Local Bands St. Petersburg s local band scene hosts a diverse mix of musical genres. Famous as the birthplace of death metal despite the sunny Florida weather and tan disposition and with strong country and jazz scenes, St. Petersburg also hosts an assorted procession of touring bands at St. Petersburg s many live music venues. Probably the most famous St. Petersburg live music venue, Jannus Landing, one block from the bay in downtown St. Petersburg, attracts the best names in all genres to its fabled outdoor stage musicians just to play this venue. Is your band from St. Petersburg and does it have a web site If so, email to get your band linked here. Then link to StPetersburg.com on your site and let us know where your link to us is located. Also, check out the free to see what s happening in St. Pete tonight or post your event.