Sammy Hagar performs concert at Coachman Park

Sammy Hagar performs concert at Coachman Park

Photo courtesy of RUTH ECKERD HALL
Sammy Hagar plays Sept. 17 at Coachman Park in Clearwater.

CLEARWATER – As part of the Ruth Eckerd Hall On The Road series, Sammy Hagar & The Circle will perform Sunday, Sept. 17, 7 p.m., at Coachman Park, 301 Drew St, Clearwater.

The concert will go on rain or shine. Tickets start at $45. For information, visit www.r­uthec­kerdh­all.c­om.

Sammy Hagar and The Circle, the critically-acclaimed supergroup featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson, are in the midst of a North American tour. Presented by Sammy’s Beach Bar Rum, the tour kicked off Sept. 10 at the Glen Helen Amphitheater in San Bernardino, California, and will take the multi-platinum selling artists throughout the U.S. before their final stop at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Maryland Heights, Missouri, on Sept. 30.

Night Ranger also will perform as special guests. Opening the show will be breakout singer/songwriter Andrew Hagar.

Hagar is one of rock music’s most dynamic frontmen and acclaimed songwriters. Collectively, as a multiplatinum-selling solo artist and frontman for iconic bands including Montrose and Van Halen, with whom he was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, he’s sold more than 50 million albums and influenced the sound of rock music for more than four decades. His newest supergroup The Circle features Michael Anthony, the renowned bassist who’s played with him for the past 30 years in bands including Van Halen and Chickenfoot; Jason Bonham, the acclaimed drummer and son of Led Zeppelin’s iconic drummer, John Bonham; and Vic Johnson, Hagar’s longtime guitar virtuoso who seamlessly shreds through his own, as well as some of rock’s most iconic guitar riffs.

Formed in 2014, The Circle has thrilled audiences and critics alike with their live concerts. The foursome rip through a set list of 40 years of Hagar’s epic rock anthems including “Rock Candy,” “There’s Only One Way To Rock,” “Finish What Ya Started,” “Right Now” and “I Can’t Drive 55,” as well as some classic Led Zeppelin jams like “Whole Lotta Love,” “When the Levee Breaks” and “Moby Dick.”

With more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, over 3,000 live shows performed, and more than 1 billion in radio audience, Night Ranger has both epitomized and transcended the arena rock sound and style of that era and beyond. With songs that have significantly impacted popular culture and continue to expand their ever-growing fan-base, Night Ranger is proof that powerful songs plus accomplished musicians are the perfect formula for continued success.

Night Ranger has earned widespread acclaim, with multi-platinum and gold album status while leaving their indelible mark on the music charts with a string of best-selling albums, including “Dawn Patrol,” “Midnight Madness,” “7 Wishes,” “Big Life” and “Man In Motion.” The band’s popularity is fueled by an impressive string of instantly recognizable hit singles and signature album tracks. Producing legendary hits such as “Sister Christian,” “Don’t Tell Me You Love Me,” “When You Close Your Eyes” and the anthemic “(You Can Still) Rock In America,” along with “Sentimental Street,” “Goodbye,” “Sing Me Away,” “Four in the Morning” and more.

The band was also one of the first big “video” bands, with over 10 No. 1 videos on MTV.

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