Somehow, rapper DMX never made it into the ring for that proposed pay-per-view boxing match with infamous ex-Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
Veteran R&B singer Anthony Hamilton has inspired comparisons to such lofty stars as Bill Withers and the late Bobby Womack for his soulful delivery of hits such as "Charlene."
SPOKEN REASONS: 8 p.m. Aug. 6; The Social, 54 N. Orange Ave., Orlando; $10-$45; 407-246-1419.
TODRICK HALL: 8 p.m. July 18; Hard Rock Live, Universal CityWalk, Orlando; $20 advance, $25 day of show; 407-351-5483.
It has been a long wait for a new album from indie-rock/dance-pop band Foster the People.
BJ BARHAM: 8 p.m. Aug. 4; Will's Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., Orlando; $10 (18 or older); willspub.org.
DIZZY WRIGHT: 8 p.m. July 8; Backbooth, 37 W. Pine St., Orlando; $20; 407-999-2570.