Elton John, Earth Wind & Fire, Trevor Noah

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As the United States emerges from the pandemic, musicians, comedians and other artists are planning tours again.

Ahead of the pandemic, the USA Today Network Florida provided details on some of the state’s hottest acts with our Hot Ticket to help you plan ahead.

It’s back, with information on the latest concerts, shows, or ticket sales information from South Florida to Pensacola and venues in between.

If you would like to learn more about an unlisted show, or how tickets are on sale for a show you want to see, email [email protected]

Earth, Wind & Fire members Verdine White, left, Ralph Johnson and Philip Bailey speak with reporters ahead of the 2019 Kennedy Center Honors ceremony.

Earth, Air and Fire

There are many reasons to attend an Earth, Wind & Fire concert.

Three original members – Verdine White Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson – continue to perform in Earth, Wind & Fire. They sound even better in person. And there is only one concert in Florida in 2021.

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Tickets remain for the group’s Oct. 14 concert in St. Augustine, starting at $ 55, but the concert is two-thirds sold out.

Formed in Chicago in 1969 by Maurice White (died 2016), Earth, Wind & Fire are one of the most successful and innovative bands of all time. The group recorded many hits in the 1970s and 1980s, including “September”, “Reasons”, “Fantasy”, “Shining Star”, “After The Love Has Gone”, “That’s The Way Of The World”, ” Let’s Groove “,” Boogie Wonderland “and” Escapade “.

Earth, Wind & Fire has won numerous Grammy Awards and has been recognized in recent years, including being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and receiving the prestigious Kennedy Center Honor in 2019.

If you miss the October show, don’t worry: EWF’s tour crosses the Sunshine State next summer, with pairing Santana concerts scheduled for August 26, 2022, at the iThink Financial Amphitheater in West. Palm Beach and August 27. 2022, at the MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheater.

Lawn tickets for both 2022 concerts are on sale now for under $ 40.

Featured on November 14, 2013 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC, Elton John released the 40th anniversary edition of his 1973 album,

Elton john

It’s still about 10 months away, but this is your last chance to see Elton John in Florida.

The rock legend continues his farewell tour that began in 2018 and was delayed for a year due to COVID with a concert on April 22 at Amalie Arena in Tampa. This show was delayed a few times, first when Sir Elton fell ill while touring Florida in November 2018, although he composed the Orlando show in March 2019.

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Tickets for the Tampa concert start at around $ 130, with plenty left. The tour is scheduled to end in late 2022 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

John, 74, is one of the best-selling artists of all time, with hits like “Bennie & the Jets”, “Tiny Dancer”, “Crocodile Rock”, “Daniel” and “Candle in the Wind” .

John was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 in his first year of eligibility.

Trevor Noah, host of the award-winning show

Trevor Noah

The comedian, television host and bestselling author is touring Florida “Back to Abnormal” this fall.

Trevor Noah – whose autobiographical bestseller “Born A Crime” was named one of the best books of the year by the New York Times and others in 2016 – has two shows in Florida: October 8 at Hertz Arena in Estero and October 8. 9 at the Amway Center in Orlando.

There is plenty of seating left for the two, starting at $ 31 for the Estero and $ 36.50 for the Orlando Show.

Noah hosts “The Daily Show,” a satirical news show on Comedy Central. He also posted popular videos on his Instagram during the pandemic, which had millions of views.

Dave Osborn is the regional editor of the Naples Daily News and News-Press. Follow him on Instagram @ detroitdave88 and on Twitter @NDN_dosborn.



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