St. Petersburg, FL (April 11, 2014) – Local bands T.C. Carr and the Bolts of Blue Band, Dan Orlando Band and The Black Honkeys will join the music lineup for Taste of Pinellas scheduled Friday and Saturday, May 9 and 10, at Albert Whitted Park, festival organizers announced today.
T.C. Carr’s All Star Bolts of Blue Band opens Friday night with headliners Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers and Loverboy. Dan Orlando Band and The Black Honkeys join Saturday festival headliners KC and The Sunshine Band and The Blues Brothers starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi.
Friday, May 9
- 4 p.m. T.C. Carr and the Bolts of Blue Band
- 5 p.m. Loverboy
- 6:30 p.m. Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers
- 8:30 p.m. Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
Saturday, May 10
- 3:30 p.m. Dan Orlando Band
- 5 p.m. The Black Honkeys
- 6:30 p.m. KC and the Sunshine Band
- 8:30 p.m. The Blues Brothers Starring Dan Aykroyd and Jim Belushi
Fireworks are scheduled both nights at 10 p.m.
General admission tickets for Taste of Pinellas are $22.50 in advance and $25 day of show.
Advance tickets can be purchased at:
- Ticketmaster (via www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 800.745.3000): Available online until 11 p.m. the day prior to the show day.
- All local Rally Stores
- All Children’s Hospital Main Lobby Gift Shop
- In person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office, 400 First St. S. Box Office hours are
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and at least 90 minutes prior to any ticketed event at the theater.
Tickets purchased by phone or online are subject to applicable service charges. Children under 12 are free when accompanied by a paying adult, one child per adult.
Produced by Bill Edwards Presents Inc., the 2014 Taste of Pinellas festival also features a selection of the area’s favorite restaurants serving signature tastes. A free “Family Fun Zone” and other family activities will take place at The Mahaffey Theater Plaza 3:30-8:30 p.m. Friday and 3-8:30 p.m. Saturday.
For more information and updates about Taste of Pinellas, please visit:
About Taste of Pinellas
For more than 25 years, Taste of Pinellas has been a signature event benefitting All Children’s Hospital, partnering with top restaurants and other organizations from our region and beyond. Along the beautiful St. Petersburg waterfront, attendees enjoy major national music acts, sample some of the area’s best food and drink, and enjoy fun interactive activities for the whole family.
About Bill Edwards Presents, Inc.
A premier live entertainment company, Bill Edwards Presents Inc. has been producing world-class attractions for more than a decade. The company has established itself through producing shows and events in a variety of venues around the world – including festivals, theaters, casino-resorts, performing arts centers and arenas. Known for its reputation of aligning with award-winning talent, Bill Edwards Presents is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida.
About All Children’s Hospital
All Children’s Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine located in St. Petersburg, is the most advanced children’s hospital on Florida’s west coast. With more than 50 pediatric specialties and 259 beds, All Children’s is dedicated to advancing children’s health through treatment, research, education and advocacy. Programs that include a Clinical and Translational Research Organization, pediatric biorepository and a new pediatric residency program are driving innovation in personalized pediatric medicine and child health. A network of 10 outpatient care centers in eight counties along with affiliate programs at regional hospitals makes All Children’s a leading provider of care for Florida’s children.