Since first hitting the charts in 1971, McLean has amassed more than 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and is best known for his classic hits such as “American Pie,” “Vincent (Starry Starry Night),” “Castles in the Air,” “And I Love You So” and “Crying.”
SEMINOLE - The city of Seminole and American Legion Post 252 will present the final concert in the Music in the Park 20th anniversary series on Friday, Oct. 28, 7 to 9 p.m., at Seminole City Park, 7464 Ridge Road, Seminole.
The concert will showcase a performance by Rus Anderson, presenting his Rocket Man Show. This performance was originally scheduled for Oct. 7 but was postponed due to Hurricane Matthew.
Admission is free. Barnhorn Financial sponsors this concert. Attendees may bring chairs and blankets. Food, beverages, snacks and treats also will be available for purchase. Alcohol and glass containers are not permitted in the park.
ST. PETERSBURG - Blair Crimmins and The Hookers will perform Saturday, Oct. 29, 8:30 to 11 p.m., at The Ale and The Witch, 111 Second Ave. NE, Suite 104, St. Petersburg.
Admission is free.
Blair Crimmins began his current music career in Atlanta, Georgia, with a determination to bring Ragtime and 1920s style Dixieland Jazz to new audiences. While playing small rock clubs around the Southeast he developed a sound that is at once modern while being deeply rooted in the past. Now four years, and 500 shows later, he has toured the country playing large venues and has opened for acts such as Mumford & Sons and Preservation Hall Jazz Band.
The Tampa Bay Symphony, under the baton of Music Director Mark Sforzini, will give three fall concerts in Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Tampa.
Concerts will be Sunday, Oct. 30, 4 p.m., in the Arts Auditorium on the St. Petersburg College Clearwater campus, 2465 Drew St. Clearwater; Tuesday, Nov. 1, 8 p.m., at the Palladium Theater, 253 Fifth Ave. N., St. Petersburg; and Sunday, Nov. 6, 4 p.m., in Ferguson Hall, at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. MacInnes Place, Tampa.
Cetera has had two distinct musical careers. From 1968 through 1986, he was the singer, songwriter and bass player for the legendary rock group Chicago. In his time with the group, they recorded 18 of the most memorable albums of a generation, including such hits as “If You Leave Me Now,” “Hard to Say I’m Sorry,” “You’re the Inspiration,” “Feeling Stronger Every Day” and “Along Comes a Woman.”