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SoundBytes: Tennis, Robert Cray, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk and more




-- Did you know Meryl Streep's son, Henry Wolfe, is a singer-songwriter? And did you know he's coming to New Port Richey on Thursday for a concert at the New Port Richey Library? It's all true, we swear it. Wolfe, above, will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the library, 5939 Main St., New Port Richey. It's free, but seating is limited, so call (727) 853-1265 for reservations.

-- First Cults, now Tennis ... hmm, this Orange You Glad festival next spring in Orlando might be worth a road trip.

-- Country singer Don Williams has postponed his Feb. 14 concert at the Straz Center, with a date yet to be announced. This is the second major Valentine's Day concert to be postponed in Tampa Bay -- Diana Krall had to push her Feb. 14 show at Ruth Eckerd Hall into March. Why do all these artists have to go breaking our hearts like this?

-- According to Ticketmaster, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk are coming to the State Theatre on Jan. 26. Tickets start at $15 and go onsale Friday. Click here.

-- Jannus Live just went nuts announcing a bunch of shows for 2012: Doug E. Fresh on Jan. 6, Sugarhill Gang on Feb. 3, Robert Cray with Shemika Copeland on Feb. 16, Red with Thousand Foot Krutch on Feb. 26, Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime on March 3 and Blue October on March 30. For details on all those shows and more, click here.

-- Fresh off his one-song performance of Tonight Is The Night at the 93.3 Jingle Ball, Outasight will perform Dec. 23 at the Veterans Green Iguana. Tickets are $10-$15. Click here.

-- Cowhead of 102.5 The Bone fame is throwing a New Year's Eve party at the Ritz Ybor, hosted by comic Gary Cannon and featuring performances by his band, Pitbull Toddler, and the Paper Stanleys. Admission is $25. Click here.

-- SeaWorld Orlando is launching a children's music series, the Just For Kids Festival, from Jan. 14-Feb. 4. Performers include LazyTown (Jan. 14), Max & Ruby (Jan. 21), the Doodlebops (Jan. 28) and Choo-Choo Soul with Genevieve (Feb. 4). Click here for more details.

-- According to this interview, Radiohead have about four or five new songs, and they're planning to play some of them on their upcoming U.S. tour -- which includes a Feb. 29 date at the St. Pete Times Forum. This means Radiohead might actually debut new music in Tampa. TOO EXCITED TO WET PANTS, BUT ONLY JUST BARELY.

-- Tampa's Marksmen will once again go on the road with Eisley next spring. There are no local shows booked, but hey, we should just be glad one of our own is getting seen around the country, right?

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Friday, December 16, 2011 2:34pm]


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