Two big names in music are coming to the Tampa Bay area.
Multi-platinum R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige will headline a concert at 7:30 p.m. March 19 at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, Carol Morsani Hall, 1010 N. Wc Macinnes Place, Tampa.
Rocker Eddie Vedder will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 10 at Ruth Eckerd Hall, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater.
Blige is an eight-time Grammy winner and has four American Music Awards. She recently released her 10th album, "My Life ll …The Journey Continues (Act 1)," a sequel to her 1994 classic, "My Life."
Vedder, frontman for Pearl Jam, is nominated for a Grammy Award for "Ukulele Songs," a collection of original songs released last year.
Tickets for both shows will go on sale Feb. 3.
Tickets for the Blige show are $135, $89.50, $69.50 and $49.50 and can be purchased by calling (813) 229-7827 or 800-955-1045 outside Tampa Bay, in person at the Straz Center Ticket Office or online at www.strazcenter.org.
Vedder tickets are $81.00 and will be available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office, 1111 McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, by calling (727) 791-7400 or online at www.rutheckerdhall.com.