Tampa’s Top Music Events this Summer

Tampa Bay is one of the best locations in Florida for music. With dozens of Tampa concerts to choose from, you and your date can enjoy stellar Tampa Bay music experiences plus there’s something on the horizon for any budget. From arenas to tiny hole-in-the-wall venues to bars and clubs in St. Pete and Tampa, you’ll find a huge range of live music events descending on the Tampa area this summer with artists ready to serenade your soul.

The RITZ Ybor

The RITZ Ybor lives up to its namesake with a glamorous atmosphere, amazing lighting and an eclectic line-up of artists that frequent the stage. The building itself is over 100 years old, and you can definitely feel the mystique of the theater as soon as you enter.

One of the finer points of this venue is that it offers several private bars and adjoining rooms to go to if you want to escape the crowd and stage. TheRITZYbor.com

Benny Benassi
June 10 Doors @10PM
$25 18+

Adventure Club /w Young Bombs
June 16 Doors @10PM
$25 18+

Ganja White Night & Boogie T
July 1 Doors @10PM
$25 18+

Balance 3rd Annual Tampa Bay Masquerade Ball
July 29 Doors @7PM
$40

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Photo Credit: The RITZ Ybor

State Theatre

A historic landmark, The State Theatre is a St. Petersburg venue that has been around since the early 20th century.

Once inside you will enjoy the amenities of a full bar and excellent acoustics that make you feel totally immersed in the sounds of every show you attend. Not feeling the crowds on the main floor? You can also view the show from the State’s balcony. StateTheatreConcerts.com

LA Guns
June 24 Doors @7PM
$22

Adrenaline Mob
July 14 Doors @6:30PM
$17

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Photo Credit: State Theatre St. Petersburg

Amalie Arena

A large, newly-renovated stadium, Amalie Arena is home to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Along with that, Amelie hosts the world’s top artists for concerts and shows us locals won’t soon forget.

Located in the heart of Tampa and with a seating capacity that can max out at 21,500, it’s definitely the setting you want to share with your date if you’re both looking for something grand. Artists that have stopped at the Amalie include Kanye West, The Who, Garth Brooks and even Paul McCartney (scheduled to visit the arena in early July). AmalieArena.com

Iron Maiden, Ghost
June 11 Doors @7:30PM
$80 and up

Chance The Rapper
June 14 Doors @8PM
$35 and up

Enrique Iglesias and Pitbull
June 22 Doors @7:30PM
$29 and up

Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper
July 8 Doors @7:30PM
$31.25 and up

Paul McCartney
July 10 Doors @TBA
$31.25 and up

Roger Waters Us + Them Tour
July 11 Doors @8PM
$51.25 and up

New Kids On The Block, Paula Abdul, Boyz II Men
July 15 Doors @7:30PM
$26.20 and up

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Photo Credit: Amalie Areana

The Orpheum

The Orpheum is an intimate club and bar with a stage that offers an up close connection between performers and the audience. If you arrive early, you’ll be able to find parking in the neighborhood for under $10 on most nights. The Orpheum has a small parking lot in the back as well that charges by the hour.

Located in the heart of Tampa’s nightlife scene, it’s one of the best spots to go to if you want to see a band and then bounce around bars for a few more hours. TheOrpheum.com

Doyle (ex-The Misfits guitarist), Davey Suicide, Paths of Possession, Cypher Machine
June 07 Doors @7PM
$15 ALL AGES

The Birthday Massacre, Army of the Universe, Ludivico Technique
June 12th Doors @6PM
$25 ALL AGES

Fit For An Autopsy, Tombs, Moon Tooth
June 21 Doors @7PM
$15 advance/$18 doors/$30 balcony

CHON, Tera Mos, Little Tybee, Covet
June 25 Doors @6PM
$17 ALL AGES

DWARVES, Richie Ramone Switchblade Villain, Pig Pen, Abortion Twins
July 2 Doors @7PM
$15 advance/$18 doors/$35 VIP ALL AGES

Galactic Empire (Star Wars themed rock band), Danger Kids
July 27 Doors @7PM
$16 and up ALL AGES

Dragonforce
July 28 Doors @7:30PM
$20 ALL AGES

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Photo Credit: The Orpheum

Jannus Live

Jannus is a unique venue in downtown St. Pete, offering live events in an outdoor setting. Since Jannus is in the heart of St. Pete’s nightlife scene, there are plenty of options for enjoyment before and after the show. Partake in one of St. Pete’s signature restaurants, a variety of lounges and bars, or perhaps check out its adjacent bar and kitchen of the same name. JannusLive.com

T.I., Young Dro, Tokyo Jets
June 10 Gates @7PM
$37.45 and up

Life of a Ghetto Youth Tour
June 11 Gates @6PM
$35 presale/$45 at the gate

KISS America (tribute band), 1984 (Van Halen tribute band)
July 7 Gates @8PM
Free

21 Savage
July 15 Gates @7:30PM
$36 and up

Streetlight Manifesto
July 16 Gates @7PM
$19

Chevelle, Black Map, Dinosaur Pile Up
July 20 Gates @7PM
$29.50

Taking Back Sunday, Every Time I Die, Modern Chemistry
July 21 Gates @6:30PM
$26.50

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Photo Credit: Jannus Live

 

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