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SoundBytes: Max Bemis, Tycho, Joe Manangiello and more




-- Remember, there's a huge 40th birthday party for the Hard Rock brand in downtown Orlando, with a free concert by Everclear (above), Collective Soul, Tonic and many more. The show begins at 3 p.m.; click here for info and set times.

-- First the Orpheum hosted Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy, and now this: Max Bemis, the singer of popular pop-punks Say Anything, will perform at the Orpheum on Dec. 11. Tickets are $12-$15. Click here.

-- Can't wait for this year's Deluna Fest, Oct. 14-16 in Pensacola. Single-day tickets just went onsale for $75. Click here for all the details.

-- Well, this could be really, really interesting: A new independent record store, Microgroove, is opening in Seminole Heights on Dec. 1. Click here for more.

-- Jackson's Bistro is now bringing bona fide celebrities from the tee-vee to Tampa. On Oct. 14, True Blood hunk Joe Manangiello, one of People's sexiest men alive in 2010, will attend a party there. Details are scant, but click here.

-- An already great show -- Little Dragon at Crowbar on Oct. 25 -- has added a great opener: California art-rock artist Tycho. Click here for show details.

-- Speaking of Jackson's: DJ Boris will be there on Nov. 12. Click here.

-- Teenage british pop tart Daniela Brooker is performing at the Hard Rock Cafe in Tampa on Oct. 19.

-- Always cool to see music that spans the nation. Tampa's Living Arches have teamed up with Seattle's Golden Gardens for a split 4-track EP. Click here to get it.

-- Conan O'Brien tweeted, controversially, about Tampa after the Rays snatched the AL Wild Card crown from the Boston Red Sox. Now he's trying to make good ... sort of.

-- Friday's gig by Geri X opening for the Constellations and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster at Jannus Live will be her last one in town for a while. She's heading to Europe to capitalize on her burgeonging fame in Bulgaria, and won't be back in the bay area until November. Click here for show details.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 12:46pm]


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