Sunday, December 10, 2017
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Ticket Window: Blue October, Air Supply, David Cross

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

•98Rockfest with Disturbed, Shinedown, 5 p.m. April 29 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, $19.98-$60, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and through Ticketmaster online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

David Cross, 8 p.m. April 15 at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, $28-$38, on sale at 10 a.m. online at strazcenter.org, and at noon at the box office, 1010 N MacInnes Place, or by calling (813) 229-7827.

Girls Night: The Musical, 7:30 p.m. March 2 at the Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg, $35.50-$55.50, on sale at noon Friday at the Mahaffey Theater box office, 400 First St. S, or by calling (727) 893-7832, or online at mahaffeyonthemove.com.

Air Supply, 7 p.m. April 17 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $59-$89, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.

Blue October, 8:30 p.m. May 5 at Jannus Live, St. Petersburg, $27.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday online at axs.com.

Willie Nelson, 8 p.m. March 4 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $53.25-$103.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Bon Qui Qui, 8 p.m. April 27 at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, $35, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday online and at the box office.

Gilby Clarke, 7 p.m. Feb. 25 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $15, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

August Burns Red, 5:30 p.m. March 8 at Jannus Live, St. Petersburg, $22, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Behind the Lens with Henry Diltz and Pattie Boyd, 8 p.m. April 15 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $40, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the box office.

Mike Love, 8 p.m. May 6 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $20, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the box office.

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