Blast Friday Returns with The Romantics
Blast Friday returns to the Cleveland Street District in Downtown Clearwater for its 8th season. Presented by Bank of America, this free food and craft festival kicks-off featuring a live concert starring The Romantics on Friday, February 23 from 5:30 to 10 pm on the Tampa Bay Times Cleveland Street Stage. Food trucks and vendors will be serving a wide variety of freshly prepared specialty food and beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages that will be available for purchase. Concert goers are welcome to bring their lawn chairs to watch the concert. A Beer Garden at Station Square, located in the 600 block of Cleveland Street, with live local music and a sampling from New Belgium Brewing and more. A local art experience will also be featured at each Blast Friday.
The original members of The Romantics, Wally Palmar, Jimmy Marinos, Mike Skill and Rich Cole, formally became a band on Valentine’s Day, 1977. Nearly 30 years later they are still known for having created some of the most influential and beloved rock and roll of all time, including their hit songs like What I Like About You, Talking In Your Sleep and One In A Million.
A limited number of SUPER VIP packages for all Blast Friday concerts, priced at $49 are available, which includes a ticket with seats in the first three rows of reserved general admission seating directly in front of the Tampa Bay Times Stage, a meet and greet opportunity with band members and two complimentary beers or wine and access to super VIP tent, which includes snacks. In addition, a limited number of VIP packages for all Blast Friday concerts, priced at $29 are also available, which includes a general admission ticket in the reserved seating section directly in front of the Tampa Bay Times Stage and two complimentary beers.
VIP and SUPER VIP packages are on sale now. Packages are available in advance at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater or by calling 727.791.7400. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm. Patrons may also purchase tickets at www.AtTheCap.com 24/7. Packages may also be available the day of each concert at the Capitol Theatre Box Office.
Be a part of BLAST FRIDAY and join in Clearwater’s premier FREE street festival! Become a vendor to offer specialty food items, refreshments, crafts and homemade goods.
Every participating vendor receives a reserved 10’ x 10’ space at one low fee. Blast Friday is held the last Friday of every month through May. Vendors should reserve their space by downloading and filling out the online application here. For more information, please email [email protected]
For other great entertainment coming to Capitol Theatre check out:https://destinationtampabay.com/eddie-money-greg-billings-geoff-abraham-duo/