— Nick Cannon is taking his popular MTV series Wild 'N Out on tour, and it's coming to Tampa. The show — which will feature game segments, stand-up from some of its most popular stars and "a live music performance from today's most popular hip hop stars" — will take place at Amalie Arena on Sept. 16. Tickets are $31.25 and up and they go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday. Click here.
— R&B crooner Jeremih is coming to the Ritz Ybor on Aug. 3, with Teyana Taylor opening. Tickets go on sale Friday. Click here.
— VNV Nation is returning to Jannus Live on Nov. 21 alongside De/Vision and Holygram. Click here.
— Echosmith will open for Pentatonix on tour this summer, including an Aug. 9 gig at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tampa. Click here.
— Blessthefall is coming to the Orpheum on Sept. 8, alongside the Word Alive, Ded, Thousand Below and A War Within. Click here.
— And another big DJ show at the Ritz: Jauz with Holy Goof and Skepsis on Oct. 13. Tickets go on sale Friday. Click here.
— Looking for a place to party on the night before the Fourth of July? Lyfe Jennings and Avant will be at Whiskey North on July 3. Tickets are $45 and up. Click here.
— A handful of bands have joined the lineup for Big Pre-Fest in Little Ybor, Oct. 24-25 in Ybor City, including the Menzingers, Swiss Army, Erica Freas, Guerilla Poubelle and Campdogzz. Click here.
— Ruth Eckerd Hall has unveiled its 2019 Broadway Season, and in addition to stagings of musicals like Rent, Finding Neverland, Legally Blonde — The Musical and The Wizard of Oz, Kristin Chenoweth will perform a solo revue there on Feb. 1. Click here for the full rundown.
— Skizzy Mars is coming to the Orpheum on Sept. 29. Click here.
— Jay Cridlin