The weekend is almost here and there are some interesting events taking place around Tampa Bay.
Hector Acosta - A night of merengue, bachata and boleros from Dominican Republic Hector Acosta 'El Torito' Friday, March 8 at West Tampa Convention Center, 3005 West Columbus Drive from 8 p.m. until 3 a.m. Admission for 18 years of age and older, VIP admission $50 and $35 for regular admission, tickets can be purchased online by clicking ===>Hector Acosta. For additional information call 813-784-3094.
Celebrating International Women's Day - Friday, March 8 at the Bohemian Ultra Lounge, 3306 W. Spruce Street from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m - networking, shows, music, and food. Free admission.
Tony Vega - A night of salsa with Tony Vega, also performing Willie Amadeo, Jorge Laureano and his Fiesta Orchestra on Saturday, March 9 at Club Factoria, 1902 E. 7th Avenue in Ybor City starting at 9 p.m. Advance tickets $25 available online by clicking ===>Tony Vega, tickets at the door $30 if available. Dress Code is strickly enforced- no sneakers, shorts, t-shirts, hats or beach sandals.
Gasparilla Music Festival - Saturday, March 9 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park Downtown Tampa, 600 N. Ashley Dr., from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Enjoy hours of live music, food, drinks, fun and much more. Tickets for the festival are $25 for general admission and $75 VIP, to purchase tickets go to Gasparilla Music Festival tickets. For additional information and for the performance lineup visit Gasparilla Music Festival.
Tickets are available for purchase online by clicking ===>headline entertainment tickets, at Amscot Main Ticket Gate located at 2209 West Oak Avenue in Plant City or ordering by phone 813-754-1996. Reserved concert seat tickets do not include gate admission. Ages 3 and up require a ticket for headline entertainment.
Concert tickets not valid for gate admission. There are 3,000 free seats available in the Eye Express Free Grandstands. Availability is based on a first come, first seated basis.
Friday, March 8
- T.G. Sheppard/Janie Fricke at 3:30 p.m. tickets $15 and $20
- Scotty McCreery at 7:30 p.m. tickets $25 and $30
Saturday, March 9
- Gaither Vocal Band at 3:30 p.m. tickets $20 and $25
- Bret Michaels, Get Your Rock On 2013 at 7:30 p.m. tickets $25 and $30
Sunday, March 10
- Hunter Hayes at 3:30 p.m. tickets $15 and $20
- Blake Shelton with special guest Michaela Paigeat at 7:30 p.m. reserved concert seats are sold out but there are 3,000 free seats in the Eye Express Free Grandstands on a first come, first seated basis