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Friday
Nov 19 8:00 PM

Rick Wakeman M&G Upgrade

MEET & GREET UPGRADE – TICKET NOT INCLUDED - $150
• Priority check-in and entrance
• Meet & Greet with Rick Wakeman
• Photo opportunity with Rick Wakeman
• Invitation to private sound check
• Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
• Collectible laminate to remember your evening
• Onsite check-in staff

IMPORTANT NOTE:
CONCERT TICKET IS NOT INCLUDED AS PART OF THIS MEET & GREET UPGRADE AND MUST BE PURCHASED SEPARATELY. MEET & GREET UPGRADE AND CONCERT TICKETS MUST BE OF THE SAME SHOW DATE. FAILURE TO PRODUCE A VALID CONCERT TICKET ON NIGHT OF SHOW WILL PROHIBIT ENTRY.

Concert ticket is not included and must be purchased separately. FAILURE TO PRODUCE A VALID CONCERT TICKET ON NIGHT OF SHOW WILL PROHIBIT ENTRY. MEET & GREET UPGRADE AND CONCERT TICKETS MUST BE OF THE SAME SHOW DATE. You will be contacted via email by SLO Customer Service approximately one (1) week prior to show date with details about your package elements. Package elements are NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE. NO REFUNDS will be given under any circumstances. NO NAME CHANGES will be permitted. The original package purchaser, and all members of your party, must be in attendance at time of check-in and enter the venue together. Venue exit and re-entry may not be permitted. A valid ID of the original purchaser is required. The sound check will take place prior to the show, early arrival to the venue is required. The Meet & Greet will be prior to the show, you may miss some, or all, of the opening act. Meet & Greet subject to change, if needed, to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. At packager's discretion, exclusive merchandise will either be shipped directly to the address provided at the time of purchase (alternate shipping addresses are not permitted) or available for pick-up on the night of the show. If merchandise is available for pick up on the night of show, a valid ID of the original purchaser is required. If shipped, delivery of merchandise may arrive a minimum of 30 days after the show. Merchandise is not needed for entry to the show. Collectible laminate is commemorative only and does not gain or authorize access into the venue or backstage areas. Packager is unable to ship merchandise outside of the US and Canada. For questions related to your package elements please email slocustomerservice@slotix.com. This offer is not valid if this ticket was purchased via fan-to-fan.

For information on our facility safety protocols, click here.

The following protocols are currently in place:


Masks are optional for guests fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Please be aware that this is subject to change and may be voluntary on the day of the event. Do not purchase if this is a concern.


• All persons will be screened for prohibited items. 


• Our facility will be sanitized prior to your arrival.


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


• To minimize wait time and reduce crowding, please consider using our mobile app to order Concessions on-site.


• The main lobbies opens one hour prior to performance. For your convenience, early access to theater seating is available. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before show time to avoid lines.


• For the safety of others, all persons with suspected illness or have recently been exposed to contagious disease, should not attend.  

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!

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Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, and keyboard wizard Rick Wakeman returns with The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Tour. The tour will combine spellbinding piano music with sidesplitting jokes and revealing insights into his 50-plus-year career. Expect an evening of superb musicianship, featuring music from YES, Rick’s own solo epics, and early Bowie hits, plus fantastic arrangements of Beatles’ tunes, interspersed with knockabout British humor.

Tickets are $49 and $65.

Performance is at the Bilheimer Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St, Downtown Clearwater.

FRONT ROW PACKAGE $240
• One (1) front row reserved ticket
• Priority check-in and entrance
• Meet & Greet with Rick Wakeman
• Photo opportunity with Rick Wakeman
• Invitation to private sound check
• Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
• Collectible laminate to remember your evening
• Onsite check-in staff

MEET & GREET PACKAGE $215
• One (1) premium reserved ticket or One (1) general admission ticket with early entry before general public
• Priority check-in and entrance
• Meet & Greet with Rick Wakeman
• Photo opportunity with Rick Wakeman
• Invitation to private sound check
• Merchandise item designed and created exclusively for package purchasers
• Collectible laminate to remember your evening
• Onsite check-in staff

Front Row Package and Meet & Greet Package information.

The Bilheimer Capitol Theatre has joined with the renowned Clear Sky on Cleveland to offer a delicious premium dining and entertainment experience. View Menu

CLICK HERE FOR A VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE THEATRE

Bilheimer Capitol Theatre Private Luxury Boxes

Experience the elegance and privacy of one of our exclusive Bilheimer Capitol Theatre Luxury Boxes.
Amenities include a private box for four with a unique perspective of the stage in the beautifully restored Bilheimer Capitol Theatre. Luxury boxes include complimentary beer, wine, champagne, soft drinks and snacks. Convenient valet parking is also included.

A limited number of Private Luxury Boxes are available for single event purchase by calling Adam at 727-712-2717 or email him at aburr@rutheckerdhall.net for more information. Full season boxes are also available to purchase.

Each box consists of (4) seats. When purchasing, you must purchase all 4 seats. One valet parking pass per box.

To review current safety protocols for this event, click here.

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.

Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre
405 Cleveland St
Clearwater, FL 33755

The Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre is located at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave in Downtown Clearwater. Parking is available, free of charge at the City Hall parking lot, The Harborview Center (event permitting) and all City street parking lots and meters after business hours and all day on weekends.  Valet parking is offered directly in front of the Capitol Theatre for a fee.

From St. PetersburgHead north on I-275 towards Roosevelt Blvd (SR 686); head west and follow signs to St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.  Cross the Bayside Bridge.  Take the Gulf to Bay Blvd exit (SR 60).  Use the left 2 lanes to turn left (west) onto Gulf to Bay Blvd (SR 60), towards Clearwater/Clearwater Beach.  Gulf to Bay Blvd turns into Court St.  Turn right onto Ft. Harrison Ave (heading south).  Turn left (heading west) onto Cleveland St.  The Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre will be located on your left hand side, at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave.

From Tampa – Head west on the Courtney Campbell Causeway (SR 60) towards Clearwater Beach.  Continue on Gulf to Bay Blvd (SR 60), towards Clearwater/Clearwater Beach.  Gulf to Bay Blvd turns into Court St.  Turn right onto Ft. Harrison Ave (heading south).  Turn left (heading west) onto Cleveland St.  The Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre will be located on your left hand side, at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave.

From Tarpon Springs/Palm Harbor – Drive south on East Lake Rd (SR 611).  East Lake Rd becomes McMullen Booth Rd.  Turn right (west) onto Gulf to Bay Blvd (SR 60).  Gulf to Bay Blvd turns into Court St.  Turn right onto Ft. Harrison Ave (heading south).  Turn left (heading west) onto Cleveland St.  The Nancy and David Bilheimer Capitol Theatre will be located on your left hand side, at the corner of Cleveland St and Osceola Ave.

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 Nancy and David Bilheimer 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 Nancy and David Bilheimer 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.