SoundBytes: Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Theresa Caputo, Mindless Self Indulgence and more
-- The USF Sun Dome had great success with its live MythBusters show, so why not bring in Long Island Medium? Theresa Caputo, star of the TLC show, will appear at the Sun Dome on Feb. 9. Tickets are $25.50-$85.50, and they go onsale Friday. Click here.
-- Blues great Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Coco Montoya and Ruthie Foster are among the initial acts announced for the Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival, Feb. 16-17 in Coachman Park. Admission is free; VIP tickets start at $25 advance. Click here for details.
-- Rita Rudner has canceled her stand-up show at the Straz Center on Jan. 5 -- and then, for good measure, she's canceling her play, Tickled Pink, which was scheduled for performances there from Jan. 9-20. Tickets purchased with a credit card have been automatically refunded; other refunds are available at point of purchase.
-- Molly Hatchet will headline the next Blast Friday concert and street party in Clearwater on Dec. 28, starting at 5:30 p.m. It's free, as always. And coming in 2013, Candlebox will headline Blast Friday on Jan. 25, and Firefall will appear on April 26. Click here.
-- Go ahead, crank that Justin Timberlake as loud as you like. The Florida Supreme Court has struck down a state law regulating noise from car stereos in a decision stemming from a 2007 citation against a St. Petersburg lawyer for blaring J.T. in his car. Click here for the full story.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*