Tampa Bay's best live music happening March 28-April 4

Including Madonna, Spring Beer Jam and St. Petersburg Jazz Festival.

click to enlarge Madonna, who plays Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on April 4, 2024. - Photo by Richard Goes
Photo by Richard Goes
Madonna, who plays Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida on April 4, 2024.
Tampa Bay, your live music weekend has arrived again, and as usual it's an eclectic slate of national touring acts, stacked local shows and festivals.

This listing of Tampa Bay's best concerts happening March 28-April 4 is compiled by Creative Loafing Tampa Bay staffers and contributors, then supplemented with select gigs from CL's user-submitted Tampa Bay concert calendar.

Don't see your event or show here? Please help us out by submitting it yourself.

Thursday, March 28
Friday, March 29
Saturday, March 30
Sunday, March 31
Tuesday, April 2
Wednesday, April 3
Thursday, April 4
Also playing

Iceberg Records Showcase: G-Space w/Milano Thursday, March 28. 9 p.m. $20 & up. Floridian Social, St. Petersburg

Sound Journey: Eluv Thursday, March 28. 6:30 p.m. $60 donation. Mike Eisenstadt studio at WMNF, Tampa

The Artimus Pyle Band Friday, March 29. 8 p.m. $34.50 & up. Central Park Performing Arts Center, Largo

Beach Terror w/Wyatt Norton
Friday, March 29. 9 p.m. No cover. Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe, Tampa

Jeanie w/Tinykvt/Neave$ Friday, March 29. 10 p.m. No cover. The Ritz, Ybor City

Low Season w/Dirty Janes/The Flirt/Penny Fountain
Friday, March 29. 7 p.m. $10. Bayboro Brewing Co., St. Petersburg

Tim Howe Friday, March 29. 6 p.m. No cover. Surf Shack, Oldsmar

Reggae Retro Brunch: DJ Blenda Saturday, March 30. Noon-3 p.m. No cover. Hooch and Hive, Tampa

Swamp Poney w/Teen Cobra/One Trip Little
Saturday, March 30. 8 p.m. No cover. Caledonia Brewing, Dunedin

Easter Drag Brunch: Greta Gripp Sunday, March 31. Noon. No cover. Shuffle, Tampa

Kristopher James Extravaganza: Easter Edition w/Marc Ganancias/John Nowicki/Jeff Brawer Sunday, March 31. 6 p.m. No cover. Independent Bar & Cafe, Tampa

St. Petersburg Jazz Festival: Jazz Vocalist Workshop w/Alexis Cole Monday, April 1. 12:30 p.m. No cover. St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg

Artillery w/Vapor/Potential Threat/more Wednesday, April 3. 7 p.m. $20. Brass Mug, Tampa

Sematary Wednesday, April 3. 7 p.m. $27.50. Jannus Live, St. Petersburg

Pinellas Park Civic Orchestra Concert Cycle No. 3
Wednesday, April 3. 7:30 p.m. Donations accepted. Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, Pinellas Park

Mac McAnally Thursday, April 4. 8 p.m. $44.50 & up. Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, Clearwater

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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.

Ray Roa

Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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