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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...

-- Willie's son's band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real will be performing on the first night of Ribfest, opening for John Fogerty in Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg. Click here for the lineup.

-- 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.

-- They were just here a few weeks ago, but we'll happily welcome them back: Mates of State will open for The Airborne Toxic Event on Nov. 29 at the Ritz Ybor. 

-- Before they perform at the State Theatre as part of the AP Tour, Four Year Strong will make an in-store appearance at Daddy Kool Records between 4 and 7 p.m. 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.

-- According to their website, Grateful Dead recreationists Dark Star Orchestra will perform March 2 at Jannus Live. No details yet on tickets.

-- 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*

[Last modified: Monday, October 31, 2011 3:28pm]


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