SoundBytes: The Damned, moe., Brian McKnight, John Tesh and more
-- British punk icons the Damned are preparing to celebrate their 40th anniversary with a tour that'll hit the State Theatre on May 13 (and the House of Blues in Orlando on May 12). Tickets are $24. Click here.
-- Brian McKnight, Johnny Gill and Al B. Sure lead the lineup for next year's Tampa Bay SoulFest on Jan. 15 at the USF Sun Dome. Tickets are $51.75 and up. Click here.
-- August Burns Red is celebrating the 10th anniversary of their albums Messengers with a tour that'll hit the State Theatre on Feb. 6. Also on the bill are Protest the Hero, In Hearts Wake and '68. Tickets are $22. Click here.
-- Pop Evil is also coming to the State Theatre on Jan. 14, alongside Red Rising Sun and Badflower. Tickets are $22-$25. Click here.
-- New Age superstar John Tesh is returning to Clearwater for a Christmas show at the Capitol Theatre on Dec. 11. Tickets to Tesh's Grand Piano Christmas show are $35 and up. Click here for details.
-- Jam-band heroes moe. are coming to Jannus Live for a two-set show on Jan. 26. Tickets are $21. Click here.
-- Jazz great Al Di Meola will perform at the Capitol Theatre on Feb. 13. Tickets are $37.50. Click here.
-- MythBusters may be no more, but Adam Savage is still out there on the road. He and YouTuber Michael Stevens will bring their new interactive live show "Brain Candy Live!" to the Mahaffey Theater on March 15. Tickets are $34.50 and up. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin