SoundBytes: The Offspring, Boz Scaggs, Old Crow Medicine Show and more
-- Fort Myers is only a couple of hours down I-75 from Tampa, so it’s probably worth noting that The Offspring will headline the new Fort Rock Festival there on April 14. Also on the bill: 3 Doors Down, Stone Sour, Papa Roach, Volbeat and more. Pre-sale tickets start at $25 and go onsale Wednesday; general admission tickets start at $44.50 and go onsale Saturday. Click here.
-- Boz Scaggs is returning to Ruth Eckerd Hall on May 3. Tickets are $49-$85. Click here.
-- The “Big Hair Ball,” an ‘80s- and ‘90s-themed party at the Ritz Ybor, has been moved from this Saturday, Feb. 23, to May 17. Click here.
-- Retro rock ‘n’ soul outfit Vintage Trouble, popular in Europe and increasingly in the United States, will return to the Local 662 on April 30. Tickets are $10. Click here.
-- The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival is coming back to Tampa's Live Nation Amphitheatre on July 31 ... but the lineup won’t be released until March 18.
-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*