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Students are lining up for the fall concert experience

by Brittany Reed

 

Brantley Gilbert
Friday, Sept. 27 at 7 p.m.
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Country music singer, Brantley Gilbert, will continue his Not Like Us tour with a stop in Tampa this September. His show will feature songs off of his most recent album, The Devil Don’t Sleep, as well as past albums, Just as I Am and Halfway to Heaven. Opening for him is Lindsay Ell and Micheal Ray. Check out https://www.brantleygilbert.com for more information. 

Tyler, The Creator
Saturday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m.
Yuengling Center
After the release of his latest album, IGOR, Tyler The Creator will be stopping at the Yuengling Center this September as part of his tour. IGOR reached the number one spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart in June; his first number one album ever. A lot of UT students are excited about this concert, including Dana Fidler, freshman sociology major. “I’m super excited to hear the music live because Tyler is probably going to put on a dope show,” Fidler said. Tickets start at $35. 

Twenty One Pilots
Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 8 p.m.
Amalie Arena
Twenty One Pilots are coming to Tampa for the second year in a row for the first stop of their fall 2019 Bandito tour. The infamous Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph’s most recent album, Trench, has been a whirlwind of success, winning album of the year at the iHeartRadio awards, reaching number two on the UK charts, and sold over one million copies worldwide in just over eight months. Find more information at https://www.twentyonepilots.com

Zac Brown Band
Sunday, Oct. 20 at 8 p.m.
MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
Southern rock band, Zac Brown Band, will be in Tampa this October following the Sept. 20 release of their new album, The Owl. Tampa is an area that doesn’t attract a ton of country artists, so for country music lovers, this is exciting. “I really enjoy the Zac Brown Band and their style of music,” said sophomore marketing major, Tate Gebhart. “I’m pumped to go with my friends and family to see him for the first time in concert.” Tickets start at $40.

Post Malone
Thursday, Oct. 24 at 8p.m.
Amalie Arena
After the release of his newest album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, on Sept. 6, Post Malone will be coming to Amalie Arena this Oct. for his Runaway tour.  Expect to hear songs “Better Now” and “Congratulations,” as well as “Sunflower” from Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse. For more information on Post Malone and his Runaway tour. check out http://www.postmalone.com. Tickets start at $72.

Gus Dapperton
Thursday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.
The Orpheum
The New York native Indie singer/songwriter, Gus Dapperton, is coming to Ybor City this Halloween. After gaining fame from writing a song for the Netflix series, 13 Reasons Why, Dapperton released his first album, Where Polly People Go to Read, and is only going uphill from there. Concert attendee and sophomore advertising and public relations major, Jess McNeill, said, “I enjoy his music and feel like it’ll be such a vibe on Halloween to see him live.” Tickets start at $18. 

The Neighbourhood
Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m.
The Ritz Ybor
Indie pop band, The Neighbourhood, will be stopping at The Ritz Ybor this Nov. Expect to hear their most popular song, “Sweater Weather,” which hit number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2013. Playing in the line up with them is Los Angeles based band, Slow Hollows. For an Indie pop fueled night, check out this concert on Nov. 2. For more information on The Neighbourhood, check out https://thenbhd.com.

Elton John
Monday, Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.
Amalie Arena
Music legend, Elton John, will be at Amalie Arena this Nov. for the rescheduling of his concert date from last November. Elton John holds a high musical caliber, selling more than 300 million records worldwide, holding the record for biggest selling single of all time, and winning five Grammy Awards. To find out more information about his final tour, check out https://www.eltonjohn.com/tours

Ariana Grande
Sunday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m.
Amalie Arena
World renowned pop icon, Ariana Grande, will be playing at Amalie Arena this Nov. during her Sweetener world tour. Expect to hear some of her record breaking songs, like “Thank U, Next,” “7 Rings” and “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I’m Bored.” Sadly, Kris Jenner will not be there to videotape the show, but it is expected to be high energy and very bold. For more information, check out https://www.arianagrande.com/events.

Brittany Reed can be reached at brittany.reed@spartans.ut.edu

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