Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

Firefall and Poco, 7 p.m. July 10 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $49.50-$69.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.

Marlon Wayans, 8 p.m. May 21 at Tampa Theatre, Tampa, $42.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 711 N Franklin St., or by calling (813) 274-8982, or online at tampatheatre.org.

Cyndi Lauper, 8 p.m. June 8 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $43.75-$88.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Chris Cornell, 8 p.m. June 16 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $54.75-$74.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Joe Walsh and Bad Company, 7 p.m. May 28 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $20-$119.95, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 4802 U.S. 301 N, or by calling (813) 740-2446, and through Ticketmaster.

Chris Isaak, 8 p.m. May 1 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $89-$99, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office.

Pink Talking Fish, 7:30 p.m. May 21 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $21, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster online at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

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