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Don't Ya Love It?
July 4,
A Capitol Fourth
Barry to Headline A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS!

Back by popular demand, music legend Barry Manilow returns to A CAPITOL FOURTH on PBS to celebrate 35 years as America’s national Independence Day Celebration, live from the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, July 4 from 8:00 to 9:30 pm ET. Hot off the heels of his hugely successful ONE LAST TIME arena tour and recent Grammy Award nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, NIGHT SONGS, Manilow will kick off the country’s 239th birthday with a special patriotic medley, which has not been performed since the re-opening of the Statue of Liberty 29 years ago. In what has become tradition, Manilow will also close the concert broadcast as the sky lights up with the largest fireworks display in the country. Manilow will be accompanied by the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of top pops conductor Jack Everly.

Recent Past Special Appearances & Events

Don't Ya Love It?
Thursday, March 26, 2015 ABC 4 Utah
Barry Manilow Talks About His Final Tour

ABC 4 Utah: Barry Manilow is one of popular music's most recognizable voices, a master artist behind some of the best american standards of the last 40 years. He has sold 80 million records, been inducted into the songwriters hall of fame, and won about every major award in the entertainment space including the Emmy, the Tony, Grammy, an Oscar nominee. Manilow has even won a Cleo. He is also a great producer and arranger. Now, the legendary star is about to embark on one last adventure -- his final tour. This year marks the 40th anniversary of his number one hit "Mandy." "Mandy" was brought to Manilow by Clive Davis. Barry originally didn't want to record it because he did not write it, but the song put him on the map. His portfolio sports many platinum records, including "2:00 AM Paradise Cafe," which is one of the hidden classic albums of the last 30 plus years. Manilow’s most recognizable song is probably "Copacabana," which he co-wrote and has become a pop culture touchstone having spanned three generations. Barry will be performing in Salt Lake City at the [Maverik] Center on April 20th.

Thursday, April 9, 2015 Nevada Public Radio
Barry Manilow On His Hits And Playing Them In Las Vegas

Nevada Public Radio: Barry Manilow has had three number-one hits, 16 Top 10s, more than Fifty Top 40, adult-contemporary hits, and has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide over more than 40 years. And while he’s not calling it quits, he won’t be touring again. In February, Manilow, who is 71, began his "One Last Time" tour, so-named because he swears this is it for touring. He’ll make one of his 27 tour stops at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Manilow has written some of the most memorable and catchy songs in the pop culture canon. He also written a number of memorable jingles from "You Deserve a Break Today" for McDonald’s to "I’m Stuck on Band-Aids." The legenadary entertainer has performed in Las Vegas 400 times over seven years.

[ Audio: Barry Manilow on Nevada Public Radio ]

Friday, April 24, 2015
(6:30 PM)
(Arsht Center for the Performing Arts)
ON APRIL 24, 2015

Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award-winning international superstar Barry Manilow will wow guests with a concert at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County’s 9th Anniversary Gala on April 24, 2015 with a special tribute to Frank Sinatra in honor of Frank’s 100th birthday. For the Arsht Center’s annual celebration, the Center will transform the Ziff Ballet Opera House into an intimate “supper club” with cocktails, dinner, and dancing directly on the Lynn Wolfson Stage.

“In what has become an annual tradition to welcome world-class talent to the Arsht Center’s state-of-the-art stages for our Anniversary Gala, guests this year will enjoy a performance by the legendary Barry Manilow,” said Swanee DiMare, chair of the Gala for the third year in a row along with her husband Paul DiMare. “As an avid supporter of arts education, Mr. Manilow is the perfect choice to grace the stage, as all the money raised by the Gala will be reinvested into the Arsht Center’s robust educational programming.”

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