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SoundBytes: Young Thug, Machine Gun Kelly, Lee Brice, Flora Cash and more

Young Thug performed at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Aug. 11, 2018. (Jay Cridlin | Times)
Published Jul. 24

-- Rappers Young Thug and Machine Gun Kelly are teaming up for a tour that'll hit the Yuengling Center on Oct. 18. YBN Nahmir and Strick will open. Tickets are $16.25 and up. Click here.

-- Also coming to the Yuengling Center: Flora Cash, opening for AJR on Nov. 9. Click here.

-- Three new shows at the Dallas Bull: Josh Ward on Aug. 16 ($10 and up, click here); Lee Brice on Sept. 20 ($30 and up, click here); and the Josh Abbott Band on Nov. 1 ($12 and up, click here).

-- Speaking of country shows, '90s country greats Diamond Rio will perform at Stockyard Live on Oct. 11. Tickets are $22 and up. Click here.

-- Are you a Bachelor person or a So You Think You Can Dance person? Either way, Ruth Eckerd Hall has you covered. The live version of So You Think You Can Dance will return to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Oct. 29 ($45 and up, click here). And a live version of The Bachelor, hosted by a local former Bachelor or Bachelorette contestant, will hit Ruth Eckerd Hall on May 8 (click here).

-- Talib Kweli is coming to Crowbar for an event dubbed the Obknoxious Party, featuring a host of local talents: Jinx, Dynasty, Sam E. Hues, Crown Marquiss and Demi Nova, among others. Tickets are $30 and up. Click here.

-- Country singer Brandon Ray will headline a benefit for the Florida Dream Center on Sept. 14 at the Waterin Trough in Largo. Tickets are $40 and up. Click here.

-- Former American Idol singer Crystal Bowersox will perform at the Attic in Ybor City on Nov. 24. Tickets are $35 and up. Click here.

-- Mystery Skulls will perform at Crowbar on Oct. 18. Tickets are $15 and up. Click here.

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


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