SoundBytes: Willie Nelson, Kool Keith, Four Year Strong and more
-- Check out this brilliant bit of wordplay: Willie Nelson is going "on the road again." BOOM, NAILED IT. He'll perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 2. Tickets are $48.50-$100. Click here. Worried you can't wait that long to get your Nelson fix? No problem! Because...
-- Skatepark of Tampa's always-cool Tampa Am is slated for the first weekend in December, and their always cool Tampa Am/Anniversary Party will take place Dec. 2 at the Orpheum in Ybor City. This year's lineup: Kool Keith performing as Dr. Octagon, Dam-Funk and DJ Sandman. Tickets are $12-$15. Click here for details.
-- Fat Joe's tour of pretty much every club in Tampa Bay continues with a return engagement at Push Ultra Lounge in St. Pete on Nov. 18. Click here for details.
-- Keeping in line with their stellar rep for quality urban comedy (such as two shows by Mike Epps this past weekend), the Straz Center will welcome the Royal Comedy Tour, featuring Mark Curry, Tony Rock, Sommore and Bruce Bruce on Feb. 19. Tickets start at $46. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*