SoundBytes: Senses Fail, Circa Survive, Caribou and more
-- Hardcore fans, rejoice: Senses Fail, above, and Bayside are teaming up for a tour that'll hit the State Theatre on Nov. 17. Title Fight and Balance and Composure are also on the bill. Tickets are $15-$18. Click here.
-- Circa Survive is having themselves a bit of a breakout year, so it's a damn shame they're not coming to Tampa Bay. But at least you can catch them on Oct. 22 at the House of Blues in Orlando. Click here.
-- Today's $10 Live Nation ticket deals on shows at the 1-800-Ask-Gary Amphitheatre: Goo Goo Dolls (Aug. 15), Creed (Sept. 1) and the Jonas Brothers with Demi Lovato (Sept. 8). Click here to purchase.
-- Jerrod Niemann (not to be confused with Jeff Niemann) is a pretty good up-and-coming country singer. Lucky for us, he's throwing a CD release party at the Dallas Bull on Aug. 27. Click here for the details.
-- Via Reax: WMNF-88.5 is putting together a compilation album of Florida artists singing about important issues of our time. Click here for the details.
-- Stuck in the '80s correspondent Molly Leaf offers this review of The Fixx's concert last week in Largo: "I thought I was going to The Fixx concert last night, but upon entering the Largo Cultural Center I was quickly transported to a very bad high school dance in 1984." Click here to read more.
-- Finally: Deion Sanders is hosting a charity poker tournament on Thursday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa. Click here for details? What does this have to do with music, you ask? Need we remind you of ... THIS?!?
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*