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SoundBytes: Avett Brothers, Broken Social Scene, Gipsy Kings and more




-- What's gotten into Ruth Eckerd Hall? First they book Jamey Johnson, then Willie Nelson, now the Avett Brothers, above? What is this, Austin City Limits? The always-popular-in-these-parts Avetts will perform March 25 at Ruth Eckerd; tickets are $38-$43 and they go onsale Friday. Click here for details.

-- Speaking of unexpectedly amazing hipster bookings: Broken Social Scene is returning to Tampa Bay! Their last gig, at Jannus Live, was a smashing success, so it's cool that these Canadian indie-progs are returning. This time they'll perform Feb. 11 at the Ritz Ybor. Tickets are $25-$35, and they go onsale Friday. Click here.

-- World-music titans Gipsy Kings are coming to the Straz Center on Feb. 26. Tickets start at $38.50. Click here.

-- Hot on the heels of seeing their new album debut at No. 11, Ocala metalcoreists A Day To Remember have booked a blockbuster screamo tour that includes Bring Me The Horizon, We Came As Romans and Piece The Veil -- and according to an announcement from the band, the tour is coming to Jannus Live on April 18. There's no ticket info available yet, but the band says tickets to their spring tour are scheduled to go onsale next week, so we'll see.

-- Is New World Brewery somehow going to become Tampa's next great comedy club? First comes Tig Notaro on Jan. 5, hot off her appearance on Community. (*good one*) Now look for acclaimed anti-comic Neil Hamburger on Feb. 26. Tickets are $10. Click here.

-- Like Queen? Head to the Capitol Theatre on May 5 for "One Night of Queen," performed by Gary Mullen and the Works. Tickets are $59-$75. Click here.

-- We know you've been eagerly awaiting ticket info for Yanni at the Straz Center on April 18. They go onsale Friday at noon, and they'll start at $39.50. Click here.

-- Also coming to the Straz: Dark Star Orchestra, Feb. 12. Click here.

-- Tampa Bay faves Have Gun Will Travel are set to debut their first-ever music video! The clip for Salad Days will debut at Ace's Lounge in Bradenton on Saturday night. Click here for details.

-- Wait, there's a band called the Saint-Petersburg Disco Spin Club? Where can we get a T-shirt?!? (Sadly, they're not from St. Petersburg. Bummer.)

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Monday, December 13, 2010 4:02pm]


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