SoundBytes: New Found Glory, Das Racist, Stars and more
-- It's been a while since we've heard from pop-punk favorites New Found Glory, but according to their website, they'll be coming back to town soon. The group has a show listed for Oct. 17 at Jannus Live. No word on tickets, but we'll keep you posted.
-- Each fall, USF students get a big ol' welcome-back party called the USF Round-Up, featuring at least one big-name comic. This year, it'll be Ralphie May, at 7 p.m. Aug. 25 at the USF Track and Field Stadium. It's free for students, faculty, staff and guests, but there are usually some tickets available to the general public. Click here for all the details.
-- This may still be a secret, but we apparently know the first headliner of this year's Clearwater Jazz Holiday. Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will play Coachman Park on Oct. 13, according to their website.
Tampa did get a show by
, so we suppose it would be in bad taste to complain that we didn't get a show by similarly effed-up rap collective
. Still, Orlando is getting 'em both. Das Racist will perform
Oct. 7 at Firestone Live
, on their way to the Langerado Music Festival in Sunrise. Tickets are $15.50-$20.
***UPDATE*** Well, looky here: Das Racist just announced a whole slew of tour dates, and it looks like St. Pete's State Theatre IS on the list, on Oct. 6! Good stuff. We'll keep an eye out for more details on this one.
-- And speaking of interesting hip hop concerts in Orlando: According to his website, on Oct. 8 (the very next night), Theophilus London will perform at the Social.
-- Austin, Texas singer-songwriter Bob Schneider (Round and Round, 40 Dogs (Like Romeo and Juliet) will perform Sept. 16 at Skipper's Smokehouse, as part of WMNF-88.5's annual birthday celebration. Tickets are $20-$25. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*