PINELLAS PARK - Crystal Gayle will be the headliner at the 26th annual Country in the Park set for Saturday, March 19, at the England Brothers Park and Band Shell, 5010 81st Ave. N., Pinellas Park.
Born Brenda Gail Webb, her stage name “Crystal,” was suggested by her older sister, Loretta Lynn. Since beginning her career, Gayle has recorded 25 albums. Three of her albums went platinum and five went gold in the United States. She has also recorded 22 No. 1 country singles and 34 Top 10 singles.
ST. PETERSBURG - St. Petersburg College will sponsor a number of concerts and music series throughout the month of February, including performances that are part of the St. Petersburg Jazz Festival.
As part of the St. Petersburg College Piano Concert Series, Slovenian-born concert pianist Rok Palcic will perform Friday, Feb. 5, 7:30 p.m., at SPC Gibbs Campus Music Center, 6605 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg.
General admission is $10. The concert is free for SPC students and staff with identification.
With a lineup featuring highly seasoned artists and bandleaders, Southern Soul Assembly has demonstrated a natural ability to contribute to each other’s music through harmonies and guitar, each building and adding meaningfully to the songs. Southern Soul Assembly draws from the rich legacy of American Southern culture of each of the players.
ST. PETERSBURG - WiLD 94.1 recently announced the artist line-up for WiLD Splash 2016. This year marks the 16th edition of the heritage spring break music festival, happening on Saturday, March 5, at Coachman Park in Clearwater. Once again, the festival will deliver a line-up of top live acts performing on the 1-800-411-PAIN main stage.
Performers scheduled to appear at the event include Lil Wayne, Yo Gotti, Lil Dicky, Kodak Black, JR Castro and Dougie F
Lil Wayne, the legendary hip hop icon, will hit the WiLD Splash stage to perform his countless classics, such as “Lollipop,” “Believe Me,” “Right Above It” and “Go DJ.” Yo Gotti will perform his hit records including “Down in the DM,” “Women Lie,” “5 Star” and “I Know.”
Lil Dicky is a YouTube actor and comedian with records such as “$ave Dat Money” and “White Crime” that put him in his own unique category.
LARGO - Peace of Woodstock will perform Monday, Feb. 8, 2 and 7 p.m., at Largo Cultural Center, 105 Central Park Drive.
Attendees will have an opportunity to relive Woodstock, the famous festival of peace, music, love and fun that defined an entire generation! Enjoy a musical journey with the explosive sounds of Jimi Hendrix and songs from Crosby, Stills, and Nash, The Who, Janis Joplin, Sly and the Family Stone, Joe Cocker, Santana, and more.
The concert is part of the Largo Lions Club Spotlight Series. Upcoming shows in the series include Simply Streisand, Monday, March 7; and Elvis Always & Forever Rocks, Monday, March 21. The concerts are presented at 2 and 7 p.m. Individual tickets may be purchased for $24.50 each.
CLEARWATER - The city of Clearwater will present an eclectic lineup of internationally and locally-known blues artists at the upcoming 2016 Seafood and Blues Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 20 and 21, at Coachman Park.
Headlining Saturday’s concert will be Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, an American funk and soul band who spearheaded a revivalist movement to bring the essence of funk and soul from the ‘60s and ’70s back to today’s sound.
Jimmy B's Beach Bar 6200 Gulf Boulevard, St. Pete Beach Rob McDowell, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Motel Funk, 2 to 7:30 p.m.; Jeremy Thomas Band, 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Call 727-367-1902 or visit www.beachcomberflorida.com/entertainment.asp