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SoundBytes: The Menzingers, Reverend Horton Heat, Cristela Alonzo, Trina and more

The Menzingers will perform at the Orpheum on Nov. 22. Photo courtesy of Epitaph Records.
The Menzingers will perform at the Orpheum on Nov. 22. Photo courtesy of Epitaph Records.
Published Jul. 16, 2019

-- The Menzingers are returning to Tampa with a show at the Orpheum on Nov. 22, with Culture Abuse opening. Tickets are $22 and up. Click here.

-- Comic Cristela Alonzo is coming to the Straz Center on Nov. 8. Tickets are $25 and up. Click here.

-- The Reverend Horton Heat is firing up a new holiday hootenanny tour with Dave Alvin, the Voodoo Glow Skulls and the 5678s. It'll hit Jannus Live on Dec. 21. Tickets go on sale Friday. Click here.

-- South Florida rapper Trina is coming to Limelight, 5305 N Armenia Ave., on Friday. Tickets are $10 and up. Click here.

-- A couple of notable tribute acts are making their way back to town: Phish/Talking Heads/Pink Floyd tribute band Pink Talking Fish on Nov. 15 at the Orpheum (click here); and Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime with Roots of Creation and Artikal Sound System on Nov. 16 at Jannus Live (click here).

-- Mark Farina is performing at the Kennedy on Friday. Click here.

-- Summer Salt's concert on Wednesday at the Orpheum has been moved to the Pegasus Lounge in Tampa. Click here.

Contact Jay Cridlin at or (727) 893-8336. Follow @JayCridlin.


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