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Ruth Eckerd Hall’s 2018-19 season: John Legend, Wayne Newton, Chris Isaak lead new shows

Ruth Eckerd Hall’s 2018-19 season: John Legend, Wayne Newton, Chris Isaak lead new shows

Ruth Eckerd Hall on Monday unveiled a nearly full slate of concerts for its 2018-19 season, and there are some legendary acts in the mix.EGOT winner John Legend (Nov. 15, Ruth Eckerd Hall), Vegas royalty Wayne Newton (March 3, Capitol Theatre), sultr...
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John Legend, fresh off EGOT win, bringing Christmas tour to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

John Legend, fresh off EGOT win, bringing Christmas tour to Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater

How do you celebrate an EGOT? You drop your first Christmas album, apparently.Fresh off winning an Emmy to go with his Grammys, Oscar and Tony, John Legend on Monday announced his first-ever holiday album, A Legendary Christmas, due Oct. 26. And he'l...
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Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli coming to the Amway Center in Orlando

Billy Joel and Andrea Bocelli are two pop legends who've become unusually familiar faces in Tampa Bay over the last decade. Both have homes in Florida, and as a result tend to play Amalie Arena more or less once every couple of years.In 2019, however...
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Hari Kondabolu talks Colin Kaepernick, #MeToo, ‘The Problem with Apu’ and more

Hari Kondabolu talks Colin Kaepernick, #MeToo, ‘The Problem with Apu’ and more

Hari Kondabolu has had a few acting and writing gigs, notably on Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. But it's his deft stand-up comedy on topics like activism, social justice and the evolving world that's earned him the most acclaim.Case in point: A f...
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Review: David Byrne dances away with one of the year’s best concerts at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Review: David Byrne dances away with one of the year’s best concerts at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

Why it took a 66-year-old man in a sensible gray suit to raze and reinvent the rock concert as we know it, it is impossible to say.That the 66-year-old in question was David Byrne, well, now it actually starts making sense.At an age when his peers ar...
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Review: Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum own the rainy Tampa night at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

Review: Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum own the rainy Tampa night at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre

"It's gettin' hot in here," crooned Charles Kelley as he wiped the sweat off his face. As our sweltering Florida summer plays on, Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum brought their Summer Plays On Tour to the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre in Tamp...
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Aziz Ansari announces ‘small pop up show’ in St. Petersburg

Aziz Ansari announces ‘small pop up show’ in St. Petersburg

Aziz Ansari is hitting the road for a surprise series of “small pop up shows to work on new material” that will bring him to Orlando and St. Petersburg next month.The standup comic and star of Netflix’s Master of None will appear at...
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Dickey Betts cancels Clearwater concert after brain surgery, Billy Gibbons moves venues

Allman Brothers Band founding guitarist Dickey Betts has canceled his Nov. 5 concert at Clearwater’s Ruth Eckerd Hall after reports he underwent successful brain surgery last week. Betts fell and hit his head in a “freak accident” w...
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Dashboard Confessional postpones Friday’s show in St. Petersburg

Dashboard Confessional postpones Friday’s show in St. Petersburg

On Wednesday, Dashboard Confessional tweeted that they would be dropping out of Friday's show at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg after frontman Chris Carrabba had a family emergency.The tweet indicates that All Time Low and Gnash will still perform in ...
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99.5 QYK Guitar Pull: Dustin Lynch, Dylan Scott, Cam, more coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

99.5 QYK Guitar Pull: Dustin Lynch, Dylan Scott, Cam, more coming to the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

One of the best and most offbeat nights of country music you'll find in Tampa Bay is the annual 99.5 QYK Guitar Pull, which brings a handful of stars to a theater to perform hits and favorite cuts unplugged in a round.We're just a few weeks from the ...
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