SoundBytes: Win Butler, Ray LaMontagne, George Benson and more
-- We may not be close to an Arcade Fire concert in Florida anytime soon, but this is still pretty sweet. Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler will team with R&B star Miguel to lead the "PoWoW!" late-night jam session at the Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival, March 3-6 in Okeechobee County. Joining them will be John Oates, Kamasi Washington, the Meters' George Porter Jr. and Zigaboo Modeliste and members of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Soulive. Plenty of special surprise guests are also expected to join in. Click here.
-- According to his website and Ticketmaster, raspy singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne is coming back to Clearwater's Ruth Eckerd Hall on Aug. 12. There's been no official announcement yet from the venue, so no news on ticket prices or availability, but we'll keep you posted.
-- Cardiknox and the Fairground Saints will open for Carly Rae Jepsen during her Feb. 17 concert at the Ritz Ybor. Click here.
-- Legendary jazz guitarist George Benson will perform at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater on May 11. Tickets are $82.50 and up. Click here.
-- Canadian indie rockers Half Moon Run are coming to the State Theatre in St. Petersburg on May 20. Tickets are $15. Click here.
-- Jay Cridlin