Make us your home page
Instagram

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

Florida Orchestra

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

Florida Orchestra rock series features music of Beatles, Pink Floyd, Eagles 03/26/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 7:30pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Watch Round 3 of Feeding Tampa Bay's Epic Chef Showdown

    Cooking

    TAMPA — Round 3 of the third annual Epic Chef Showdown to benefit Feeding Tampa Bay is Monday night, and you can watch it live right here.

    Chef Richard Bergendale of The Mill restaurant and Sous Chef Jeff Thornsberry of Locale Market competed in Round 1 of the Epic Chef Showdown. [Epicurean Hotel / Feeding Tampa Bay]
  2. Dragon ride in Harry Potter section of Universal closing for new themed ride

    Florida

    Universal Orlando announced Monday that it will close Dragon Challenge for a new "highly themed" Harry Potter ride to open in 2019 — sending wizard fans into a guessing game with hopes for a Floo Powder Network or the maze from the Triwizard Tournament.

    Universal Orlando announced Monday that it will close Dragon Challenge on Sept. 5 for a new "highly themed" Harry Potter ride to open in 2019. The ride, originally the Dueling Dragons roller coaster, was renamed and incorporated into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter when the hugely popular area opened in 2010.
  3. Restaurant review: Food and beer pair nicely at the Eatery at Brew Bus Terminal and Brewery

    Food & Dining

    TAMPA - Tampa Bay's craft beer scene is perennially in flux. New breweries open, others close or get scooped up by bigger breweries, some reinvent themselves so they can sell beer off site, and still others build on kitchens and add food to give enthusiasts another reason to sit tight.

    A Passion of the Heights hibiscus wheat ale is displayed at The Brew Bus in Tampa, Fla., on Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017.  The Brew Bus Terminal, which houses a microbrewery and tasting room and serves as a hub for bus tours to local breweries, has opened an on-site kitchen called the Eatery. With the opening of the new casual dining concept, the brewery joins the ranks of microbreweries across the country that have asked that question: "What goes with beer? Hey, how about food?"
  4. Daniel Lipton resigns as artistic director of Opera Tampa

    Stage

    TAMPA — Daniel Lipton has resigned as artistic director of Opera Tampa, the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts announced.

    Daniel Lipton took over the post when 17-year director Anton Coppola retired in 2012 at age 95.
  5. Top things to do in Tampa Bay for July 25

    Events

    Shawn Mendes: The multi platinum-selling singer/songwriter embarks on his first-ever headlining arena word tour in support of his sophomore album Illuminate. Charlie Puth opens. 7:30 p.m., Amalie Arena, 401 Channelside Drive, Tampa. $43.75-$63.75. (813) 301-2500.

    Shawn Mendes, performing at Amalie Arena on 7/25/17. Credit: James Minchin.