SoundBytes: Vanilla Ice, Foxy Shazam, Cazwell and more
-- Before they return to St. Petersburg in July for the Vans Warped Tour, you can check out Cincinnatti glam-rockers Foxy Shazam, above, at Orpheum on May 30. Tickets are scheduled to go onsale Friday through Daddy Kool.
-- Stop! Collaborate and listen, people. Because Ice is back with a brand new event. Vanilla Ice is scheduled to appear May 14 at The Venue in Clearwater. According to Venue executive chef and operating partner Robert Uzzillia, Ice will perform a 45-minute live set and a 90-minute DJ set. Advance tickets are $10 for ladies and guys 21 and up; $20 for ladies and guys ages 18-20. Ticket prices will go up at the door. Here's a flyer.
-- Here's something cool: A few hours before their $5 show at Jannus Live on April 29, the Supervillains will play a free acoustic set and meet and greet at the Fourth Street World of Beer in St. Petersburg. The show is at 5 p.m. Click here for details.
-- GLBT hip-hop hero Cazwell is coming to Tampa. The man behind NSFW viral hits like Ice Cream Truck and All Over Your Face will perform April 40 at Pride on 7th in Ybor City. Click here for details on the festival.
-- A great local lineup is coming together for the third annual Bands on the Sand festival on the beach in Treasure Island: tbt* 2011 Ultimate Local Artist Cope will headline the show, along with Rebekah Pulley, Rebel Pride, Grant Peeples and more. Click here for details.
-- Want to meet Taste of Pinellas headliners like Bonnie Raitt, Colbie Caillat and Third Eye Blind (yes please!)? Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*