SoundBytes: Bastille, Bret Michaels, Joe Budden, Boz Scaggs and more
-- British rockers Bastille are brining their spring tour to Orlando -- specifically, to the new amphitheater at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. The show is May 9, and tickets are $35.50 and up. Click here.
-- It'll be a holly jolly hair metal holiday when Bret Michaels, Lita Ford and Kip Winger hit Ruth Eckerd Hall on Dec. 29 for a concert dubbed "Wreck the Halls." Tickets are $45 and up. Click here.
-- Guitarists Leo Kottke and Keller Williams will play the Capitol Theatre on Jan. 27. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.
-- Boz Scaggs is returning to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 1 with guests the Robert Cray Band. Tickets are $49 and up. Click here.
-- Ratt was in the news over the weekend -- we'll repeat, RATT WAS IN THE NEWS OVER THE WEEKEND -- when it was reported that former members Warren DeMartini and Juan Croucier joined Stephen Pearcy on stage, constituting a reunion of the majority of a classic Ratt lineup. But you should know that those three artists are not playing with the act currently touring with Ratt these days. That version, led by drummer Bobby Blotzer, is coming to the Cuban Club on Oct. 14 with Firehouse and Jack Russell's Great White. Tickets are $19.99. Click here.
-- Rapper Joe Budden is coming to the Orpheum on Nov. 3. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.