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WMNF Tropical Heatwave 2012
The 31st anniversary of WMNF's Tropical Heatwave this year brings together more than 50 bands on 14 stages throughout Ybor City. There also will be a street festival throughout the afternoon along 9th Avenue with food, arts and crafts vendors, and activists.
Centro Ybor kicks off the music festivities with these performers:
- 2:30pm to 3:15pm: John Allen Singer-songwriter
- 3:30pm to 4:15pm: Erin Solari Sweet melodies with angst
- 4:30pm to 5:15pm: Ian and Evan Acoustic rock
- 5:30pm to 6:15pm: Danny Freeman Acoustic rock singer-songwriter
- 6:30pm to 7:30pm: The Cook Trio Acoustic gypsy jazz
The other venues -- some with simultaneous performance times -- include Centennial Park (1800 E. 8th Ave.); El Pasaje Plaza (13th St. & 9th Ave.); Cuban Club Bandshell on the Patio, Cuban Club Cantina and the Cuban Club Ballroom (all at 2010 North Avenida Republica De Cuba); The Roosevelt 2.0 (1812 N. 15th St.); New World Brewery (1313 E. 8th Ave.); Crowbar (1812 N. 17th St.); The Ritz Ybor and The Ritz Sideroom (1503 E. 7th Ave.); Collage (1701 E. 8th Ave.); Creative Loafing's CL Space (1911 N 13th St.); and The Bricks (1327 E. 7th Ave.).
See the attached .PDF map for all venue locations.
See the link below for the full band schedule.
WMNF recommends parking at Channelside and riding the TECO Streetcar ($4 for a one-day unlimited pass) to make transportation easy.
|Where||1600 E 8th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605 (Centro Ybor plus other venues)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||2:30 pm–2:00 am|
|Who to bring||College Students, Moms, Dads, Singles, Teens, Seniors|
|Price||Adults: $30 in advance; $40 at the door. Youth ages 12 to 20, $12|