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SoundBytes: The Chieftains, Panic! At The Disco, Taryn Manning and more



-- Celtic music legends the Chieftains, above, are coming to Florida for a rare concert at the Lakeland Center on March 15, just in time for St. Patrick's Day. Click here for details.

-- Another legend coming to the Lakeland Center: Johnny Mathis on Jan. 14. Click here.

-- Panic! At The Disco is leaping into arenas next spring, with a concert at Orlando's Amway Center on April 14. MisterWives and Saint Motel will open the show. Tickets start at $36.50. Click here.

-- A few new shows coming to Clearwater's Captiol Theatre: Buck Trucks and Freight Train with Damon Fowler on guitar (Dec. 31, click here), Taj Mahal acoustic (Feb. 8, click here), Pure Prairie League and Jim Messina (Feb. 12, click here), and Here Come the Mummies (March 2, click here).

-- And here are two new shows at the Mahaffey Theater: The Fifth Dimension (Jan. 6, click here) and Chubby Checker and the Wildcats (March 23, click here).

-- The Yardbirds are coming to the Palladium on March 5. Sadly, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck will not be there, but founding member Jim McCarty will. And so will opening act Vanilla Fudge. Tickets are $30 and up. Click here.

-- Two cool new comedy shows coming to town: Jim Breuer at the Palladium in St. Petersburg on March 3 ($28 and up, click here) and Sebastian Maniscalco at the Straz Center in Tampa (May 12, click here).

-- The singer, songwriter, fiddler and one-third of Nickel Creek known as Sara Watkins is coming to the State Theatre on Feb. 2. Click here.

-- Big Smo is performing at the State Theatre on Oct. 25. Tickets are $25. Click here.

-- Flaw is performing at the State Theatre on Dec. 16. Tickets are $15. Click here.

-- King's X is performing at the STate Theatre on Nov. 12. Tickets are $22. Click here.

-- Country favorite Phil Vassar is performing at the Attic in Ybor City on Jan. 19. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.

-- European metal groups Delain and Hammerfall are performing at the Orpheum on May 17. Tickets are $27 and up. Click here.

-- Two more EDM shows to report at Beach Bar in Tampa: Showtek on Nov. 20 (click here) and Robin Schulz on Dec. 4 (click here).

-- Actress Taryn Manning (Orange Is the New Black) will appear at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino's "Monsters Ball" Halloween party on Oct. 29. Click here.

-- The Wanee Music Festival in Live Oak has just annnounced its dates for 2017: April 20-22. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:47pm]


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