Blondie, Hanson schedule Bay-area concerts

By | July 6, 2011

Tampa Bay Online

A New Wave rock pioneer band and a pop/rock group that still makes the girls swoon announced concerts in the Bay area Tuesday.

Blondie, with iconic frontwoman Debbie Harry, plays in September, while Hanson is set to perform in October.

Blondie, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, will bring its “Panic of Girls” tour to Ruth Eckerd Hall at 8 p.m. Sept. 24. The band is known for hits “One Way Or Another,” “Heart Of Glass” and “Call Me.”

Tickets, $65, $45 and $35, go on sale at noon Friday at the Ruth Eckerd Ticket Office by calling (727) 791-7400, or at www.rutheckerdhall.com.

Rock/pop band Hanson will play at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at the State Theatre in St. Petersburg. The Tulsa, Okla., brothers released catchy hits “MMMbop” and “Penny and Me.”

Tickets are $27 in advance and $31 day of show and will be available atwww.daddykoolrecords.bigcartel.com.

Cloe Cabrera