SoundBytes: Travis Porter, College, Trace Adkins and more
-- More details emerging about the big-name concerts at the Republican National Convention in late August: "Lynyrd Skynyrd is scheduled to play Aug. 26, the day before the convention begins, Trace Adkins will play Aug. 28, and Kid Rock will play Aug. 29, according to a news release from Liberty Plaza Events. Organizers also expect a to-be-named major act to play a closing night "wheels up" party on Aug. 30." Ronnie Dunn, Night Ranger and Robert Randolph are also listed as possible performers. Click here for more.
-- The daily lineup is out for this year's Deluna Festival, Sept. 21-23 in Pensacola Beach. Your big headliners by day: Pearl Jam, Dwight Yoakam, Ben Folds Five and Guided By Voices on Friday; Foo Fighters, Band of Horses, Jimmy Cliff, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Diplo on Saturday; and Zac Brown Band, Florence and the Machine, Fitz and the Tantrums, the Wallflowers and Superchunk on Sunday. Click here.
-- Dare we ask why there's an official Kiss/Motley Crue afterparty at the Tampa Gold Club on July 28? No. No, we dare not ask that.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*