Bee Gees, capturing the excitement of live performance and the tender subtleties of the human voice.

Single tickets are priced at $35, $25 and $18.

Suncoast Surfriders Presents “Making Waves” @ Jannus Live
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm
The Florida Orchestra: Dvorak’s The New World Symphony @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm

Michael Ippolito: Triptych (World Premiere)
Rachmaninoff: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, “From The New World”

The world premiere of a special TFO commission. Rising star composer and Tampa native Michael Ippolito writes a work inspired by Florida especially to honor the 50th anniversary of the orchestra. The other works on the program are old favorites: Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 and Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, with the TFO debut of Cuban pianist Aldo López-Gavilán.

Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers at Ruth Eckerd Hall @ Capital Theatre
Feb 25 @ 8:00 pm

St. Petersburg native and GRAMMY®-nominated saxophonist Mindi Abair returns to the Capitol Theatre with her band The Boneshakers! Mindi has made her mark as one of the most recognizable saxophonists. You may know her from her countless appearances in Clearwater, St. Pete and Tampa or as the saxophonist on American Idol or the only saxophonist to tour with rock legends Aerosmith since 1973 or on stage with Bruce Springsteen. For her newest musical pursuit, she plunges headlong into vintage rock and soul territory, harkening back to the days when saxophone was as integral an instrument as the guitar in the early days of rock and soul with her newest recording, The EastWest Sessions. Her solo work has garnered ten #1 radio hits, 6 top 5 spots and 2 #1 spots on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz album chart.

Tickets are $70 (includes a meet & greet), $45 & $35. Performance is at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St, Downtown Clearwater.

 

Feb
28
Wed
The Florida Orchestra: Center Stage @ Ruth Eckerd Hall
Feb 28 @ 11:00 am

Music from the theater, including Beethoven’s Egmont Overture and Rodgers’ Sound of Music,  brought to you by Tony Award winner Stuart Malina. Selections of best-loved music are served up with complimentary coffee and doughnuts and lively insights by Principal Guest Conductor Stuart Malina. Join us for the pre-concert conversations at 10 am.

Beethoven: Egmont Overture
Grieg: Morning Mood from Peer Gynt
Rodgers: The Sound of Music Symphonic Picture

Dixie Dregs at the Capital Theatre @ Capital Theatre
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm

American Rock Band, The Dixie Dregs complete original lineup – Steve Morse, Rod Morgenstein, Allen Sloan, Andy West & Steve Davidowski – reunited after 40 years for their Capitol Theatre debut! For guitar aficionados, Steve Morse needs no introduction, and his place in the pantheon of guitar greats is certain. But in fact, his career started with the Dixie Dregs. And now with much anticipation and in response to demand from devoted fans, the original lineup announces a return to live performance for the Dawn of the Dregs Tour! The success and critical acclaim of their debut album Free Fall announced the Dregs to the world, and after its release, they would became a cult favorite band that would have a lasting influence on much of modern rock. Over the course of 40 years, the Dixie Dregs have released albums, compilations, reissues, and countless live bootlegs, garnering six GRAMMY® nominations.

Tickets are $74.50, $49.50, & $34.50. Performance is at the Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St, Downtown Clearwater.

New this season! The Capitol Theatre has joined with the renowned Clear Sky on Cleveland to offer a delicious premium dining and entertainment experience.View Package Options

Clear Sky Dinner Package Menu A: $130

Clear Sky Dinner Package Menu B : $120

Phillip Phillips The Magnetic Tour With Special Guest “Striking Machine” @ Capital Theatre
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm

Growing up in Leesburg, Georgia, Phillips first picked up guitar at age 14 and soon mastered riffs from classic-rock tracks like Deep Purple’s Smoke on the Water (mostly by playing along to his family’s karaoke machine). He also took up singing and songwriting as a teenager, in addition to forming an acoustic band with his older sister and brother-in-law. With encouragement from his family and friends, he took a break from working in his family’s pawn shop and auditioned for American Idol in summer 2011, then emerged as the show’s season 11 winner. Premiering the same day he claimed his victory, his debut single Home marked the most successful coronation song of any Idol winner and has since been certified 5x platinum. Released in fall 2012, Phillips’s first full-length The World from the Side of the Moon debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and quickly went platinum. With Behind the Light following in early 2014, and featuring the top ten hit , he’s supported both albums with extensive worldwide touring, including a 2016 co-headlining run with Matt Nathanson. Increasingly known for his high-energy live shows, Phillips has also toured with John Mayer, shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen at the Rock in Rio festival, and supported the Goo Goo Dolls’ summer 2017 national summer tour. Phillips will release his new album Collateral on Interscope Records January 19, 2018.

Special guests Striking Machine will open the show!

Tickets are $65, $55, and $35. Performance is at the Palladium Theatre, 253 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg.

‘Magnetic’ Ultimate Fan Experience – $179 per package
o One (1) premium reserved seat with early entry to see Phillip Phillips live
o Intimate Meet & Greet with Phillip Phillips and takeaway Polaroid photo
o One (1) premium exclusive merchandise gift
o One (1) copy of your show’s setlist, signed by Phillip Phillips*
o Photo booth meet & greet with Phillip Phillips
o Invitation to the ‘Miles’ pre-show party, featuring:
– 2-song private performance by Phillip Phillips
– Q&A session with Phillip Phillips
– Phillip Phillips finish the lyrics game
– Cash bar**
o One (1) limited edition tour poster, signed by Phillip Phillips
o One (1) Phillip Phillips soccer scarf
o One (1) commemorative laminate
o Crowd-free merchandise shopping
o On-site host