CLEARWATER - Legendary artist Don Henley is set to perform Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7:30 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater.
Both as a solo artist and as a member of the Eagles, Don Henley has received many accolades, including eight Grammy Awards, numerous gold and platinum records and performed sold-out concert tours worldwide.
CLEARWATER - Doyle Bramhall II, Friday, Jan. 20, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater.
Bramhall II will make his way to the historic Capitol Theatre for his Clearwater debut. One of the most distinctive vocalists, guitarists, composers and producers, Bramhall has collaborated with artists as far-ranging as Tedeschi Trucks Band and Rogers Waters to Eric Clapton.
Hull, a Nashville native, is a virtuoso mandolin-player. Hull has astonished audiences and fellow-musicians alike. Now a seasoned touring musician nearing her mid-20s, Hull has delivered her most inspired, accomplished and mature recorded work to date - no small feat.
LARGO - Grammy-nominated Jeff Lorber will perform an evening of smooth jazz, soul and funk music with his band, Jeff Lorber Fusion, on Saturday, Jan. 21, 8 p.m., at the Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.
Lorber will be joined by all star lineup that will include Jimmy Haslip on bass, Gary Novak on drums and Andy Snitzer on saxophone.
In September 2015, Jeff Lorber Fusion released “Step It Up” on Heads Up, a division of Concord Music Group. The fourth consecutive collaboration between Grammy-nominated keyboardist/composer/producer Jeff Lorber and Grammy-winning bassist,composer,producer Jimmy Haslip since the two virtuosos reactivated Jeff Lorber Fusion five years ago, “Step It Up” features 11 new Lorber compositions, several co-written with Haslip. The longtime colleagues also co-produced the recording.
CLEARWATER - Kenny Rogers will bring The Gambler’s Last Deal, his final world tour, to the Tampa Bay area on Sunday, Jan. 22, 1 p.m., at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater.
The Grammy Award-winning superstar and Country Music Hall of Fame member has enjoyed great success during his storied career of nearly six decades, which will be celebrated during this final tour.
The enduring country and pop icon has endeared music lovers around the globe with his amazing songs, heartfelt performances, distinctive voice, gift for storytelling and universal appeal. The first country artist to consistently sell out arenas, Rogers has played to millions of fans around the world, performing songs from his long list of chart-toppers which comprise 24 No. 1 hits such as “The Gambler,” “Lucille,” “Coward of the County,” “Lady,” “Islands in the Stream,” “She Believes In Me,” “We’ve Got Tonight,” “Daytime Friends,” “Through The Years,” “You Decorated My Life” and “Buy Me A Rose.”
British guitar virtuoso Richard Smith is known worldwide for his fancy finger-style guitar playing, having performed with Chet Atkins, Les Paul, Boots Randolph, Tommy Emmanuel, Sam Bush and others. At a young age he transcribed classical music, jazz, the gypsy style of Django Reinhardt, bluegrass, ragtime, blues and Sousa marches. Richard has achieved honors such as being named the 2001 National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion and the 2009 National Thumbpickers Hall of Fame.
LARGO - The Fabulous Hubcaps will take the stage Monday, Jan. 23, 2 and 7 p.m., at the Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive, Largo.
Showcasing authentic classic rock ’n’ roll of the ’50s and ’60s, the Fabulous Hubcaps will perform as part of the Spotlight Series, presented by the Largo Lions Club Foundation. Shows in the Spotlight Series are scheduled for Mondays at 2 and 7 p.m. Upcoming performances include Neil Zirconia: The Ultimate Faux Diamond on Monday, Feb. 13; the Mark Anthony Band performing a Billy Joel/Bob Seger tribute on Monday, March 27; and Bertie Higgins with The Band of Pirates on Monday, April 10.
CLEARWATER - Geoff Tate will perform Tuesday, Jan. 24, 8 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater.
Tate - a multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter - is on the road in the middle of a worldwide tour highlighting songs from all 17 albums he has done throughout his 35-year career. The original voice of Queensryche, Tate returns to the Capitol Theatre to perform the band’s hits and rarities in an intimate, all-acoustic storyteller night.