|The Ritz Theatre Poised to become Tampa Bay’s Most Popular Live Concert, Nightlife Entertainment & Special Events Venue
Tampa, FL (August 13, 2013) – The RITZ Ybor is excited to announce the addition of CZAR’s Weekly Parties to the entertainment and nightlife line-up at the historic Ritz Theatre. The addition of CZAR’s nightlife dominance will see the popular nightclub’s weekly parties changing venues and moving to the Ritz Theatre. The RITZ Ybor will continue to host concerts by today’s most popular acts, as well as private parties and specials events. The Ritz Theatre underwent an extensive interior renovation over the summer with major building upgrades including the installation of a 40’x40’ state-of-the-art LED ceiling in the Theatre.
The Grand Opening of CZAR at The Ritz will take place on Friday, August 16, 2013, coinciding with their very popular weekly Filthy Richard Party. CZAR’s Atomic Wednesdays and The People’s Party on Saturdays will continue to take place weekly at their new home at the Ritz Theatre.
Icona Pop’s Iconic Tour with K.Flay and Sirah on Sunday, August 18, 2013 will mark The RITZ Ybor’s very first concert since the addition of CZAR. The RITZ Ybor’s upcoming concert schedule includes a diverse roster from top EDM DJ’s Zedd (9/7), Thomas Gold (9/18), Gramatik (9/25) and Rusko (10/8), must-see singer-songwriters Emeli Sande’ (10/12), Matt Nathanson (10/17) and Jessie Ware (10/23), and popular rock bands Sick Puppies (10/2), Hinder and Candlebox (10/16), GWAR (11/5) and The Devil Wears Prada (12/7). Notable special events scheduled this fall include TBTF’s annual Tech Jam (8/22), Because of Ezra’s Karaoke for the Kure benefit (8/31), The Krewe of Sea SaveYours Steampunk Jubilee (9/14) and the Cocktails & Couture hair and fashion show benefit as part of Fashion Week Tampa Bay (9/15).
“The venue renovations and upgrades, along with the addition of CZAR’s must-attend weekly parties to The RITZ Ybor’s diverse concert, private party and special event portfolio will only solidify the historic Ritz Theatre as the top nightlife and entertainment venue in the entire Tampa Bay area,” says Stephanie Petrucelli, director of operations at The RITZ Ybor. “Staff from both companies are thrilled to work together to create an unforgettable experience for all generations at one of Ybor City’s historic and most treasured landmarks.”