Weekly-Weekday-What-To-Do (08.15-18.16)


Monday, August 15

Def Leppard with REO Speedwagon at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater
The iconic rockers of Def Leppard are joined by REO Speedwagon at the Amphitheater this Monday night. Gates open at 7pm. Click HERE for tickets. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater, 4802 US 301.

USF Men’s Soccer vs. Florida International University
The USF men’s soccer team faces FIU. Game begins at 7pm. $5. Corbett Soccer Stadium, USF Elm Drive.

The Beach Tampa at Amalie Arena (All Week)
Prepare to splash in a sea of imagination. The Beach Tampa is a 15,000 square foot immersive installation that brings the cool vibes of the beach to Tampa’s downtown. Click HERE to plan your visit. The event is free to attend and parking vouchers for the South Regional Garage next to Amalie will be provided for attendees. Amalie Arena, 400 Channelside Drive.

 

Tuesday, August 16

Glowing Colorful Jelly Fish at Painting With a Twist
Painting these stunning, luminescent animals at Painting With a Twist. Runs from 7-9pm. $35 per person. Painting With a Twist, 2821 South MacDill Avenue.

Tampa Yankees vs Clearwater Threshers
The Yankees face the Threshers Tuesday night. Game begins at 5pm. Click HERE for tickets. George M Steinbrenner Field, 1 Steinbrenner Field.

 

Wednesday, August 17

Reggae Night with Jahfari at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Jahfari is an eclectic mix of musicians trained in the art of Jammin’! This five piece band plays a wide range of reggae genres from ska to rock steady, and roots reggae to dancehall. Coming from the far reaches of the globe this quintet brings international flavor to every show. Based out of the Tampa Bay area, Jahfari has toured extensively throughout the U.S. and The Caribbean. 8pm. FREE. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Eastern Standard Time at New World Brewery
Eastern Standard Time, Duppies and Pressure Dem to perform live at New World Brewery. Doors open at 8:30pm. New World Brewery, 1313 East 8th Avenue.

 

Thursday, August 18

Latin Nights at Maestro’s Restaurant
Maestro’s proudly presents its Latin Nights series, an evening of food and dancing. Meet new friends, experience Latin-inspired tapas and drink specials and dance to the thrilling rhythms of a live salsa band and DJ. Dance guidance provided by Simone Amaral of Simone Salsa dance studios. 9pm. $15. Maestro’s Restaurant at Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.

Jamie Kennedy at Side Splitters Comedy Club (Thursday through Sunday)
Jamie Kennedy, a multitalented comedian-actor-writer-producer, is a true hyphenate. He may be seen acting in a film one minute and on stage doing stand up the next. Kennedy skyrocketed to fame with a groundbreaking performance and scene-stealing rants in Wes Craven’s Scream and Scream 2. His portrayal of Randy Meeks, the video-store-clerk-turned-horror-hero with a knack for pop culture, secured him a place in the annals of horror movie history. He has gone on to work with some of Hollywood’s biggest names, including George Clooney, Eddie Murphy, Steve Martin, and Will Smith. He performs Thursday through Sunday. Click HERE for showtimes. Side Splitters, 12938 North Dale Mabry Highway.

Flicks and Food Trucks at The Grand Central at Kennedy
Held on 3rd Thursday of every month, come experience this free, local and live event. Offering the best in local gourmet food trucks, craft brews, an outdoor HD screening experience and live music. Runs from 6-10pm. The Grand Central at Kennedy 1120 East Kennedy Boulevard, #208.

 

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Written by Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian

Dex Fabian is the co-founder of I Love the Burg and That's So Tampa. A graphic designer by trade, Dex has been witness to Tampa Bay's explosion to become one of the hottest regions in the nation. In 2009, he helped develop the brand for I Love the Burg and in 2014 developed the branding for That's So Tampa and has been a regular contributor to both ever since.