Coheed and Cambria will play St. Petersburg’s Mahaffey Theater this fall

Tickets to see the prog-rock outfit go on sale Friday.

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Coheed and Cambria’s fall tour has three Florida dates on it, and one of them is at Mahaffey Theater. The St. Petersburg venue will host the New Jersey prog-rock band on Friday, October 18; other Florida stops on the tour include Fort Lauderdale (Revolution Live on October 17) and Orlando (House of Blues on October 19).

The jaunt is in support of Coheed’s latest concept album, Vaxis – Act I: The Unheavenly Creatures, for which frontman Claudio Sanchez and his bandmates — guitarist Travis Stever, bassist Zach Cooper and drummer Josh Eppard — have continued to bring new characters to storylines introduced on the band’s last album, The Color Before the Sun.

A representative for Mahaffey told CL that tickets for the show will start at $29.50 and that they’ll go on sale Friday, August 16 at 10 a.m. EDT. A ticket link is forthcoming.

The gig — where The Contortionist and Astronoid open the show — is Coheed’s first in the Bay area since it played the Old Gary amp with Taking Back Sunday in July 2018.

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Read his 2016 intro letter and disclosures from 2022 and 2021. Ray Roa started freelancing for Creative Loafing Tampa in January 2011 and was hired as music editor in August 2016. He became Editor-In-Chief in August 2019. Past work can be seen at Suburban Apologist, Tampa Bay Times, Consequence of Sound and The...
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