Weekly-Weekend-What-To-Do (07-01-04.16)


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Friday, July 1

Swings and Understudies at Jaeb Theater
The Showstoppers,Jr. Present Swings and Understudies a musical that show you what it’s really like to be an understudy in a Broadway Musical. Begins at 3pm. $5. Straz Center, 1010 North Macinnes Place.

Wonky Tonk at Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe
Performance by Wonky Tonk. Show starts at 10pm. Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe, 5119 North Nebraska Ave.

The Applebutter Express at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Performance by Applebutter Express, Row Jomah and The Good Bad Kids. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are between $10-$13. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Nicky Jam at Amalie Arena
Performance by Nicky Jam and CMN. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets start at $49. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive.

GWAN Takeover at New World Brewery
Performance by DUBB TENN, NoNeed, Jinx, Ryan Breakdown, McGown, and The Rukus. Doors open at 8pm. New World Brewery, 1313 East 8th Avenue.

 

Saturday, July 2

Cars and Coffee Motorsports Gathering at Reeves Tampa
The Gathering is an exceptional opportunity for car owners and enthusiasts to showcase classic, exotic, luxury and super cars. This exclusive event is hosted at Reeves Import Motorcars the first Saturday of every month. Bring a friend and join Reeves for complimentary beignets, coffee and esprit de corps! Runs from 7-9am. FREE and open to the public. Reeves Tampa, 11333 North Florida Avenue.

Reverend Billy C Wirtz and Ronny Elliott at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Performance by Reverend Billy, Ronny Elliott, and Steve Connelly and the Foreign Object Band. Show starts at 8pm. $10 in advance, $13 at the door. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Slipknot & Marilyn Manson at Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
Performance by Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, and Of Mice & Men. Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets start at $35. Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, 4802 U.S. 301.

 

Sunday, July 3

50 Shades of Men at Side Splitters Comedy Club
It’s Ladies’ Night. Performance by Chippendales. Shows at 6pm and 8:30pm. Tickets starts at $20. This is an 18+ show. Side Splitters Comedy Club, 12938 North Dale Mabry Highway.

All American Soul Party at Skipper’s Smokehouse
Performance by Johnny G Lyon & JGLB, Souliz, and Otiz Velt. Show starts at 5pm. Tickets are $7 in advance, $10 day of. Skipper’s Smokehouse, 910 Skipper Road.

Tampa Red, White, & Blue Festival at Cotanchobee Park
Celebrate Independence Day weekend with Jazz in July. The event will feature live music, art exhibitions, talent showcase, and all American food. To keep the fun going throughout the day, there will be hourly gate prizes for the most patriotic kid, pet, and adult. Miss National Patriot 2016, Ann Poonkasem will be in attendance as well. 5-10pm. This is a free family-friendly event. Cotanchobee Park, 601 Old Water Street.

Summer Classics Series: Pretty in Pink at The Tampa Theatre
The Tampa Theatre continues its Summer Classics series with a screening of the 80s hit Pretty In Pink. “A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.” Begins at 3pm. Tickets are $10 online. Tampa Theatre, 711 North Franklin Street.

Hot Dog Party 10: A Decade of Delicatessen at Crowbar
Performance by Roadkill Ghost Choir, SAMURAI SHOTGUN, Wolf-Face, Poetry ‘n Lotion and RGSM. Doors open at 5pm. This is a free concert. Crowbar, 1812 North 17th Street.

Modern Baseball at The Orpheum
Performance by Modern Baseball, Joyce Manor, and Thin Lips. Show starts at 8:30pm. Tickets start at $20. The Orpheum, 1902 Avenida Republica De Cuba.

 

Click HERE for a full list of the best Fourth of July Events in Tampa

 

 

Coming Soon . . . 

Martinis for Moffitt – August 6
Martinis for Moffitt is Moffitt Cancer Center’s flagship event that supports their critical cancer research programs. It is one of the best fundraising events in the Tampa Bay Area, providing a unique blend of entertainment and networking, while raising money to fight a devastating disease. The event features a silent auction, 10+ open bars, live performances and music and more all at the exquisite Straz Center. Please join us at the event of the year and in the fight for a cure! Takes place on Saturday, August 6. 7-11:30pm. Click HERE to purchase your tickets. Straz Center, 1010 North W.C. MacInnes Place.

 

 

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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.