Want to hear more about live music in the Tampa Bay area?
Florida Matters host Robin Sussingham sat down with Florida Matters producer Stephanie Colombini and WUSF reporter Daylina Miller and asked them about their experiences with and impressions of the local music scene.
There's plenty of opportunities to see popular live music acts in the Tampa Bay area, but some major artists rarely pay us a visit. One local tribute band is putting their own unique flair on songs you may never get to hear live.
The world-class musicians of the non-profit chamber music group Sarasota Musica Viva are in the midst of their third full season performing at venues in and around the Sarasota region. The group is known for introducing audiences to new and rarely performed pieces as well as fresh arrangements of traditional chamber works.
Adam Shaw, bass in hand, peels a sweat-soaked strip of blonde hair away from his face and steps up to the mic. He growls into the microphone as a swarm of fans, clad in black, bounce on their feet around them, screaming back at the band.