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Tropical Heatwave Beer Party - Tampa!

Fri Apr 25 , The Independent Bar and Cafe'


Cheers to you for supporting WMNF! The Independent Bar and Cafe in Tampa - long-time WMNF Community Partners and and great beer buddies Cigar City Brewing are teaming up to throw WMNF a rockin' beer party!

All Tropical Heatwave Beer proceeds go to support WMNF, whether from a can or keg! And it's a Heatwave Warm-up party, too!

We'll have live music from Beartoe! http://www.beartoe.com/

DJ Nancy Cee from Tuesday It's the Music is spinning! https://www.wmnf.org/programs/377 ...

Tropical Heatwave Beer Party - St. Petersburg!

Sat May 03 , The Ale and the Witch


Cheers to you for supporting WMNF! Community Partners The Ale and the Witch (one of the newest to our family) and Cigar City Brewing are teaming up to throw WMNF a rockin' beer party! All Tropical Heatwave Beer proceeds go to support WMNF, whether from a can or keg! And it's a Heatwave Warm-up party, too! Hynm for Her play from 4:30-6:30pm. John Palmer, Host of the Wednesday Traffic Jam provides Tropical Heatwave Music! http://www.wmnf.org/programs/409

**Dinner time is fro...

WMNF and Give Day Tampa Bay

Mon May 05 , WMNF Broadcast Studios


We’re thrilled to announce our participation in Give Day Tampa Bay, a national day of local giving May 6, 2014. Led by the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay and Florida NEXT Foundation, local nonprofits and donors from every neighborhood in our community will come together to raise significant funds for local needs—all on a single day.

This is a big, bold opportunity for our community. We’re joining more than 100 communities across the country to raise millions of dollars for ...

Tropical Heatwave - Friday

Fri May 09 , Cuban Club


Friday only wristband is $30; a weekend pass is $40

Cuban Club Cantina - Friday
6:05 -- 7:05 The Tattered Saints rock n' roll
7:25 -- 8:25 Big Blu House hip hop
8:45 -- 9:50 Sol Caribe salsa and merengue
10:10 -- 11:10 Rocket 88 rockabilly
11:30 -- 12:30 Amandla Tunesmith African

Cuban Club Mainstage - Friday
6:05 -- 6:50 **Chris and Wil...

The 33rd Annual Tropical Heatwave - May 9th & 10th (Fri & Sat)

Fri May 09 , Cuban Club


To get the latest schedule, band, and ticket info go to The Heatwave Web Page

Tickets are just $40 for both nights of Tropical Heatwave ~ What a bargain!!.**

33 years of of Tropical Heatwaves! Heatwave has become an annual rite of spring for fans of eclectic music, with mystery, legend and excitement contained in memories of the annual extravaganzas. The Heatwave tradition of extraordinary and eclectic live bands continues.

Tropical Heatwave - Saturday

Sat May 10 ,


A Saturday only wristband is $35. The weekend pass is $40

WMNF's 33rd Annual Tropical Heatwave

Saturday, May 10

Carmine's Courtyard
5:30 -- 6:30 Acme Jazz Garage jazz-funk
6:50 -- 7:50 Wild Adriatic soulful alt-rock
8:10 -- 9:20 Come Back Alice southern gypsy funk
9:40 -- 11:10 Cope jam
11:30 -- 12:40 Displace space jam


Jolley Trolley at Saturday Tropical Heatwave

Sat May 10 ,


If you are looking at the Saturday Heatwave schedule and wanting to see as much music as possible with great bands at The Cuban Club and The Orpheum and Crowbar, we are going to have two open air Tropical Heatwave Jolley Trolleys traveling in a loop through Ybor City, stopping by each Heatwave venue. We will have Heatwave music playing through the speakers, iced water for sale and a chance for you to get off your feet.

We expect a trolley to pass by each venue every eight minutes. ...

The Stooges Brass Band

Fri May 23 , Ringside Cafe'


The Stooges Brass Band has been one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans but only recently are receiving the accolades and well deserved recognition of their importance to the music scene of New Orleans. Since 1996, their high energy show on the stage and in the streets has engaged audiences with their innovative blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds and contemporary hip-hop beats. The Stooges Brass Band has gained notoriety across the USA and the world as a full-blown musical part...

Book + Record Sale

Sat Jun 14 ,


The 957th WMNF Book + Record Sale returns. Of course, it isn't just books and records, but books, cds, dvds, stereo equipment, and musical instruments, plus some other music related stuff.

It will be at the Howard Johnson's in downtown Tampa (right by the performing arts center). Lots of free parking, a restaurant right inside the hotel, and a cornucopia of sound and words for you to buy.

Have stuff to donate????? Yes Please! You can just bring it during regular office hours (9-6pm, M-F...

A Well Respected Man: The WMNF 70th Birthday Tribute To Ray Davies

Sat Jun 21 , Skipper's Smokehouse


Ray Davies was born on June 21, 1944 in Muswell Hill, just north of London. As the front man and lead songwriter of the Kinks, Davies helped lead the British invasion of American pop music. He went on to become a highly literate commentator through music of social issues and was a pioneer in creating album operas. The Kinks' influence has grown over the years, with an increasing number of young musicians citing them as an important influence.

Ronny Elliott Band, The Cast of the Forbid...