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SoundBytes: Zedd, Dash Berlin, iHeart Memphis and more


Luis Santana




-- Get ready for a massive Jingle Ball afterparty. Chart-topping DJ Zedd will pop into the Amphitheatre in Ybor City on Dec. 19 following his performance at the 93.3-FLZ Jingle Ball at Amalie Arena in Tampa. It may not be the same eye-popping display he brought to the USF Sun Dome in October, but it'll still be one packed and sweaty party. Tickets are $40. Click here.

-- Also coming to the Amphitheatre: Global superstar DJ Dash Berlin on Jan. 30, the same day as Gasparilla in Tampa. Tickets are $25. Click here.

-- Every dance craze of 2015 is coming to Tampa Bay. Silento (Watch Me), iHeart Memphis (Hit the Quan) and DLow (Bet You Can't Do It Like Me) will shuffle into the Bradenton Area Convention Center on Jan. 2 for the inaugural Kids Fest. Tickets are $25. Click here.

-- Busch Gardens has announced the lineup for its annual Real Music Series, featuring live concerts several times a day in the Stanleyville Theatre: "Ricky Nelson Remembered" with Matthew and Gunnar Nelson (Jan. 4-9), Jay and the Americans (Jan. 11-16), Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone (Jan. 18-23), the Drifters (Jan. 25-30), Felix Cavaliere's Rascals (Feb. 1-6), the Diamonds (Feb. 8-13), Beatles tribute Strawberry Fields (Feb. 15-20), the Glenn Miller Orchestra (Feb. 22-27) and Chubby Checker (Feb. 29-March 5). Click here.

-- Gainesville punk legends Less Than Jake are coming to the State Theatre for a two-night stand on Feb. 26 and 27. On the first night, they'll perform their album Losing Streak, which is celebrating a 20-year anniversary, in its entirety. On Night 2, you'll get Hello Rockview. Both nights will also feature plenty of other Less Than Jake favorites. Tickets are $20 each night. Click here.

-- Bubba Sparxxx is performing at the State Theatre on Feb. 5. Tickets are $10. Click here.

-- Moon Taxi is performing at the State Theatre on Feb. 6. Tickets are $17. Click here.

-- Also coming to the State Theatre: Drivin' n' Cryin' on Feb. 7. Click here.

-- Americana artist Possessed by Paul James is an electric live performer, so don't miss him when he plays a free show Dec. 16 at New World Brewery. Click here.

-- A handful of noteworthy country concerts coming to the Round Up in Tampa: Josh Gracin on Jan. 8 (tickets are $10), Dylan Scott on Jan. 15 ($10) and Neal McCoy on Feb. 12 ($15). Click here.

-- State Champs, Neck Deep, Knuckle Puck and Like Pacific are coming to the Orpheum in Ybor City on March 5. Tickets are $17-$30 and they go on sale Friday. Click here.

-- Jay Cridlin

[Last modified: Monday, December 7, 2015 3:31pm]


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