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SoundBytes: Megan and Liz, Chief Keef, Big Freedia and more




-- New Orleans bounce music queen Big Freedia, above, is coming to the Orpheum on Jan. 20, and if that news doesn't immediately excite you, here, the New York Times will be happy to tell you why it should. Tickets are $15-$18. Click here.

-- According to their website, teen-pop sister sensations Megan and Liz are coming to the USF Sun Dome on March 15. There's no onsale date yet, but we'll keep you posted.

-- Is he next year's Kendrick Lamar or A$ap Rocky? Find out when hot Chicago rapper Chief Keef comes to the State Theatre in St. Pete on Jan. 5. Tickets are $20. Click here.

-- Shinedown, Three Days Grace and P.O.D. are coming to Orlando's Amway Center on March 9. Tickets are $23 and $38.50.

-- Comic and SNL veteran Jim Breuer will return to his old stomping grounds of Tampa with a show at the Straz Center on April 12. Tickets start at $24.50. Click here.

-- Workhorse singer-songwriter Todd Snider will return to Skipper's Smokehouse on Jan. 11. Tickets are $18-$23. Click here.

-- Superstar DJ Paul Van Dyk will perform at the Amphitheatre in Ybor City on Jan. 24. Tickets are $15-$25. Click here.

-- To ring in the new year, Jannus Live is bringing a Silent Disco to stretch until 3 a.m. in St. Petersburg. Tickets are $20-$25. Click here.

-- Classic rockers Johnny Winter and Yes have announced local dates: Winter on Feb. 17 at the Capitol Theatre (tickets are $39.50-$47.50, click here) and Yes on April 2 at Ruth Eckerd Hall ($49.50-$250, click here).

-- The full lineup's still a long way off, but at least we have a date for next year's Vans Warped Tour: July 26 at Vinoy Park in St. Pete. A few bands have been announced: Woe Is Me, Go Radio, I See Stars, The Story So Far, Like Moths to Flames and Big Chocolate. Early bird tickets start at $23.50, and include a Warped compilation CD. Click here.

-- Speaking of Warped-esque bands: Every Time I Die, The Acacia Strain and more are coming to the Orpheum on Feb. 24. Tickets are $17-$20. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Monday, December 10, 2012 2:02pm]


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