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SoundBytes: Monica, Mike Doughty, VNV Nation and more




-- This is getting close to late notice, but '90s R&B singer Monica, best known for The Boy Is Mine and Don't Take It Personal (Just One Of Dem Days), is coming to the Straz Center on Dec. 30. She'll be joined by Pleasure P and K. Michelle. Tickets start at $24.50. Click here to get 'em. (Shout-out to reader Dwayne for the tip!)

-- And then the next night, while Matisyahu is rocking Morsani Hall on New Year's Eve, comics Nephew Tommy and friends will put on a show in Ferguson Hall. Tickets start at$48.50. Click here.

-- Indie singer and former Soul Coughing frontman Mike Doughty is returning to Ybor City. He'll perform at the Orpheum on Feb. 8. Tickets are $12. Click here.

-- This show snuck right up on us: Anberlin and Foxy Shazam, Jan. 19 at the State Theatre. Tickets are $20. Click here.

-- Falling In Reverse will perform at the State Theatre on Jan. 20, along with Oh, Sleeper and Skip the Foreplay. Tickets are $12. Click here.

-- Electronic rockers VNV Nation are coming to the Orpheum on Feb. 18. Tickets are $19. Click here.

-- Ocala's A Day To Remember are in the running for MTV's 2011 Breakthrough Artist of the Year award. Can they top the likes of Young the Giant, Odd Future, Big Time Rush and Foster the People? Click here to vote for them through Dec. 16.

-- Orlando is plotting a music festival, though it'll be nowhere near the scope of Orlando Calling. The Orange You Glad Music Festival will take place March 8-11, and the biggest name on the bill is buzzworthy indie-rock outfit Cults. But weekend passes are an eminently reasonable $25, so why not pick one up? Click here for all the details.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Tuesday, December 13, 2011 1:23pm]


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