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St Pete Beach Musicians and Bands

Updated: May 11, 2023

St Pete Beach is known for its beautiful beaches, but it's hidden gem just may be it's lively local Music Scene. From Rock, Blues, Reggae, R&B, Acoustic, Country and more you can find live music 7 days a week on St Pete Beach. With hundreds of local artists and bands, you are sure to find the perfect listening experience. Below are just a few our favorite musicians and bands. For a complete list of Live Music in St Pete Beach, visit SPB FUN PAGE and click on Live Music.


The name for 22N came about when we first started the project. During our first few practices, we unfortunately had the local law enforcement called on us for being too loud!!! Us too loud?? Really?? Now we respect and support law enforcement!!! So we thought what about Noise Disturbance and since 22N is the police code in FL for Noise Disturbance "The Name Was Born"!!!! We play music from Adele, Maroon 5, STP, Lit, Rage Against The Machine, Highly Suspect, Bush, 3 Doors Down, Def Leppard, Prince, Imagine Dragons, Pink, Flyleaf, Shinedown, Avenge Sevenfold, Collective Soul, Smashing Pumpkins, Saliva, Chevelle, The White Stripes, Velvet Revolver, U2, The Cranberries, Pop Evil, Linkin Park, Metallica, Buckcherry, Nirvana, Fuel, Seether, Sevendust, Bush, Nine Inch Nails, Puddle of Mud, Aerosmith, Seven Mary Three, Elle King, Evanescence, Tonic, Alice in Chains and Everclear. Plus many more!!!

We are a very High Energy group of 5 Musicians that is made up of business professionals. We are grateful and appreciates all our fans and venues that we play. We are there to work and get the crowd rocking and that is what we do best!!!


ACT 3 brings a high energy show along with silky-smooth vocals that will have everyone on their feet. Performing everything from Motown, Disco to Top 40. Some artist we specialize in are: Temptations, Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Whitney Houston, Supremes, Teddy Pendergrass, Rick James, Neil diamond, Rose Royce, Lionel Richie, Barry White & more. Once you've seen ACT 3, you will not forget this fabulous entertainment package! Website

Amber Lynn NIcol

Amber Nicol is a singer-songwriter, music producer, guitar player based in St. Petersburg, FL. Amber Nicol’s lyrics are memorable and contemplative. Music fans and fellow artists appreciate varying elements of her thoughtful songwriting and soundscaping abilities. She’s known for jumping genres— from Country to Blues to Rock— and most recently Pop and EDM music.

Bad Neighbors

Great Rock and Roll music from the 60's to today. The lead singer’s name is Gina and she can SING!!! The two guitar players are incredible!!! A talented bunch of musicians.

Barefoot Bob & the Hope

Top 40/Rock/Country/Dance Cover Band

Big Brother

Fronted by one of the most charismatic singers in the Tampa Bay area and backed by a powerhouse band, The Big Brother Band delivers entertaining rock and pop hits for a family-friendly audience.

Billy Agans

If you want to have some fun, fun, fun and dance, dance dance. Billy Agans is a one man show stopper singing all the hits and the oldie favorites of Classic Rock, Funk and R&B/Soul. Billy is a favorite local musician with a great following of fans.

Carlos & Joe

Carlos and Joe...Not Just your average Duo! We are Big Fun, with an incredible range of music and a full sound that sets us apart from everyone else! Check our website for our schedule. Private party or event?

Casey Allen

Casey Allen is a musician and artist from St. Petersburg, Florida. He has played music all over Tampa Bay for the past 9 years. He’s known for his Passionate Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, and Stomping the Kick Drum during his solo shows. Casey is also known for his Songwriting where his original music is a stand out among the 100+ covers he performs.

Corn Fused

For some of the best pickin around - bluegrass, country, rock and even a little bit of 'beach' music. When Steve Hagood showed up with his electric up-right bass, Corn Fused magic was created. This is one of the most entertaining live trios around.

Daniel Childs

Singer / songwriter Daniel Childs calls the Florida Gulf Coast home, performing over 250 live shows per year based out of Pinellas County. Childs is known nationally for his dynamic guitar playing, powerhouse singing and creative use of a looper pedal to enhance his solo act.

The debut album from Daniel Childs, “Escape”, was self- produced and released in 2021. This album has quite literally been making waves among listeners across the United States and Canada. The Florida beach life is heavily reflected in Daniel’s music, which is unmistakable in his songs “Siesta Key” and “Sanibel Day”, written about weekend getaways with his wife. Arguably the most popular song from “Escape” is “Quit My Job”, a song Daniel wrote about the experience of leaving behind 9 - 5 employment to pursue his dream of being a recording artist.

Danielle Mohr

At one of her live shows you can expect to hear clever and thoughtful lyrics dance playfully over her eclectic guitar melodies. She incorporates a looping pedal into her live performance to create layered tracks rich with harmonies and driving rhythm. Natural talent flows freely through Danielle as she artfully engages her audience to feel the music while enjoying her songs. She puts her mark on all music she plays, be they originals or covers.

Danto Sweet Music Man

Soca Reggae singer Danto The Sweet Music Man. Danto has been a regular singer on the Gulf Beaches for at least 12 years or more. Danto has a lot of fun with the patrons. Very friendly and engaging!

Dead Set Florida

Dead Set is a Tampa Bay based band performing music of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia Band, and other favorites, inspired to carry on the legacy of the greatest musical presence of the 20th century. Come dance, spin, and jam away with us at a show near you.

Dennis Wallace

Dennis Wallace hails for Silver Point, Tennessee. He grew up in a musical family singing in church with his parents and sisters. Dennis started picking the guitar when he was 12 years old. He was influenced by Appalachian, blue grass and county music.


DoubleMBand rocks all your radio & party faves, along with Double M Band originals, one of Tampa Bays only bands with 3 songs on Touch Tunes jukeboxes nationwide!

Doug South Band

Doug South, a St. Petersburg based musician is starting to make his mark in the local music scene. This southern boy from South Carolina made his way to the beach and stared performing music full time in the last few years. With a background in blues, rock and country, his influences include: Hank Williams, David Allen Coe, George Strait, Tyler Childers, Sturgil Simpson, The Grateful Dead, Joe Walsh, The Allman Brothers and many others. Despite his background he can still take requests ranging from Frank Sinatra to Nirvana, Kid Cudi to Lil' Nas and event Billie Eilish. Doug is know for his unique vocals and versatile guitar playing. After a tough 2020, Doug and his band (Ashley Galbraith on bass and Taylor Galbraith on drums) are inspired and thankful to be playing all around the St. Petersburg area 4-6 times a week. Website

Ellle & Company

Lead Singer Elly Campbell hosts a variety of incredibly talented musicians that take the listeners on a fantastic journey! This variety of talent works to create an incredible show every time! Great band and singer. These guys certainly love to make great music. Elly fits right in with them. Best veteran band I have ever seen.

Farley Compton

Farley Compton is a one man band from St. Petersburg, Florida, who has entertained crowds across the US and Canada for many years. He sings and plays guitar across multiple genres. You will hear 60’s hits to reggae, Elvis to Motown, country to classic rock, as well as songs recently on the charts. A self-contained artist, he offers the sound of a full band.

Fiona Frensche

Unique, charming and captivating, Fiona Frensche has dazzled audiences all over the world. Originally from NYC, she has performed on Carnival Cruise Lines for many years and in 2018, Fiona completed her third European tour with stops in France, Spain and Italy. Fiona performs regularly throughout Central FL including at the Club at Treasure Island, Sunset Bistro, Verducci’s Trattoria, The Deck at Isla, Clearwater Yacht Club, the Lakeland Loft and the Vinoy Renaissance Resort. Fiona performs "JazzyPopaNova" - a unique blend of Jazz, Pop, Blues, Bossa Nova along with blues and country - music that will make you want to dance and sing along! Facebook


Flyte Band Tampa is a high energy, professional cover band entertaining you with music from all genres, including Motown, Funk, Rock, Pop, Disco, R&B and Country. Featuring the captivating strong vocals of Tampa's own Darienne Bartsh, strong band harmonies and professional light show, Flyte Bands performance will have you dancing throughout the evening.

Gail Trippsmith

With a compelling style, magically rich voice and heartfelt lyrics, Gale Trippsmith's talent and experience in the music business has made her one of the most popular solo artists in the Tampa Bay area. Gale has performed in venues from coffee houses and beach bars to hotels and music halls. Gale has opened for acts like Leon Russell, Al Stewart, and Pat Benetar.

Horses Wild

Your band for Rockin' Country music

Original and cover


Hurricane Shane Band

They are a HIGH ENERGY, CROWD INTERACTIVE, FUN, FAMILY FRIENDLY (determined by venue audience request ), PARTY BAND you will want to DANCE, LAUGH, and SING along to the entire play list. Point being? To be entertained by a HURRICANE!! CAN YOU SURVIVE???

Jackson Mohr

Jackson Mohr is a soulful artist that lands somewhere between the country/pop/rock genres. He’s performed hundreds of shows per year as a Nashville frontman, has been an accomplished songwriter with independent radio success.

Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Thomas is a well rounded singer/songwriter with a rock/blues sound and souring vocals. He also does great with country and southern styles. A veteran of the Tampa Bay rock scene he has toured with legendary rock band Blackfoot and written songs for many bands. His live performances are dazzling with amazing musicians from Tampa scene and the solo acoustic shows are filled with heartfelt songs and passionate playing. Facebook

John Kyle Rohde

John Kyle Rohde truly brings a whole new type of live performing! His energy and talent are incredible, plus his ability to engage the crowd through his knowledge on all the artist and songs, It is amazing!

Josh Fielding Band

The Josh Fielding Band had humble beginnings in early 2012 with its members fresh out of a previous band. Working together with the common interest of creating the best quality shows possible, Josh Fielding, Ryan Huling, and Glenn Cantwell came together and in time, created just that.

Josh Magwood Band

Josh Magwood Band can normally be found playing all over St. Pete with their distinct Blues Rock/Reggae Rock sound. The band is great at covering groups such as Dave Matthews Band and Damien Marley, but the thing that impresses me the most is their original songs. I am often skeptical when a local band switches gears from covers to original songs at a show, but I was pleasantly surprised when I first saw the Josh Magwood band. You don't have to take my word for it. Check out their original songs "Zombieland" and "Indestructable"

Kat Landford

After she moved to Tampa, she became the lead singer of a local rock band called Affiniti and performed with her 4 piece group for almost 8 years. She has also sung in numerous duo groups and you can find her singing solo if you dine on a local dinner boat cruise in St Petersburg, FL. She continues to entertain people in various different venues from restaurants to bars to private parties and thoroughly enjoys the opportunities she is given. She sings for charity events. She has also competed and received accolades for local talent contests and continues to strive for the next level among her peers.

Kent Mayhew

Kent was the lead singer for several Florida bands. It was in these bands where Kent perfected his songwriting and singing while touring the United States. Kent restarted his career as a solo artist singing in many venues in the Tampa Bay area.

Kenny Later

Kenny is a product of the 60's, 70's and 80's. His major influences are Elton John, Billy Joel, Harry Chapin, The Eagles and The Little River Band. In addition to his gigs at Post 252, you can also hear Kenny playing regularly at the Sirata Beach Resort on St Pete Beach.

Kevin Toon

The crowd at Ricky T's bar is comfortable with its favorite singer. Toon is a blond, stocky man who plays his guitar in flip-flops and a T-shirt. His voice is a sugary tenor with a pronounced and natural vibrato. Toon is even better known for his waggish humor and captivating, down-to-earth charm. Hooting between songs, quoting from the movie Animal House and verbally accosting patrons who must walk past him to get to the bathroom are regular parts of his act, which is undoubtedly one of the most entertaining in town.

Kid Royal Band

Authentic blues with a twist of jazz, rock n' roll and R&B.

The current lineup of the band varies but includes the best of the best Tampa Bay has to offer and has become a fixture of the local music scene in St. Petersburg, FL.

Kimi Tortuga

Kimi Tortuga is a versatile and international singer-songwriter based in the greater Tampa Bay Area (Florida, USA). She began her musical journey with the piano at just 5 years old, which was quickly followed by her interest in the clarinet and other wind instruments at age 12. At age 21, Kimi taught herself to sing and play both the ukulele and guitar and has turned a lifelong passion into a flourishing career. Her style and worldly experience provide for a uniquely rich and authentic sound meant especially for those who find it.


Kingpin is a high energy live band covering many genres from the 80’s to now. Plenty of music to get you out of your chair and have fun.

You can check out Kingpin everyhwere in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties from the beautiful beaches of St. Pete and Clearwater to your favorite spots in Tampa like the Green Iguana at Westshore. Kingpin even makes its way to Orlando and Downtown Disney.

Kirk Adams

His performances are eclectic showcases of all kinds of cover songs, from across the spectrum, interspersed with self-penned material from his three CDs and more. He’s a familiar face, and a popular draw, at Gulfside favorites like Ricky T’s, KaTiki and the Saltwater Hippie. “And I’m lucky enough that I get to do two original shows at the Hideaway every month,” he beams.

Larry ‘Stretch’ Mott

Country, Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Dance, Motown, Rap and Reggae.

Hi everyone, I am a native Floridian, grew up in Lakeland, and have been playing guitar since I was 12 years old. In gigs all around Tampa Bay, the music consists of drum parts written on computer, and the bass guitar recorded live in my studio and sometimes an acoustic guitar is added, then mixed down to tracks. I also have some tracks that have been studio produced with horns and other instruments too. The vocals and lead guitar are live, so I have a multi-piece band sound with a solo act. Music played is Country, 70's & 80's, Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Dance, Reggae, Hip-Hop, Rap and Motown. I have played in honkytonks and venues all over Tampa Bay since 1989, and played in Okinawa, Japan while stationed at Kadena Air Base in the U.S Air Force for seven years and served during Desert Storm.

I have been blessed to share the stage with some incredible names like Charlie Daniels, Marshall Tucker, Confederate Railroad, and Jason Aldean.

I truly love playing music and seeing the responses of my fans enjoying the music I'm making. See you soon!!

Leify Green & The Various Vikings

Set sail on a musical odyssey! Nestled in a unique vessel of original songs, improvised jams, and reimagined smash hits, singer-songwriter Leify Green and his versatile crew will lead you on an unforgettable voyage across the vast open seas between genres as diverse as Folk, Pop, Rock, Reggae, Blues, R&B, Jazz, Swing, Country, Hip-hop, Appalachian, Celtic, Latin, and beyond.


MAGIC...a 6-member dance band designed for night clubs and smaller event parties. Magic performs music from all genres like, Motown (The Temptations and Marvin Gaye), Hip Hop (Jay Z, BBD, and L.L.Kool J), Rock (Thrice, Marc Broussard and The Heavy), and of course "Dance, Dance, Dance" (Beyonce', Bobby Brown, Mary J. Blige, and Christina Aguilera).

Matt Knabe

Born and raised in the Tampa Bay Area. Matt has been playing instruments and singing since the age of 4. He attended Full Sail University in Orlando, Florida for Recording Arts and Entertainment Business.

Currently located in Clearwater, Florida he performs solo, duo and trio acts providing a variety of music; covers from the 60's to now, to soulful, blues, funk and rock originals.

Mixed Signal

M!xed S!gnal is a blend of awesome vocals by all four members, lights, and music that will keep you dancing all night. Their song list ranges anywhere from top 40, 60s 70s, 80s, 90s, pop, rock, country, disco, and oldies - as long as the dance floor stays rockin'!

More is More

Tampa Bay based, MORE is MORE is a versatile, guitar-driven band featuring award winning guitarist, Dave Arazmo and his talented group of friends. Covering popular music from classic rock, disco hits and even some classic country, MORE is MORE entertains!

Motel Funk

Classic and contemporary rock and R&B featuring powerhouse vocalist Janie Richards

Pete Merrigan

Highly accomplished fellow musicians describe Pete Merrigan as the best front man they’ve ever worked with:

“A consummate performer whose funky, offbeat sense of humor complements an innate sense of theatrics, unlimited energy, a strong voice and the ability to portray a song, rather than just deliver it.”

Nick Sette

Nick Sette is a local singer/guitarist performing music from the sixties through today. Nick can perform just about anything from Bing Crosby to John Mayer, The Beatles and Carole King to Weezer & everything in between! His one-man show gives the impression of multiple musicians and his diversity of repertoire is breath-taking.

No Filter

No Filter creates a one-of-a-kind, concert-style experience featuring four

singer-musicians. Each member plays multiple instruments alongside

rich, original backing sounds and elaborate vocals. From the chart-topping hits of today to the classics of the 70s, 80s, and 90s, No Filter brings a fast-paced, energetic performance that's sure to keep you dancing, singing, and entertained all night!


OakLee was originally formed in 2017 by Ian Davis, Brandon Marshall, William Williams, Grant Shelnut, and Christian Zonner. They play anything from old classic Johnny Cash and Hank Williams to anything nowadays on the radio. We even throw a taste of Rock ‘N’ Roll with anything from Tom Petty to Pearl Jam.

Pete & Dean

Pete and Dean are the best of friends who share their love for music on stage. We have been lucky enough to have been playing at the same great bars, O'Maddy's and Ricky T's, for nearly 7 years. We can often be found at private parties or special events throughout the year.


As one of Tampa's longest running bands, Phoenix really knows how to entertain a crowd. Phoenix plays to packed houses and always delivers the heat. With soaring vocals, searing guitar, impeccable keys and a blazing rhythm section, PHOENIX rises above the rest, performing with unbridled passion and musical excellence!

Influences: Heart, Led Zeppelin, Journey, Pat Benatar, Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, P!nk, and many more!

Pink Streets

Musical energy brought to you in duo or band. We specialize in blues, rock, bossa nova, standards and folk. We can create music to fit any special event of any size and time. Small intimate gatherings to large scale corporate events, we can create the energy that compliments your event


Pred has been playing music professionally in Europe and America for over 30 years. Almost without exception, audiences find themselves awestruck by his performances. His creative blend of vocals, bass ,acoustic guitar, electric guitar, percussion rhythm and other effects have a unique sound that is at once familiar and startling because Pred is doing all the parts himself live before the crowd. His technical ability combined with his seasoned nuanced expression makes him a one man band like no other.

Sarah Diamond

Diamond uses her powerful, country/rock-styled vocals for her original songs and to cover top 40's hits from across the decades including songs by Michael Jackson, Queen, Joni Mitchell, Bruno Mars and others. She has started recording her first EP in the new year and plans to release her first single in July.


Get ready to party with the Spazmatics!

It’s a show with all the awesome sounds, styles, and way cool dance steps from the 1980's decade we'd love to forget. Complete with skinny ties, Brill Creamed hair, and horn-rimmed glasses,

The Spazmatics recapture all the best of the worst. Outstanding musicianship combined with creative flair and style makes for an evening of pure energy and entertainment.

Taylor Jansen Trio

Variety Band playing everything from "Drake to Jimi Hendrix".

The Beach Rats

A local favorite 4 man band of Classic Rock and Blues

The Conspiracy Band

The Conspiracy is a Central Florida Classic Rock band with years of collective stage experience. You will not be disappointed when you rock with us!

The Gearz

The Gearz is a dynamic professional Classic Rock trio (guitar, bass drums) replicating the great live acts of the mid to late 60's and beyond. They are a very eclectic band that also does rocking country tunes (Brad Paisley, Garth Brooks, Vince Gill, Dwight Yokum, etc.) and a number of popular Tom Petty numbers.

The Griswold’s

The Griswolds are here to entertain you with a great mix of 80's dance and party music! Playing Songs You Forgot You Knew, But Still Love !

The Method

R and B, Funk, Hip Hop, Dance

The Method that plays awesome dance music, esp Prince covers, so well I had to look to see If it was a DJ playing the music!! Seriously the best live bar band I've ever heard.

The Torpedoes

Your classic rock band, The Torpedoes, who are known around Tampa, St Pete, Sarasota, and Pasco/Hernando counties, will be rock'n in the Backyard at Pete's Place North! Composed of legends... Angelo Collura, Bret Mellies, and Rocker Tommy B . The Torpedoes are known for Pop Rock, Classic Rock, and Dance Music. Sounds like a good time!

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Tim Bluntson

TIM BLUNTSON is a native Floridian born in Lake Worth, Florida. He began singing at the age of 2 and has fond memories of singing in front of his church for the first time. His repertoire consists of everything from Frank Sinatra to Bruno Mars, Prince, Michael Jackson, Barry White, Earth Wind and Fire, Motown, Louie Prima, Al Jarreau, Nirvana, Nat King Cole, Marvin Gaye and Lionel Richie just to name a few.

Tripp N Becca

Popular local Rock Band.

Undercover Rasta

Undercover Rasta is a Tampa based band with a wildly entertaining and energetic show blending Funk, Rock, Pop and Soul that is mostly rooted in Reggae to get your heart pumping and your feet moving. Undercover Rasta was voted Runners-Up by the fans for the Best Reggae/Ska band in the Greater Tampa Bay area for 2021

Wade Slater

A staple in the local music scene, and one of the most popular entertainers in Tampa Bay. Wade Slater has been providing a live music aesthetic to public and private events for the past 10 years. High energy combined with an extensive song list spanning decades of hits from all genres of music. Wade’s live show isn’t one you are going to want to miss!

Acoustic Guitar Music for all occasions big and small. Currently local venues around the Tampa Bay Areas.

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