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SoundBytes: The Avett Brothers, Julio Iglesias, Lyle Lovett, MercyMe and more

Luis Santana



-- Any fans out there of True Blood, Magic Mike or just plain ol' hardbodies? Yeah, we thought so. Actor Joe Manganiello, who's actually a funny guy, will appear at the Hard Rock Cafe's "Monster's Ball" Halloween bash, including a $1,000 costume contest, on Oct. 26. Tickets are $15. Click here.

-- This show will take place 11 days after Valentine's Day, but that shouldn't dissuade all you lovers out there: Julio Iglesias is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Feb. 25. Ticktes are $49.50-$99.50. Click here.

-- Americana singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett is coming to the Tampa Theatre. His first local performance since 2010 will take place Dec. 9 with the aptly titled His Acoustic Group in tow. Tickets are $62-$75, and they'll go on sale Oct. 18. Click here.

-- Venue name change alert: The UCF Arena in Orlando is now the CFE Arena. And check this out: The Avett Brothers are performing there on Nov. 16. Tickets are $35-$45. Click here for details.

-- Rapper Dessa, from the Minnesota hip-hop collective Doomtree, will perform at the Local 662 on Nov. 16. Tickets are $10. Click here.

-- One of the best known acts ever to come out of Tampa, Christian metalcore outfit Underoath, broke up in January, but frontman Spencer Chamberlain has a new project: Sleepwave. The band will debut at the State Theatre on Nov. 16. Tickets are $13-$15. Click here.

-- Another of Tampa Bay's most famous acts, the Genitorturers, have a show scheduled for the State Theatre. The group will perform a "20 Years of Depravity" anniversary show will take place Nov. 30; tickets are $15-$25. Click here.

-- Comic Jim Breuer is coming to the Palladium in St. Petersburg on Feb. 23. Tickets are $29-$49, and they go on sale Oct. 18. Click here.

-- Three 6 Mafia rapper Juicy J is coming to Jannus Live on Nov. 9. Tickets are $20. Click here.

-- Speaking of comedy, Gilbert Gottfried will perform at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Dec. 29. Tickets are $25-$49, and they'll go on sale Oct. 12. Click here.

-- Christian superstars MercyMe will perform the National Anthem and deliver a free concert following the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game at Raymond James Stadium on Dec. 15. Click here.

-- Dave Hause will perform at the Local 662 on March 22, alongside Northcote. Tickets are $10. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Monday, October 7, 2013 4:36pm]


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