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Singer, songwriter and guitarist John Mayer performs on his  The Search for Everything World Tour at the AT&T Center on August 3, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. / AFP PHOTO / SUZANNE CORDEIRO        (Photo credit should read SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Singer, songwriter and guitarist John Mayer performs on his The Search for Everything World Tour at the AT&T Center on August 3, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. / AFP PHOTO / SUZANNE CORDEIRO (Photo credit should read SUZANNE CORDEIRO/AFP/Getty Images)

John Mayer: The Grammy-winning, hit-making singer-songwriter tours in support of his seventh album, The Search for Everything. He will perform three ways: with a full band, with his John Mayer Trio and solo acoustic. 7 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $35.50-$146.25. (813) 301-2500.

Fetish Con: The 17th annual trade show returns with vendors, models and much more. 11 a.m., Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront, 333 First St. S, St. Petersburg. $40 per day; $107 advance, $150 day of (all access). (727) 894-5000.

Second Sunday Summer Splash: Kick back on a food themed pool float as you enjoy music by DJ Fresh and the Certified Fresh DJ's, activities, entertainment, craft cocktails and a Big Green Egg barbecue. 1 p.m., Epicurean Hotel, 1207 S Howard Ave., Tampa. $15, hotel guests free. (813) 318-9611.

Motown the Musical: The hit Broadway musical tells the story of Motown founder Berry Gordy. 2 and 7:30 p.m., Carol Morsani Hall at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N MacInnes Place, Tampa. $28.50-$85 / VIP $108.50,. (813) 229-7827; strazcenter.org.

Sex with Strangers: When twenty-something blogger Ethan and 40-something novelist Olivia engage in an intimate relationship, they confront the dark side of ambition. Through August 13. 3 p.m., American Stage Theatre Company at Raymond James Theater, 163 Third St. N, St. Petersburg. $39. (727) 823-7529.

Summer Classic Movie Series : The Wizard of Oz (1939): After the film, Tampa Bay Times film critic Steve Persall and former Tampa Tribune film critic Bob Ross hold a discussion and a question and answer session. 3 p.m., Tampa Theatre, 711 Franklin St., Tampa. $10, $7 members. (813) 274-8982.

Tommy Trash: Head banging, unmistakable locks at large and fist in the air, Tommy Trash is not your stereotypical dance music icon. 5 p.m., Shephard's Beach Resort, 619 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach. Free (email member ticket), $13 general admission. (727) 442-5107.

Revolution Roller Derby Battle: Bring a chair or blanket for track side viewing as the Revolution Roller Derby's Mom and Pop's Militia co-ed team battle against the World. A non-perishable food drive also take place. Benefits Sunrise of Pasco County. 5:45 p.m., SpinNations Skating Center, 8345 Congress St., Port Richey. $12 at the door; bring a donation and receive $2 off entry. (727) 280-7981.

Brad Williams: The dwarf comic appeared in numerous sketches on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia. Robin Williams once referred to him as "Prozac with a head." 7 p.m., Improv Comedy Theater, 1600 E Eighth Ave., Tampa. $20. (813) 864-4000.

KIDS AND FAMILY

All-American Eclipse Festival: Get ready for the upcoming eclipse by building a pinhole projector. Included with admission. 10 a.m., Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI), 4801 E Fowler Ave., Tampa. $26.95, $25.95 seniors, $20.95 ages 3-12; 2 and younger free. Member discounts available. Parking is $5. (813) 987-6000.

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