Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell coming to St. Petersburg

   Chris Cornell, the singer and songwriter who's best known for his work with Soundgarden, will perform an acoustic show at The Mahaffey Theater at 9 p.m.Dec. 6. 
Cornell (second from left)
with Soundgarden
   Besides being Soundgarden's frontman, Cornell has had a healthy solo career and has been a member of the supergroups Audioslave and Temple of the Dog.
His current tour is a series of intimate shows highlighting songs that he has written throughout his career, plus a few covers.
   Opening the show is Bhi Bhiman, a folk-rock artist who's 2012 debut album earned rave reviews.    
   Tickets go on sale at noon Nov. 8. They are $27.50, $35.50, $45.50 and $69.50. Call 727-893-7832, go to, or stop by the Mahaffey Theater box office. (The Mahaffey is at  401 First St. S., St. Petersburg. The box office is open 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 90 minutes before events.

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