SoundBytes: Lindsey Stirling, Chase Rice, Kristin Chenowith, the Oh Hellos and more
It's been a crazy day for concert announcements in Tampa Bay: Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers, Foals and Alessia Cara, Bad Religion and Against Me, even Epcot's Eat to the Beat concert series. But that's not all that went down on this wild Monday. Here are some other new shows and concert news:
-- Hugely popular cassical/electro-rock fusionist (and America's Got Talent veteran) Lindsey Stirling, above, is coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Nov. 1. Tickets are $33.25 and up. Click here.
-- Also coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall: Emmy- and Tony-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth on March 13. Tickets are $45 and up. Click here.
-- Comedian and NPR fixture Paula Poundstone will return to the Capitol Theatre on March 10. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.
-- Little River Band is getting in on the "rock symphony" trend with concert on April 8 at Ruth Eckerd Hall backed by an orchestra. Joining the Aussies are Firefall. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.
-- Rising country star Chase Rice is coming to Jannus Live on Sept. 22. Ticket prices haven't been announced, but they go on sale Sept. 22. Click here.
-- Texas Americana troupe the Oh Hellos were one of the standout acts we caught at this year's Okeechobee Music and Arts Festival, so it's great to see they'll be coming to St. Petersburg's State Theatre on Sept. 17. Penny and Sparrow will open. Tickets are $15. Click here.
-- Another one coming to the State Theatre: Beartooth, Every Time I Die, Fit For A King and Old Wounds on Oct. 21. Tickets are $21 and up. Click here.
-- And one more for the State Theatre: Rapper NF on Nov. 4. Tickets are $19.50 and up. Click here.
-- But it's not all peaches and gravy for the State these days. Flotsam and Jetsam and Sanctuary have postponed their summer tour, which was to include a show at the State on July 22, have postponed their tour until fall, with no new dates announced just yet. And Olivia Holt has postponed her tour, including a July 30 date at the State, "due to scheduling conflicts with work." Refunds will be available at point of purchase, although in Holt's case, all tickets will be honored for the rescheduled dates, whenever they're announced. Click here.
-- Finally, the '90s revival shows no signs of slowing down as the I Love the '90s Tour announces a stop at Orlando's Amway Center on Dec. 3. The lineup: Salt-N-Pepa, Kool Moe Dee, All-4-One, Coolio, Tone Loc and Young MC. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin