SoundBytes: Dave Chappelle, Rob Thomas, Tortoise, Diet Cig and more
-- The great Dave Chappelle is hitting the road again and coming back to Tampa Bay -- this time at Sarasota's Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Feb. 11. The show is at 7 p.m., but Chappelle often adds shows to his concerts, so there may be more coming. Tickets are $69.20 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Click here.
-- Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas will headline this year's Magnolia Ball, a charity gala benefitting the Moffitt Cancer Center. It takes place May 20 at the Marriott Waterside in downtown Tampa. Click here for details.
-- Pop-punk duo Diet Cig are performing at New World Brewery on April 19. Tickets are $12. Click here.
-- Robb Bank$, Da$h, Ski Mask the Slump God and Wifisfuneral are coming to the Local 662 on March 10. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
-- Dubstep DJ Megalodon is coming to the Ritz Ybor for a free (once you sign up for the guestlist) show on Feb. 4. Click here.
-- Post-rockers Tortoise are coming to Crowbar on March 21. Tickets are $12-$15. Click here.
-- Tampa death metal heroes Obituary have announced their 10th studio album, Obituary, due March 17. To celebrate, they'll be part of the 2017 Decibel Magazine Tour with Kreator, Horrendous and Midnight, which hits the Orpheum on March 19. Click here.
-- Bluesy one-man band Ben Prestage is coming to a couple of off-the-beaten-path venues next week: Dunedin Brewery on Jan. 20 and Gaspar's Patio in Temple Terrace on Jan. 21. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin