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Soundgarden will headline 98 Rockfest on Friday at Amalie Arena in Tampa. Michael Lavine

Music Planner: Red Hot Chili Peppers, 98 Rockfest, Spoon, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper

LOLLAPALOOZA REVISITED: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden Twenty-five years ago, Lollapalooza '92 marched an all-time great festival lineup across America: Pearl Jam, Ministry, Ice Cube, Stone Temple Pilots, Rage Against the Machine … and a couple of little bands called Red Hot Chili Peppers and Soundgarden. You c …

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  1. 'Labyrinth' soundtrack being reissued on vinyl

    Blogs

    That Jareth the Goblin King could've had a helluva future in music, right? Good news, Labyrinth fans: David Bowie and Trevor Jones’ soundtrack for the movie Labyrinth is

  2. Terri Nunn's journey to Berlin almost got sidetracked in 'Dallas'

    Blogs

    Epcot has booked an impressive lineup of acts for its 2017 International Flower and Garden Festival this spring, but we're betting none of them features as much of a Disney fanatic as Terri Nunn, whose band Berlin performs April 30 and May 1. (Listen to

  3. Like magic, a second Harry Potter orchestra show apparates

    Blogs

    Accio wallet! Demand appears to be high for the Florida Orchestra bringing the music of Harry Potter to life because now a second show has been added.

    We were already picking …

    You'll be able to watch Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone while the Florida Orchestra plays the John Williams score live at the Straz Center for Performing Arts in Tampa.
  4. Though life gives and takes, 85-year-old piano phenom never loses control

    Human Interest

    CLEARWATER — It's Joseph Schwartz's 85th birthday.

    Pianist Joseph Schwartz, 85, plays his Steinway grand piano at home in Clearwater on his birthday. Schwartz is playing Chopin and other classical works at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, April 30.  SCOTT KEELER   |   Times
  5. Reviews: Kendrick Lamar's 'DAMN.,' Gorillaz's 'Humanz' cement their status as visionaries

    Music & Concerts

    Need a festival headliner this summer? Call Kendrick Lamar or Gorillaz.

    Damon Albarn, left, and Jehnny Beth perform on stage with the band Gorillaz as they play their new album "Humanz" in London. (Photo by Mark Allan/Invision/AP, File)
  6. Ticket Window: On sale this week Paul McCartney, Kings of Leon and Trombone Shorty

    Music & Concerts

    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

  7. Stage Planner: Culture clash in 'The King and I', a bittersweet 'End of the Rainbow' at Freefall

    Stage

    THE VOICE: LAURA MICHELLE KELLY

    The name stops short of household status. But I challenge anyone to listen to Laura Michelle Kelly sing and make the case that her instrument is anything other than top-shelf.

    Laura Michelle Kelly, who plays teacher Anna Leonowens in the national tour of The King and I, has played Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady and the title role in Mary Poppins on Broadway.
  8. Music Planner: Red Hot Chili Peppers, 98 Rockfest, Spoon, Sheryl Crow, Ben Harper

    Music & Concerts

    LOLLAPALOOZA REVISITED: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden

    Soundgarden will headline 98 Rockfest on Friday at Amalie Arena in Tampa.
  9. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Greatest American rock band ever? Let's make the case

    Music & Concerts

    Florida can't lay claim to many cultural superlatives.

    Tom Petty is an icon, a Hall of Famer, one of the all-time great rock songsmiths. His Heartbreakers have mostly been with him since Day 1 back in Gainesville. Together they’ve produced several careers’ worth of epic American rock songs, a body of work few can match.
  10. Hey, Sir Paul McCartney is coming to Tampa's Amalie Arena on July 10

    Music & Concerts

    When Kevin Preast came to Amalie Arena in early 2016, his bosses issued a challenge:

    Paul McCartney performs on day 2 of the 2016 Desert Trip music festival at Empire Polo Field on Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, in Indio, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)