John Legend, Queen Latifah, LeAnn Rimes, Natalie Merchant coming to Ruth Eckerd Hall in 2012-13 season
Ruth Eckerd Hall unveiled its 2012-13 season schedule this weekend, and in addition to a few regulars and shows we already knew about (Eddie Vedder, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Joe Cocker), there are a bundle of new, exciting ones.
Among the highlights: John Legend (Oct. 16), LeAnn Rimes (Nov. 9), Glenn Frey (Nov. 10), Queen Latifah (March 26) and four intriguing shows featuring artists backed by a full symphony: Natalie Merchant (Jan. 18), Kansas (Jan. 19), Alan Parsons Live Project (Feb. 15) and Supertramp's Roger Hodgson (March 22).
Fans of comedy can check out Buddy Valastro, a.k.a. the Cake Boss (Cake Boss!) (Jan. 12), Ron White (Jan. 26), Regis Philbin and Pat Cooper (March 17), Bill Cosby (March 23) and Brady Bunch Live featuring Barry Williams (March 24).
For more on Ruth Eckerd Hall's upcoming season, including jazz, classical, Broadway and Capitol Theatre shows, click here for Sean Daly's story.