SoundBytes: Dave Matthews Band, Yukon Blonde, Silverstein and more
-- If you can't make it to the Warped Tour in Vinoy Park on July 23, maybe you'd be interested in the Scream Like You Mean It Tour, coming to the State Theatre on July 31. Participating bands include Silverstein, Emery, Sky Eats Airplane, Dance Gavin Dance, I Set My Friends On Fire, Ivoryline and Close to Home. It's like the Warped Tour, but not.
-- Ten local bands are in the running to open for Paper Tongues and Flobots at the 97X Memorial Day Backyard Barbecue on May 29. They are: Mag Sauce, Trace of Day, Jason Martinez, Orange Hour, Southside Serenade, Variance, Nation of Wealth, The Stand, Misunderstood Superheroes and Rise of Saturn. Click here to vote.
-- The St. Pete Times Forum is reprising its "Community Friendly Friday" series this Friday. Bring in children's toys and supplies for the Children's Cancer Center, and receive discounts on a handful of events, including $10 off select tickets to Carole King and James Taylor, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers and Andre Rieu, as well as a deal on tickets to Maxwell and Jill Scott. Click here for details.
Photo: Alex Cairncross.