Raitt, late-night host Ferguson book shows in Pinellas
Bonnie Raitt will play Ruth Eckerd Hall on Dec. 3. FILE PHOTO
Published: July 9, 2013
Updated: July 9, 2013 at 07:27 AM
Blues singer and slide guitarist Bonnie Raitt and talk show host and comedian Craig Ferguson have scheduled appearances in Pinellas County later in the year, Ruth Eckerd Hall announced Monday. Raitt, a 10-time Grammy winner, will play Ruth Eckerd Hall at 8 p.m. Dec. 3. Irish singer-songwriter Paul Brady will open the show. Tickets, $100.50, $70 and $50, go on sale noon Saturday. Ferguson, star of "The Late Late Show" on CBS, brings his comedy tour to The Palladium as part of "Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road" on Nov. 18.
The Scotland native, who won a Peabody Award for his interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, got his start as a drummer for "some of the worst punk bands" in the United Kingdom. Tickets are $85, $65 and $55 and also go on sale noon Saturday. Tickets to both shows will be available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, by calling (727) 791-7400 or online at www.rutheckerdhall.com.