Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts presents TONY BENNETT

The 19-time GRAMMY® Award-winner returns to

Orlando for one night only.

Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8 p.m.

Tickets on sale Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10 a.m.

“We aren’t likely to see a recording career like this again.”

– The New York Times

“….his voice is still a technical marvel, and no one else on Earth can make a lyric written eight decades ago sound as natural as a conversation at a coffee shop.”

– New York Magazine

January 9, 2017 – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces Tony Bennett, the 19-time GRAMMY Award-winning musician, whose music spans over six decades, returns to the arts center’s Walt Disney Theater on  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets for the performance will go on sale to the general public Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.

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 19 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.  Often billed as “the world’s most boyish octogenarian,” Tony Bennett is a vital musical artist at the peak of his powers.

Tony Bennett’s daughter, Antonia Bennett has been touring with her father and will open the performance with a collection of jazz/pop standards.  Antonia Bennett is a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music.

Celebrating his 90th birthday in August of 2016, the milestone was marked by the presentation of “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come,” a two-hour prime time special that aired in December.  A companion CD of the same name was released simultaneously.  Last fall also saw the release o