Geoff Tate-Expire and Rage for Order

Multi-platinum selling, GRAMMY® nominated rock singer/songwriter Geoff Tate and his band return to Clearwater on his Empire 30th Anniversary Tour: Empire and Rage for Order in their Entirety. Geoff Tate is best known for his 30-plus years as the creative and driving force behind the progressive metal band Queensryche.

Geoffe Tate

Since its inception with Geoff Tate at the helm, Queensryche has sold over 20 million albums worldwide and has performed in upwards of fifty countries. He is regarded as one of the most skilled vocalists in the genre with hundreds of modern, popular artists citing him and his former band as a major influence. Combining social consciousness and expertly crafted lyrics with high-energy, melodically complex music, the Geoff Tate band became internationally recognized as the thinking man’s rock band.

Geoff Tate and his band will return to Destination Tampa Bay ™ to Ruth Eckerd Hall on December 7, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.  Tickets are $32.75, $42.75, and $53.75. Performance is at Ruth Eckerd Hall located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, FL 33759.

At this time, capacity at Ruth Eckerd Hall is being limited to 50% and tickets are only available in pairs. Please select two seats when choosing your location. Ruth Eckerd Hall plans to keep you safe during these tough times.  For information on our facility safety protocols, click here.  The following safety protocols are currently in place:

• Appropriate face coverings are required for all persons inside the facility, no exceptions.

• All persons will be screened for prohibited items and elevated temperatures above 100.4 degrees using contactless technology.

• Safety Protocols include our facility will be deep sanitized before your arrival.

• Hand sanitizer stations are readily available. If you need an attendant with cleaning supplies, please ask a staff member.

• Weather permitting, Food & Beverage service will be offered outdoors.

• Please cooperate with all social distancing measures in place on the day of event.

• All persons are expected to contact us for a refund if they experience flu-like symptoms or have been exposed to someone with symptoms within the prior 14 days unless they have received medical clearance.

While we are committed to providing a clean environment, those entering our property assume risk of exposure, injury and illness and release Ruth Eckerd Hall and the City of Clearwater of all liability. Please use discretion.

Please reach out to a staff member if we can assist you. We are here to serve you!

We will continue to adhere and adjust our operating and safety protocols as public health guidelines evolve. Ticket purchasers will be notified by email of specific safety protocols and requirements prior to the individual event. If any precautions necessitate a change in seating, ticket holders will be contacted in advance with available options.

About Ruth Eckerd Hall:

Ruth Eckerd Hall

Ruth Eckerd Hall, located in Clearwater, FL, was founded in 1977 when a 38-acre parcel of land was donated to the City of Clearwater by June Baumgardner Gelbart in honor of Richard B. Baumgardner, Sr., with the condition that the land be used for a performing arts center. Local philanthropist Jack Eckerd donated to the cause and purchased naming rights for the venue for his beloved Ruth.  Groundbreaking ceremonies were held in 1979 and the Hall was completed in October 1983, opening on October 16, 1983, with the first official performance featuring the Suzuki Children of Japan.

Designed by the prestigious Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, Ruth Eckerd Hall is a 73,000 square-foot facility that features a 2,180 seat auditorium, the Margarete Heye Great Room Banquet facility, administration offices and the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts which includes: three studio classrooms, four private teaching studios, the Michael & Joan Kline Dance Studio, the Henrietta Campbell Rehearsal Studio, the Challener-Morrow Production Studios, a visual arts learning lab and the recently renovated 250-seat Murray Theatre.

For a list of other entertainment coming to Destination Tampa Bay consider The Greg Billings Band here. or check out our entertainment section of the Destination Tampa Bay™ website here! All photos of Geoff Tate are being used for editorial purposes only. All copyrights remain with the artist/band and are subject to copyright.

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