SoundBytes: Dr. John, Excision, Blood On the Dance Floor and more
-- Dr. John and the Nite Trippers will return to the Capitol Theatre on Jan. 15. Tickets are $45 and up. Click here.
-- DJs Excision, Cookie Monsta, Barely Alive and Dion Timmer are coming to the Ritz Ybor on Feb. 12. Click here.
-- Shock-popsters Blood on the Dance Floor are bringing their farewell tour to the Local 662 in St. Petersburg on Dec. 9, alongside Tear Out the Heart, Vanity Strikes and Justin Symbol. $15 and up. Click here.
-- Palisades are coming to the Local 662 on Dec. 13. Tickets are $12 and up. Click here.
-- Swedish metal outfit Sabaton is coming to the Orpheum on May 20. Tickets are $22 and up. Click here.
-- Noted Canadian folk singer-songwriter Ferron is performing at the Catherine A. Hickman Theater in Gulfport on Nov. 30. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.
-- 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg has a fun-sounding mini-fest coming on Nov. 19. The Soul Hoppin' Music Festival will feature Ryan Montbleu, John Kelly Band, Whetherman and Oak Hay, all starting at 3 p.m. There will be food trucks and, of course, beer. Click here for details.
-- Jay Cridlin