Friday, June 22, 2018
News Roundup

Ticket window: Adele, Diana Ross, ZZ Top

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

> Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy, 7 p.m. April 22 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $62.50, on sale at noon Friday at the box office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400, or online at RuthEckerdHall.com.

Adele, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 at American Airlines Arena, Miami, $36.95-$146.50, on sale at 10 a.m. today through Ticketmaster online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

ZZ Top, 8 p.m. April 29 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $63.25-$83.25, on sale at noon Friday at the box office.

Brit Floyd, 8 p.m. June 24 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $35.75-$75.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Steve Hackett, 8 p.m. April 15 at the Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $45-$85, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office.

Ralph Macchio: The Karate Kid, 7:30 p.m. April 9 at the Tampa Theatre, Tampa, $46.50-$129, on sale at noon Friday at the box office, 711 N. Franklin St., or online at TampaTheatre.org.

Diana Ross, 8 p.m. Feb. 10 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $58.75-$128.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Celtic Woman, 8 p.m. April 29 at the Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg, $52.50-$99.50, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office, 400 First St. S, or online at themahaffey.com, or by calling (727) 893-7832.

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