WHAT TO DO
Concerts, stage shows
Struthers: Tickets were to go on sale today for blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa's return engagement on April 10 at The Cellar, 162 S. Bridge St., Struthers. This show is for audiences ages 21 and older. The Cellar also is selling tickets for a show by Bret Michaels, lead singer of rock band Poison, on April 13. See the Web site www.thecellarrocks.com to purchase tickets.
Cleveland: Contact Ticketmaster after noon Saturday to get tickets to the George Clinton & amp; Parliament Funkadelic concert at 9 p.m. March 27 at Phantasy Theatre, 11802 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. Tickets are $35. Meanwhile, buy tickets now through Ticketmaster for admittance to modern rock band Hoobastank's March 22 show at Odeon Concert Club, 1295 Old River Road, in the Flats. Special guests will be Lost Prophets and IMA Robot. Tickets are $20.
Burgettstown, Pa.: Buy now and save money on tickets to the 2004 Classic Rock Series at Post-Gazette Pavilion, Routes 18 and 22. By buying tickets to all four shows in the series, fans will save 15 percent off regular prices. Concerts are Rush on May 31; Lynyrd Skynyrd, June 13; Styx and Nelson, June 20; and Allman Brothers, Sept. 5. Lawn seats for the series are $60 (an average of $15 per show), while pavilion seat packages are from $86.50 to $158.75. Call Ticketmaster for details.
Pittsburgh: Tickets to a number of rock concerts will go on sale at noon Saturday at Ticketmaster outlets. Inquire about these shows: "Ladies First Tour 2004" featuring Beyonc & eacute;, Alicia Keys and Missy Elliott, 7 p.m. May 26 at University of Pittsburgh Petersen Events Center; Mushroomhead with Soil and Dope, 7 p.m. April 8 at Mr. Small's Theatre, 400 Lincoln Ave.; Avenged Sevenfold with My Chemical Romance, Nora and Alexis on Fire, 7:30 p.m. April 9 at Mr. Small's Theatre; The Radio Takeover Tour featuring The Beautiful Mistake, Anatomy of a Ghost, Emery and The AKAs1, 8 p.m. April 16 at Mr. Small's Theatre; Fear Factory, 40 Below Summer and Boys Night Out, 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Mr. Small's Theatre; Pat McGee Band with Dexter Freebish, 9 p.m. April 21 at Hard Rock Cafe at Station Square; and P.O.D. with Blindside, Hazen Street and Lacuna Coil, 8 p.m. May 14 at Rock Jungle, also at Station Square.
For kids: Buy tickets now to "Clifford the Big Red Dog Live," to be performed from May 6 to 9 at Gund Arena, downtown Cleveland. The 90-minute show features Clifford from the PBS children's TV series and friends preparing to perform their own play for their friends on Birdwell Island. Tickets are $16.50 and $27.50. Call Ticketmaster, (330) 747-1212.
From Broadway to Benedum: "Movin' Out," the musical featuring songs written by Billy Joel and choreography by Twyla Tharp, will be performed from April 20 to 25 at Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh. Ticket sales will begin Monday morning; call (412) 456-6666.