ST. PETERSBURG, FL (May 13, 2014) – The Pretty Reckless announced a St. Petersburg stop on their Going To Hell 2014 North American tour. The band will perform at The Mahaffey Theater on Friday, Sept. 19 at 8:30 p.m.
Led by singerTaylor Momsen, The Pretty Reckless’single“Heaven Knows”is the most successful song this year on Active and Mainstream Rock radio and is now crossing over to Alternative Rock with additional plays on Pop radio. The song spent five weeks at #1 at Active Rock and is currently #1 at Mainstream Rock for over 8 weeks.
Going To Hellwas released on March 18thand debuted at#5on theBillboard Top 200 Album Chart. The release has garnered praise from press and fans alike. Rolling Stoneraves, “This New York band’s brash second album rages with the upbeat, beat-wise humor that hard rock has suppressed ever since grunge. ‘Heaven Knows’ and ‘Why’d You Bring a Shotgun to the Party’ are full-on glam stomps.”
The rebellious video for the“Heaven Knows”has garneredover 6 million viewssince premiering onVEVO. Meanwhile, themusic videofor the album title track“Going To Hell,”is now over6.5 million views. The Pretty Reckless has supported Evanescence, Guns N’ Roses and Marilyn Manson on tour in addition to headline runs in both the U.S. and abroad. The band recently performed at the Revolver Golden Gods Awards in April where Taylor joined Joan Jett on stage for a performance of the hit song“I Hate Myself For Loving You.”
The Pretty Reckless formed in 2009 and released their debut albumLight Me Upin 2010 and a follow-up EPHIT Me Like A Manin 2012. After two years on the road supportingLight Me Up, the band has risen through rock ‘n’ roll’s ranks to become a polarizing presence. Over the course of their debut andEP, the quartet has sold over 1 million combined albums and digital singles. The band is managed by David Sonenberg, William Derella, and Erica Ramon of DAS Communications.
Tickets are $22.50 and $100. The $100 VIP package includes a concert ticket, VIP early entry into the venue, exclusive meet & greet with The Pretty Reckless, personal photograph with The Pretty Reckless, specially designed tour shirt (exclusive to VIP package only), exclusive TPR tour merchandise item, official meet & greet laminate, on-site VIP host and crowd-free merchandise shopping. There are a limited number of VIP packages available.
Tickets go on sale Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. and may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, the mobile app My Mahaffey, the theater’s Social Ticketing Facebook app, charge by phone at 727.893.7832 or in person at The Mahaffey Theater Box Office. The Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m Monday-Saturday or at least 90 minutes to any ticketed event. There are no added charges ever on tickets purchased directly from The Mahaffey Theater.
About The Mahaffey Theater
The Mahaffey Theater, under the management of Big3 Entertainment, is one of Tampa Bay’s top-rated performing arts venues. Home to the Florida Orchestra, The Mahaffey Theater hosts top-quality national and international artists and performances – Broadway, pop, rock, comedy, dance, classical and interactive engagements and exhibitions.
Located in the heart of downtown St. Petersburg, the 2,031-seat cultural jewel boasts spectacular waterfront views and is located only minutes away from white sandy beaches and world-renowned museums. Additionally, the theater supports the highly successful Class Acts program, which enables school children to experience the performing arts through in-theater performances as well as in-school outreach and extension programs.