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SoundBytes: Green Day, A Day to Remember, Electric Wizard, Louis C.K. and more

Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
Green Day performs at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa in 2017. [LUIS SANTANA | Tampa Bay Times]
Published Sep. 11
Updated Sep. 12
  • This tour is skipping Tampa, it seems, but it might be worth a drive. Green Day, Fall Out Boy, Weezer and the Interrupters are teaming up for the enormous Hella Mega Tour that’ll hit Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium on Aug. 5 and Jacksonville’s TIAA Bank Field on Aug. 6. Click here for details.
  • Speaking of out-of-town shows, Central Florida metalcore heroes A Day to Remember and Underoath are joining forces for two semihometown concerts at Orlando’s House of Blues on Nov. 26 and 27. Click here.
  • After postponing a performance in August, multimedia mogul Wendy Williams has officially canceled her Sept. 21 show at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. For details, click here.
  • Oscar-winning comic and actor Mo’Nique is coming to the Improv in Tampa’s Ybor City on Nov. 1 and 2. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.
  • Todd Barry is coming to Side Splitters on Feb. 13. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
  • Accused serial harasser Louis C.K. will continue his long comedy comeback with a series of shows next week at McCurdy’s Comedy Theater in Sarasota. He’ll perform eight shows there from Sept. 15-18. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.
  • British doom metal veterans Electric Wizard are coming to Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on Nov. 15. Click here.
  • Also coming to Jannus Live: Fortunate Youth with Passafire on Jan. 24. Click here.
  • Fever 333 have canceled their September tour dates, including a Sept. 20 show at Crowbar in Tampa’s Ybor City, due to “complications from a lung condition” on the part of singer Jason Aalon Butler. Refunds are available at point of purchase. Click here.
  • Rappers Dizzy Wright and Rittz are coming to Crowbar on Nov. 19 alongside Ekoh and Whitney Peyton. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.
  • Dumpstaphunk is coming to Crowbar on Nov. 24. Tickets are $22 and up. Click here.
  • Busking sensations Too Many Zooz will perform at Crowbar on Jan. 14. Tickets are $18.50 and up. Click here.
  • Southern Culture on the Skids is returning to Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa on Jan. 25. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.
  • Casey Donahew is coming to Tampa’s Dallas Bull on Oct. 4. Tickets are $12 and up. Click here.


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    Patrons hit the dance floor at Tampa venue Skipper's Smokehouse in 2015. LUIS SANTANA  |  Tampa Bay Times (2015)
    A 12-hour party in the Skipperdome, stargazing and a family-friendly Williams Park festival provide free and cheap entertainment.
  2. Roger Daltrey, left, and Pete Townshend of the Who will play Tampa's Amalie Arena on Sunday. CHRIS URSO  |  Tampa Bay Times (2015)
    The Who, Future, Billy Ray Cyrus, Disturbed, Meek Mill, Megan Thee Stallion, Orville Peck and more.
  3. Jimmy Buffett performed at Tampa's MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre on June 6, 2017. JAY CRIDLIN  |  Tampa Bay Times
    The quintessential Florida Man and his Coral Reefer Band hit town for the holidays.
  4. Buddy Guy charms the crowd in between songs at A Taste of Pinellas in 2011.
    Catch up on today’s Tampa Bay concert announcements.
  5. Oscar-winning pop star Sam Smith, who is non-binary, announced Friday that they now use "they/them" as their third-person pronouns. On social media, they said that "after a lifetime of being at war with my gender I’ve decided to embrace myself for who I am ..." JOEL C RYAN  |  Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP
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  6. A composite image of Cars frontman Ric Ocasek, photographed by the David Richard of the Associated Press in 2018; and Eddie Money, photographed in 2004 by Jessica Reilly of the Telegraph Herald. Money died on Sept. 13, 2019; Ocasek died on Sept. 15, 2019. Associated Press
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  8. FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Ric Ocasek, from the Cars, performs during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony in Cleveland. Ocasek, famed frontman for The Cars rock band, has been found dead in a New York City apartment. The New York City police department said officers responding to a 911 call found the 75-year-old Ocasek on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. DAVID RICHARD  |  AP
    The New York Police Department said that officers found the 75-year-old Ocasek at about 4 p.m. after responding to a 911 call.
  9. In this Aug. 6, 2004 file photo,  Eddie Money performs during Grandstand Under the Stars at the Diamond Jo Casino in Dubuque, Iowa. Family members have said Eddie Money has died on Friday. (Jessica Reilly/Telegraph Herald via AP, File) JESSICA REILLY  |  AP
    The rock star recently announced he had stage 4 esophageal cancer.
  10. Singer Greg Graffin, third from right, and Bad Religion will play Jannus Live in St. Petersburg on Sept. 18. Alice Baxley
    Interview with singer Greg Graffin of legendary punk band Bad Religion, who are playing Jannus Live on 9/18/19.