SoundBytes: Markus Schulz, Memphis Bleek, Stevie B and more
-- The Sunset Music Festival has announced an all-trance stage, and it'll feature two big-name DJs: Markus Schulz (above) and Ferry Corsten. Shogun, Ashley Wallbridge and KhoMha are also on the bill. The event is May 25 at Raymond James Stadium; click here.
-- Speaking of DJs, a handful of new ones are on the calendar for Club Detroit in St. Pete: Cato K on May 18, Clinton Sparks on May 31 and DJ Leony on June 1. Click here.
-- John McEuen, founder of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, will perform at the Hideaway Cafe in St. Petersburg on May 24. (Maybe he'll show up a day early to play with his friend Steve Martin at the Mahaffey Theatre!) Tickets are $20-$25. Click here.
-- The Hard Rock Cafe has a couple of high-energy events lined up between now and Memorial Day: Freestyle king Stevie B (Because I Love You (The Postman Song)) on May 18 (click here) and Shock G from Digital Underground (The Humpty Dance) on May 24 (click here).
-- The Sarasota Blues Fest is dead. Long live the Florida Music and Blues Festival!
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*