SoundBytes: JoJo, Cookie Monsta, Sleeping With Sirens and more
-- Good news, JoJo fans: The singer is joining Fifth Harmony for their Aug. 25 concert at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Click here.
-- Sleeping With Sirens will host an official Vans Warped Tour after party following the July 1 festival at Vinoy Park in St. Pete. It'll take place at the Local 662 in St. Petersburg, with Chistian McAlhaney of Anberlin and Acceptance DJ'ing. Tickets are $10. Click here.
-- Keep an eye out for Grease Live! actor and singer Jordan Fisher (he played Doody) in Tampa Bay on Thursday. He'll be making promo appearances at around 3:30 p.m. at 93.3-FLZ in Tampa and around 5 p.m. at Hot 101.5 in St. Petersburg.
-- Singer-songwriter Rocky Votolato will come to the Local 662 on a tour celebrating the 10th anniversary of his album Makers. Tickets are $15. Click here.
-- Cookie Monsta and Funtcase are performing at the Ritz Ybor on July 29. Tickets are $15. Click here.
-- Oboist Lauren Baker Murray has been named chair of the music department at the Patel Conservatory of the Straz Center in Tampa. Click here for the story.
-- Watching the Tony Awards Sunday night? Keep an eye out for St. Petersburg native Ephraim Sykes, who'll be dancing with the cast of Hamilton. In the smash musical, he plays George Eacker, who shoots Hamilton's son Philip. Click here for the story.
-- Finally, the Amsterdam in St. Petersburg will close this weekend with one final show on Saturday night by Jordan Esker and the Hundred Percent, House of I and the Jackettes. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin