“Keith works tirelessly to keep his readers informed of all the latest happenings in the St. Petersburg music scene, from live concerts, shows, and events down to the gritty details of band lineup changes and breakups.   He writes with an upbeat, engaging style that thoroughly entertains and keeps his readers coming back for more.  It’s no wonder that Keith’s column is so widely read, and that his audience is growing by leaps and bounds— nobody out there provides a better, more complete experience when it comes to keeping a pulse on the local scene...Congrats on getting 1 year under your belt, and all the best to you in the future!” 

- Russ Robinson

Russ Robinson Photography & Tampa Band Photos (TBP) 

"Keith, once again, comes through with sincerity and interesting insight."

- Rebecca Alizadeh

Former Single Parenting Columnist for the San Antonio Examiner 

“Keith Wilkins...a major player in the live music scene. I highly recommend that all music enthusiast in Tampa Bay subscribe to his articles, They are always very interesting and informative.”

- Sheree Englehardt

WhereWillWeGoTonight.com & Manager of the Jennifer Lee and Nevaeh Peek band. 

"Keith is a top rated Columnist. He is very detailed oriented and very passionate about the music business. I have worked with Keith in the past and am planning on working with him more in the future."

- Mario Vitali

Concert Promoter and Circus Promoter for Cole Brothers Circus. 

"Keith is another great Tampa Bay supporter of local talent who deserves our support as musicians and fans. His support of all the really great talent and local bands in the Tampa Bay market makes it a pleasure to live & work here. We are all lucky that Keith is in the position to help get exposure to our local bands & industry."

- Robert Magen

Singer/guitarist of Red X 

"Such a great asset to the scene!"

- Heather Forget

Former Talent Agent for D. Bailey Management 

"Thank you Keith... Thank you for all that you are doing for the local music scene... Not only are you helping locally; Your blogs are making it around the world and getting the Tampa Bay area known for being one of the greatest music scenes in the Universe... I really appreciate what you are doing."

- Steve Arvey

International touring & recording artist

“Keith... You’ve brought to the forefront of what we do as cover musicians trying to work and entertain people, you put it out there and your fuckin’ honest about your stuff. Good bad or indifferent, you bring us a service that we haven’t seen since JAM Magazine went under, and I really appreciate everything you do.”

- Wolfe Distorcio

Guitarist for Black Jack Bomber.  

[Keith] pens a well respected and informative column.”

- Ron Wise

Tampa Bay Bass Player

“You have your finger on the REAL pulse of the local music scene.” 

- John Tek

Sound Engineer

“Read it all the time [Keith's Examiner Music Column], Best articles ever...I look nowhere Else for info on local entertainment” 

- Dennis Daley

Lead Singer for Diamond Gray & Bad Neighbors

"Someone we respect for his contribution to the local music scene in the Bay area."

- Anthony Arnold

Former Owner of Black Pearl Rock Radio & Mayhem Magazine

“You understand the music business and do a lot for it.”

- Vinny Pasquale

Audio engineer & Guitarist

"Keith's articles make music a reality in the Tampa area, and he has things he can share with all of you that will make you realize the importance of exposure with your music... [Keith is] great and very much needed in this business"

- Diane Walsh

Promoter for The ARCH Band.  

“The Bay Buzz is excited to share Keith Wilkin's articles from The St. Petersburg Live Music Bar Scene Examiner Column, and to welcome him as a contributing writer! It's a must read! Welcome Keith!”

- Constance Hilton

Publisher of Buzz MagazineThe Bay Buzz News Website. 

"The best columnist in the Bay!"

- Leslie Redman

Guitarist & Founding member of Primal Shift.   

"I want to thank Keith Wilkins who supports the local music scene and writes his articles in the Examiner."

- Jay Diesel

Former drummer for Crossbreed / Wikkid / Dropshot 

"Special thanks to Keith Wilkins, music columnist of the St Petersburg Live Music Bar Scene at www.examiner.com, and KAM Music Publishing, for providing his excellent reporting on the MTB [Music Tampa Bay] 2011 Top 100."

-Rick Crandall

Owner/Operator of Music Tampa Bay Radio

“Over 200,000 hits on the Bay Area Band Source Website so far due to Keith’s article...My deepest gratitude goes out to Keith Wilkins from the Examiner...Without [Keith], this wouldn't be possible!!! Thank you!!!!”

- Dina Mead

Band Manager & founder of Bay Area Band Source.  

"It is such an honor to be included in [Keith's] column! Keith does] a great service to musicians and fans!"

- Jill Asbury-Parker

Co-Founder of The Party Train.