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SoundBytes: Todd Snider, G. Love and Special Sauce, the 2010 Warped Tour and more




-- Gruff but great alt-country singer-songwriter Todd Snider is coming to Skipper's Smokehouse at 6 p.m. Feb. 5. Tickets are $25. Click here for details.

-- Car Bomb Driver says their free Dec. 19 gig at Shackleton's Folly in St. Petersburg will be "our last show for a while." Bassist Joey Neill is leaving the band.

-- Underoath had to cancel a gig Tuesday in Nebraska due to a nasty accident involving the van that was carrying their gear. The driver was injured, but no one in the band was. Click here for the details.

-- The new CD by 9th Evolution, The Life Atomic, is in the can ... and there are ways you can get it for free.

-- Is Casiotone for the Painfully Alone the best band name ever, or the worst? Ask them yourself when they play New World Brewery on Jan. 23. Tickets are $7. Click here for details.

-- Say hello to Regular Size Tim, a side project of Travis Atria and Collin Whitlock of Morningbell/the S---- Beatles.

-- Does your baby got sauce? If not, it would make a nice Valentine's Day gift. G. Love and Special Sauce are coming to the Ritz Ybor on March 26. Tickets are $26-$27. Click here for details.

-- Looks like Reax music magazine is relaunching in January 2010.

-- Looks like We the Kings are offering fans a deal on ... Bucs tickets? What the hell? (Speaking of We the Kings, they just announced a headlining tour that'll be coming to the State Theatre on Feb. 12.)

-- Check out singers, dancers, spoken-word performers and area celebrities like Eric Darius and Orlando from Wild 94.1 at the Bay 2 Bay Area Idol talent expo, hosted by Everyone’s Youth United. The show is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Palladium, 253 Fifth Ave. N, St. Petersburg. Tickets are $14.

-- Paul Revere and the Raiders are coming to Busch Gardens Feb. 3-6. One if by land, two if by SheiKra? (crickets)

-- Finally: The Vans Warped Tour will return to St. Petersburg's Vinoy Park on Friday, July 23, 2010. Some band announcements are due to start next week -- keep an eye out.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*.

[Last modified: Wednesday, July 28, 2010 3:15pm]


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