Throughout the years there have been several Television shows filmed in the area, dedicated to promoting the local Tampa Bay music scene... "Trax" - hosted by Cathie Lucas, "Tampa Bay Players Live!", "Metal Masters", and "Dave's Garage". 

Hosted by Cathie Lucas, "Trax" was a weekly cable tv show that focused mainly on the local music scene. On her show, Cathie would interview local bands and artists, play music videos by local bands and artists, and report on the local music scene news.

"Dave's Garage" was A cross between the "Tonight Show", and "Wayne's World". "Dave’s Garage" would feature local bands performing in the studio, as well as conduct Interviews with the local talent.

Probably the longest lasting, and more popular of the TV shows was "The Mike Pachelli Show". This show was hosted by local Tampa Bay musician, Mike Pachelli, who fronted the band, "The Mike Pachelli Group". The TV show aired In the 80's and 90's. Pachelli hosted his television show on the Warner Bros. Affiliate WTMV for 10 years on Friday and Saturday nights in the Tampa/St. Petersburg/Orlando market. The program boasted a 14 million cumulative audience. Mike would often have guest musicians from the local Tampa Bay area, as well as national artists, jamming on the show in between skits, interviews, and showing music videos.

*Click on the individual shows below to view videos, photos, and descriptions of the shows:


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