Things to do in Tampa Bay | April 2022
Wow! April is a big month for music in Tampa Bay. Check out the lineup as well as some other fabulous Tampa events this month:
Concerts at Amalie Arena in April
So many great concerts this month! John Mayer (5th at 7pm), Justin Bieber (9th at 7:30p), Hillsong United with Chris Tomlin) (12th at 7p), 98ROCK Fest (22nd at 5:30p), Journey (April 20th at 7:30p), Elton John (24th at 8p), Bon Jovi (15th at 8p) and The Who (27th at 7:30p)
2022 Tampa Bay Blues Festival
April 8-10 at Vinoy Waterfront
Tickets start at $50 for general admission and $300 for VIP.
Blues enthusiasts come to scenic Vinoy Park to enjoy this spectacular showcase of American Blues music, performed right on the waterfront. There’s also tasty food (including seafood, barbeque, Cuban cuisine) and arts & crafts. Premium beer, wine, and mixed drinks are also available.
Cruisin at Wiregrass Car and Truck show
April 10 from Noon-4p at Wiregrass Mall
Car enthusiasts unite and celebrate vehicles from sports cars to classic cars to trucks.
April 12-13 at Ruth Eckerd Hall
Tickets start at $35
Stomp is an explosive, inventive, witty and utterly unique show for all ages. The 8-member international percussion sensation has garnered armfuls of awards and rave reviews and has appeared on numerous national television shows. Using everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, hubcaps and more – they create a rhythm that will have you stomping along.
Tampa Bay Seafood & Music Festival
April 22-24 at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
Friday 4-10p, Saturday 11a-10p and Sunday 11a-6p
Enjoy gourmet foods and handmade arts & crafts while you enjoy a variety of the region’s top musical talents. Some of the bands scheduled to play include: the Sarasota Steel Pan Band (Caribbean), CeCe Teneal & Soul Kamotion (blues, soul), the Caribbean Chillers (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band), Black Honkeys (rock), Reverend Barry & The Funk (soul, funk), the Bob Marley Tribute Band featuring Yvad (reggae), Mike Tozier (blues, rock, variety), the Billy Rice Band (country rock), Unlimited Devotion (Grateful Dead Inspired), and the U.S. Stones (Rolling Stones Tribute Band).
Kenny Chesney Here and Now Tour
With Dan + Shay, Old Dominion and Carly Pierce
April 23at 5p at Raymond James
Tickets start at $117
Country sensation Kenny Chesney kicks off his North American tour right here in Tampa. In fact it is his only concert in the state this year. Limited tickets remain.
April 24 at 2p at Yuengling Center
Tickets start at $20
The iconic Harlem Globetrotters, with their signature ankle breaking moves and rim-rattling dunks, stop at USF for an afternoon of basketball fun.