Concerts at Rays games announced

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Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road presents the entertainment for the Summer Concert Series for select Tampa Bay Rays home games.  The schedule begins May 30 with the first concert of the series to be announced shortly.  The remainder of the concert schedule continues Saturday, June 13 with Grammy Award-winner Ludacris and concludes Saturday, September 5 with the legendary group, The Beach Boys.

The B-52's

All concerts are free with game ticket and will begin immediately following the baseball games. The following is the schedule:

Saturday, May 30:  Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins, 4:10 pm with TBA.

Saturday, June 13: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Washington Nationals, 6:08 pm with Ludacris.

Saturday, June 27:  Tampa Bay Rays vs. Florida Marlins, 7:08 pm with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

Saturday, July 11:    Tampa   Bay Rays vs.  Oakland Athletics, 6:08 pm with Smash Mouth.

Saturday, August 1:  Tampa Bay Rays vs. Kansas City Royals, 6:08 pm with Daughtry.

Saturday, August 15:  Tampa Bay Rays vs. Toronto Blue Jays, 7:08 pm with the B-52’s.

Saturday, August 22: Tampa Bay Rays vs. Texas Rangers, 7:08 pm with Big & Rich.

Saturday, September 5.  Tampa Bay Rays vs. Detroit Tigers, 7:08 pm with The Beach Boys.

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Eric Snider

Eric Snider is the dean of Bay area music critics. He started in the early 1980s as one of the founding members of Music magazine, a free bi-monthly. He was the pop music critic for the then-St. Petersburg Times from ‘87-’93. Snider was the music critic, arts editor and senior editor of Weekly Planet/Creative...
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