Arts & Music
John Legend, Tamar Braxton to perform in Clearwater
John Legend will finally take the stage at Ruth Eckerd Hall this fall. The soulful R&B singer is set to perform at the Clearwater venue Nov. 4, just more than a year after his concert there was indefinitely postponed. The concert will be in support of Legend's first album of all-new material in five years, "Love In the Future," which comes out Sept. 3. Tickets, ranging from $50.50 for regular reserved seating to $575 for a VIP meet-and-greet package, go on sale Saturday through rutheckerdhall.com or by calling (727) 791-7400.Legend has sold more than five million albums and won multiple Grammy Awards, including the 2010 award for Best R&B Album for his collection of covers with The Roots titled "Wake Up!" His hit singles include "Ordinary People," "Used to Love U" and "So High." Singer and reality TV star Tamar Braxton will open the show. Braxton, sister of singer Toni Braxton, stars on "Braxton Family Values" and "Tamar and Vince" on the WEtv cable network.
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