Top 10 Tampa Bay Events For The Week Of July 5-11


Brad Paisley: The Grammy-winning country singer performs with Jimmie Allen and Kameron Marlowe. $ 22 to $ 99. 7:30 p.m. Friday. MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater, 4801 US 301 N, Tampa. 813-740-2446.

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium has new sea creatures – mermaids – until July 15. [ Clearwater Marine Aquarium ]

See the sirens: Clearwater Marine Aquarium is extending its summer hours and invites visitors to view live sirens in the Dolphin Complex from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday through ‘to July 15. Guests can take photos with a mermaid from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and kids can swim with a mermaid in a virtual reality experience . Mermaid themed glitter tattoos, hair clips and cupcakes will be available for purchase. Included with the entrance. 9 am-7pm Monday to Thursday. Clearwater Marine Aquarium, 249 Windward Passage. 727-441-1790.

The summer of the soul: Over 300,000 people attended the Harlem Cultural Festival which took place the same summer as Woodstock. Even though he was only 100 miles away, he received virtually no media coverage. This film features never-before-seen footage of performances by black artists including Stevie Wonder, Sly and the Family Stone, Nina Simone, BB King, the Staple Singers, and Gladys Knight and the Pips. $ 10.70, $ 8.60 child / senior / military. 3 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday. Green Light Cinema, 221 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 508-816-8968.

Drone light show: The Duke Energy Drone Light Show celebrates the first anniversary of St. Pete’s Pier with an aerial display of 300 drones equipped with LED lights. The first 2,000 members of the public receive interactive bracelets. Programming begins at 5 p.m. with bands and DJs. The drone show is at 9 a.m. and can be seen from all of the downtown waterfront parks except Vinoy Park. Release. 5 pm-10pm Tuesday. Spa Beach near the pier, 615 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg.

Generation Championship Wrestling: Live Forever II: Generation Championship Wrestling celebrates its third anniversary with matches featuring Stunt Marshall, “The Gold Rush” Solomon Stone, Queen Aminata, Kiah Dream, “The Future” Skye Blue and more. There will be a cash bar and a food truck on site. $ 10 to $ 20, $ 5 for ages 9 and under, free for veterans. 6 pm-10pm Saturday. Egypt Shrine Center, 5017 E Washington St., Tampa. 813-562-9599.

Local Brazilian music group O Som Do Jazz will be joined by guitarist Tabajara Belo on Sunday during the three-day Latin Jazz Fest at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg.
Local Brazilian music group O Som Do Jazz will be joined by guitarist Tabajara Belo on Sunday during the three-day Latin Jazz Fest at the Palladium Theater in St. Petersburg.

Latin Jazz Festival: EMIT presents a series of Latin jazz concerts. Friday presents the MJR Latin project and his friends. The performance mixes original works by Mauricio J. Rodriguez and Vicente Viloria with new contemporary Cuban music and Latin jazz staples. Saturday includes Gumbi Ortiz and New Groove City. Ortiz is known the world over for his conga performances and his knowledge of rhythm and percussion. Sunday includes Tabajara Belo and O Som Do Jazz. The Brazilian guitarist performs a solo set before joining the Brazilian jazz group. $ 25 (each day). 7:30 p.m. from Friday to Sunday. Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 727-822-3590.

Summer Classics Series: The annual Tampa Theater Summer Classics film series continues this week. Thursday presents the 1989 R-rated war drama of 122 minutes Glory. Sunday Presents 1959 Unrated 136-Minute Thriller from north to north-west. The capacity of the theater is limited. $ 10, $ 7 members; $ 13, $ 10 members (silent movies). 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Tampa Theater, 711 N Franklin St. 813-274-8286.

Tampa Bay stingrays: The Tampa Bay Rays face the Cleveland Indians (Monday-Wednesday) and the Toronto Blue Jays (Friday-Sunday). Socially remote pod seats have been phased out, but fans who haven’t been vaccinated are urged to wear a mask. Additionally, level 300 will be closed, giving fans a better view of the pitch. Fans will receive an Austin Meadows Bobblehead on Tuesday and Ugly Sweater Socks on Sunday. Ticket prices vary. 7:10 p.m. Monday to Tuesday and Friday, 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, 1:10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tropicana Field, 1 Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg. 888-326-7297.

A Midsummer Night’s dream : Shakespeare’s comic fantasy, about a group of humans who find themselves bewitched by fairies, will be played out. Masks are mandatory for people who are not fully vaccinated. $ 15. 8 p.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Carrollwood players, 4333 Gunn Highway, Tampa. 813-451-2391.

Riley Keough and Taylour Paige star in "Zola."
Riley Keough and Taylour Paige star in “Zola”.

Zola: A waitress is wowed by a weekend of dancing and partying in Florida, but things quickly turn bad and it turns into 48 hours of “hoe” in Tampa. Rated R for strong sexual content, language, graphic nudity, and violence including sexual assault. $ 10.70, $ 8.56 seniors / students / children. 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday. Green Light Cinema, 221 Second Ave. N, St. Petersburg. 508-816-8968.


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