Monday, October 22, 2018
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SoundBytes: CHON, Hayley Kiyoko, the Black Dahlia Murder and more

— Math-rockers CHON will perform at the Ritz Ybor on June 2 alongside Polyphia, TTNG and Tricot. Click here.

— Due to a high demand for tickets, singer-actress Hayley Kiyoko has moved her concert on May 13 from the State Theatre to Jannus Live. Tickets purchased for the old venue will be honored at the new one. Click here.

The Black Dahlia Murder is coming to Jannus Live on June 22 alongside Whitechapel and Fleshgod Apocalypse. Tickets are $23.50 and up. Click here.

— Grammy-winning Gospel powerhouse Travis Greene is coming to the Straz Center on May 19. Tickets start at $18.50. Click here.

Combichrist and Wednesday13 are coming to the Brass Mug on June 17. Click here.

— DJs Spag Heddy and P0gman are coming to the Ritz Ybor on May 18. Tickets are $10 and up. Click here.

Hed(P.E.) is performing at Crowbar on Oct. 10. Tickets are $17 and up. Click here.

NBA YoungBoy's concert at Jannus Live on March 29 has been postponed. Tickets will be refunded at point of purchase. Click here.

— Jay Cridlin

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