St. Petersburg, Fla. – (March 26, 2018)- With more than 30 million albums sold, 18 million digital single sales, billions of streams and 12 iconic hits combined, 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul are inviting fans aboard The Rock & Roll Express Tour this summer with special guest Soul Asylum on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will stop in St. Petersburg at Al Lang on Wednesday, July 11.
Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 30 at 10 am. Tickets may be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com, charged by phone at (800) 745-3000, or in person at the Al Lang Box Office. Ticket prices are: $79.50, $59.50, $49.50.
View and embed the tour announcement video at the link here: https://youtu.be/_qqy-e-tOtE
Citi® is the official pre-sale credit card of The Rock & Roll Express Tour. As such, Citi® cardmembers will have access to purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, March 27th at 10am local time until Thursday, March 29th at 10pm local time through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete pre-sale details, visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday, March 30 at 10am local time.
3 Doors Down and Collective Soul will be offering their own VIP packages, which include band meet and greets, exclusive merch, and much more. All VIP packages will be available starting Tuesday, March 27th at 10am local time. More information can be found at www.3doorsdown.com and www.collectivesoul.com.
“Soul Asylum, Collective Soul and 3 Doors Down, that’s a big night of hits!! I’m looking forward to hopping on the Rock & Roll Express this summer, gonna be fun!” said Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down.
“It’s going to be an exciting summer! Not only are we going to be out with a great band, but also some great friends. I look forward to seeing everyone come out and rock with us, 3 Doors Down, and Soul Asylum,” said Ed Roland of Collective Soul.
Grammy Award®-nominated multi-Platinum Mississippi rock band 3 Doors Down has been captivating audiences around the world for nearly two decades. With 20 million albums sold globally, their success has been fueled by hits including “Kryptonite,” “When I’m Gone,” “Here Without You,” and “It’s Not My Time.”
Collective Soul rose to international fame in 1993 with the rock anthem “Shine.” The multi-Platinum quintet has a catalog of #1 hits under their belts that has helped shape and define alternative rock. They’ve sold over 20 million records worldwide and continue to average over one million Spotify streams per month. They were inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2009. The band’s latest live album, LIVE, was released December 8, 2017 on Suretone Records.
Collective Soul will also perform at 3 Doors Down’s 15th Annual “The Better Life Foundation Concert” this fall. The event will take place at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in Cherokee, NC for the third year in a row on October 27th. To date, The Better Life Foundation has donated over $3 Million dollars to veterans, children, women’s and humanitarian relief efforts domestically and around the globe.
Grammy Award®-winning rock band Soul Asylum garnered multi-platinum success with their commercial breakthrough albums 1992’s ‘Grave Dancers Union’ (3x platinum) and 1995’s ‘Let Your Dim Light Shine’ (1x platinum). ‘Grave Dancers Union’ featured the international hit “Runaway Train,” which won a 1994 Grammy as Best Rock Song while ‘Let Your Dim Light Shine’ spawned the hit “Misery.” Dave Pirner of Soul Asylum adds “Looking forward to hitting the road with 3 Doors Down and Collective Soul and seeing everyone! We’re going to have a good time – can’t wait!”
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The Duke Energy Center for the Arts – 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 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.
Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts
Founded as a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2009, the Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is dedicated to the success and future of The Mahaffey Theater and to the notion that through diverse programing and patron membership support, performing arts should be enjoyed by all of St. Petersburg’s citizens. It’s your theater!
The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts is committed to supporting and presenting all genres of the performing arts at The Mahaffey Theater, funding arts education for school children through the Class Acts performance series and providing its member patrons with unequaled services, entertainment and cultural experiences.