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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  …


  1. Glen Campbell's wife Kim discusses challenges, guilt caregivers of Alzheimer's patients, others face

    Life Times

    If there's one thing Kim Campbell would change about caregiving for Alzheimer's patients, it's the attitude so many of us have toward transferring a loved one from home to a long-term care facility. According to Campbell, it's often the most kind, loving decision you can make. It's not a sign of failure, but one of …

    Kim Campbell, wife of country music legend Glen Campbell, is acknowledged by those attending the free event where she shared the story of her personal journey with Alzheimer???‚??„?s disease and the struggles she faced caring for her husband on Friday (5/26/17) at the Suncoast Hospice's Empath Health Service Center in Clearwater. Empath Choices for Care, a member of Empath Health, and Arden Courts Memory Care hosted the free event where Kim shared her story to help others understand the early stages, how the disease changes lives, the challenges families face and the role of caregiver.
  2. What happened when I took my dad to a Pitbull concert

    Music & Concerts

    TAMPA — "So, you know how you like Pitbull?" I asked my dad. "We can see him."

    Selfie of Divya Kumar and Anand Kumar at Pitbull/Enrique Iglesias concert.
  3. ‘80s acts dominate lineup of 2017 Epcot Food and Wine Festival


    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.

  4. Celebrate Pride with this playlist of LGBTQ musicians


    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)
  5. Ticket Window: Mumford and Sons, Brad Paisley, Lorde

    Music & Concerts

    Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

  6. Lorde apologizes for autoimmune disease friendship comparison


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


  7. 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.
  8. Leslie Odom Jr.: 'Hamilton' was 'the ride of my life,' but today is better


    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)
  9. New podcast: Summertime in the '80s playlist



  10. Hall and Oates add new dates to 2017 tour


    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.