TGIF Y’all! We’ve got another action-packed weekend here in Tampa full of music, comedians and sharks.  We’ve pulled together a few of our top things you don’t want to miss this weekend!

Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds to Mars, AFI | George M. Steinbrenner Field | Saturday, Aug. 9
The first concert at George M. Steinbrenner Field since 1996, the Carnivores Tour will roll in this weekend with three powerhouse musical acts.  Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at:

Shark Week | Florida Aquarium
A week of themed activities including scavenger hunts, learning activities, shark dive shows and guest speakers.  Saturday morning at 8 a.m. you can have “a bite” and enjoy breakfast with the sharks in the Coral Reef Gallery followed by a shark tour of the aquarium (cost: $29.95 adults, $24.95 kids). On Saturday and Sunday the famous Florida Aquarium Mermaids will make special appearances (10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.) on Saturday and Sunday.  For more info visit:

Oddball Comedy and Curiosity Festival | MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre | Friday, Aug. 8
Funny or Die unites comedians for the ultimate standup comedy spectacular (over two stages) starting on Friday, Aug. 8 at 5 p.m.  Each comedian will do short sets and DJ Trauma will bring the jams.  Tickets range from $35 - $80.  The comedian lineup includes: Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K. (FX Louie), Aziz Ansari (NBC Parks and Recreation), Marc Maron, Brent Morin, Hannibal Buress, Jess Ross, Reggie Watts and many more. For more information or to purchase tickets visit:

Taking Back Saturday | Busch Gardens Tampa | Saturday, Aug. 9
Summer Nights Concerts are back Saturdays this summer at Busch Gardens in Tampa!  Saturday’s Taking Back Saturday concert is included in your park admission and Gwazi Park Stage starts rocking at 8:30 p.m. with a fireworks finale following the show. For more info visit: