SoundBytes: Ghostface Killah, The Joy Formidable, Joe Pug and more
-- The Wu-Tang Clan’s Masta Killa is coming to Fubar on March 14, but an even bigger Clan member, Ghostface Killah, has announced a date at the Orpheum on May 19. Adrian Young’s Venice Dawn will also be there. Tickets are $21-$25. Click here.
-- Awesome news for a Monday morning: One of our favorite new rock bands, the noise-tacular Joy Formidable, are coming to the State Theatre on May 5. Cinco de Mayo! Tickets are $15 and they go onsale Friday. Click here.
-- Why wait until the Warped Tour when a cavalcade of quality hardcore bands are coming to the Ritz Ybor on April 28? Asking Alexandria, Whitechapel, Chimaira, Motionless In White, I Killed the Prom Queen and Reveal Renew will bring their "They Don't Pray For Us Tour" to the Ritz on April 28. Tickets are $25-$30. Click here.
-- Country group Sawyer Brown will headline Treasure Island’s “Greatest Show on Surf” on March 15, as part of a free four-day festival of rides, games and more. Click here for details.
-- Singer-songwriter Joe Pug will perform at New World Brewery on April 24. Tickets are $10. Click here.
-- Latin station WYUU-92.5’s second annual Fiesta Maxima will take place at the Live Nation Amphitheatre on April 6, with “Divas of Latin Music” Ivy Queen, La India and Leslie Grace. Tickets are $9.25-$92.50, with children under 5 getting in free. Click here for details.
-- Experimental North Carolina prog-rock outfit HRVRD are coming to The Hub for a free show on March 24. Click here for details.
-- You know who was excited about Swedish rock outfit The Hives opening for Pink at the Tampa Bay Times Forum last week? Swedish Lightning players Victor Hedman and Anders Lindback. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*