Florida Orchestra rock series features music of Beatles, Pink Floyd, Eagles

 Florida Orchestra
Florida Orchestra
Published March 26 2013
Updated March 26 2013

The Florida Orchestra announced Tuesday it will pay tribute to the music of the Beatles, Pink Floyd and the Eagles as part of its 2013/2014 season's Rock Concert series. The orchestra launched the series in 2012 with concerts featuring the music of Simon and Garfunkel and Michael Jackson; this season's series concludes May 10 with a concert featuring the music of the Doors.

The orchestra will perform the Music of the Beatles on Oct. 18 accompanied by Classical Mystery Tour, a Beatles tribute group. On Nov. 29, the orchestra joins a full rock band and featured vocalist Randy Jackson for the Music of Pink Floyd, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. And the Music of the Eagles concert features veteran rock vocalists Terry Brock, Glenn DeLaune and John Hines along with the orchestra on May 9, 2014.

All shows are 8 p.m. Fridays at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg. For tickets, call the Florida Orchestra ticket center at (727) 892-3337, or buy online at floridaorchestra.org. Series packages for all three shows are on sale now; single tickets are $35, $55 and $75 and go on sale Aug. 12.

— Michelle Stark, Times staff writer