She plays the St. Pete Times Forum in Tampa on June 10.
I had the privilege of seeing Perry the last time she played Tampa Bay in April of 2009.
Here's what I wrote:
Pop tease Katy Perry delighted a sold-out crowd Tuesday in St. Petersburg with her snarky lyrics, catchy melodies, and undeniable charisma. Alternating between naughty sexpot and cute nerd next-door, the singer/songwriter best known for the kinda-sorta controversial single "I Kissed a Girl" pleased about 1,000 concertgoers at Jannus Landing with a winning mix of well-executed songs and spot-on, funny stage banter that appealed to the highly eclectic, all-ages audience - even if some four-letter words probably upset the parents of tweens in attendance.Continue reading my review.
Photo: Katy Perry. Credit: Michael Robinson Chavez / LA Times.
Katy Perry performing "I Kissed a Girl" at Jannus Landing in St. Petersburg, April 28, 2009