Saturday, March 2
Cristoph’s Tampa presents a Toga Party (Men in Toga’s..HOT) with hostess Lady Janet and the music of Billboard reporting DJ Greg Anderson!
Sunday, March 3
After incredible success and demand, esteemed performer and international pop icon P!NK announces that her Beautiful Trauma World Tour will extend into Tampa’s at the Amalie Arena at 7:30pm. Since her debut in 2000, P!NK has released 7 studio albums, 1 greatest hits album, sold over 50 million albums equivalents, over 75 million singles, over 2.4 million DVDs worldwide and has had 15 singles in the top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart (four at #1). Her seventh studio album, Beautiful Trauma is certified platinum, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s 200 chart and marked a career high for first week sales. For more info or to purchase tickets, go to: amaliearena.com.
The Flamingo resort presents the annual Mr. and Miss Flamingo 2019 Pageant at 7pm hosted by Iman. The pageant will homnor Jrnavive Mateo (Miss), and Onyx Valentino (Mr.) and Forever Miss Flamingo Femme Samaya Sinsation. Categories include: Presentation (pink), Evening Gown/Wear, Talent and Q&A. For more information or contestant packets email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, March 5
Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando presents Fiddler on the Roof at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts from today until March 10. Rich with musical hits you know and love, including “Tradition”, “Sunrise, Sunset”, “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker” and “To Life (L’Chaim!),” Fiddler on the Roof is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter. For more information, go to: Drphillipscenter.org.
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall presents Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles. In celebration of the anniversary of Abbey Road, Rain will bring the greatest hits of this epic recording to life, in addition to all your early Beatles favorites. This mind-blowing performance takes you back in time with the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is “the next best thing to seeing the Beatles” (Associated Press). For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to: Vanwezel.org.
Friday, March 8
From his team members on The Voice to veteran country artists, Blake Shelton has a history of demonstrating his support for the people in whom he believes; when he realized that fans across the country needed to hear music from his friends and heroes, he decided to bring them all out on the road. “Friends & Heroes 2019” will hit Tampa’s AMALIE Arena at 7pm. Very special guest Lauren Alaina joins Shelton for the run along with special appearances by country icons the Bellamy Brothers, John Anderson and Trace Adkins. For more info or to purchase tickets, go to: amaliearena.com.
Southern Nights Orlando presents from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6, Jiggly Caliente. Jiggly will also be performing on Saturday!
The Orlando Improv presents Arsenio Hall today and tomorrow, Sat March 9. It was the success of his Emmy Award-winning late night talk show “The Arsenio Hall Show” that made Arsenio a household name. The versatile actor, comedian and producer first became involved in the arts at “The Cleveland Playhouse” and continued to hone his craft through his Kent State Univ. Tickets start at $25 at Theimprovorlando.com.
Saturday, March 9
The Amway Center presents Lionel Richie in his All The Hits Tour at 8pm. He is one of the most successful solo artists in pop and R&B history and one of the most popular singer/songwriters of the modern era. Richie will take fans on an unforgettable musical journey featuring his most influential and revered songs that defined the icon’s unrivaled career. For more info or to purchase tickets go to: Amwaycenter.com.
The Parliament House presents “Garden Of Sin” featuring international DJ sensation Kidd Madonny. They will also feature the Footlight Players at 10pm and 12am, and a free courtyard party.
Neema’s Amor at Stonewall Bar Orlando, presents RuPaul’s Drag Races Naysha Lopez, along with Rochelle Mon Cheri and Angelica Sanchez. Doors open at 9pm with no civer before 10pm and $10 thereafter.
Wednesday, March 13
FL Falun Dafa Association Presents Shen Yun from today until March 17, at the Dr. Phillips Center. They invite you to experience a divinely inspired culture through the breathtaking art of classical Chinese dance. Audiences travel from legends of the past to stories of courage in China today; from snowy mountaintops to vast grasslands.
Large animated backdrops extend the stage and transport the audience to another world. These grand images are dynamic, involving unique interaction with stage—a patented innovation that has inspired Hollywood and catches seasoned theatergoers by surprise. Tickets start at: $84.25 at Drphillipscenter.org.
Thursday March 14
The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall presents The Lion King from today until March 31.
Giraffes strut. Birds swoop. Gazelles leap. The entire Serengeti comes to life as never before. And as the music soars, Pride Rock slowly emerges from the mist. This is Disney’s The Lion King! For more information, or to purchase tickets, go to: Vanwezel.org.
Friday, March 15
The Tampa Improv Presents Sheryl Underwood today and tomorrow, Sat, March 16. Sheryl is a savvy businesswoman and multi-faceted, multi-media entrepreneur, and she skillfully balances the roles of in-demand Entertainer, Owner and Chief Executive Officer of Pack Rat Productions, movie and television actress, radio personality and philanthropist. Sheryl Underwood is one of the most articulate, well-informed women of our time and is a much sought after entertainer who has been described as one of the world’s brightest contemporary humorists. Tickets are $27 at Standupmedia.com.
Southern Nights Orlando from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11, Plastique Tiara. If you can’t make it tonight, you can catch Plastique performing tomorrow night, Sat March 16 at Southern Nights Tampa.
Timberly presents Bare Beef St Patricks Day kick off at Stonewall Bar Orlando. The night will feature a 12 am wet underwear contest and adult video star Jack Vidra.
Saturday, March 16
The Parliament House invites everyone to celebrate St Patrick’s Day by Getting “Lucky” with Blair St. Clair of RuPaul’s Drag Race. They invite you to reach into the pot of gold and win: Televisions, tablets, free drinks, electronics, gift cards and door entries. General admission is $10, with VIP photo Op $20.
Sunday, March 17
Amalie Arena presents Travis Scott in his Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour at 8pm. Once again, Travis Scott takes it up a notch – or ten. Known for his explosively wild performances, the history-making Houston superstar will make this tour his best yet. Bringing the amusement park of his chart-dominating critically acclaimed blockbuster Astroworld to life on stage, the artist has envisioned a show unlike anything done before and unlikely to be topped. amaliearena.com. (AMWAY CENTER MARCH 15)
Friday, March 22
The Tampa Improv presents Craig Robinson today, Saturday, March 23 and Sunday, March 24. Beginning as a stand-up comedian in Chicago, Robinson first made his mark in the comedy circuit at the 1998 Montreal “Just for Laughs” Festival. Craig is best known for his portrayal of Daryl Philban in NBC’s The Office but has also starred in such movies as Knocked Up, This Is The End, The Hot Tub Time Machine series, and Morris From America, the latter of which he won a Special Grand Jury prize for acting at Sundance in 2016. Craig also plays the role of Leroy in FOX’s paranormal comedy series, Ghosted. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to: standupmedia.com.
Saturday, March 23
Barcodes Orlando (4453 Edgewater Drive) will be celebrating their 10th Anniversary tonight with a night filled with FUN! There will be raffle drawings throughout the night and the prizes include: $1000 in cash, a custom Miller Lite Bicycle, a Budweiser land cruiser bicycle, a smart TV, and lots more! As always free parking and never a cover. On behalf of myself and the entire Hotsptos Central staff we would like to wish Raymond and the entire Barcodes Orlando staff a very happy birthday and wishing them many more years of success!
Dr. Phillips Center Presents Tony Bennett live! Tony Bennett’s life and philosophy is the embodiment of the Great American Story. Having celebrated his 92nd birthday on August 3rd 2018, his career as the pre-eminent singer of the 20th and 21st centuries is unprecedented. He continues to be embraced and loved by audiences of all generations. Tickets start from: $55 at Drphillipscenter.org.
Cristoph’s Tampa presents a “Rewind Party” with hostess Stephanie Stuart and the sounds of DJ Mike Sklarz.
Sunday, March 24
The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Association with Live Nation presents Chicago. Billboard ranked Chicago ninth on the list of the hundred greatest artists of all time in terms of Billboard 200 album chart success in October 2015. Chicago is one of the longest-running and most successful rock groups, and one of the world’s best-selling groups of all time, having sold more than 100 million records. In 1971, Chicago was the first rock act to sell out Carnegie Hall for a week. Tickets start from: $55 at Drphillipscenter.org.
Monday, March 25
Chris Sant Lorans productions presents the annual Miss Orlando Universo Latina USA (reg and plus) 2019 at the Parliament House. The categories are Presentation (pink), Evening Gown, Swim Wear, Talent and Q&A. The winners will receive $1,000 cash, over $4,000 in prizes, 2 Photo Shoots, registration for the national, passage and stay for the national, dancers entry, Magazine Photo, Promotion Tour (show) all over Florida, New York and Puerto Rico and many more things.
Friday, March 29
Cristoph’s Tampa presents “Pup Pride,” a pride night kickoff with hostess Alexis De La Mer and the sounds of DJ Mike Sklarz.
The Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents Tap Dogs through Sunday, March 31. Dein Perry’s TAP DOGS returns to the stage with its trademark blend of live music and tap dance as you’ve never seen before. The New York Observer called it “positively electrifying.” Part Theater, part dance, part rock concert and part construction site, the show is crammed with high-energy dance, theatrical performance, and music performed by the cast and live musicians in this unstoppable spectacular. Whether in water, upside-down or jumping through scaffolding, the Tap Dogs have been performing to the beat of their own drum for more than 20 years. Tickets star at $25 at StrazCenter.org.
Saturday March 30
Its Tampa Pride time which means a festival in Ybor and of course the fabulous parade. It also means tons of events and performers. For a full listing see the feature in this month’s edition or go to: TampaPride.org.
Southern Nights Tampa presents one of the original Queer Eye For the Straight Guy hosts and a current judge on Ru Paul’s Drag Race, the one and only Carson Kressley live! This is an 18 and over event! (If you can’t make it on Sat, you can catch him on Friday, Mar 29 at Southern Nights Orlando).
Don’t forget the last Saturday of every month Stonewall Orlando brings you “Leather Night.” Catch all the sexy men in leather and as always no cover!
Sunday, March 31
Dr. Phillips Center Presents The Price Is Right, which is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to “Come On Down” to win. Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new car! Play classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show from Plinko to Cliffhangers to The Big Wheel and even the fabulous Showcase. Tickets start at: $39.50 at Drphillipscenter.org.