Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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SoundBytes: Prince, Penn and Teller, Joe Nichols, Colony House and more

Prince is no longer with us, but his estate has approved a new symphonic tour of his music, to be curated by Questlove from the Roots. "4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince" is coming to the USF Sun Dome on Oct. 5. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.

— Now you see them … or at least, soon you will. Magicians Penn and Teller are coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on Aug. 9. Click here for details.

Colony House is performing at the Orpheum on Sept. 27 with opening act Tall Heights. Click here.

Squirrel Nut Zippers are coming to the Attic in Ybor City for two shows on Aug. 11. Click here and here.

— The Indigo Girls' Amy Ray is coming to Crowbar on Nov. 7, backed by a full band. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.

— A couple of new and notable country shows coming to Stockyard Live in Holiday: Joe Nichols on June 1 ($20 and up, click here) and John Michael Montgomery on June 30 ($20 and up, click here).

— Trance legend Paul Oakenfold is performing at Shephard's Beach Resort on Aug. 5, along with Max Vangelis. Tickets are $15. Click here.

— Nicaraguan salsa star Luis Enrique is coming to the Ritz Ybor on June 21. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.

Cassidy is coming to Hollywood's Lounge in Tampa on June 22. Tickets are $10 and up. Click here.

YFN Lucci is performing at Whiskey North in Tampa on June 9. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.

Lydia is coming to Crowbar on July 31 with Jared and the Mill and Cherry Pools. Tickets are $16 and up. Click here.

— Jay Cridlin

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