The return of spring means the return of Tampa’s longest running and most beloved concert series; Friday Concerts in the Park.  Celebrating 31 years of high-quality entertainment, Friday Concerts in the Park are held every Friday evening, April 6 – May 25.  The eight-week series highlights music of different genres to satisfy all tastes — from rock to blues to country to jazz.

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Friday Concerts in the Park is a fun, family-friendly way showcasing the area’s variety of musical talent. Concertgoers should bring low-back lawn chairs or blankets for seating.  Picnics are welcome at the Concerts, but local food trucks and vendors will also be onsite. Leashed dogs allowed.  Thanks to our sponsors, the concerts are FREE.

All concerts start at 7 p.mConcerts in April take place in Water Works Park, located at 1710 N. Highland Avenue, and this year the concerts in May take place in historic River Tower Park, located at 401 E. Bird Street.

2018 Friday Extra Concert Series Line-up

April 6              Chad Montana (Country)                                  Water Works Park

April 13            Dick Rumore’s Jazz Cellar Orchestra (Jazz)    Water Works Park
presented by Ulele Restaurant

April 20            Jimmy Griswold Band (Blues/Rock)                Water Works Park

April 27            Orquesta Infinidad (Salsa)                               Water Works Park

May 5              TC Carr & The Bolts of Blue (Blues)                River Tower Park

May 11            Chello Hollyday  (Motown)                              River Tower Park

May 18            Displace (Funk Fusion)                                     River Tower Park

May 25            The Cadillac Cowboys (Country)                     River Tower Park


Blues artist, Fantastic Negrito, to perform at 2018 Safety Harbor SongFest