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Coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall: Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson, Steve Miller Band, Gladys Knight and more




Ruth Eckerd Hall  has unveiled its slate of events and concerts for the fall and winter months, and in addition to some big plays (The Color Purple) and comedians (Bill Cosby), there are, of course, a bundle of concerts to announce.

Highlights include Willie Nelson (Oct. 20), the Allman Brothers Band (Oct. 21), Bonnie Raitt (Oct. 22), Joe Bonamassa, above (Nov. 6), Steve Miller Band (Nov. 18), Tony Bennett (Jan. 6), Vince Gill (Jan. 28), Gladys Knight (Feb. 13 ... Valentine's Day gift alert), Liza Minnelli (March 19) and Anita Baker (March 25).

On the classical side of things, don't miss Yo-Yo Ma (Oct. 28), the Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra (Jan. 25) or Puccini's La Boheme (March 26).

After the jump, get the complete list of concerts that have been officially announced. (Unofficially, as we told you Wednesday, the Black Crowes will also be at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Oct. 7.)


Flavor of Jazz IV, starring the Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman, plus the Ruth Eckerd Hall/Clearwater Jazz Holiday Youth Band, Oct. 6

The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Big Pink Greatest Hits World Tour 2009, Oct. 9

An Evening with Willie Nelson, Oct. 20

The Allman Brothers Band, 40th Anniversary Tour, Oct. 21

Bonnie Raitt with special guest Ryan Shaw, Oct. 22

Joe Bonamassa, Nov. 6

Steve Miller Band, Nov. 18

Dave Koz, Smooth Jazz Christmas 2009, with special guests David Benoit, Rick Braun, Brenda Russell and Peter White, Dec. 3

Tony Bennett, Jan. 6

Vince Gill, Jan. 28

Paul Anka, Jan. 29

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Feb. 11

Gladys Knight, Feb. 13

Steve Lawrence, Feb. 14

Engelbert Humperdinck, Feb. 21

Liza Minnelli, March 19

Anita Baker, March 25

Pat Matheny, April 9

Johnny Mathis, April 16


Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Oct. 28

Moscow State Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alexi Korienko, music director and conductor; Nadezda Tolareva, violin, Jan. 25

Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Gold Medalist, Haochen Zhang of China, Jan. 31

The Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio and Miami String Quartet, April 8


Bizet’s Carmen, presented by Teatro Lirico D’Europa, with symphony orchestra

Opera A La Carte presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s H.M.S. Pinafore, with full chorus and orchestra, March 5

Puccini’s La Boheme, presented by Teatro Lirico D’Europa, with symphony orchestra, March 26

[Last modified: Friday, July 10, 2009 11:00am]


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