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February Central Florida Rock Calendar

February Rock Music Calendar

Hey there! We’ve added a new feature this month, where you can order tickets for a bunch of shows right from this web page. Because we love our fans, we’ve hooked up with the venues and artists who are not reaming us with exorbitant service charge fees.


2/01 – The Supervillains, Beachside Taven (New Smyrna Beach)

2/05 – Skinny Puppy and Army of the Universe, The Beacham: Get Tickets here

2/06 – The Airborne Toxic Event with Kongos – The Social: Get Tickets Here

2/07 – Queens of the Stone Age, Hard Rock Cafe / Hard Rock Live

2/09 – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Plaza Live: Get Tickets Here
2/09 – Panic! At The Disco, House of Blues

2/10 – Jars of Clay, Backbooth

2/11 – Trey Anastasio, House of Blues

2/12 – The Slackers, The SocialGet Tickets Here

2/13 – Shak Nasti, Will’s PubGet Tickets Here

2/14 – The Alan Parsons Live Project, Plaza LiveGet Tickets Here

2/16 – Surfer Blood, BackboothGet Tickets Here

2/18 – Flogging Molly, House of Blues

2/19 – Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam, Plaza LiveGet Tickets Here

2/20 – Southern Culture on the Skids, The SocialGet Tickets Here
2/20 – An Intimate Evening with Art GarfunkelGet Tickets Here
2/20 – Led Zeppelin 2, House of Blues

2/21 – Dark Star Orchestra, Plaza LiveGet Tickets Here

2/22 – The Fratelli’s, The Social
2/22 – Pat Travers at “Cocoa Village Mardi Gras,” Riverfront Park (Cocoa)

2/27 – Iron & Wine (Solo), The SocialGet Tickets Here


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2/01 – Merle Haggard, Florida Theatre

2/02 – Nekromantix, Jack Rabbits

2/03 – Queens of the Stone Age, Florida Theatre

2/07 – Richie Ramone, The Roc Bar

2/14 – Kenny Loggins, Flordia Theatre

2/15 – The Irish Rovers, Florida Theatre

2/17 – The Beach Boys, Florida Theatre

2/19 – The Expendables, Freebird Live
2/19 – Southern Culture on the Skids, Jack Rabbits
2/19 – Young the Giant and Cayucas, Maverick’s

2/23 – Dave Mason, Florida Theatre

2/26 – Eagles, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

2/27 – G. Love & Special Sauce, Freebird Live

2/28 – Art Garfunkel, Ponte Vedra Music Hall
2/28 – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Florida Theatre

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Tampa Area

2/01 – Arctic Monkeys, Jannus Live (Saint Petersburg)

2/04 – Queens of the Stone Age, Mahaffey Theater (Saint Petersburg)

2/05 – The Airborne Toxic Event, State Theatre (Saint Petersburg)

2/06 – Big Head Todd & The Monsters, State Theatre (Saint Petersburg)

2/08 – Skinny Puppy and Army of the Universe, The Ritz Ybor: Get Tickets Here

2/11 – Slackers and Duppies, Crowbar: Get Tickets Here

2/11 to 2/14 – Paul Revere and the Raiders, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

2/16 – Flogging Molly, The Ritz Ybor
2/16 – Pinback,  Jannus Live (Saint Petersburg)

2/18 – Young The Giant and Cayucas, Jannus Live (Saint Petersburg)

2/20 – Edwin McCain and Emily Kopp, Capitol Theatre (Clearwater)

2/21 – Dave Mason,  Capitol Theatre (Clearwater)
2/21 – Led Zeppelin 2, State Theatre (Saint Petersburg)
2/21 – Southern Culture on the Skids, Skipper’s Smokehouse

2/22 – The Marshall Tucker Band, Pasco Music Festival
2/22 – Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

2/26 – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes, Capitol Theatre (Clearwater)

2/27 – Art Garfunkel, Capitol Theatre (Clearwater)
2/27 – Styx, Florida Strawberry Festival, Plant City


Central Florida April Concert Calendar

April Rock Music Calendar

Not many shows in the Central Florida rock scene this month at a national level. But we will get Rush and some excellent festivals in all three primary cities: Two full days of Welcome to Rockville in Jacksonville, Earthday Birthday in Orlando and 98 Rockfest in Tampa. Other than those killer shows, it might be a good month to check out some of the great local rock in your own backyards.


04/12 – Anthrax, House of Blues. Metal Alliance Tour
04/12 – Umphrey’s McGee, The Plaza Live

04/13 – Sister Hazel, House of Blues. Gainesville rockers always put on a fun show
04/13 – WJRR’s Earthday Birthday, Tinker Field. Excellent line-up of hard rock powers, featuring Offspring, Papa Roach and Stone Sour

04/17 – All Time Low and Pierce the Veil, House of Blues
04/17 – Jimmie’s Chicken Shack, West End Trading Co (Sanford)

4/18 – 4/20 – Florida Music Festival, Downtown Orlando at various venues. Lots of good new music and plenty of the yet to be discovered.  Local favorites Blaine the Mono and The Dropa Stone, and fun Indie act Reverend Peyton’s Bog Damn Band highlight the schedule: Florida Music Festival.

04/21 – Dick Dale, The Plaza Live. Dale is the father of surf guitar and a legendary guitar player

04/24 – GWAR, The Beacham

04/25 – ASIA, featuring John Payne, Hard Rock’s Velvet Sessions – always a great cocktail party, this time with some great rock.

04/26 – The Wailers, House of Blues

04/28 – Rush, Amway Center. The legendary Canadian rockers visit the big house in this month’s highlight show in Orlando.

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04/01 – Marron 5 with RARA’s Farm favorites Neon Trees (see our concert review) and Owl City, Jacksonville Veterans Mem. Arena

04/03 – Yes, Florida Theater. This incarnation features Steve Howe, Christopher Squire and Alan White!

04/11 – Unphrey’s McGee, Freebird Live

04/24 – The Wailers, Freebird Live

04/25 – GWAR, Freebird Live

04/26 – Saliva, Jax Underbelly. Welcome To Rockville kick-off

04/27 – Welcome to Rockville, Metropolitan Park. This is a great rock line-up at an excellent venue for a festival: Limp Bizkit, Three Days Grace, Alice in Chains, Stone Sour, Halestorm, Papa Roach

04/28 – Welcome to Rockville, Metropolitan Park Day 2! More great rockers: Lynyrd Skynyrd, Three Doors Down, Shinedown (see our recent review), Buckcherry, Thousand Foot Krutch and many more

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Tampa Area

04/02 – Yes, Ruth Eckerd Hall (Clearwater)

04/13 – Foghat – Manatee County Fairgrounds (Palmetto)
04/13 – Umphrey’s McGee, Jannus Live (St. Petersburg)

04/16 – All Time Low and Pierce the Veil,  Jannus Live (St. Petersburg)

04/19 – Dick Dale, State Theatre (Saint Petersburg)

04/25 – The Wailers, Jannus Live (St. Petersburg)

04/26 – 98 Rockfest, Tampa Bay Times Forum. Nice line-up of rockers: Three Days Grace (see our review and photos here), Alice in Chains, Stone Sour, Halestorm and more.

04/27 – Relient K with Mike Mains & The Branches, State Theater (Saint Petersburg)

04/30 – The Black Crowes, Mahaffey Theater (Saint Petersburg)

04/30 – Suicidal Tendencies, State Theater (Saint Petersburg)