Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater
St. Petersburg, Fla. – (November 6, 2018) – Just announced today, Dream Theater is coming to St. Petersburg’s Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater April 26, 2019 at 8 pm.
The two-time Grammy-nominated and millions-selling progressive music titans Dream Theater will be on tour in conjunction with the worldwide release of their 14th studio album, Distance Over Time (Feb. 22, 2019).
The new album, Distance Over Time, showcases a newfound creativity for Dream Theater while maintaining the elements that have garnered them devoted fans around the globe, thrilling fans from San Diego to Mexico City on this exclusive North American Tour.
FYI TICKET SALES: Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10 a.m.
Pre-Sale for Bill Edwards Foundation for The Arts members begins Wednesday, November 7 at 10 a.m.
Prices: Ticket prices are $49.50, $69.50 and $79.50.
How To Purchase: Tickets may be purchased online at TheMahaffey.com, charged by phone at (727) 300-2000, or in person at the Duke Energy Center for the Arts – Mahaffey Theater Box Office located at 400 1st St. South Downtown St. Pete.
The Box Office is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
About Dream Theater
Dream Theater has sold more than 12 million records worldwide, and has received two Grammy Award nominations. “Take the Time” is one of the most quintessential Dream Theater songs and “Pull Me Under” is the band’s signature and most recognizable song, serving as the introduction of Dream Theater to the masses.
Progressive metal pioneers Dream Theater— James LaBrie (Vocals), John Petrucci (Guitars), Jordan Rudess (Keyboards), John Myung (Bass), and Mike Mangini (Drums) — share a unique bond with one of the most passionate fan bases around the globe as evidenced by their two GRAMMY® Award nominations and 15 million records sold worldwide.
The 1992 opus Images & Words received a gold certification and landed on Rolling Stone’s coveted “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All-Time.” Guitar Worldplaced the follow-up Awake at #1 on “Superunknown: 50 Iconic Albums That Defined 1994.” 1996’s A Change of Seasons notably soundtracked NBC’s coverage of Downhill Skiing at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Fans voted the 1999 Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory the “Number One All-Time Progressive Rock Album” in a 2012 Rolling Stone poll.
2009 saw Black Clouds & Silver Linings crash the Billboard Top 200 at #6 as A Dramatic Turn of Events  and Dream Theater  maintained a three-peat in the chart’s Top 10. Consequence of Sound dubbed 2016’s The Astonishing, “An absolutely unique experience.” Beyond three platinum and two gold videos, the group was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2010. On its 14th full-length and first release for InsideOutMusic / Sony Music, Distance Over Time, the band recharge the brotherhood that has kept them creating music together for over 30 years.
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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 world class 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.
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! 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.