Tampa Bay area venues welcome a diverse selection of musical artists in the coming weeks.
Seminole’s annual Music in the Park series will continue at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole. The music runs 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. Six concerts are planned, including the following:
- Oct. 3 - Comfort Zone - Oct. 10 - D.A. Smith and the Soul Injectors
The Clearwater Jazz Holiday runs Oct. 16-19, at Coachman Park on the waterfront in downtown Clearwater.
Daily general admission tickets are $15 in advance and $25 the day of the show. Children 12 and younger will be admitted free but must be accompanied by a paying adult. Four-day tickets also are available. Reserved seating prices start at $40 a day in advance.
CLEARWATER - The Grammy Award-winning group Chicago will perform in concert on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.
With worldwide sales of more than 120 million records, five consecutive No. 1 albums and an astonishing 50 hits in the U.S. alone, including 21 Top 10 smashes, such as Saturday in the Park, 25 or 6 to 4, Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?, Make Me Smile and If You Leave Me Now, Chicago is one of the most successful bands in rock music history. Chicago is the first American band ever to chart albums on Billboard’s pop chart in six consecutive decades.
CLEARWATER - On tour is support of his latest album release Hummingbird in a Box (RED Distribution), legendary musician and Grammy winner Peter Frampton returns to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Friday, Oct. 3, 8 p.m.
The new music was inspired by the Cincinnati Ballet featuring seven original guitar pieces in Frampton's virtuosic stylings. Frampton composed all songs on the mini-album along with Gordon Kennedy, who also co-produced the recording. The two previously teamed up for Fingerprints, which garnered them both a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album.
CLEARWATER - Recently, Pink Floyd fans got some unexpected news: David Gilmour and Nick Mason, two surviving members of the band, announced that a new album - “The Endless River” - will be released in November.
Those eagerly anticipating the new music can get a taste of old-school Floyd when the internationally-known tribute band The Australian Pink Floyd Show visits the Tampa Bay area on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 8 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater.
TARPON SPRINGS - BritBeat: America’s Premier Tribute to the Beatles performs Saturday, Oct. 11, at 8 p.m., at Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center, 324 Pine St.
Take a trip back to 1964 with BritBeat’s tribute to the Beatles. With mop tops, retro costumes, vintage instruments and harmonizing vocals, BritBeat Beatles Tribute Band performs all of the memorable Beatle hits from the sixties. Their British style, charisma and Liverpudlian character creates the ultimate Beatles Tribute concert experience.
CLEARWATER - The Capitol Theatre announces five additional performances for the upcoming 2014-15 season.
The shows are: Ricky Nelson Remembered, starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson; Ben Vereen Steppin’ Out; Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam; Michael Amante; and Melissa Manchester.
Tickets go on sale Saturday, Aug. 30 at 10 a.m. at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater or by calling 727-791-7400. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and one hour prior to showtime. The Capitol Theatre Box Office opens one hour prior to show time.
SEMINOLE - September will see the return of a favorite series of outdoor concerts in Seminole.
The city’s annual Music in the Park series will kick off Friday, Sept. 5, at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole.
The music will run 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free. Six concerts are planned, including the following:
- Sept. 5 - Rebekah Reid and Those Guys, sponsored by Waste Management of Pinellas - Sept. 12 - Charlie Souza and the New Tropics, sponsored by the city of Seminole - Sept. 19 - Charlie Morris Band, sponsored by Barnhorn Financial - Sept. 26 - Voices of Jazz, sponsored by DeLoach & Hofstra - Oct. 3 - Comfort Zone, sponsored by the city of Seminole - Oct. 10 - D.A. Smith and the Soul Injectors, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Seminole Lake
18 On The Rocks 2405 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach John Ellis, 6 to 10 p.m. Call 727-596-5633 or visit www.18ontherocks.com
Ricky T's Bar and Grille 10601 Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island Kevin Toon, 5:30 p.m.; Brian Santiono, 6 p.m.; Kirk Adams & The Honey Badgers, 10 p.m. Call 727-363-7425 or visit www.rickytsbarandgrille.com
The Ale and the Witch 111 Second Ave. NE., St. Petersburg Rich Whitely & Company, 8 to 11 p.m. Call 727-821-2533 or visit www.thealeandthewitch.com
The Blue Parrott Bar and Grill 85 Corey Circle, St. Pete Beach Impacts, 6:30 p.m. Call 727-369-9619 or visit www.bluepstpb.com
Whistle Stop Grill 915 Main St., Safety Harbor Open Mic, 7 to 10 p.m. Call 727-726-1956 or visit www.whistlestopgrill.com
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014
18 On The Rocks 2405 Gulf Blvd, Indian Rocks Beach Chris Baker, 6 to 10 p.m. Call 727-596-5633 or visit www.18ontherocks.com
Finley's Irish Pub and Eatery 13477 South Belcher Road Largo Blues Jam with Al Razz & Pug Baker & Ellie Lee , 8 p.m. Call 727-535-7858 or visit www.finleysirishpub.com
Ricky T's Bar and Grille 10601 Gulf Boulevard, Treasure Island Josh Magwood, 5:30 p.m.; Jeff Gurney, 6 p.m.; Stormbringer, 10 p.m. Call 727-363-7425 or visit www.rickytsbarandgrille.com
The Ale and the Witch 111 Second Ave. NE., St. Petersburg TC Carr and the Bolts Of Blue Band, 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Call 727-821-2533 or visit www.thealeandthewitch.com
The Blue Parrott Bar and Grill 85 Corey Circle, St. Pete Beach Tom Davis, 6 p.m. Call 727-369-9619 or visit www.bluepstpb.com