Thursday, July 24, 2014

Concerts in Tampa

Going to be flying into Tampa International Airport sometime this summer? Live in the Tampa Bay area and wondering what there is to do? Summer is the perfect time to attend concerts and shows and Tampa is no stranger to these events since the Bay Area boasts many appropriate venues. Whether you love country, pop, rock, or rap music, there is something for everyone this summer! A1 Express Airport Parking has compiled a list of shows and concerts going on around the Tampa Bay area this summer. 

Check out some of our favorites:
  • Nine-Inch-Nails Tampa! On August 11th, this 90’s industrial rock band will take the Mid-Florida Credit Union Amphitheater by storm! They will rock new hits off of their current album as well as old favorites from previous records. Local tip: want cheaper seating? Look for the “lawn seats” option when purchasing tickets.
  • Braid Paisley. Have you been keeping up with the new hit TV show “Rising Star??” Brad Paisley has been judging contestants this season but now it is time for him to take the stage! On Friday, August 15th, this country music powerhouse will be crooning crowd favorites at the Mid-Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Get your tickets early; this show will surely be packed!
  •   Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Come out on September 21st to see your favorite 80’s band play all of the best hits! They just don’t make music the same as they used to, right? The concert will be held at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.
  • Baby Anne. Love dance and electronica music? Baby Anne will be spinning all of your favorites on August 30th at the Amphitheatre club in Ybor City. Tickets start at $10 per person.

Don’t forget to make your free online parking reservation with A1 Express the next time you fly out of Tampa International Airport. Tampa Airport parking has never been easier! 

Thursday, July 10, 2014

What to do in Tampa Bay in July

Going to be flying into Tampa International Airport sometime in July? Live in the Tampa Bay area and wondering what to do during the rest of the month? You have come to the right place! A1 Express has compiled a list of events and activities going on around the Tampa Bay area during the month of July. Check out these ways to beat summer boredom:

·         Metrocon. Love anime, cosplay, and Japanese culture? Check out Metrocon, Florida’s largest anime convention. The event is July 11-13 at the Tampa Convention Center and entrance fees range from $10-$100. Come as you are, or dress up as your favorite pop culture character. See an anime themed human chess match, dance the night away at a rave dance, and dress up and attend the formal Fantasy Masquerade.

·         Bush Gardens Summer Nights. Enjoy the “summer nights” at Bush Gardens, which is open till 9pm through August. The theme park is filled with DJ’s and dancers to entertain guests while they ride roller coasters and thrill rides in the dark! Local tip: Stay till the end and catch the nightly Fireworks show. If you purchase a ‘Fun Card” you can pay for one day and come back all year.

·         Vans Warped Tour 2014. Rock music more your thing? Check out more than 25 bands as they play all day on July 25th at the Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Doors open at 11am but the event runs until 9pm. Tickets are $48 when purchased on Ticketmaster.

·         Fashion and Art Gala Fundraiser for Flood Relief. Come out to Cheap Lounge in South Tampa on July 27th at 4:00 PM for this fashion-forward fundraiser to raise money to help flood victims in Bosnia, Croatia, and Serbia. The event has a suggested donation of $20 and attendees have access to a fashion show, silent auction, complimentary drink, and discounted menu.

Don’t forget to leave your car in the care of A1 Express next time you fly out of Tampa International Airport!