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SoundBytes: Cody Simpson, Youth Lagoon, Chuck Prophet and more




-- Australian tween heartthrob Cody Simpson -- no relation to Jessica or Ashlee -- is coming to the Ritz Ybor on Feb. 24. Tickets are $20-$30. Swoon! Click here.

-- Twangin' ladies Those Darlins have dropped off the Old 97's set on Jan. 22 at the State Theatre. Instead, look for The O's and an acoustic set by Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller.

-- It wouldn't be a Tropical Heatwave without soul-bluesman Chuck Prophet -- he's performed at WMNF's annual bash in 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009 and soon, on May 12, 2012.

-- It's good to see Thomas Dolby has overcome his science-induced blindness and is still touring. He'll be at the Social in Orlando on March 18. Click here.

-- Want to meet Amy Lee and Evanescence prior to their concert Monday at the Straz Center in Tampa? Play 98.7 can hook you up with that.

-- Buzzworthy indie artist Youth Lagoon, who created one of Pitchfork's favorite albums of 2011, is performing at the Beacham Theatre in Orlando on March 21. Tickets are $10-$12. Click here.

-- Another sure-to-be-hot indie show in Orlando: Cursive with Cymbals Eat Guitars at the Social on April 10. Tickets are $16-$18. Click here.

-- Sub Pop signees Holopaw are coming to New World Brewery on Feb. 10.

-- New Jersey pop-punks Man Overboard, who will be part of the Warped Tour this summer, are playing Feb. 19 at Transitions Art Gallery at the Skatepark of Tampa.

-- Can't wait for this: Daddy Kool Records is participating in International Hugging Day on Jan. 21.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:22pm]


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