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SoundBytes: Jennifer Lopez, Mike Epps, Lost in the Trees and more


-- North Carolina indie-folk troupe Lost in the Trees, above, are coming to Crowbar on June 16. Tickets are $10-$13. Click here.

-- What gives, American Idol? Even in a year when the Tampa Bay area has two Hollywood finalists, the American Idols Live tour heads to Orlando instead of Tampa? Yep, for the second straight year, Idol's live showcase (which, to be fair, only features the top 10 acts of each season, which means Shannon Magrane and Jeremy Rosado aren't a part of it anyway) will head to Orlando's Amway Center on Aug. 2. Tickets start at $27.50. Click here.

-- Comic Mike Epps (The Hangover) will be at the Straz Center on Nov. 3. Tickets start at $42.50 and will go onsale at noon May 7. Click here.

-- One of the biggest Latin pop tours in some time -- Jennifer Lopez, Enrique Iglesias and Wisin y Yandel -- is coming to Miami's American Airlines Arena on Aug. 31. It's the only Florida date announced so far, but more are expected to be announced. We'll keep you posted.

-- Sharpen up your chainsaws. Jackyl are coming to the State Theatre on June 14. Tickets start at $15. Click here.

-- Paste magazine is looking for the best bands from every state in the union. So if you know of any good bands from Florida, click here to suggest 'em. Need some suggestions? Check out these guys.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 1, 2012 4:29pm]


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