SoundBytes: R. Kelly, Boston, Gipsy Kings, New Politics and more
-- Put on your finest Black Panties (you too, guys), because R. Kelly is coming to Tampa. Tickets are now on sale for an event at Whiskey North in Carrollwood on March 29. This appears to be a club appearance, not necessarily a concert -- but you never know, if the mood strikes, Kelly may feel like giving you that beep beep. Tickets are $35-$50, or $1,000 for a whole table. Click here for details.
-- Rapper Waka Flocka Flame is coming to the Amphitheatre in Ybor City on March 22. Tickets are $29.50. Click here.
-- According to Ruth Eckerd Hall's website, classic rockers Boston are coming there for a concert on June 6. Tickets are $49.50-$175. Click here.
-- Grammy-winning world music icons the Gipsy Kings are coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg on May 14. Tickets are $52.50-$92.50, and they go on sale March 7. Click here.
-- Electro-pop duo Uh Huh Her are returning to the State Theatre on May 25. Ticktes are $16-$18. Click here.
-- 97X has announced its next "Freebie Weebie" show of 2014: Alt-rockers New Politics on April 10 at the Ritz Ybor. Admission is free, but you do need a ticket to enter, and having a ticket doesn't necessarily guarantee entry -- it's first come, first served. Click here for details on ticket drop locations.
-- Rap quartet Slaughterhouse has postponed their upcoming tour, including an April 20 date at the State Theatre. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*