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Skipper’s Smokehouse

910 Skipper Road
Tampa, FL 33613 United States
(813) 971-0666

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February 2017
$5

Impulse – $5

February 26 @ 5:00 pm

5pm $5 Impulse (ISLAND/AFRO-BEAT/REGGAE) “Music alone shall live never to die.” Dynamic, evocative, charismatic and soulful is the style of the band Impulse. For the last fifteen years, Impulse has captivated the hearts of music lovers crossing culture, race and age. The band’s unique style of zouk, calypso, reggae, soca and meringue offer the perfect blend of island sounds for a romantic moment, leisurely hours or jump up. The “impulse musical foundation band,” popularly known as Impulse, was formed in 1997 in…

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Closed Mondays

February 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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$12 - $15

That1Guy w/ The Johnny Zoom Hi-Fi Show – $12/15

February 28 @ 7:00 pm

7pm – $12/15 That 1 Guy (SOLO ACT) With an extensive and amazing track record of unique and imaginative performances featuring his curious instrument and copious amounts of originality, Mike Silverman aka That1Guy has set himself apart as a true one-of-a-kind talent that rivals any other artist currently in the entertainment industry. Averaging 150-200 shows a year all over North America and Canada, he has been a consistent favorite at such festivals as: Wakarusa, Electric Forest, Big Day out, All…

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March 2017
Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

March 2 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 31, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$15 - $20

Tim Reynolds & TR3 w/ Shaun Hopper Trio – $15/20

March 3 @ 8:00 pm

8pm $15/20 Tim Reynolds & TR3 (GUITAR/SONIC INNOVATOR) With a musical career spanning more than thirty-five years, guitarist and sonic innovator Tim Reynolds is known for his masterful command of melody and timing and for his uncanny ability to improvise on any instrument he touches. Having explored most musical styles, from rock, jazz and blues to classical and reggae, Reynolds’ wide-ranging musical versatility is evident each time he picks up his acoustic or electric guitar. Technically brilliant, yet emotionally honest,…

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$12 - $15

Igor and The Red Elvises w/ The Vodkanauts – $12/15

March 4 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $12/15 Igor and Red Elvises (SIBERIAN SURF ROCK) If Igor and Red Elvises aren’t in the middle of a tour, they are getting ready for the next one – this is a group that is constantly in motion and consistently evolving. Singer, songwriter, guitarist and showman extraordinaire Igor Yuzov is perpetually globetrotting and in the process he has found scores of wildly talented, entertaining musicians to bring into the fold of this increasingly international party band. Red Elvises…

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$7

Troy Youngblood and the Soulfish w/ Band of Sorrows and Friends of Fil – $7

March 5 @ 5:00 pm

Troy Youngblood and the Soulfish (SOUL/BLUES) Troy Youngblood and The SoulFish is a six or seven-piece band that plays a unique kind of soul blues. They used to be gypsies living in the Florida wilderness. But in 2015, they surfaced in the Tampa Bay area, bringing their brand of blues and soul with them. They recently placed third in the Suncoast Blues Challenge, and their songs have been featured on WMNF 88.5 Tampa. Also on their resume are festivals like the Orange Blossom…

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Closed Mondays

March 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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$8 - $11

SATISFACTION – International Rolling Stones Tribute – $8/11

March 7 @ 8:00 pm

7pm – $8/11 SATISFACTION – International Rolling Stones Tribute (TRIBUTE) “Satisfaction/The International Rolling Stones Show” is the international touring tribute show to the World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band. This Billboard & Pollstar listed show is now celebrating their 15th Anniversary in production with over 2500 performances listed to its credit. This highly acclaimed production showcases the most authentic cast & costuming of its kind. The likes of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and cast bring a colorful performance to 50…

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$7 - $10

The Fritz – $7/10

March 8 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $7/10 The Fritz (ROCK/FUNK) THE FRITZ IS LIVE ROCK. THE FRITZ IS LIVE FUNK. THE FRITZ IS LIVE MUSIC. After five years of traveling the East Coast and steadily building a reputation as a live act not to be missed, Asheville music ambassadors, The Fritz, played a strong year of sets showing thousands of new fans what throngs of Southeastern music lovers have known for years: The Fritz likes to get funky. As much as they take their…

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

March 9 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 31, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$10 - $13

Beebs and Her Money Makers & Tropidelic – $10/13

March 10 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $10/13 Beebs and Her Money Makers (FUNK/SOUL/SKA) With the kazoo-wielding songstress Beebs as their fearless leader, BaHMM is taking audiences by surprise with their high-energy performances and unapologetically ridiculous media content. They are a refreshing blend of psychedelic ska, sassy funk and soul. www.beebsandhermoneymakers.com Tropidelic (FUNK/HIP-HOP/REGGAE) Tropidelic formed along the banks of the Cuyahoga River in murky, Kent, Ohio. Fusing energetic funk, hip-hop and reggae, the group built a following distributing over 10,000 free copies of their self-produced…

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$7 - $10

“Spring Break Punky Reggae Party” with Jah Movement – $7/10

March 11 @ 8:00 pm

8pm $7/10 “Spring Break Punky Reggae Party” Jah Movement (REGGAE) Made with some of the best independent musicians in the South West Florida Region. Jah Movement Reggae Band (JMRB) has a glorifying sound where the individual talents of each member comes together and add their style of talent to music. Founded in May of 2015, JMRB has established a well known name and image through out Florida. Their passion of performing live for different audiences of different ages, the band…

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$10 - $13

The Nighthawks with Rev. Billy C Wirtz – $10/13

March 12 @ 5:00 pm

5pm – $10/13 The Nighthawks (BLUES/R&B/HONKY-TONK) The Nighthawks was an idea in Mark Wenner’s brain long before he was able to implement it. The musical product of pre-1958 radio in Washington, D.C., he did not know there were rules against mixing blues, R&B, honky-tonk country, doo-wop, gospel and rockabilly into one delicious stew. www.thenighthawks.com Reverend Billy C. Wirtz (BLUES/PIANO/COMEDY) Reverend Billy C. Wirtz is a comic genius, gifted pianist and American musicologist who defies easy classification. “I like to think…

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Closed Mondays

March 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Skipper’s Smokehouse is closed on Mondays.

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

March 16 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 31, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$12 - $15

Zach Deputy w/ the Flow Sisters – $12/15

March 17 @ 8:00 pm

8PM – $15/20 Zach Deputy (ISLAND INFUSED/DRUM N BASS/GOSPEL-NINJA-SOUL/LOOPER) Zach Deputy was raised in the South Carolina heat, all cooked up in his Puerto Rican, Cruzan and Irish heritage. The Calypso rhythms and folk songs of St. Croix competed with the R&B / soul of pioneers like James Brown and Ray Charles for space on the family stereo. As Deputy honed his craft, a unique hybrid of these influences emerged, ultimately creating the signature Zach Deputy sound. To bring this…

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$12 - $15

WMNF Presents Karibbyan Kruze Music Festival – $12/15

March 18 @ 4:00 pm
Purchase Advance Tickets:
https://www.wmnf.org/wmnf_events/caribbean-cruise-music-festivel/

4PM – $12/15 WMNF Presents – Karibbyan Kruze Music Festival WMNF CONCERT TICKET PURCHASING INFORMATION You can purchase advance tickets online at wmnf.org/events by calling the station during business hours at 813-238-8001 or in person at Skipper’s Smokehouse or other WMNF ticket outlets. The annual event is always wonderful and turns Skippers into an island paradise! JAHFARI IMPULSE ISLAND CHILL (With Bickely & Nelson Rivera) NUVEAU  SAKA BOY’S TROPIC GROVE (Haiti ) SPY V SPY RENEGADE. (With spy spy)      …

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$10 - $13

Apocalypse Blues Revue w/ Alex Lopez – $10/13

March 19 @ 5:00 pm

5pm – $10/13 Apocalypse Blues Revue (BLUES) As the legend goes, Robert Johnson infamously started his career by meeting the Devil at the crossroads. By the same token, you could say Apocalypse Blues Revue began playing at the end of the world. Co-founded by Godsmack drummer Shannon Larkin and guitarist Tony Rombola and featuring vocalist Ray “Rafer John” Cerbone and bassist Brian Carpenter, the quartet honors blues traditions, while etching their stamp on the genre in blood. “As far as…

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Closed Mondays

March 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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$10 - $13

Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials – $10/13

March 21 @ 7:00 pm

7pm – $10/13 Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials (BLUES) In Chicago, a city overflowing with unrivaled blues talent, world-renowned Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for almost 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s gloriously rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with his rough-edged, soulful vocals, is as real and hard-hitting as Chicago blues gets. The Chicago Sun-Times says, “Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials are the hottest purveyors…

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

March 23 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 31, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$10 - $13

Allman Brothers Tribute – Come Back Alice w/ Joose – $10/13

March 24 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $10/13 Come Back Alice (SOUTHERN GYPSY FUNK) Soulful Vocals, melodic guitars, baroque style violin and funky bass & drums make up the heart of CBA’s sound. Tony Tyler (lead vocals/guitar/B3 organ), a native of Dublin, GA, began making music at the tender age of 3. With a father in the music business, it was simply in his genes, inspiring him to sing and play drums like his dad. By age 12, he was given his first guitar, and…

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$7 - $10

Ras Sparrow and Wildfire Roots Band – $7/10

March 25 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $7/10 Ras Sparrow (ROOTS/ROCK/REGGAE) Venezuelan musician, singer and producer Ras Sparrow (Eloy Carrero), an artist known worldwide and who holds as his mission to follow the traditional sounds and message of Roots Reggae was from an early age involved with music. His influences range from classic rock to blues, latin to soul music. In 2003 he began to perform live on the island of Hawai’i at which time became known as Ras Sparrow, a name that was given…

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$5 - $7

Roger “Hurricane” Wilson and The Homeboys – $7 ($5 SBS Member)

March 26 @ 5:00 pm

5pm – $7 ($5 for Suncoast Blues Society members) Roger “Hurricane” Wilson & The Homeboys (BLUES/SONGWRITER) It was just over 50 years ago in 1963 when Roger, barely 10 years old at the time, took his first guitar lesson and since then there’s been no looking back.  Over the last 40 years, Roger’s involvement has reached into pretty much every aspect of the music business.  Being a musician, a singer, a songwriter, a record label owner/operator, an advisory board member of the Georgia Music Industry…

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Closed Mondays

March 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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$7 - $10

Betty Fox Band – $7/10

March 29 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $7/10 Betty Fox Band (BLUES/SOUL/FUNK) With an extensive background in gospel and a lifelong passion for soul music, Betty Fox has come a long way from her southern roots to headlining festivals and captivating thousands with her raw swagger and unwavering talent. Now the 2015 representative of the Suncoast Blues Society, an International Blues Challenge Finalist, and 2 time winner of Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay, she is truly proving herself a force to be reckoned with.…

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

March 30 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 31, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$10 - $13

The Revelers – $10/13

March 31 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $10/13 The Revelers (CAJUN/SWAMP POP) Founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys, two of the groups unquestionably at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance, have joined together on their newest project which combines Cajun, Country, Blues and Zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music straight from southwest Louisiana that’s sure to get you moving. As individuals, they are each in high demand having performed and recorded with Natalie Merchant, Linda Ronstadt,…

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April 2017
$7 - $10

Kellie Rucker with Steve Arvey and Aaron Fowler w/ Cigar City Blues Band – $7/10

April 2 @ 5:00 pm

5pm $7/10 Kellie Rucker with Steve Arvey and Aaron Fowler (BLUES/HARMONICA) Over the course of a professional career that has spanned more than 25 years, she has appeared on the bill or onstage with such legends as Dizzy Gillespie, Stephen Stills, Albert Collins, James Cotton, ZZ Top, Dan Hicks, Warren Zevon, Little Feat and B.B. King. Kellie is a recording artist with 4 CD releases, “Ain’t Hit Bottom”, “Church of Texas”, “Kellie Rucker, In the Meantime” and a compilation Cd called…

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Closed Mondays

April 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

April 6 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$7 - $10

Florida Ska Events Presents: Ska Spring Fling! – $7/10

April 7 @ 8:00 pm

7pm Doors, 8pm Show $7/10 Florida Ska Events Presents: Ska Spring Fling! (SKA) Victims The New Rulers Control This! Pressure Dem Help Police

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$5

Impulse – $5

April 9 @ 5:00 pm

5pm $5 Impulse (ISLAND/AFRO-BEAT/REGGAE) “Music alone shall live never to die.” Dynamic, evocative, charismatic and soulful is the style of the band Impulse. For the last fifteen years, Impulse has captivated the hearts of music lovers crossing culture, race and age. The band’s unique style of zouk, calypso, reggae, soca and meringue offer the perfect blend of island sounds for a romantic moment, leisurely hours or jump up. The “impulse musical foundation band,” popularly known as Impulse, was formed in 1997 in…

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Closed Mondays

April 10
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

April 13 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$15 - $18

Tinsley Ellis and Damon Fowler – $15/18

April 14 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $15/18 Tinsley Ellis (BLUES) Southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis may speak no evil, but he sings and plays with the conviction of, as Billboard wrote, “…a man possessed.” Over the course of 11 albums and literally thousands of live performances, Ellis easily ranks as one of today’s most electrifying blues-rock guitarists and vocalists. He attacks his music with rock power and blues feeling, in the same tradition as his Deep South musical heroes Duane Allman and Freddie King and…

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Closed Mondays

April 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

April 20 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$8 - $12

Resinated with Reis Brothers and Guerrilla Panic – $8/12

April 21 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $8/12 Resinated (DISCO/REGGAE) Hailing from the Madeira Beach area with the vibe of downtown St. Petersburg, Florida, this four piece Disco/Reggae group consists of Kenny Mullins (lead guitar, main vocals), John Holt III (bass, vocals) Jeremy Hasak (Keys, horns and back up vocals) Josh Hasak (Drums, percussion). www.resinatedmusic.com Reis Brothers Guerrilla Panic

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$10 - $13

Holey Miss Moley and Ajeva – $10/13

April 22 @ 8:00 pm

8pm $10/13 Holey Miss Moley (FUNK/ROCK/SOUL) is a nine piece Funk-Flavored Rock-Soul Infused Groove Factory based out of St.Petersburg to Orlando, Florida. Their high-energy sound is reminiscent of old school 70’s funk melded with elements of Disco, Jazz, Soul and Hip-hop creating a superb fusion that delights and energizes the crowd getting people up and dancing all night! The musicians in Holey Miss Moley have collaborated together for years and it shows through their tight-knit sound and well orchestrated music.…

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Closed Mondays

April 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

April 27 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$7 - $10

Sean Chambers CD Release – $7/10

April 28 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $7/10 CD Release Show Sean Chambers (BLUES/SOUL/COUNTRY/ROCK) “Guitarist Chambers achieves the distinctly American blues/soul/country/rock sound that the Stones used to aspire to long ago.” – Jerry Shriver, USA TODAY Sean Chambers toured with the legendary Hubert Sumlin as his guitarist and band leader from 1998-2003. Britain’s own Guitarist magazine named Chambers as “One of the top 50 blues guitarists of the last century.” After his tenure with Sumlin, he performed on his own, and in 2003 was asked…

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$10 - $15

Showbiz Kids (Steely Dan Tribute Band) – $10/15

April 30 @ 5:00 pm

5pm – $10/15 Show Biz Kids – 12 piece Steely Dan Tribute and Event Band (TRIBUTE/COVER) Meticulous arrangements combined with world-class vocal and instrumental performances bring Steely Dan’s hits to life with the vibrancy and immediacy of a front row experience in a major arena, presented by this 12-piece group of internationally recognized studio and touring musicians, Show Biz Kids. Led by renowned New York keyboardist Phil Magallanes (who toured and recorded with many musical luminaries including Arturo Sandoval, Blood…

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May 2017

Closed Mondays

May 1
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$7 - $10

Randy McAllister – $7/10

May 2 @ 7:00 pm

5pm – $7/10 Randy McAllister (ROOTS/BLUES/ROADHOUSE SOUL) Roustabout, maverick, spiritual, gritty, amazing, genius, wild, bad-ass, soulful… These are some of the words used to describe this Texas bonafide blue blood. A much revered, singer, songwriter, harmonica player and drummer. East Texas roadhouse soul by one of America’s true blues/roots originals. www.randymcallister.com

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

May 4 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$7 - $10

Soul Circus Cowboys and The Chris Massey Band – $7/10

May 7 @ 5:00 pm

5pm – $7/10 Soul Circus Cowboys (TAILGATE COUNTRY) When the sum total is greater than the individual parts, it’s called “synergy” or in this case, “The Soul Circus Cowboys.” Their diverse life experiences and eclectic blend of musical styles combine to create a truly unique new band with a sound that is all their own. Soul Circus Cowboys are four extremely talented individuals, Billy McKnight; vocals, band leader and songwriter, Jason Alfano; drummer, Michael Bach; bass, vocals and Rick Morgan…

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Closed Mondays

May 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

May 11 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$10 - $13

Selwyn Birchwood CD Release w/ TBD – $10/13

May 12 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $10/13 Selwyn Birchwood Band (BLUES) Selwyn Birchwood, Florida’s rising young blues fireball, is a guitar and lap-steel-playing bundle of pure energy. He delivers his original songs with a revival tent preacher’s fervor and a natural storyteller’s charisma made all the more impactful by his raw, unvarnished vocals. Birchwood plays high-octane blues – at once deeply rooted, funky and up-to-the-minute – with true passion and honest emotion. With his band feeding off his drive and exuberance, the striking 6’3”…

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Closed Mondays

May 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

May 18 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$10 - $13

Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton – $10/13

May 19 @ 8:00 pm

8pm  $10/13 Florida Music Hall of Fame Inductee March 2017 Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton brings his high energy, gumbo stirring, swamp funk to the gig. For those who don’t know about the Sauce Boss, he brings his own hot sauce to the gig, and he cooks gumbo while smoking his slide guitar. At the end of the Show, everyone gets a bowl. Now he’s added some new flavors to the “stew”. Sauce Boss not only plays…

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$15 - $20

Unknown Hinson with Wayne the Train Hancock – $15/20

May 20 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $15/20 Unknown Hinson Wayne the Train Hancock

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Closed Mondays

May 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Skipper’s Smokehouse is closed on Mondays.

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Free

Grateful Dead Nite w/ Uncle John’s Band – FREE

May 25 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 26, 2017

8pm FREE (JAMBAND/TRIBUTE) Hippies please use side door… UJB has been faithfully bringing the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead to Skipper’s every Thursday at Skipper’s since 1998. Uncle John’s Band was formed in 1989 in Clearwater Florida from a combination of talented musicians who love to play the music of the Grateful Dead. The purpose of Uncle John’s Band is to recreate the atmosphere and musical adventure of a live Dead show. Over the past many years, Uncle…

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$10

21st Annual Scratch My Back Benefitting FOHCAS – $10 Minimum Donation

May 28 @ 5:00 pm

5pm – $10 Minimum Donation FoHCAS is a 501c3 non-profit organization that works to benefit the shelter animals of Hillsborough County Animal Services (Pet Resource Center). Our Purpose Is To….. Provide loving care for the shelter’s animals; Raise funds for their medical and other care; Reduce euthanasia by assisting in the promotion of adoption of shelter animals; Promote the humane treatment and care of cats, dogs and other companion animals through the education of the public as to responsible pet ownership.…

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Closed Mondays

May 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until May 30, 2017

Skipper’s Smokehouse is closed on Mondays.

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June 2017
$10 - $13

Stardust Memories – The David Bowie Tribute – $10/13

June 9 @ 8:00 pm

8pm – $10/13 We are pleased to announce that on Friday, June 9 at Tampa’s legendary Skipper’s Smokehouse will be presenting 45 Years: Stardust Memories – The David Bowie Tribute Performs The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars! June 16, 1972 saw the UK release of Bowie’s iconic album that blasted him into stardom and changed the pop culture landscape for many years to come. In honour of the 45th anniversary of its release, Tampa’s…

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