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SoundBytes: Dillinger Escape Plan, Carcass, Peter Cetera, Jerrod Niemann and more



-- After two decades, vaunted New Jersey hardcore outfit the Dillinger Escape Plan has announced they're easing into retirement -- but not before at least one more show in Tampa Bay. They'll perform at the State Theatre on Nov. 10 with O'Brother, Car Bomb and Cult Leader. Tickets are $18.50 and up. Click here.

-- Another couple of heavy acts hitting the State Theatre soon: Carcass and Deafhaven with Inter Arma on Nov. 11. Tickets are $26 and up. Click here.

-- Newly minted Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Peter Cetera will perform at the Mahaffey Theater on Oct. 30 (without his old mates in Chicago, of course). Tickets are $34.50 and up. Click here.

-- Country singer Jerrod Niemann (Drink to That All Night) will perform at the Dallas Bull on Sept. 8. Tickets are free with normal cover, though expect this one to get crowded. Click here.

-- Legendary pop and soul singer Gladys Knight will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Jan. 30. Tickets are $49.50 and up. Click here.

-- Also coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall: "The Orchestra," made up of members of Electric Light Orchestra, on Jan. 14. Ambrosia will open. Tickets are $48.75 and up. Click here.

-- Singer Michael Amante, nown as "the People's Tenor," will perform at the Capitol Theatre on March 19. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.

-- Also playing the Capitol Theatre: The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, as part of a 50th anniversary tour, on March 26. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.

-- Provocative art-rockers Merchandise have already announced a hometown show at Crowbar on Sept. 23 in support of their new 4AD album A Corpse Wired for Sound. But in typical Merchandise fashion, they've announced a smaller, more intimate pre-show on Sept. 20 at Mojo Books and Records in Tampa. Click here.

-- In case you missed it, Amy Schumer had some words for Tampa in her new book. Click here.

-- Also in case you missed it: Florida man Lou Pearlman, the mastermind behind the Backstreet Boys and 'N Sync, died Aug. 19 in prison. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Monday, August 22, 2016 1:21pm]


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