Happy Friday and welcome to Patch Minute! We're here to help you plan your weekend in Gulfport, St. Pete and the beaches . . .
We're starting off at St. Pete Beach at Paradise Grille. The 22nd Annual Beach Goes Pops starts at 4 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The event features at least five live bands including Big Brother and The St. Petersburg Opera Company. To see the complete line up of entertainment check out the Beach Goes Pops website.
If you're looking for an evening event, stop by the Third Saturday Art Walk in Gulfport. That's from 6 - 10 p.m. on Beach Boulevard. Also looking for live entertainment, stop in the Schork-Munsell Studios in "Artists Alley" for a series of short comedies called "on my mind" tickets are $15.
Now, let's head over to St. Pete. We have an awesome event for you record lovers out there. Saturday is record store day and Daddy Kool Records is celebrating in style, with live music, food and of course new releases. Bananas music will be taking part and there will be special limited edition releases from dozens of artists including Abba, 311, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, James Brown and more. The day gets started with a live Dj at 8 a.m. and a huge lineup of live entertainment at The Local 662 from noon and goes until midnight, live music at Fubar starts at 1 p.m.