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SoundBytes: Bright Eyes, moe., Further and more




-- Conor Oberst and Bright Eyes are coming to Florida ... just not Tampa Bay. They'll be at the House of Blues in Orlando on March 3; tickets go onsale Friday. Click here for tour dates.

-- Jam-banders, time to break out the hacky sacks: moe. is coming to the Ritz Ybor on April 7. Tickets are $23. Click here.

-- Speaking of jam-band awesomeness: Further, featuring former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, is performing at Orlando's UCF Arena on April 5. Tickets go onsale Jan. 14. Click here.

-- And the hits keep coming to the Ritz: If you missed their free show here in October, Indigo Girls will perform at the Ritz on Feb. 10. No details on tickets yet, but click here to buy them starting Dec. 18.

-- Joan of Arc is performing at New World Brewery on Jan. 27. We don't think it's THAT Joan of Arc, but we can't be sure. Tickets are $10. Click here.

-- Of Mice and Men is performing at the State Theatre on March 27. We don't think it's THAT Of Mice and Men, but we can't be sure. Tickets start at $16.50. Click here.

-- Interesting show at Dave's Aqua Lounge on Feb. 12: Old-school NYC punk Walter Lure, formerly of Johnny Thunders and the Heartbreakers. Showtime's at 9:30 p.m., ticket are $7.

-- Busch Gardens has announced a slate of performers for its "Real Music Series," which runs from January to March. Among the higlights: Debbie Reynolds (Feb. 2-5), The Fifth Dimension (March 2-5) and Charo (March 23-26). Click here for the full lineup.

-- Blechh-worthy rapper Mickey Avalon is coming to Orlando's Club Firestone on Jan. 7. Click here.

-- Yo, Patton Oswalt: You're coming to Orlando for the second time in four months on Jan. 21. Howzabout throwing a little comedic love our way here in Tampa Bay? Other comics coming to Orlando in the near future include Mike Epps on Valentine's Day, magicians Penn and Teller on Feb. 3 and Jim Gaffigan on July 23.

-- And since we're on this massive Orlando kick all of a sudden, do we care that Hinder and Saving Abel are coming to Hard Rock Live on Jan. 25? We do not? Good, glad we cared that up.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Tuesday, December 14, 2010 2:42pm]


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