SoundBytes: Borgore, Aaron Lewis, Bob Saget and more
-- Tampa's new Hard Rock Cafe is trying to stick to their promise of becoming a solid rock 'n' roll venue. Staind's Aaron Lewis, who recently headlined the Straz Center, will perform at the Hard Rock Cafe at 9 p.m. April 7. Tickets are $35, and they go onsale at noon Wednesday (2/23) via Ticketmaster. Click here.
-- More Hard Rock news ... here are five words you've always wanted to hear: Bob Saget is coming to Tampa. March 13 at the Hard Rock Cafe.
-- The first wave of celebrity players has been announced for this year's Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, April 11-17 in Lutz: Actors Craig T. Nelson and John O'Hurley, anchor Stone Phillips, NFL stars Joe Theismann, Sterling Sharpe and Ronde Barber ... and the spitting image of yours truly, country music legend Vince Gill. Ah, that takes us back!
-- Again? Paper Tongues is coming to Tampa Bay for a radio-sponsored concert again? This time it's a free 97X show on March 20 at Jannus Live, along with Awolnation and Tampa's own Marksmen. For details, click here.
-- Jannus Live is also getting ready to gear up for a full weekend of action during the upcoming Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg. You know about Citizen Cope on March 26; now prepare for a free show by tribute acts Alter Eagles (Eagles) and Crossroad (Eric Clapton). Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*