SoundBytes: Rakim, Erasure, Anvil, 3OH!3 and more
-- Electro-pop duo 3OH!3, above, will perform a free concert for USF-St. Petersburg students on March 20 at Jannus Live. Only student tickets are available at the time being, but public tickets should go on sale at some point. Click here and here for details.
-- A pair of bona fide hip-hop legends, Rakim and Slick Rick, are teaming up for a tour that'll hit Jannus Live on May 10. Tickets are $25-$50. Click here.
-- Classic Canadian metal outfit Anvil, who found new fame in the moving 2008 documentary Anvil: The Story Of Anvil, are returning to the State Theatre on April 9. Tickets are $15. Click here.
-- Singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen is coming to the Straz Center in Tampa on April 12. Tickets start at $15 and go on sale Friday. Click here.
-- For its sixth anniversary party on Friday night, the Honey Pot pulls out the stops in celebration, with a party driven by music spun by special guest DJs Vince Clarke and Andy Bell of Erasure. There’s also a $1,000 balloon drop, champagne toast, drag show and free drinks until 11 p.m. Entry is $5, free before 10:30 p.m. Click here.
-- Early bird tickets to WMNF's Tropical Heatwave, May 9-10, are available at a discounted price of $30 through March 3. This year's headliners are The Hold Steady, Hayes Carll, Joseph Arthur and Katchafire. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*