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Photo by John Mathew Smith and Celebrity Photos

The Isley Brothers

Visit Tampa Bay at Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater

The Isley Brothers are an American musical group originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, that started as a vocal trio consisting of brothers O’Kelly Isley Jr., Rudolph Isley and Ronald Isley. The group has been cited as having enjoyed one of the “longest, most influential, and most diverse careers in the pantheon of popular music”.


Save the date on Thursday, December 19 (7:30 p.m.) now as these legends, celebrating 60 years since the group’s first gold single “Shout,” return to the Bay area for one show onstage at Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater in St. Pete. Sing along to other soulful classics including “This Old Heart of Mine,” “It’s Your Thing,” and “Twist and Shout.”

What other group can claim that they’ve been covered by The Beatles, acted as a proving ground for Jimi Hendrix, been at the forefront of 1970s funk and served as a major touchstone for hip-hop heavyweights like The Notorious B.I.G. and Ice Cube? For more information on seeing the Isley Brothers live, click here.

The Isley Brothers Awards: Grammy Award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals (1970) · Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (2014) · Grammy Hall of Fame (2010, 1999) · Soul Train Music Award for Quincy Jones Award for Career Achievement (2001) · BET Lifetime Achievement Award (2004) · Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Single – Group

More About The Mahaffey Theater – Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

Mahaffey Exterior

The Mahaffey Theater – Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts is a performing arts facility and concert hall located on the downtown waterfront in St. Petersburg, Florida. The facility first opened in May 1965. The 2,031-seat facility features European box-style seating, a ballroom space and views of Tampa Bay.

For other performing artist visiting Destination Tampa Bay check out: The Everly Brothers , or Simon and Garfunkel here. Feature photo courtesy of John Mathew Smith and Celebrity Photos.

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