SoundBytes: Ted Nugent, Seal, Chris Robinson Brotherhood and more
-- Ruth Eckerd Hall booked a couple of pretty sweet shows this week. Motor City Madman Ted Nugent will return to Clearwater on July 23; tickets are $33.25 and up. Click here for details. And on Aug. 19, Seal will make his Ruth Eckerd Hall debut; tickets are $50 and up. Click here.
-- Jazz legend Chick Corea will bring his Chick Corea Elektric Band to the Capitol Theatre on Oct. 12, and coming with them is special guest Lalah Hathaway. Tickets are $65 and up. Click here.
-- Guns N' Roses is heading back on the road this summer, so why not eccentric ex-Axl affiliate Buckethead? The mononymous, KFC-headed guitarist will perform at the State Theatre on May 26. Tickets are $21-$25. Click here.
-- Also coming to the State Theatre: Black Crowes singer Chris Robinson and his jam-bandy solo project Chris Robinson Brotherhood, on July 19. Tickets are $25. Click here.
-- The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's John McEuen will be coming to the Hideaway Cafe in St. Petersburg on April 22. Tickets are $25. Click here.
-- As they prepare to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday, here's some more good news for Cheap Trick: They'll be performing with Heart and Joan Jett and the Blackhearts at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on Sept. 22. (They had previously been tabbed to the rest of the tour, but not Tampa; glad all parties involved finally managed to clear that confusion all up.) Click here for details on the show.
-- Jay Cridlin