Posts Tagged ‘Capitol Theatre’

The live music scene around the Tampa area is full of choices for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Check out a few of my suggestions below:

ThursdaySeven Mary Three at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino, Tampa – I’ll be on-hand to cover this show, so check back for pics on Friday.

Friday :

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Jannus Live, St. Petersburg – Old-school hip-hop in downtown St. Pete.

Blast Friday: Atlanta Rhythm Section, Cleveland Street in front of the Capitol Theatre, Clearwater – Free concert from a great band. What more could you ask for?

Saturday:

Avril Lavigne, Tropicana Field (after the Tampa Bay Rays game), St. Pete – Yeah, the field will be full of screaming teen fans, but it should still be a good show.I plan on wading into the mayhem for a few good pics, so be sure to check back for updates on Sunday.

97X Backyard BBQ w/Sick Puppies, Panic! At The Disco, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, AWOLNATION, The Airborne Toxic Event, Hugo, Marksmen, Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg. – I’m going to miss this event because, well, I’ll just say it……. I’m getting old. Getting into and out of events at Vinoy Park is a pain in the butt and I’d rather not put myself through the hassle unless it’s a really big show that I can’t avoid.

Taproot w/Seven Years Past, Devil Made Microphones, We’re All Virus, Soulidium, The State Theatre, St. Petersburg

Sunday:  Face to Face w/Blitzkid, Strung Out, The State Theatre, St. Petersburg

Monday:  Foxy Shazam w/Peter Pepper, The Orpheum, Ybor City (Tampa)

Ever wonder what backstage passes from your favorite band look like?

Backstage pass from a Sheryl Crow show in Clearwater, Florida

Sheryl Crow

Backstage pass from a Train show in Clearwater, Florida.

Train

A couple of random set list pictures

Train guitarist Jimmy Stafford's pedalboard with set list

Sheryl Crow guitarist Peter Stroud's set list with notes

One lucky fan talked American Idol alumni Jason Castro into autographing her poster during a pre-show “meet & greet”.