SoundBytes: Rob Schneider, Biz Markie, Voodoo Glow Skulls and more
-- A handful of big-name comics have announced gigs at the Tampa improv in the coming months, including Shawn and Marlon Wayans (Aug. 8-11), D.L. Hughley (Aug. 30-31) and Rob Schneider (above, Sept. 6-8). Click here for details.
-- Oh, baby, he's got what you need: The one and only Biz Markie is coming to Jannus Live on July 27. Click here.
-- Fresh off breaking a Guinness World Record for drumming, Andrew W.K. has announced he'll be opening for Black Sabbath on tour this summer, including July 29 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. But he'll only be delivering a DJ set at each spot. Huh?
-- Ska bands the Toasters and Voodoo Glow Skulls are coming to the Local 662 on Oct. 11. Tickets are $16. Click here.
-- Safe and Sound hitmakers Capital Cities were just in town playing a free show for 97X. Now they're playing a free acoustic show for 93.3-FLZ. Want to get in? Click here.
-- Reverend Horton Heat has announced an Oct. 27 gig at the State Theatre on his website, but no other details are available.
-- One result of Czar merging with the Ritz Ybor is that some of the punk shows scheduled for this year's inaugural Pre-Fest in Ybor City have been moved to the Ritz Ybor. There will now be two stages at the Ritz. Keep an eye out here for details.