Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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SoundBytes: Bhad Bhabie, Nicki Minaj, The Story So Far and more

— Red-dreaded rapper Lil Yachty is coming to Jannus Live on Nov. 15. But the real news here might be his choice of opener: Bhad Bhabie, better known to YouTube viewers as viral "Cash Me Outside" girl Danielle Bregoli. She's a rapper now! And she's had a couple of kinda-hits in Hi Bich and These Heaux! Click here for details.

— Amid reports of low ticket sales, Nicki Minaj and Future have canceled their fall North American tour, which included an Oct. 20 show at the Amway Center in Orlando. Refunds are available at point of purchase. New dates in 2019 are in the works. Click here.

Snails is coming to the Ritz Ybor on Nov. 15 alongside Cookie Monsta, Svdden Death and Hekler. Click here.

The Story So Far is coming to the Ritz Ybor on Nov. 24, alongside Turnstile, Citizen and Movements. Click here.

Kitten will open for Blue October on Nov. 3 at Jannus Live. Click here.

— Former Misfits singer Michaele Graves is coming to the Brass Mug in Tampa on Nov. 17, with Argyle Goolsby and Nim Vind opening. Click here.

— Also coming to the Brass Mug: Thrash legends D.R.I. with Deathwish on Dec. 7. Click here.

— Jay Cridlin

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