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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.

-- Two cool acts coming to the House of Blues in Orlando who are NOT coming to Tampa Bay: Old Crow Medicine Show on March 24, and Alkaline Trio with Bayside on May 10.

-- 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*

[Last modified: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:01pm]


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