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.
-- 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 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*