Friday, April 20, 2018
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Ticket window: 98 Degrees, Jason Isbell, Blink 182, Broadway shows, Brad Paisley

Tickets for the following events go on sale this week:

Ruth Eckerd Hall 2016-17 Broadway Season, various dates and times Dec. 22-May 7 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $35-$125, on sale at noon Friday at the box office, 1111 McMullen-Booth Road, or by calling (727) 791-7400.

98 Degrees, 8 p.m. July 15 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $29-$79, 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.

Jason Isbell, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $43.25-$53.25, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office.

Rise Up Sunday: Nahko and Medicine for the People, 7 p.m. June 26 at Jannus Live, St. Petersburg, $20-$25, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketfly at Ticketfly.com, or by calling toll-free 1-877-987-6487.

Puscifer, 8 p.m. Nov. 3 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, $38.75-$63.25, on sale at noon Saturday at the box office.

Blink 182, 7 p.m. Aug. 6 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $25-$75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office and through Ticketmaster.

Hillsong Worship, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $18.50-$42.50, on sale at noon Friday at the box office and through Ticketmaster.

Brad Paisley, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Tampa, $25-$54.75, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at the box office and through Ticketmaster.

Nahko and Medicine for the People, 7 p.m. June 26 at Jannus Live, St. Petersburg, $20-$25, on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketfly.

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