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SoundBytes: Robin Thicke, Mindless Behavior, Les Claypool, Keb' Mo', Shovels & Rope and more



-- Robin Thicke will bring his Blurred Lines to this year’s Mardi Gras festivities at Universal Studios, as will UK hitmakers The Wanted. Thicke will be on stage at the theme park on Feb. 22, one of 20 select dates of the event, which kicks off Feb. 8 and ends May 31. The Wanted performs on May 10. The remainder of the 2014 Mardi Gras concert schedule will be announced later, Universal says. Click here for details.

-- First Austin Mahone and The Wanted, now this? R&B boy band Mindless Behavior will perform at Jannus Live on Nov. 29, with OMG Girlz opening. Jannus Live: Your new hotspot for tween pop in Tampa Bay! Tickets are $57.50-$85. Click here.

-- Queensryche (the version that currently features singer Geoff Tate) will perform at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on Jan. 16 for a show commemorating the 25th anniversary of debut album Operation: Mindcrime. The band will perform the album in its entirety. Tickets are $59-$79. Click here.

-- South Carolina Americana outfit Shovels & Rope are labelmates of the Lumineers, and Jack White is a fan. That should be reason enough to check 'em out at Crowbar on Feb. 15. Tickets are $15. Click here.

-- Renowned Grateful Dead tribute act Dark Star Orchestra will perform at Jannus Live on Feb. 22. Tickets are $25-$28. Click here.

-- Primus frontman Les Claypool will bring his "Duo de Twang," an acoustic project with guitarist Bryan Kehoe, to the State Theatre on Jan. 8. Expect a mix of Primus songs, cover songs, stories, jokes and more. Tickets are $25-$27. Click here.

-- Big Head Todd and the Monsters are coming to the State Theatre on Feb. 6 with Martin Sexton. Tickets are $20-$25. Click here.

-- Guitarist Keb' Mo' will perform at the Capitol Theatre on Jan. 30. Tickets are $45-$55, and they'll go on sale Saturday.

-- This Sunday's concert with In This Moment, Motionless in White, Kyng and All Hail the Yeti has been moved from the Cuban Club to the State Theatre. Click here.

-- Titus Andronicus are playing this Friday at the State Theatre, but it looks like they've also been added to Pre-Fest on Tuesday. They'll play after midnight at the Ritz Ybor. Click here for the full Pre-Fest lineup.

-- The next few months of headliners for Clearwater's monthly Blast! Friday block parties have been announced: Late Nigth Brass (Dec. 6), Pure Prairie League (Jan. 31), Gregg Rolie (Feb. 28), Firefall (March 28), Mark Farner (April 25) and Edgar Winter (May 30). Click here.

[Last modified: Monday, October 28, 2013 2:56pm]


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