The historic Capitol Theatre, located in downtown Clearwater’s Cleveland Street District, has announced the line-up for the 2012-2013 season. This season’s schedule will offer a wide variety of musical choices, showcasing the best of what the Capitol Theatre has to offer.
Saturday, October 27 at 6 pm and 9 pm
Tickets priced at $50, $35
On sale now
Artist and composer, one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers today. GRAMMY®, Emmy® and Billboard Award-winning protégé of Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandoval is guardian of jazz trumpet and flugel horn and one of the most brilliant, multifaceted and renowned musicians of our time. Dear Diz is his latest release.
Sunday, December 9 at 7:30 pm
Tickets priced at $46.50, $36.50
One of the most celebrated country-folk performers of her day is back for the first time since 2007. Singer-songwriter Iris DeMent became known for her pure, evocative vocal style and spare, heartfelt, introspective and deeply personal songcraft on Infamous Angel and My Life. The Way I Should reveals her fiercely political side, tackling a variety of topics.
The Bronx Wanderers
From Arthur Avenue to Cleveland Street
January 16-18 and January 22-25 at 7:30 pm, January 19 at 3 pm and 7:30 pm
In theBronxof the ‘50s and early ‘60s, there was magic in the air, the liberating sound of doo wop and rock and roll. The greatest hits and heartwarming stories from Dion, The Beach Boys and Jay and the Americans, the Four Seasons and all the stars of the golden second wave of rock and roll are captured in the new musical event.
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes
Friday, February 1 at 7:30 pm
Tickets priced at $55, $39
This band delivers the exuberant rhythm and blues feel that is the Jukes’ trademark, the driving sound of the legendary Jukes horn section and a guitar-orientated rock and roll feel – all with the joy of making music that has defined them for more than three decades. Bruce Springsteen, Steve Van Zandi, Garry Tallent and Jon Bon Jovi have all played with the Jukes.
Wood Guthrie’s 100th Birthday Tour
Saturday, February 2 at 7:30 pm
Tickets priced at $69, $55
Legendary singer-songwriter, storyteller, social commentator and humanitarian Arlo Guthrie returns to the Capitol Theatre offering a special celebration of his father’s 100th birthday and immeasurable contributions to American folk music with his Here Comes The Kid Tour. Woody’s legacy can be seen in Arlo’s humor, political and social activism and gift for storytelling.
Friday, February 8 at 7:30 pm
Tickets priced at $49, $29.50
Donning his signature white fedora, jacket and sunglasses, Redbone’s deliver in intimate and low-key, but his mastery of the guitar is impressive as he offers fingerpicking with a ragtime bounce or jumps between chords with the grace of a hurdler.
Saturday, February 9 at 7:30 pm
Tickets priced at $35, $25
With a single guitar, thoroughly written songs, a fearless ability to mine the depths of human emotion and a quick and dry wit, this songwriter’s songwriter, with lyrical insight, a smooth baritone voice, David delivers joy, inspiration and invention through his music and unmatched storytelling.
Women of Ireland
Saturday, February 16 at 2 & 8 pm
Tickets priced at $39, $29
On sale now
World champion dancers and some ofIreland’s finest female performers bring Irish and Celtic music to the Capitol Theatre. This energetic, compelling and innovative concert production shares Irish music, song and dance, and a wealth of Irish talent.
The Irish Rovers
Saturday, February 23 at 5 & 8 pm
Tickets priced at $49, $39
On sale now
With wit, a wink and charm both ageless and irresistible, The Irish Rovers return with songs that have captivated and delighted audiences since 1963 with favorites such as “Wasn’t That A Party”, “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer” and their signature song “The Unicorn”.
Unless otherwise noted, tickets go on sale Saturday, September 8 at noon at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office.
Reserved tickets for all performances will be available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, by calling 727.791.7400 or by logging onto www.atthecap.com. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday, from noon to 6 pm. The Capitol Theatre Ticket Office opens one hour prior to showtime.
Valet parking is now available for most performances at the historic Capitol Theatre. Parking is free on city streets after 6 pm every day. Coachman Park Parking Lots are always free and is just a short walk to the Capitol Theatre. For information on dining please visit www.ClevelandStreetDistrict.com.