SoundBytes: Ja Rule, Danny Brown, Kansas and more
-- Young Miami metal outfit Black Tide, who opened for Iron Maiden at the Tampa Bay Times Forum a couple of years ago, is coming to the Orpheum on Nov. 26. Tickets are $10-$12. Click here.
-- Classic rockers Kansas will liven up your week after Christmas with a show at Tampa’s Hard Rock Café on Dec. 27. Tickets start at $53. Click here.
-- Tampa hip-hop promoter Vybe Nation just announced a slew of noteworthy events, including a Mike Epps after-party at Blue Martini in Tampa on Saturday (click here), Meek Mill on Dec. 7 at Club Underground (click here) and Ja Rule at Jannus Live on Jan. 18 (click here).
-- Eccentric yet talented rapper Danny Brown will be at the State Theatre on Dec. 7. Tickets are $18-$20. Click here.
-- WMNF and Skipper’s Smokehouse will pay tribute to the late Lou Reed with one of their patented daylong concert affairs on Dec. 6. Ronny Elliot, Sons of Hippies and Shawn Kyle are among the acts scheduled to perform. Click here.