SoundBytes: Slightly Stoopid, SOJA, Coleman Hell, UB40, !!! and more
-- We're only a couple of weeks away from the Reggae Rise Up Festival in Vinoy Park, and already another big reggae-rock show is coming to Vinoy Park. Slightly Stoopid and SOJA, above, will perform there on Aug. 14, along with Fortunte Youth. Tickets are $25. Click here.
-- Dance-rock outfit !!! (pronounced "chk-chk-chk") is coming to the Orpheum on May 24. Tickets are $15.50. Click here.
-- Canadian dance-rocker Coleman Hell (2 Heads) is coming to the State Theatre on May 4, alongside Ria Mae. Tickets are $13-$15. Click here.
Also coming to the State Theatre: Otep, in an event they're calling "Otep Fest 2016." Joining them are September Mourning, Through Fire, Doll Skin, Psykotribe, the DooD, Divine Science, (N)ception and Red Calling. Doors open at 4 p.m., and tickets are $17-$20. Click here.
-- DJ Jazzy Jeff is performing at Shephard's Beach Resort on March 19. Tickets are $10 and up. Click here.
-- Cypress Hill will return to Jannus Live on May 4. Tickets are $25-$28. Click here.
-- For the second straight year, UB40 is coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg -- well, the version of UB40 that features Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue, that is. They'll perform there on Aug. 14. Tickets are $49.50 and up. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin