SoundBytes: Dhani Harrison, Adam Ant, Pat Benatar, Lil Debbie and more

Catch up on today's Tampa Bay concert announcements.
Dhani Harrison will open for Jeff Lynne's ELO on July 7 at Amalie Arena. (Courtesy of Josh Giroux)
Dhani Harrison will open for Jeff Lynne's ELO on July 7 at Amalie Arena. (Courtesy of Josh Giroux)
Published March 18

-- A Beatle-friendly night in Tampa just got a lot more Beatles-y. When Jeff Lynne's Electric Light Orchestra plays Amalie Arena on July 7, they'll be joined by opening act Dhani Harrison. It's a natural fit, as Lynne worked quite a bit with Dhani's father George, both in the Traveling Wilburys and on the Beatles' Anthology projects. Click here for details.

-- The Reggae Rise Up festival just ended, and one of the headliners, Rebelution, is already plotting a return to Vinoy Park. They'll play St. Petersburg on Aug. 18 alongside Protoje and Collie Buddz. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.

-- Adam Ant is returning to the Capitol Theatre on Sept. 28, performing his debut album Friend Or Foe in its entirety, along with other hits. Tickets are $45 and up. Click here.

-- How on earth are Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo going on a 40th anniversary tour? It's happening, and they're doing it in a special way, with intimate, acoustic performances across the country. They'll perform at the Capitol Theatre on May 2. Tickets are $69.50 and up. Click here.

-- Sammy Miller and the Congregation will perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall's Murray Theatre on Nov. 2. Tickets are $22.50 and up. Click here.

-- Get ready for a 4/20 bash to remember, as rapper Lil Debbie will headline a show at Ferg's Sports Bar in St. Petersburg on April 20, alongside Dev, SIFU N MAC, Maniphest Destne, Face Melt, TBSFM and Drop-D. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.

-- Here's another one at Ferg's: Puddle of Mudd, Saliva, Trapt, Saving Abel and Tantric on Sept. 19. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.

Contact Jay Cridlin at [email protected] or (727) 893-8336. Follow @JayCridlin.

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