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SoundBytes: Alt-J, Clutch, Tonic and more



-- Winners of Britain’s Mercury Music Prize, and one of the most buzzed-about new alternative groups of the year, Alt-J, are coming to the House of Blues in Orlando on Sept. 24. Tickets are $27.50-$33 and they go onsale March 12.. Click here.

-- Clutch, The Sword and Lionize are teaming up for a mighty night of metal at the State Theatre in St. Petersburg. The show is May 9; tickets are $25-$28. Click here.

-- Tonic has been added to the lineup for the Funshine Music Festival, May 3-5 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa. Click here.

-- There's a ticket deal afoot for Bon Jovi at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Friday -- $20, down from $30. Click here for details.

-- Former Saturday Night Live star Chris Kattan is bringing his act to the Improv in Tampa from April 26-28. Tickets are $20-$22. Click here.

-- The Brass Mug has just booked its second big gig this spring -- first it was Otep on March 22, now it's industrial favorites Fear Factory on May 12. Tickets are $18-$25. Click here.

-- The Gasparilla Music Festival on March 9 has unveiled its complete lineup and schedule, adding locals like Sleepy Vikings, Acme Jazz Garage, Will Quinlan and more. Click here.

-- This year's Wild Splash festival on March 9 has added a Miami bass set by 69 Boyz (Tootsie Roll), 95 South (Whoot, There It Is) and Nee Nee from Dis-n-Dat (Party). Of course, Tag Team recorded the more famous rendition, Whoomp! (There It Is), but we'll take what we can get. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Monday, January 27, 2014 6:45am]


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