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Handout photo of Deftones, performing 6/22/17 at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Photo by Frank Maddocks

This week's best Tampa Bay concerts: Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Deftones and more

DEF JAMS: Deftones, Rise Against After nearly 30 years as a band — man, has it really been that long? — Deftones, above, are getting "more efficient with our time," said keyboardist and DJ Frank Delgado. "We'll go out for a month, month and a half tops, and then come home for a month. There's a really good balance  …

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  1. ‘80s acts dominate lineup of 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

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    Oh, yes. Christmas is coming early this year to ‘80s fans in Florida. Disney’s Epcot Center has announced the lineup to its “Eat to the Beat” concert series that coincides with their annual International Food & Wine Festival.

  2. Celebrate Pride with this playlist of LGBTQ musicians

    Essays

    I first came out over a decade ago, early in the torments of middle school and deep in the cornfields of suburban Indiana. To say I was lacking classmates who were out and local queer role models — let alone national ones — feels like an understatement. The school and public libraries offered few LGBTQ …

    Tegan and Sara perform during Splendour in the Grass 2016 on July 24, 2016, in Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
  3. Ticket Window: Mumford and Sons, Brad Paisley, Lorde

    Music & Concerts

    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

  4. Lorde apologizes for autoimmune disease friendship comparison

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    Lorde has since tweeted out an apology: "didn't mention taylor, but regardless, i f***** up & that was really insensitive. i'm sorry."

     

  5. This week's best Tampa Bay concerts: Pitbull, Enrique Iglesias, Deftones and more

    Music & Concerts

    DEF JAMS: Deftones, Rise Against

    Handout photo of Deftones, performing 6/22/17 at MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa.
  6. Leslie Odom Jr.: 'Hamilton' was 'the ride of my life,' but today is better

    Stage

    TAMPA — For a few moments at the Tony Awards, Leslie Odom Jr. nearly made the world forget that a year had passed. The co-star of Hamilton, who had won for best actor in a musical in June 2016, was back in a duet with fellow winner Cynthia Erivo, belting out New York, New York.

    Leslie Odom Jr. performs at the 2016 US Open.  (Getty Images)
  7. New podcast: Summertime in the '80s playlist

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  8. Hall and Oates add new dates to 2017 tour

    Blogs

    Hall & Oates have been tearing up the highways this summer on their tour with Tears for Fears. Business has been so good that the Philly pop-and-soulsters have added a few more dates to the calendar - including a new show in Florida.

  9. Pop charts from head to toe: Billboard's weekly Hot 100 from 30 years ago

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    Ever take the time to look back at the Billboard charts? They're all available online. You can pick any week from any year and - boom! - it's a trip back through musical memories. Starting today, I'll post the charts from 30 years ago. So today, we look back and the charts from the week of June 20, 1987. 

  10. That song from Thomas Dolby and the other Sakamoto

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    From playing the iconic keyboard solo on Foreigner's Waiting For A Girl Like You to working with funk meister George Clinton to creating iconic cell phone ring tones, Thomas Dolby has always done his fair share of work in the field of music. One experimentation by Dolby you probably have never seen or …