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SoundBytes: Hillsong United, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Kenny Loggins, Whoopi Goldberg and more

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-- Hillsong United are among the biggest Christian rock acts in the world, with headlining tours that regularly rank among the top-grossing of any given year. The Australian sensations will return to the Tampa Bay Times Forum on Nov. 22. Tickets are $25.25-$45.25, with group discounts available. Click here for details.

-- Career EGOT winner Whoopi Goldberg is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall for an evening of standup on Feb. 28. Tickets are $59-$125. Click here.

-- Kenny Loggins is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 8. Pablo Cruise will open the show. Yacht rock FTW! Tickets are $55-$95. Click here.

-- And another Ruth Eckerd Hall show! Rick Springfield will be there on Sept. 13. Tickets are $35-$95, and they go on sale Saturday. Click here.

-- Ever-dark, ever-stylish garage-rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club are coming to the State Theatre on Oct. 10. Tickets are $22.50-$25. Click here.

-- Singer-songwriter, author and all-around smart and interesting dude Mike Doughty has some seriously creative plans in the works for his forthcoming tour. For starters, he'll be playing all songs from his old band, early-'90s alt-rock outfit Soul Coughing. He'll be at Crowbar on Nov. 16; general admission tickets are $17. But if you want access to a "soundcheck party," you can get that for $75-$100. And if you want a "private show for two on Mike's tour bus," that can be yours as well, for the low, low price of $1,000. It's a 30-minute show. Click here for all the details.

-- Reggae great Stephen Marley will be at Jannus Live on Oct. 17. Tickets are $22-$25. Click here.

-- Popular EDM outfit Infected Mushroom will bring their highly visual stage show back to the Amphitheatre in Ybor City on Nov. 22. Tickets are $20. Click here.

-- Goth-metal outfit OTEP is returning to the State Theatre on Oct. 26. Tickets are $15. Click here.

-- Looks like Murder By Death will headline the first Don't Stop St. Pete Festival (formerly Antiwarpt) on Oct. 5 in downtown St. Petersburg. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

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