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Courtesy of Kwaku AlstonCharlie Wilson performs at the USF Sun Dome in Tampa on Thursday.

Music Planner: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Don't Stop St. Pete, Charlie Wilson

SOUL REBELS: St. Paul and the Broken Bones For Paul Janeway, a man who almost became a preacher and accountant before settling on life as a rock star, playing Elton John's Oscar party was pretty surreal. "I've never been in a room with that kind of money, so it was very uncomfortable for me," said the singer for St …


  1. Photo gallery: Happy 75th birthday to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin

    Music & Concerts

    The Queen of Soul was born 75 years ago today. The fourth of five children, Aretha Louise Franklin was born on March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tenn.

    Aretha Franklin poses on the red carpet before the 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors on December 6, 2015, in Washington. [Molly Riley | AFP | Getty Images]
  2. Scorpions, Megadeth announce 2017 North American dates


    Remember WAY back in 2011 when Scorpions (never “The Scorpions”) announced they were calling it quits? Yeah, well, that never really did end up happening. Those crazy Germans have spend the last six years rocking the world (like a hurricane?) and

  3. In rare interview, Bob Dylan holds forth on Frank Sinatra, Joan Baez, Minnesota and his hair

    Music & Concerts

    An old rock-and-roll legend has it that Bob Dylan and George Harrison were supposed to record with Elvis Presley, but The King was a no-show. As Dylan tells it, though, Presley "did show up, it was us that didn't."

    Bob Dylan performs at  the 21st edition of the Vieilles Charrues music festival on July 22, 2012, in Carhaix-Plouguer, western France. [Fred Tanneau | AFP | Getty Images]
  4. Looking Back: Tony Orlando kissed and kissed and kissed the girls (February 22, 1978)

    Music & Concerts

    This story appeared in the pages of the St. Petersburg Times on February 22, 1978. What follows is the text of the original story, interspersed with photos of the event taken by Times staff photographer Jackie Greene.

  5. Music Planner: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Don't Stop St. Pete, Charlie Wilson

    Music & Concerts

    SOUL REBELS: St. Paul and the Broken Bones

    Courtesy of Kwaku Alston
  6. Happy Birthday, maestro Anton Coppola. A look back at 100 years.


    We're going to need a bigger cake. An operatically-sized cake, you could say.

    Maestro Anton Coppola will celebrate his 100th birthday by conducting a concert of his own compositions at the Straz on Saturday.
  7. Play the Game: Brian May announces Queen Monopoly


    We haven’t played Monopoly in years, but that might have to change soon. Queen guitarist Brian May has revealed there’s a new Queen Monopoly game in the works. The board game should be available in May.

  8. Adam Ant’s ‘Anthems: The Singles Tour’ to start in Florida


    Maybe Adam Ant is considering buying a home in Florida? (He did recently live anonymously in rural Tennessee.) His newly announced “Anthems: The Singles Tour” begins with four stops in Florida (including a Sept. 8 …

  9. The Eagles reunite for festivals with Fleetwood Mac, Journey


    The Eagles crowed about never performing again after the death of Glenn Frey, but they’ve changed their minds already. The Eagles will join

  10. Depeche Mode really hates Richard Spencer


    Not that Richard Spencer, the white nationalist leader who finds himself being punched out on camera these days, needs any more enemies, but he has them now in the form of Depeche Mode.