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SoundBytes: Phantogram, Pelican, Lucinda Williams and more

-- Moody indie electro-pop duo Phantogram, who are playing Lollapalooza this year, will first stop by the Ritz Ybor for a show on June 29. Could be Tampa's hipster-friendly show of the summer. Tickets are $20 and they go on sale Friday. Click here.

-- Alt-country singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams will play the Capitol Theatre on May 24. Tickets are $42.50-$57.50, and they'll go on sale Saturday. Click here.

-- The Mahaffey Theater will on Aug. 8 host the Memphis Music Fest, a show by Booker T. Jones, the Bar-Kays and William Bell. Tickets are $39-$69, and they go on sale Friday. Click here.

-- What the what? Platinum-selling pop singer Jon Secada will perform the National Anthem before the Tampa Bay Rowdies' home opener against FC Edmonton on Saturday night at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg. The show also includes a free postgame concert by Scottish bagpipe group the Red Hot Chili Pipers. Sounds like a surreal evening of soccer and live music.

-- Ybor City is preparing for a big, heavy metal festival. The Southern Darkness Fest is coming to the Orpheum and Crowbar on Aug. 23 with a lineup that includes Pelican, Black Tusk, Zoroaster, Lord Mantis and many more. Advance tickets are $35, day-of tickets are $40, and they go on sale Aug. 25. Click here.

-- Singer-songwriter Donavon Frankenreiter, a familiar face in St. Petersburg, will perform at the State Theatre on Aug. 22. Tickets are $21-$25 and they go on sale Friday. Click here.

-- Rapper Logic, best known for his Young Sinatra series of mixtapes, is coming to the State Theatre on May 23. Tickets are $18-$20. Click here.

-- Is a new hip-hop haven afoot in Ybor City? A new venture called Ybor Live, in the former home of the Good Luck Cafe, will host Lil Wayne affiliate Mack Maine at a party on Saurday, and YG and Young Thug on April 19. Click here and here for details.

-- Jay Cridlin, tbt*

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