Tampa-based community radio station WMNF 88.5 has spread its signature live music event, one of the most eclectic festivals in the state, across thirteen stages around Ybor City this year.
Populating them are more than 60 acts including Bradenton folk-rock ensemble Have Gun, Will Travel.
National acts at the 31st annual Tropical Heatwave include Americana singer/songwriter Chuck Prophet and Mission Express, roots rock heroes Dex Romweber Duo, post-punk sou band JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound and neoclassic rock outfit The Bright Light Social Hour.
Details: 2:30 p.m. May 12, Cuban Club, 2010 North Avenida Republica De Cuba, Ybor City. Tickets: $30 (advance), $40 (door), $12 (ages 12-20). Information: 813-238-8001 or www.wmnf.org
-- Wade Tatangelo