SoundBytes: Rickie Lee Jones, Madeleine Peyroux, Mat Zo, the Posies and more
-- A couple of magnificent jazz-pop chanteuses from two generations are coming to the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater: Rickie Lee Jones, above, and Madeleine Peyroux on March 11. Tickets are $49.50 and up. Click here.
-- This sounds like a cool thing: Veteran power-pop rockers the Posies are embarking on a "secret pop-up show tour" in support of their eighth album Solid States, and it's coming to Tampa on Oct. 6. Where in Tampa? That's the mystery. Purchase a ticket ($25 and up, click here) and you'll be notified of the venue 24 hours in advance. According to a press release: "It could be a photography studio or a comfy living room or a house boat, rehearsal studio or deli ... but whatever the venue is, it won't be the usual expected place to see a band like the Posies, that's for sure." Neat! Click here for details. (They're also doing one in Orlando on Oct. 5; click here for details on that one.
-- Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Mat Zo is coming to the Ritz Ybor for a free show on Oct. 22. Click here.
-- Nineties throwbacks Helmet and Local H are coming to the State Theatre on Nov. 20. Tickets are $16 and up. Click here.
-- The Soil and the Sun will play Crowbar on Nov. 26 alongside Owel and more. Tickets are $9. Click here.
-- St. Petersburg's Shine Mural Festival wraps up this weekend with a daylong music festival from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Furnish Me Vintage, Central Avenue and 13th St., with performers including Polyenso, Mike Mass, DEA and Saint, Funny Bunny, FayRoy and more. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin