SoundBytes: Five Finger Death Punch, George Clinton, Wale and more
-- Jannus Live is about to get its ass handed to it on a six-string. Metal heroes Five Finger Death Punch, above, will perform there on Nov. 18, alongside All That Remains, Hatebreed and Rev Theory. Tickets are $35 the day of the show; click here to get 'em. Click here for details.
-- Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump must have loved his recent trip to Ybor City so much, he's coming back next month. He'll open for Panic! At The Disco and Foxy Shazam on Oct. 23 at the Ritz Ybor. Click here for tickets to that show.
-- Speaking of the Ritz Ybor: Apparently rapper Wale is coming there on Dec. 4. (Been a while since we've seen him, too!) No ticket details available just yet, but pre-sales are going on now. Click here for details and his full fall tour dates.
-- The Orlando Calling festival has added a few new acts to its already star-studded lineup. On Saturday, look for Kid Cudi, Parachute, Kids These Days, the Deep Dark Woods, States, Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas and local artists Kaleigh Baker, Le Blorr, Jubal's Kin, Andy Matchett and the Minks and Danny Leggett. And on Sunday, you can see Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Elisabeth Cook, the Apache Relay, Aunt Martha, Quiet Company, Gonzo Jones and local artists Thomas Wynn and the Believers, Big 10-4 and Savannah. Click here for the full lineup.
-- It's been a minute since George Clinton has shown his beard and dreads in Tampa Bay. But his own personal spaceship will land at the Venue in Clearwater on Nov. 11. (Looks like the Venue is making good on its promise to become more of a live music venue.) Tickets are just $10-$15, and it's also a '70s theme party, with a $500 costume contest. Click here for tickets, and here for details.
-- Former American Idol champ Ruben Studdard will headline the International Curry Festival, Sept. 17 at the Bayanihan Arts and Outdoor Events Center, 14301 Nine Eagles Drive, Tampa. The event lasts from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Click here for the full lineup. And if you want to meet Studdard and other artists from the bill (including Donnie Klang, Roach Killa, Sonna Rele, Danger Powaz and Mr. Majestic), they'll be appearing at the Hard Rock Cafe inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino from 2 to 3 p.m. Sept. 17.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*