Saturday, July 21, 2018
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Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

Here Comes the Funny with Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, David Spade and Nick Swardson, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, $95-$250, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at strazcenter.org, and at noon Friday at the box office, 1010 N MacInnes Place, or by calling (813) 229-7827.

Billy Joel, 8 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Amway Center, Orlando, $49.50-$149.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

Roger Waters, 8 p.m. July 11 at the Amalie Arena, Tampa, $51.25-$195.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and through Ticketmaster.

Don Henley, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $98.75-$133.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office, 1111 N McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400, or at rutheckerdhall.com.

Tom Segura, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 22 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $28.50-$50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office.

Flotsam and Jetsam, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 25 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $18, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Saliva, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $18, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

August Burns Red, 6 p.m. Feb. 6 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $22, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Dancing With the Stars: Live, 3 p.m. Dec. 30 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $38.75-$78.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office.

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