From hard rock to comedy and everything in between, there are plenty of shows to pick from whose tickets go on sale this week:
The Contours: 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Largo Cultural Center, Largo, $25, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through the box office, 105 Central Park Drive, or by calling (727) 587-6793.
American Idol Live!: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 4 at the St. Pete Times Forum, Tampa, $37.75-$67.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), or through Ticketmaster online at Ticketmaster.com or by calling (866) 448-7849.
The Maine: 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $15, on sale at noon Friday through Ticketmaster.
Every Avenue: 5 p.m. July 13 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $13, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday through Ticketmaster.
Ted Nugent and Pat Travers: 7:30 p.m. June 30 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $27-$57, on sale at noon Friday at the box office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.
Marc Cohn: 7:30 p.m. July 16 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $39-$55, on sale at noon Friday through the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office.
Chelsea Handler: 8 p.m. Oct. 23 at the David A. Straz Jr. Center, Tampa, $62.50-$92.50, on sale at noon Friday by calling (813) 229-7827.