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John Waite

Video: "Missing You"
Video: John Waite is Rough & Tumble!
Video: "If You Ever Get Lonely"

Singer/songwriter John Waite whose career spans more than three decades and numerous hit singles returns to the Capitol Theatre in downtown Clearwater on Friday, June 8 at 7:30 pm. This will be Waite's second appearance at the Capitol Theatre, which was a sell-out. Tickets are on sale now.

An impressive live performer, John Waite is touring in support of his lastest solo release Rough and Tumble. In collaboration with Matchbox 20 lead guitarist/songwriter Kyle Cook, the eclectic collection of brand new material is Waite's first solo release since 2007's Downtown...Journey of Hart.

Inspired by British blues-bands like Free, Small Faces and Humble Pie, Waite got his start as the lead singer of The Baby's who within short time had a Top 40 hits with Isn't It Time? and Every Time I Think of You. After five albums with The Baby's, John Waite moved to New York to go solo during the early 1980's. His first solo album, Ignition, boasted the MTV/rock radio staple Change which was soon followed with a number one and what is undeniably one of the all-time greatest pop/rock ballads, Missing You. The song topped the international charts and today remains a radio staple around the globe. Waite returned to the top of the charts during a two-album tenure as front man for the pop/rock super group Bad English whose number one single When I see You Smile, sparked sold out concert tours and a succession of Billboard Hot 100 Hits. 

Reserved tickets priced at $49.00 and $35.00 are available at the Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office located at 1111 McMullen Booth Road in Clearwater, by calling 727.791.7400 or by logging onto www.atthecap.com. The Ruth Eckerd Hall Ticket Office is open Monday through Saturday, from noon to 6 pm.  The Capitol Theatre Ticket Office opens one hour prior to showtime. 

Valet Parking is available at most performances. 

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