Not Tonight Josephine / Press

“Opening the show are the hardest working kids in Tampa Bay modern rock, Not Tonight Josephine, who have scored yet another great gig with this show. In 2009, they performed at the 97X Memorial Day Backyard BBQ alongside Mute Math and the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus; won a Best of the Bay Award (“Most Promising Rock Band”) from Creative Loafing; and performed at the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford 300 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.”

“We could go on and on and on about who is the BEST band in Tampa Bay. This post isn't about that. This post is about a different issue: Who's the biggest DRAW in Tampa Bay music? Who's the most COMMERCIALLY POPULAR live band? For example: Not Tonight Josephine, above, has a show Saturday night at the State Theatre...”

“Best of the Bay 2009: Best Concert in the Last 12 Months: Dave Matthews Band at Ford Amphitheatre Runners-up: Not Tonight Josephine CD Release Party at State Theater; Green Day at St. Pete Times Forum”

“Best of the Bay 2009: Most Promising Rock Band - Not Tonight Josephine After a sold-out performance at the State Theatre in July, Not Tonight Josephine has become one of the Bay area’s most promising and buzzworthy rock bands. Their debut EP, This Orphan Heart, is a collection of radio-ready gems that fits right in with the heavy, alt-grunge metal accessibility of 3 Days Grace and Thrice. If they can continue their upward momentum and focus on growing their fanbase around the Southeast and Midwest, NTJ are destined for a long career.”

“Tampa’s own Not Tonight Josephine played to a sold out crowd at State Theatre last weekend when they dropped their new EP, This Orphan Heart. The stylish quintet had a very well-put-together event, complete with solid opening bands, an enthusiastic crowd and a top-notch stage presence.”

“Tampa [band] Not Tonight Josephine has only been a group for about six months, but they've been making the most of their short time together. They're working on an EP in Orlando, and this week they were voted one of three local bands to play at the 97X Memorial Day Backyard BBQ...”