COMING UP: Tony Bennett at Liverpool Empire 27/06/12

TONY BENNETT, the Grammy Award-winning musician whose music spans over six decades is to play Liverpool Empire theatre. The 85 year old crooner returns to the city on 27 June 2012. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 9 March. BUY TICKETS

With worldwide record sales in the millions, and dozens of platinum and gold albums to his credit, Tony Bennett is a musician who touches the hearts and souls of audiences with his legendary vocals and charming stage  presence. His long list of achievements, spanning over 60 years, includes seventeen Grammy Awards, including the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, making this artist a true international treasure.  His signature tunes, such as Steppin’ Out With My Baby and I Left My Heart In San Francisco form part of the fabric of American music culture.

Featured on his current album Duets II are Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Aretha Franklin, Mariah Carey, and the late Amy Winehouse, whose last recording session was for this project. Duets II, produced by Phil Ramone follows up Tony Bennett Duets: An American Classic CD, the 2006 Grammy winning best selling CD which became the singer’s best selling CD to date. Duets II garnered Bennett two Grammy Awards at this year’s past ceremony and 2012 also marks the 50th anniversary of the singer’s signature song, I Left My Heart in San Francisco.

Performance Details:
Liverpool Empire Theatre
Wednesday 27 June 2012
Tickets £45, £55, £65


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