July 27, 2015

BEY DAY: Tampa Bay Birthday Party for Beyonce - September 3, 2015

THE RITZ YBOR TO HOST BIRTHDAY PARTY TRIBUTE CELEBRATION FOR SUPERSTAR BEYONCE ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2015


Tampa, FL - Attention Tampa Bay Beyhive, The RITZ Ybor will host the 1st annual BEY DAY: Tampa Bay Birthday Party for Beyonce at The RITZ Ybor on Thursday, September 3, 2015BEY DAY will be a tribute celebration to the superstar, and will feature:
  • VJ Nick James playing classic Beyonce, Destiny's Child and Jay-Z music videos all night, along with the best music videos from the 2000s MTV TRL era 
  • live tribute entertainment from VYB Dance Company and Sashay Infiniti
  • specialty cocktails: Drunk In Love, Naughty Girl and Bootylicious
  • passed hors d'oeuvres and birthday cake (Queen Bey will turn 34 at midnight)
  • a SINGLE LADIES prize giveaway
  • a FREAKUM DRESS contest hosted by Tampa Bay Fashion Week
  • red carpet photos courtesy of Joe Photo Tampa
Tickets to the event go on sale online at www.beyoncetampa.com starting Friday, July 31, 2015.  A portion of proceeds from BEY DAY will fully benefit CHIME FOR CHANGE.  Co-founded by Beyonce, CHIME FOR CHANGE is a global campaign to raise funds and awareness for projects promoting education, health and justice for girls and women around the world. 

Sponsors of BEY DAY include The RITZ Ybor, Square One, tbt, Joe Photo Tampa, Tampa Bay Fashion Week and more.

Beyonce is a global superstar, singer, songwriter, actress and model who has sold over 118 million records as a solo artist.  She has won 20 Grammy Awards and is the most nominated woman in the award's history.  The Recording Industry Association of America recognized her as the Top Certified Artist in America during the 2000s decade.  Billboard has named her their Artist of the Millenium, and Time has listed her among the 100 most influential people in the world.

TICKETS + MORE INFO: www.beyoncetampa.com

The BIG HAIR Ball: a Totally Awesome 80s Party - November 7, 2015

SPRAY. TEASE. REPEAT. THE 2ND INSTALLMENT OF THE BIG HAIR BALL RETURNS TO THE RITZ YBOR ON NOVEMBER 7, 2015
 


Tampa, FL - The RITZ Ybor will host the 2nd installment of The BIG HAIR Ball: a Totally Awesome 80s Party at The RITZ Ybor on Saturday, November 7, 2015 from 7pm to 11pm.  The BIG HAIR Ball will feature:
  • Rubix Cubed, the Southeast's biggest 80s Tribute Band playing live
  • VJ Nick James playing your favorite music videos from the 1980s MTV era
  • Tampa Modern Dance Company recreating one of the most iconic dance moments of the 1980s in a surprise performance
  • 80s cocktails + jello shots
  • a BEST DRESSED costume contest
  • 1980s cult classic movies playing all night long
Sponsors of The BIG HAIR Ball include The RITZ Ybor, Square One, tbt, Rubix Cubed, Tribeca ColorSalon, and more.

Tickets go on sale starting Friday, July 31, 2015.

Tickets + MORE INFO: www.bighairballtampa.com

Oliver Heldens - September 16, 2015

OLIVER HELDENS @ THE RITZ YBOR ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2015


Deep house DJ and producer Oliver Heldens will perform at The RITZ Ybor on Wednesday, September 16, 2015.  Tickets to the show are available online at www.alliancenightlife.com OR www.axs.com.  This show is for ages 18+.


GRiZ: The Super Shagadelic Tour - October 14, 2015

GRiZ: THE SUPER SHAGADELIC TOUR @ THE RITZ YBOR ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015



American DJ and producer GRiZ will return to The RITZ Ybor on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 with The Super Shagadelic Tour 2015.  Tickets to the event are available online at www.alliancenightlife.com and www.axs.com.  This is an 18+ show.

July 20, 2015

Trivium + Tremonti: 2015 Hard Drive Live - September 12, 2015

TRIVIUM AND TREMONTI @ THE RITZ YBOR ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2015


Rockers Trivium and Tremonti will perform at The RITZ Ybor on Saturday, September 12, 2015 as part of the 2015 Hard Drive Live Tour.

Tickets to the show will be available for purchase online at CLICK HERE.  General Admission tickets will be $22.00 in advance, and $25.00 at the door.  Balcony tickets are available for guests ages 21+ for $35.00.  This is an ages 12+ show.





One Love 2015 Wedding Showcase - August 30, 2015



 
JOIN US on Sunday, August 30, 2015 at the One Love 2015 Wedding Showcase at The RITZ Ybor. One Love is a one-of-a-kind wedding show and expo for all couples that will feature premier caterers, designers, florists, and photographers. Guests will be treated to complimentary Prosecco, tastings from local caterers, and a meet & greet with wedding and event industry professionals.

Admission to the One Love 2015 Wedding Showcase is $6 in advance online, or $10 at the door.  Free admission for children under 12. Please CLICK HERE to purchase advance admission.

Vendors interested in participating, please contact Shane at #813-390-0397 or shane@theritzybor.com.

For more information, please visit www.onelovetampa.com


'Shake It Off' at The 7th Avenue Band Slam Homecoming at The RITZ Ybor on August 29, 2015

THERE’S NO BAD BLOOD AS FORMER 7TH AVENUE BAND SLAM WINNING BANDS REUNITE FOR A TAYLOR SWIFT TRIBUTE HOMECOMING SHOW AT THE RITZ YBOR ON AUGUST 29, 2015

Tampa, FL – The RITZ Ybor will welcome past 7th Avenue Band Slam winners back to their stage for a Taylor Swift tribute show at the 7th Avenue Band Slam Homecoming on Saturday, August 29, 2015.  Performing bands include Mighty Mongo (winners of the very first annual battle of the bands showcase in 2010), Rising Down(2012 winners), Dropin Pickup (2013 winners), and Supros (last year’s winners).  Each band will perform their original songs, and a cover of a Taylor Swift classic.

The 7th Avenue Band Slam Homecoming is open to patrons of all ages.  Doors to the event open at 7pm, with the first band taking stage at 7:30pm.  General Admission tickets to the 7th Avenue Band Slam Homecoming are $10.00 (advance) and $15.00 (at the door).  VIP Balcony tickets are $30.00, include two drink vouchers, and are available for patrons ages 21+ only.  VIP Floor Tables for 4 are $160.00, include a reserved table with eight drink vouchers, and are for patrons ages 21+ only.  General Admission and VIP tickets to the event are available for purchase online at www.yborbandslam.com.  General Admission tickets are also available to purchase from each participating band. 

Sponsors of the 7th Avenue Band Slam Homecoming include The Radiant Group, Square One Creative, Symphonic Distribution, Backline Super Stars, and more.  For more information about this year’s 7th Avenue Band Slam Homecoming, please visit: www.yborbandslam.com.

The 7th Avenue Band Slam launched as a weekly battle of the bands competition spanning four weeks at The RITZ Ybor in 2010.  Winning bands from each week competed against one another at the annual Finale Night where audience applause and judges’ voting determined the winner.  Winning bands won a cash prize, paid gigs, and gift certificates along with other prizes.  Previous 7th Avenue Band Slam winning bands include Mighty Mongo (2010), The James-Lange Theory (2011), Rising Down (2012),Dropin Pickup (2013) and Supros (2014).  The annual 7th Avenue Band Slam competition will resume and take place in the summer of 2016.

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July 6, 2015

Ghost @ The RITZ Ybor 10/11/2015

GHOST @ THE RITZ YBOR ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015


Swedish heavy metal band Ghost will perform at The RITZ Ybor on Sunday, October 11, 2015 with support from Purson.  Tickets are available for purchase online CLICK HERE.


Sushi Battle Tampa @ The RITZ Ybor 9/24/2015

SUSHI BATTLE TAMPA @ THE RITZ YBOR ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015


SUSHI!  SAKE BOMBS!  TAIKO DRUMMING!  KARAOKE!  GODZILLA!  Be a part of a battle for the ages between Tampa's best sushi joints at the 1st Annual Sushi Battle presented by Big City Events.  Enjoy UNLIMITED samples of sushi from area restaurants and VOTE on who deserves to win the battle!

Tickets + more info available online at www.SushiBattleTampa.com.

Purity Ring: Another Eternity Tour 9/10/2015

PURITY RING: ANOTHER ETERNITY TOUR @ THE RITZ YBOR ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2015


Electronic music duo Purity Ring will perform at The RITZ Ybor on Thursday, September 10, 2015 as part of their Another Eternity Tour.  Doors to the show open at 7:30pm.  Tickets are available for purchase online CLICK HERE.

Machine Gun Kelly: Road Trippin Tour @ The RITZ Ybor 8/25/2015

MACHINE GUN KELLY RETURNS TO THE RITZ YBOR ON AUGUST 25, 2015



Rapper Machine Gun Kelly returns to The RITZ Ybor with his Road Trippin Tour on Tuesday, August 25, 2015.  Doors to the event open at 7pm.  Tickets are available for purchase online CLICK HERE.


Nick Thune: Hot As Hell Tour @ The RITZ Ybor 8/23/2015

NICK THUNE: HOT AS HELL TOUR @ THE RITZ YBOR (ROYAL ROOM) ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 23, 2015




Brokenmold Entertainment & Glory Days presents Nick Thune: Hot As Hell Tour in the Royal Room of The RITZ Ybor on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

Tickets available online CLICK HERE.


Tech Jam @ The RITZ Ybor 8/20/2015

TECH JAM RETURNS TO THE RITZ YBOR ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015


Tech Jam is TechStart Tampa Bay's largest annual fundraiser. On August 20, 2015 from 5-11pm at The RITZ Ybor, local tech company bands are selected to battle it out live at the event for your votes. Two winners will be chosen: Crowd Favorite and Most Donations. This party with a purpose will also include food, drinks, auction items, raffle prizes, networking, games, and an exclusive VIP after-party.

The bands that will participate in the battle are from local tech companies that must apply and be selected by the committee. Each band will perform 3 cover songs ranging from the 1990s to now. A 4th song is permitted if it is an original or parody about their company, TechStart, or Tech Jam.

REGISTER online today:
https://www.eventjoy.com/e/tech-jam-2015

MORE INFO:
techstarttampabay.org/techjam/

TAKEOFFxLANDING Hip-Hop Festival in Ybor City 8/15/2015

TAKEOFFxLANDING HIP-HOP FESTIVAL
featuring Travi$ Scott, Robb Bank$, Denzel Curry, OG Maco, Pouya + more
Saturday, August 15, 2015


After the huge success that was Rolling Loud Festival, Dope Entertainment is proud to announce a new festival, TAKEOFFxLANDING! This multi-media festival will feature performances from some of the best rappers in the game, industry panels with the hip-hop industry's top booking agents, publicists, managers, and producers, as well as art installations curated by Robert Gallardo, A$AP Rocky's art director.

TxL TICKETS will be wristbands. Festival wristbands will be mailed to buyers 2 weeks before the festival.

• Economy Class Ticket = General Admission Ticket
• First Class Ticket = VIP Ticket (includes speedy entry to all venues and access to all VIP areas)
• Meet & Greet Upgrade = Guaranteed Meet & Greet w/ Travi$ Scott. Does not include admission. Customers must also purchase Economy or First Class ticket to be granted entry.

VENUES: TxL will be taking over Ybor in Tampa, FL. There will be concerts throughout the day at each venue. The current confirmed venues are The RITZ Ybor, The Orpheum, Crowbar, Market on 7th, and Tequilas Ybor. We will be announcing more venues, as well as which artists will be at which venues, soon.

INTERACTIVE ELEMENTS @ TxL
• Producer Panel w/ top hip-hop producers discussing production methods. Panel members TBA.
• Industry Panel w/ members of hip-hop music industry including booking agent, manager, publicist, record label rep, Twitter/Facebook/YouTube reps, etc. discussing their roles in the hip-hop music industry. Panels members TBA.
• Tech Panel w/ top musical equipment companies discussing new products and technology.
• Art installations curated by Robert Gallardo, A$AP Rocky's art director.

MORE INFO: www.takeoffxlanding.com

Celebrate Sinatra @ The RITZ Ybor 7/25/2015

Ken Walters presents the 18th Annual CELEBRATE SINATRA gala at The RITZ Ybor on Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 8pm to 1am.


Admission is $50 per person + includes:
• Complimentary signature martinis during the first hour
• Cash bars
• Passed hors d'oeuvres by Bernini
• Cigar bar
• Casino gaming tables
• Valet parking

Admission will increase to $60 on July 22. Ages 21+.

At 9pm, dance to Great American Standards performed by Tom Tiratto's 17 piece Big Band Orchestra with Lisa Casalini + Paul Phillips.  


For more information: #813-251-0500 or visit www.celebratesinatra.com.

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