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SoundBytes: Cyndi Lauper, the Scorpions, Lilith Fair and more



-- Stuck in the '80s has the details on three '80s acts coming to Tampa Bay: Cyndi Lauper, Aug. 4 at Ruth Eckerd Hall; The Fixx, July 2 at the Largo Cultural Center; and Tommy Tutone; Aug. 28 at the Largo Cultural Center.

-- Another Stuck in the '80s scoop: The Scorpions are bringing their farewell tour to the Ford Amphitheatre on July 17, with RATT as the opener. Click here for the details.

-- And one more Stuck in the '80s exclusive: Crowded House are coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on July 28 for what looks like their first Florida show in a decade. Tickets go on sale Friday at noon. Click here for details.

-- Pop-poetry artist Marsha Ambrosius, formerly of British R&B duo Floetry, will come to the Ritz Ybor on May 7. Tickets are $37.50. Click here for details.

-- Jannus Live hasn't forgotten local artists. Fall On Purpose will open for Rusted Root on April 24.

-- Our boy Matt Hires gets interviewed by

-- We finally have an official date and location for Tampa's Lilith Fair tour stop: Aug. 11 at the Ford Amphitheatre. No word yet on the performers (although Latin pop singer Ceci Bastida says she's on the bill), but Sarah McLachlan will definitely be there, along with 10 other artists. Tickets could go onsale as early as Saturday. We'll update you as soon as we hear a lineup. Click here for details

-- Adam Richman of TV's Man vs. Food was in Tampa over the weekend ... but not to film. Bummer -- would have liked to have seen him go to town on the fare at at Tank's Tap Room.

-- Meet Adam Anders, a former Tampa resident who's now a music producer on Glee.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*. Photo: Getty Images.

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 3:18pm]


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