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Sunday
Oct 25 8:00 PM

38 Special

“Hold On Loosely" with legendary rockers 38 Special as Ruth Eckerd Hall returns with a special social distancing concert! Strap yourself in and get ready to ride through a journey of the band's hits from the past 40+ years. 38 Special continues to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. After more than four decades together, this powerhouse band has racked up numerous Platinum and Gold album awards and sales of more than 20 million albums. Since 1976, 38 Special has released more than 15 albums and toured relentlessly, bringing their signature brand of ‘muscle and melody’ to fans worldwide. They are best known for the their arena-rock pop smashes “Hold on Loosely,” “Rocking Into the Night,” “Caught Up in You,” “Fantasy Girl,” “If I’d Been the One,” “Back Where You Belong,” “Chain Lightnin’,” “Second Chance” and more! These timeless hits remain a staple on radio, immediately recognizable from the first opening chord.

Party of 4 Pack tickets are $211, $275, $371, and $515. Wheelchair + Companion 2 Pack tickets are $105.50 and $185.50.

In adherence with Phase 2 guidelines, admission is limited to parties of 4 (except where provided for wheelchair-accessibility). Individual seats are not available at this time. Seat assignment begins with the row and seat specified on the ticket which is valid for up to four admissions.

Ruth Eckerd Hall will continue to follow state recommendations for re-opening Florida. The following protocols are currently in place:

• Weapons are not permitted. Persons and bags are subject to screening.

• Face masks are REQUIRED for entry into the facility. Face masks are available at the door upon request.

• Our facility will be deep sanitized before your arrival.

• Hand sanitizer stations are readily available. If you are in need of 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.

• If you suspect you are ill or reside with someone who is ill with flu-like symptoms, we ask you to exchange for a future show.

While we are committed to providing a clean and safe environment, it is impossible to eliminate all health risk in any location so please use discretion.

If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to a staff member.

We are here to serve you!

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

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Ruth Eckerd Hall
1111 McMullen Booth Rd
Clearwater, FL 33759

Ruth Eckerd Hall is located one mile north of the Bayside Bridge (SR 611) and the Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60).

On-site parking is available free of charge.  Valet services are also available for most performances.

From St. Petersburg – Head north on I-275 towards Roosevelt Blvd (SR 686); head west and follow signs to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.  Cross the Bayside Bridge.  SR 686 becomes McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn right onto Ruth Eckerd Hall Dr. 

From Tampa – Head west on the Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60) towards Clearwater Beach.  Turn right (heading north) onto McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn right onto Ruth Eckerd Hall Dr.

From Tarpon Springs/Palm Harbor – Head south on East Lake Rd (SR 611).  East Lake Rd becomes McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn left onto Ruth Eckerd Hall Dr.

ADA Information
Ruth Eckerd Hall is committed to providing an accessible building and pleasurable performance experience to every member of our audience and staff.

Seat Accommodations
Special accommodations (ie. aisle seats, ramp access, space for a service dog, etc.) should be requested at time of purchase.  Wheelchair locations with companion seats are available for all performances. Limited availability. Please order early.

Accessible Parking & Entry
On the Ruth Eckerd Hall campus, disabled parking places are located around the facility on a first come - first served basis. They are clearly marked; for additional assistance, please ask a parking lot attendant for direction. There are designated drop-off points at each entrance for easy access to the lobbies.

At the Capitol Theatre, the City of Clearwater provides public parking on the street and in local lots in the area.   Patrons are welcome to use valet service when available at 50% off by presenting their disabled parking permit. 

Elevators
Elevators are available at the ground level accessing the Ruth Eckerd Hall upper lobbies, the Margarete Heye Great Room, the Dimmitt Atrium Lounge, the Hoffman Dress Circle Room and the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts. The Capitol Theatre elevator is located on the west side of the building.

Sign Language Interpretation
If you require a sign language interpreter, please submit a written request to the Patron Services Manager at least four (4) weeks prior to the event date. Mail requests to: Patron Services Manager, Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater, FL 33759. For more information, call Patron Services at 727.712.2707.

Hearing Assistance System
Patrons with a hearing disability may enjoy use of our state-of-the-art infrared Assistive Listening Device system free of charge. Listeners use a compact, portable receiver and earphones to hear clearly and easily from anywhere in the seating area. Please note, you will need to leave a driver's license or a credit card until the listening device is returned.  Please speak to an usher at the Information Station to request an Assistive Listening Device.

Restrooms
Accessible restrooms are located near all event spaces, classrooms and administrative offices.

Accessibility Services

For more information or to schedule a tour of the facility, please call Patron Services at 727.791.7060 ext 4104.