Wednesday, July 18, 2018

SoundBytes: Poppy, Twiddle, Lucero, Machine Head and more

SoundBytes: Poppy, Twiddle, Lucero, Machine Head and more

— Electro-pop singer and YouTube star Poppy is coming to the Orpheum on Nov. 9, her only Florida stop on her fall tour. Kailee Morgue and Jaira Burns will open. Tickets go on sale Friday. Click here.— Crusty alt-rock cowpunks Lucero are r...
Published: 07/10/18
EDC Orlando lineup: Bassnectar, Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Kaskade, more

EDC Orlando lineup: Bassnectar, Tiesto, Martin Garrix, Kaskade, more

Can you hear bass booming from Orlando in Tampa? We might just find out in November, when EDC Orlando returns to Tinker Field.Orlando's Electric Daisy Carnival outpost announced its 2018 lineup on Tuesday, and it's chock-full of A-list DJs: Tiesto, B...
Published: 07/10/18
Herbie Hancock, Michael McDonald, ‘Generation Axe,’ more coming to Clearwater

Herbie Hancock, Michael McDonald, ‘Generation Axe,’ more coming to Clearwater

It's shaping up to be a sizzling week in Clearwater, as Ruth Eckerd Hall and the Capitol Theatre on Tuesday dropped a hot slate of concert announcements on Tampa Bay fans.Herbie Hancock, Michael McDonald, Mary Chapin Carpenter and an all-star tour of...
Published: 07/10/18
SoundBytes: Shemekia Copeland, Sebastian Maniscalco, Lonestar and more

SoundBytes: Shemekia Copeland, Sebastian Maniscalco, Lonestar and more

— Blues great Shemekia Copeland is coming to the Attic in Ybor City on Nov. 10. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.— A couple of new singer-songwriter shows coming to the Capitol Theatre in February: Paul Thorn on Feb. 8 ($26 and up, clic...
Published: 07/09/18
Updated: 07/10/18
A day after his Florida arrest, Chris Brown takes the stage at Tampa concert

A day after his Florida arrest, Chris Brown takes the stage at Tampa concert

There were flashing police lights, wailing sirens and yellow crime scene tape at Chris Brown’s concert in Tampa Friday night, but it was all part of the show — videos projected on stage during his performance of Yellow Tape, on which he s...
Published: 07/07/18
Updated: 07/09/18
SoundBytes: Sugar Ray, Juice WRLD, Riot Ten, the Little Mermen and more

SoundBytes: Sugar Ray, Juice WRLD, Riot Ten, the Little Mermen and more

— Sugar Ray will headline Day 1 of the 2018 Summer of Rum Festival on Sept. 1 in Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park. A Day 2 headliner will be announced soon. Tickets are currently $15 and up. Click here.— Heavily hyped 19-year-old rapper Juice WR...
Published: 07/05/18
Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner talks ‘Runaway Train,’ covering Beyonce, the Minnesota music scene and more

Soul Asylum’s Dave Pirner talks ‘Runaway Train,’ covering Beyonce, the Minnesota music scene and more

Soul Asylum's Runaway Train was the 1-800-273-8255 of its time.Like Logic's 2017 suicide prevention anthem, Runaway Train was a rare major hit that had a real-world, life-saving impact, thanks to a video featuring photos of actual missing teen runawa...
Published: 07/05/18
SoundBytes: Lupe Fiasco, Lil Durk, Hot Tuna, 3LAU and more

SoundBytes: Lupe Fiasco, Lil Durk, Hot Tuna, 3LAU and more

— Rapper Lupe Fiasco is coming to Tampa. He'll play the Ritz Ybor on Aut. 23. Tickets go on sale this week. Click here.— Another name rapper, Lil Durk, has booked an appearance at Green Gators Bar and Grill in Tampa on Sunday. Tickets are...
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Boy George talks fame, the term ‘LGBTQ,’ being an ’80s pop torchbearer and more

Boy George talks fame, the term ‘LGBTQ,’ being an ’80s pop torchbearer and more

It'll still be June when Boy George arrives in Florida this week to kick off a summer U.S. tour with Culture Club. But the LGBTQ icon says it won't feel quite like a Pride parade."I also bake cakes for straight people," he laughed. "That's going to b...
Updated one month ago
SoundBytes: All Time Low, Andy Grammer, Manchester Orchestra and more

SoundBytes: All Time Low, Andy Grammer, Manchester Orchestra and more

— Weren't Dashboard Confessional just at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg. Yes they were. But they're coming back, this time with All Time Low, above. The groups' co-headlining tour will extend into fall, with a show at Jannus on Sept. 28. Gnash w...
Updated one month ago