SoundBytes: Bret Michaels, Com Truise, 3oh!3 and more
-- The Club at Treasure Island has announced two upcoming shows -- one musical, one comedic -- and fans of the '80s will be pleased by both. Singer John Oates will perform an acoustic concert on Oct. 12 (tickets are $45), while comic Paul Reiser will perform Dec. 1 (tickets are $40). Click here for details.
-- You may not be able to get in to see Wyclef Jean performing at a charity event on Aug. 29 at the Glazer Children's Museum, but he will be back in Tampa within a month. Jean will sign copies of his book Purpose: An Immigrant's Story at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Church in Tampa. There will also be a live interview with tbt*'s Sean Daly, plus a Q&A and maybe a little music. Tickets are required in advance; for info, call (813) 253-2638.
-- The schedule for DeLuna Fest 2012 is out! So many choices. Band of Skulls or the Gaslight Anthem? The Joy Formidable or Bad Brains? Corin Tucker Band or the Wallflowers? Jimmy Cliff or OFF!? So many choices.
-- Ron Paul, who is throwing a massive rally at the USF Sun Dome on Sunday, has moved the rally's after-party -- which was expected to feature guitarist Jimmie Vaughan and Blues Traveler's John Popper -- from Ferg's in St. Petersburg to Whiskey Joe's in Tampa.
-- Local resident Bertie Higgins (Key Largo) has a cruise? And it's been going on for seven years now? The things you learn from the Internet. The next Bertie's Boneheads Pirate of the Carribbean Cruise kicks off next February in Miami. Click here for details.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*