SoundBytes: Sugar Ray, Juice WRLD, Riot Ten, the Little Mermen and more

Catch up on today's Tampa Bay concert announcements.
Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray. Getty Images (2014)
Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray. Getty Images (2014)
Published July 5, 2018

Sugar Ray will headline Day 1 of the 2018 Summer of Rum Festival on Sept. 1 in Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park. A Day 2 headliner will be announced soon. Tickets are currently $15 and up. Click here.

— Heavily hyped 19-year-old rapper Juice WRLD is coming to the Ritz Ybor on July 29. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.

— A few new and notable DJ shows at the Ritz Ybor: Space Laces on Sept. 7 ($5 and up, click here), Walker and Royce (price TBA, click here) and Riot Ten on Dec. 7 ($10 and up, click here).

Perpetual Groove will bring an acoustic trio concert to Crowbar on Aug. 5. Tickets are $12 and up. Click here.

— This sounds like a fun one: Self-described "Disney party band" the Little Mermen are coming to the Orpheum on Sept. 22 for an all-ages show. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.

— A couple of interesting events coming to the First Unity Spiritual Campus, a spiritual community space and sanctuary in St. Petersburg. Renowned medium James Von Praagh will lead a workshop there on July 22 ($139 and up, click here), and Grammy-winning composer and pianist Peter Kater will be there on July 25 ($20 and up, click here).

— Jay Cridlin