SAT June 29th
5PM- 12pm

Get your grills and your dancing shoes ready, because INDIE*PENDENCE BBQ is back and better than ever! Join us for the 3rd annual INDIE*PENDENCE BBQ at VFW 39 at 2599 Central Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713 on SAT June 29th the weekend before Independence Day.

This summer extravaganza is filled with everything you need for a good time: hot BBQ by the amazing Chris Polidoro, & FRIENDS! There are going to be local artists showcasing their work, Local vendors with awesome merch. We also have non-stop music from top DJs and bands like Guilty by Design, Esara, Steph Perez Trio, CODE:SAVI,  Know Justice, Maylor Taylor, PHAZE GAWD,  Wyatt Norton, THE SUNS OF HISPANIOLA, DJ Swankadelic, Laugal, BRENDAN ZEILER, DJ NOSTALGIA, + AMPLI- SABOTEUR on both indoor and outdoor stages!

We're honored to offer free entry to all active duty service members and veterans all night with military I.D.
 and free FROM 5PM- 9pm for everyone! 
Come celebrate the up coming Independence Day in style with us at INDIE*PENDENCE BBQ. And the best part? It's all helping the VFW post with their upgrades and ongoing repair efforts!

So grab your friends and family, and get ready for a weekend filled with good music, great art, and mouth-watering BBQ.
Open Jam & VJ Heavy MUSIC Night 
A Call to Musicians for the Ultimate Jam Session

ST. PETERBURG, FLORIDA - Musicians, metalheads, and music enthusiasts, mark your calendars! The much-anticipated HVY: Open Jam & VJ Heavy MUSIC Night is set to electrify VFW POST 39 2599 Central Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713, on April 20, 2024. This event promises to be a groundbreaking gathering for the local music community, offering a platform for artists to showcase their talents, collaborate, and celebrate the spirit of heavy metal and rock punk and more.
Backline and sound provided by Tek-nique.

"POST" Unleashes a Night of Sonic Exploration 

St. Petersburg, FL - jan 20th 2023 Brace yourselves for an electrifying evening of post-punk, deathrock, and noise as "POST" takes over VFW Post 39 on Saturday, January 20th, 2024.

The event will feature powerhouse bands, "THE CURSE" and "Guilty by Design," and more! Promising a sonic journey that transcends genres. 
With doors opening at 8:00 PM and the first note striking at 9:00 PM, attendees are in for an unforgettable experience.

"POST" aims to create a space where music enthusiasts can immerse themselves in the raw and edgy sounds of post-punk, deathrock, and noise. The venue, VFW Post 39 at 2599 Central Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713, provides the perfect backdrop for this sonic exploration.

We wanted to curate a night that pushes the boundaries of musical expression, The lineup promises a diverse range of sounds that will leave a lasting impact on the audience."

Tickets are available on Eventbrite, and organizers encourage attendees to secure their spots early for this one-of-a-kind musical journey.

! ArtShow, Cosplay, Gaming !
Remember the time when being into nerdy stuff wasn't cool? People used to get flak for liking Comic Books, Role-Playing, and being into computers. Well, those days are long gone, and it's time to celebrate the revolution!
ArtShow, Cosplay, Gaming!
Art By:
Joshua Collier
Pamela Torres
Chris Polidoro
Julio Vazquez Berio III
Jesarae Dale
Steve Francois
Jenny's LightLife
Music by:
Maylor Taylor
Guilty By Design
more TBA!!
COSTUME CONTEST!  Theme: Retro Cosplay 
This event is for anyone who has ever been called a nerd, geek, or enthusiast. Whether you're a seasoned fan or just discovering your nerdy side, you're welcome here! Come solo or bring your squad; we guarantee you'll leave with a bunch of new friends who share your passions.
NERD-UP! is all about embracing your passions and being proud of who you are. Whether you love comics, role playing, gaming, or coding, you'll find your tribe here. Get ready to connect with like-minded individuals, make new friends, and experience the thrill of being surrounded by fellow geeks.
We've got an exciting lineup of activities and experiences planned just for you! Dive into lively discussions about your favorite comic book heroes, join epic roleplaying sessions, geek out over the latest in tech and coding trends, and so much more. This is your chance to level up your interests and make lasting memories.
We've crafted an unforgettable experience that caters to your interests. Our team has curated a diverse range of activities to ensure there's something for everyone. From interactive workshops to live demos, you'll get a chance to learn, grow, and geek out together.
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