Luis Miguel, Disrupt Festival, Todd Rundgren


LATIN EXPLOSION: Luis Miguel

For years now, Orlando has been the go-to market for all types of Latin artists looking to perform in Central Florida. This year, Amalie Arena is fighting back, with concerts from Anuel AA on July 21 and Bad Bunny on December 8. First of all, it is the Mexican icon of Puerto Rican origin. Luis Miguel, one of the best-selling and most acclaimed artists in Latin pop history. Miguel, who sang with Sinatra and dated Mariah Carey (and supposedly Sofia Vergara), is so tall that in 2018 he not only got a biopic, but a biopic series produced by Telemundo and Netflix. He’s had legal and personal issues and rarely gives interviews, but a new tour should give longtime Tampa fans a chance to cheer him on again. $ 36.20 and more. 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. (813) 301-2500. amaliearena.com.

HELLO, IT’S HIM: Todd Rundgren

Todd Rundgren can do just about everything from writing, recording and producing giant hits all by himself to playing in Ringo Starr’s band. So, it probably didn’t shock his fans when he turned out to be a good memorialist too. Released in December, The individualist: digressions, dreams and dissertations delves into the magic of Rundgren’s widely respected studio and its cutting edge glory years in style Variety called “candid (and) funny.” Much like Rundgren, this led him to create a new style of publicity touring, which combines stories from his book with songs from his entire career. Even fans who saw one of the many stops on Rundgren’s recent Tampa Bay tour probably didn’t see it like this. $ 55 and over. 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Mahaffey Theater, 400 First St. S, St. Petersburg. (727) 893-7832. themahaffey.com.

REDUX DEFORMED: Festival of disruption

Supposedly, the Vans Warped Tour ended in 2018. But you wouldn’t know from the opening lineup. Festival of disruption, a summer tour featuring a host of emo, metal and alt-rock acts. Tampa gets one of the first saves on the race, and it’ll see performances from bands like the Used, Circa Survive, the Story So Far, Sleeping With Sirens, Four Year Strong, and Memphis May Fire. Andy Black, Juliet Simms, Trophy Eyes and Hyro the Hero complete the poster. Hope you still remember how to surf in crowds. $ 19.99 and more. 1:30 p.m. June 26. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater, 4802 US 301 N, Tampa. (813) 740-2446. livenation.com.

CURFEW: Guerrilla radio

One of the big potential reunion groups that hang out in the ether is Rage Against the Machine, who haven’t performed together since 2011. A comeback in an election year is always a possibility, as the enthusiastic agit-rockers weren’t. never known to sit. a good political fight. Until then, Tampa Bay fans can settle for Guerrilla radio, a tribute to Rage featuring artists from across Florida. Bangarang, Jon Ditty, Justino Lee Walker, Noah Prescott, Michael Garrie and many more will team up to cover songs like Bulls in parade, Bombtrack and Kill in the name of. The concert will benefit a number of nonprofits, including Tampa Food Not Bombs, Feeding Tampa Bay, Mezoculture, and the Tampa Bay Democratic Socialists of America. And if that doesn’t sound like your charity mugs, this might not be the gig for you anyway. $ 12. 7 p.m. Saturday. Crowbar, 1812 N 17th St., Ybor City. (813) 241-8600.

ON THE LIST: Wolfgang gartner

DJs from all over the world work with artists like Selena Gomez and Bastille, and Wolfgang gartner here is throwing it out with John Oates. The 2016 single from producer SoCal Baby be real Not only is this not an annoyance, but it’s a great example of what could happen if Hall and Oates ever move to Ibiza. Gartner, 37, may have a cheeky streak, but he’s never short of melody, as his new synth-rich singles 28 grams and Ectoplasm can attest to this. He might need Daryl Hall on the horn for a remix. Free with RSVP, $ 10 at the door. 8:30 p.m. Sunday (doors open at noon). Shephard’s Beach Resort, 619 Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. (727) 442-5107. shephars.com.

About Dale Davis

Check Also

Daisy Fuentes, 55, and her singer husband Richard Marx, 58, look happier than ever

Daisy Fuentes, 55, and her singer husband Richard Marx, 58, look happier than ever at …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.