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).
Dream Theater has sold more than 12 million records worldwide. They have 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 group includes— 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 World placed 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.
The newest 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.
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.
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