Sunday, October 21, 2018
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Tickets on sale this week: Smashing Pumpkins, Katt Williams, Alan Jackson, Eddie Money, Coheed and Cambria

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

• Smashing Pumpkins, 7 p.m. July 25 at Amalie Arena, Tampa, $29-$125, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 401 Channelside Drive (walk-up only), and via Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com, or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

• Katt Williams, 8 p.m. April 14 at the USF Sun Dome, Tampa, $49-$125, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 4202 E Fowler Ave., or by calling (813) 974-3004, and via Ticketmaster.

• Alan Jackson, 7:30 p.m. May 11 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $25-$79.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 4802 U.S. 301 N, or by calling (813) 740-2446, and via Ticketmaster.

• Night Ranger, 8 p.m. April 13 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $35-$59, on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.

• Eddie Money, 8 p.m. May 10 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $39-$69, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office.

• Brit Floyd, 8 p.m. June 14 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $35.75-$75.75, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

• Todd Rundgren, 8 p.m. April 27 at Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg, $37.50-$67.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office, 400 First St. S, or by calling (727) 892-5767.

• Randy Rainbow, 8 p.m. April 13 at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, $39.75, 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.

• Coheed and Cambria with Taking Back Sunday, 6:30 p.m. July 7 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $29.50-$69.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office and via Ticketmaster.

• Mountain Goats, 7 p.m. Sept. 1 at the Orpheum, Tampa, $26, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketfly at Ticketfly.com, or by calling toll-free 1-877-987-6487.

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