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SoundBytes: Joey Bada$$, Travie McCoy, Os Mutantes, Robert Randolph and more



-- A bunch of hot younger rappers are coming to Tampa Bay this fall. There's J.Cole on Sept. 13, Chief Keef on Sept. 23, French Montana on Oct. 26 and Drake on Nov. 6 ... and now you can add Joey Bada$$ to the mix. The acclaimed Brooklyn rapper will hit Jannus Live on Nov. 23 as part of the Smoker's Club Tour, featuring Ab-Soul, the Underachievers and Chevy Woods. Tickets are . Click here.

-- She has the No. 2 album in the country, Rebellious Soul, and now Love & Hip Hop's K. Michelle is coming to Sarasota. The singer will be at Club Throb on Friday. Click here for info.

-- Also performing south of the Skyway: Gucci Mane at the Hall in Palmetto on Sept. 13. Click here.

-- The great Brazilian psych-rock ensemble Os Mutantes will return to Skipper's Smokehouse on Nov. 16. Tickets are $20-$25.

-- Gym Class Hero Travie McCoy will perform at an unlikely venue, the EDM paradise Amphitheatre, on Sept. 19. Tickets are $20. Click here.

-- A more appropriate Amphitheatre headliner: Le Castle Vania, who will return there on Nov. 15. Ticket details are still to come.

-- Robert Randolph and the Family Band will headline this year's Zoofari food festival on Nov. 2 at Lowry Park Zoo in TAmpa. Early bird tickets are on sale for $65; VIP tickets are $135. Click here for details.

-- Want to win tickets to a private acoustic performance by Phillip Phillips before the American Idol singer opens for John Mayer at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Sept. 7? Click here.

-- St. Petersburg's Rock Brothers Brewing had success with their Have Gun, Will Travel-themed High Road Ale. Next up on their Florida-themed band-beer list: JJ Grey and Mofro. Rock Brothers and will collaborate on Nare Sugar Brown, named after Grey's song Nare Sugar. It'll be released Nov. 1, the same day JJ Grey and Mofro perform at Jannus Live. Click here and here for details.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

[Last modified: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 5:47pm]


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