Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Music News, Concert Reviews

Darius Rucker, Warped Tour, stars of 'Nashville,'

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

Darius Rucker, 7 p.m. June 3 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $25-$44.75, 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 at Ticketmaster.com or by calling toll-free 1-800-745-3000.

Warped Tour, 11 a.m. July 1 in Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, TBA, on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday at vanswarpedtour.com.

Slipknot, 8 p.m. April 24 at Capitol Theatre, Clearwater, $36.50-$48.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ruth Eckerd Hall box office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.

Stars of ABC's 'Nashville,' 8 p.m. April 28 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $43.25-$78.75, on sale at noon Friday at the box office.

Amy Grant, 8 p.m. May 5 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $29-$65, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Good Old War, 8 p.m. May 21 at Local 662, St. Petersburg, $16, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Rebelution, 4 p.m. June 25 in Vinoy Park, St. Petersburg, $30, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Dashboard Confessional with Taking Back Sunday, 6:30 p.m. June 25 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $18-$53.95, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office and Ticketmaster.

Sublime with Rome, 6:35 p.m. July 3 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $22.50-$52.50, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office and through Ticketmaster.

Welcome to Night Vale, 8 p.m. July 7 at Tampa Theatre, Tampa, $27.50-$32.50, on sale at noon Friday at the box office, (711 Franklin St., or by calling (813) 274-8286.

Andy Black, 7:30 p.m. June 3 at State Theatre, St. Petersburg, $22, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

Strykerz Pro Muay Thai Fights, 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Bradenton Area Convention Center, Palmetto, $35-$75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster.

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