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SoundBytes: King Diamond, Ganja White Night, La Dispute and more

Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
King Diamond will perform at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando on Nov. 5, 2019. Photo courtesy of Metal Blade Records.
Published Aug. 19

-- For metal fans, here’s one that might be worth the drive. Danish metal icon King Diamond is coming to the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando on Nov. 5, the third stop on a fall North American tour. He’ll be joined by Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats and Idle Hands. Click here.

-- DJ duo Ganja White Night, who played the main stage of the Sunset Music Festival this spring, will perform at Jannus Live on Dec. 6 alongside Jantsen and Subdocta. Click here.

-- Nineties alt-rockers Candlebox will return to Jannus Live on Feb. 27. Click here.

-- Former Eagles guitarist Don Felder will return to the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre on Feb. 16. Tickets are $59 and up. Click here.

-- Also coming to the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre: Comic-magician Piff the Magic Dragon on Oct. 5 (click here) and Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra on Jan. 18 (click here).

-- DJ and producer Crizzly is coming to the Ritz Ybor for a free (with RSVP) “Halloween zombie pizza party” on Oct. 31. Sounds fun! Click here.

-- La Dispute is coming to the Orpheum on Dec. 1 with Touche Amore and Empath. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.

-- Waterparks is coming to the Orpheum on Nov. 17. Tickets are $24 and up. Click here.

-- Turnover is coming to the Ritz Ybor on Nov. 16 with Men I Trust and Renata Zeiguer. Tickets are $24 and up. Click here.

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