SoundBytes: Awolnation, Nicole Byer, Don Broco, H.R. and more

Catch up on today's Tampa Bay concert announcements.
Awolnation. Photo: Henry Diltz
Awolnation. Photo: Henry Diltz
Published Oct. 1, 2018

— Considering the intense interest in Twenty One Pilots' Nov. 3 concert at Amalie Arena (it sold out in a matter of hours), there must be plenty of people curious about who's going to open the show. Now we know: It'll be Awolnation, above, and Max Frost. Click here for details.

Nicole Byer and Saturday Night Live's Alex Moffatt will headline this year's USF Stampede, the annual comedy show during the university's homecoming week. It'll take place at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and is free for students. Click here.

— Country comic and radio personality Cledus T. Judd will perform at the Straz Center on Dec. 1. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.

— After a string of health scares including brain surgery in early 2017, guitarist H.R. of legendary punk band Bad Brains is coming to Tampa. He'll be performing under the moniker Human Rights on Dec. 14 at the Brass Mug, with the Dollyrots opening. Tickets are $18. Click here.

Don Broco will open for Mike Shinoda on Oct. 19 at the Ritz Ybor. Click here.

Herobust is performing at the Ritz Ybor on Dec. 28. Click here.

J. Cole signee Bas is coming to the Orpheum on Nov. 11. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.

— Guitarists Angel Vivaldi and Nita Strauss are teaming up for a tour that'll hit Crowbar on Dec. 18. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.

— Metal outfits Windhand and Genocide Pact are coming to Crowbar on Jan. 28. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.

Stick Figure is returning to Jannus Live with the Movement on Dec. 28. Tickets are $30 and up. Click here.

Derez De'Shon is performing at Whiskey North on Dec. 1. Tickets are $20 and up. Click here.

— Were you looking forward to seeing viral pop singer Poppy at the Orpheum in November? Bad news: The show has been pushed to Feb. 13. "Due to delays out of our control with the new album," the singer wrote in a statement, the tour is being moved to spring. All tickets will be honored at the new date. Click here.

— Jay Cridlin