Special Appearances & Events - Benefits

Barry Manilow & Suzanne Somers at McCallum Theatre (December 23, 1997)
Benefit for College of the Desert, Palm Springs Youth Center, and Mountains Conservancy

December 5, 1984 Detroit, MI Benefit for B'Nai B'rith
August 1985 Los Angeles, CA Benefit for Danny Thomas and St. Jude's Hospital
April 7, 1986 Los Angeles, CA
(Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)
Singers/Songwriters Salute (hosted by Rosemary Clooney)

Singers Salute Six Star Songwriters - In an industry in which honors and awards are handed out like business cards, it was gratifying to see the first Singers' Salute to the Songwriter at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Monday night (April 7, 1986). The heartfelt salute to six of this country's most-sung songwriters by a parade of America's foremost pop singers was hosted by Rosemary Clooney for the benefit of the Betty Clooney Foundation for the brain injured. On hand to hear their words and music performed and their individual crafts lauded during the three-hour extravaganza were Jule Styne, Sammy Cahn, Cy Coleman, Barry Manilow and Alan and Marilyn Bergman. (L.A. Times, 4/9/1986)

August 1986 Los Angeles, CA Elizabeth Taylor's AIDS Benefit
February 12, 1987 American Cinematique's Moving Picture Ball Salute to Bette Midler with the Harlettes
April 6, 1987 Los Angeles, CA
(Dorothy Chandler Pavilion)
Singers/Songwriters Salute (Tribute to Johnny Mercer)
June 1, 1987 Washington Theater William Hennessey Benefit with Bette Midler
November 12, 1989 South Carolina Benefit for Hurricane Hugo victims
March 17, 1990 New York City, NY
(Radio City Music Hall)
15th Anniversary of Arista Records: That's What Friends Are For - benefitting various AIDS organizations.
April 17, 1990 CBS-TV AIDS Benefit for Arista; "That's What Friends are For" (air date for March 17, 1990 concert)
January 21, 1991 New York City, NY
Congress for Racial Equality, Martin Luther King Jr. Awards (dinner), "Let Freedom Ring"
December 10, 1991 Los Angeles, CA AIDS Benefit honoring Madonna
December 7, 1992 Royal Charity Gala Barry performs before the Prince & Princess of Wales
December 18-19, 1992 Pasadena, CA "The Colors of Christmas" Benefit for UNICEF; "Because It's Christmas"
February 7, 1993 Los Angeles, CA Magic Johnson AIDS Benefit
September 9-10, 1993 Las Vegas, NV (The Mirage) Trade Show performance (Chevy dealers)
October 23, 1993 Dusseldorf, Germany Benefit for UNESCO
October 26, 1993 Columbus, OH Benefit for United Way
November 20, 1996 Los Angeles, CA
(Beverly Wilshire Hotel)
Benefit for CARE (organization dedicated to research and education of cardiac arrhythmia.
November 22, 1996 BBC 1
Des O'Connor for Children In Need Benefit Broadcast
March 8, 1997 Breckenridge, CO American Airlines Celebrity Ski event benefitting Cystic Fibrosis (sponsored by the Rosie O'Donnell Show)

Highlights: This One's For You / Daybreak / Somewhere In The Night / It's A Miracle / Weekend In New England / Copacabana / A Very Strange Medley (commercial jingles for Kentucky Fried Chicken, State Farm, Band-Aid, Stridex, Vick's, Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, McDonald's) / I Am Your Child / Can't Smile Without You (with Rosie and friends) / Hits Medley (I Write The Songs, The Old Songs, Bandstand Boogie, Mandy/Could It Be Magic, Looks Like We Made It, This One's For You/I Write The Songs-reprise) / One Voice

[ Manilow.TV Episode #26 aired November 2011 ]

March 22, 1997 Palm Springs, CA
(Las Palmas estate)
An Evening Under The Stars IV; benefit for AIDS Assistance Program (AAP)
December 23, 1997 Palm Desert, CA
(McCallum Theatre)

Benefit for
College of the Desert

Palm Springs Youth Center (3601 E. Mesquite)
Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy

Highlights: This One's For You / Daybreak / Looks Like We Made It / One Voice / As Time Goes By (tribute to Tony Bennett) / Big Band Segment: Don't Get Around Much Anymore, I'll Never Smile Again, Chattannooga Choo Choo / Mandy / The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) / Baby It's Cold Outside (duet with Suzanne Somers) / We Can Be Kind (duet with Suzanne Somers) / Christmas Sing-Along (Barry, Suzanne and the audience): Deck The Halls, Jingle Bell Rock, Feliz Navidad, White Christmas / Copacabana (At The Copa) / Gonzo Hits Medley: Memory, The Old Songs, Bandstand Boogie, I Don't Want To Walk Without You, New York City Rhythm, Some Kind Of Friend, Read 'Em And Weep, Somewhere Down The Road, Ready To Take A Chance Again, It's A Miracle, Let's Hang On, Somewhere In The Night, This One's For You (reprise) / I Write The Songs (with the College of the Desert Theatre Choir) / It's A Miracle

[ Manilow.TV Episode #27 aired December 2011 ]

March 14, 1998 Phoenix, AZ Special performance honoring Muhammad Ali to benefit Ali's Parkinson Foundation and the UCLA Medical Center
July 25, 1998 Houston, TX
(Houston Arena Theatre)

AmFAR Benefit (program cover)

September 24, 1998 New York City, NY
(Madison Square Garden)
October 5, 1998 Beverly Hills, CA
(Beverly Hilton Hotel)
Benefit for Society of Singers honoring Rosemary Clooney.  Included a performance by Barry Manilow ("When October Goes").
November 17, 1998 Beverly Hills, CA
(Beverly Hilton Hotel)
Benefit for the CARE Foundation (4th annual "Heart of a Child" Celebration)
December 1, 1998 New York City, NY
(Marriott Marquis)
Benefit for the All Kids Foundation
White Rose Awards Gala honoring Hillary Rodham Clinton, Jane and Michael Eisner, Melinda and Bill Gates. Rosie O'Donnell was Mistress of Cermonies. Scheduled presenters included Whoopi Goldberg, Bette Midler and Mary Tyler Moore.
January 30, 1999 Palm Springs, CA
(Annenberg Theater)
Benefit for the Palm Springs Desert Museum Educational Program for Kids

Highlights: This One's For You/Daybreak / Somewhere In The Night / It's A Miracle (from Boston to La Quinta!) / Weekend In New England / Copacabana (At The Copa) / I Am Your Child / Can't Smile Without You / My Kind Of Town (Chicago Is) / Strangers In The Night / Medley of Hits (I Write The Songs, Mandy, Could It Be Magic / Looks Like We Made It / This One's For You [Reprise] / I Write The Songs [Reprise]) / One Voice (a cappella)

[ Manilow Archives Episode #45 aired July 2013 ]

March 8, 1999 New York City, NY
(Carnegie Hall)
Benefit for
July 10, 1999 West Hollywood, CA Barry made a guest appearance at the Angel Awards commemorating "Project Angel Food's 10 years of service to people with AIDS" and honoring Elizabeth Taylor for her longtime support of Project Angel Food.
November 20, 1999 Palm Springs, CA Gala benefitting Desert Health Care Foundation at the Rancho Las Palmas Marriott Resort, honoring Tiempo de los Ninos and featuring the music of Barry Manilow.
December 10, 1999 Los Angeles, CA
(Biltmore Hotel)
Charles Dickens Dinner

Barry received the Thornton Legacy Award from the USC Thornton School of Music. All proceeds from the evening supported music scholarships at the school, which is ranked among the top one percent of music school and conservatories in the United States. Following an Overture by the orchestra, Barry performed "Cloudburst," "Daybreak (with accordion intro)," "You Make Me Feel So Young," "I Am Your Child," "William Tell Overture (with music students)," "Copacabana (At The Copa)," "I Made It Through The Rain" and "One Voice."

[ Manilow.TV Episode #12 aired September 2010 ]

April 15, 2000 Chicago, IL Benefit for Children's Place Association
reported in Chicago Sun Times, April 6, 2000
"Scoopsville" article by Michael Sneed
May 1, 2000 Georgia/Atlanta
(Civic Center)
Benefit for the
American Foundation for Urologic Disease

reported in USA Today, May 3, 2000
article by Jeannie Williams
("Liza Minnelli called Barry Manilow when a hip ailment hospitalized her last week and she had to cancel...")
May 6, 2000 California/Palm Springs
(O'Donnell Golf Course)
Benefit for the
AIDS Assistance Program (AAP)

"Benefit to fight AIDS lives up to hyperbole", article by Bruce Fessier, May 9, 2000 ("Barry Manilow may have been a little overcome by the moment when he appeared on a stage Saturday at O'Donnell Golf Course and called the AIDS Assistance Program's outdoor benefit his 'favorite annual event in his favorite city' ... President Daniel Warn and his board got so many donations that the 700 people who attended the affair raised a net of $160,000.")
May 15, 2000 Florida/Orlando
(Orange County Convention Center)
Barry Manilow will step in to replace the ailing Liza Minnelli Monday at the opening-night gala of the AARP's national convention in Orlando. Liza tickets will allow you into the Manilow concert at the Orange County Convention Center." - from the Orlando Sentinel (May 11, 2000)

The AARP held its biennial convention, "AARP Celebrates 2000" from May 15-18, 2000 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The four-day event featured more than 700 exhibitors, education seminars, fitness and social activities and several nationally-known speakers. Evening entertainment was provided by Bill Cosby and Barry Manilow. (.PDF link)

May 20, 2000 California/San Francisco
Danielle Steel's Benefit for the Nick Traina Foundation
"There was a delay, because his horn section was stuck in the elevator during the fire alarm, but [Barry] made up for it with 'Mandy,' 'Copacabana,' 'I Write the Songs' and 'Weekend in New England,' with the lyrics 'when will our eyes meet again,' dedicated to Steel and Traina."
- San Francisco Chronicle (May 22, 2000)
August 12, 2000 Canada/Victoria
British Columbia
Barry performed at a benefit for the David Foster Foundation: A Musical Evening with David Foster and Friends at the Victoria Conference Centre; Entertainment from David and Friends plus Barry Manilow!
"Barry Manilow in Victoria" (covered by CHEK TV)
October 28, 2000 California/Beverly Hills
(Beverly Hilton Hotel)
Barry reportedly attended the "Carousel of Hope, the world premiere charity gala, hosted by Marvin and Barbara Davis to benefit Childhood Diabetes."

(Entertainment Wire, 10/6/2000)

October 6, 2001
(8:00 PM)
California/Palm Desert
(McCallum Theatre)
A benefit concert for the victims of September 11, 2001

100% of the concert proceeds will be donated to The September 11th Fund established by United Way ... Artists scheduled to appear are Susan Anton, Jack Jones, Howard Keel, Hal Linden, Barry Manilow, Peter Marshall, Suzanne Somers, and more.

"Let Freedom Ring" Benefit Concert
McCallum Theatre Photos

"When McCallum Theatre programming director Mitch Gershenfeld called Barry's office two weeks ago to see if he'd be interested in doing a benefit for the victims of the terrorist attacks, [Mitch] and his colleagues were thinking that, as employees of a cultural center named after Bob Hope, they should be doing something to carry on the work Hope did for more than 50 years whenever America was in trouble ... Barry was the first guy Mitch called. 'As an artist, and frankly as a human being, the only way to get through this is to stop thinking about yourself and start thinking about other people,' he said ... Barry's staff e-mailed Mitch an MP3 file of a song Barry and [Bruce] Sussman wrote in 1987 to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, 'Let Freedom Ring' ... [Barry] forgot about it until somebody played it for him after the Sept. 11 attacks. It made him feel good. He thought it would be good for the McCallum benefit. Mitch liked it so much, he named the show after the song. Barry also had a desire to sing two [more] uplifting songs, 'Daybreak' and 'I Made It Through The Rain'." [ Article "Valley musical resources bridge an ethereal plane" by Bruce Fessier (The Desert Sun, 10/3/2001) ]

"If music gives voice to the human spirit, then Saturday's musical performance, 'Let Freedom Ring,' can be credited for lifting a sold-out crowd to the heights of the phantom towers of the World Trade Center ... [Jack] Jones' daughter, Nicole, 10, joined in the 94-voice chorus backing Barry Manilow of Palm Springs in the concert finale of Manilow's song, 'Let Freedom Ring' ... [Artists] donated their time out of a sense of need to contribute to the relief effort." [ Article "Valley music stars unite to help victims" by Bruce Fessier (The Desert Sun, 10/7/2001) ]

November 5, 2001
(7:30 PM)
New York/New York
(Carnegie Hall)
Barry appeared at the
12th Annual Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation
Gala Concert and Reception

[ "Guest stars include Barry Manilow, Faith Prince, Susan Lucci, Marvin Hamlisch, Judy Collins, ... Monica Mancini ... Max Weinberg, Carol Woods, and the New York Pops ... this year's concert will also pay tribute to the music of Johnny Mercer. The concert's title, 'Accentuate The Positive,' from the famous Johnny Mercer song title, is used to reflect the many positive advancements in leukemia research." (Republican-American, 9/9/2001) ]

[ PRESS RELEASE (September 29, 2001): Barry Manilow At Carnegie Hall in Johnny Mercer Tribute -- The Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation 12th Anniversary Gala Benefit Concert and Reception Accentuate The Positive, November 5, 2001 (News item from All About Jazz, 10/4/2001) ]

[ The Starr Report by Michael Starr - "Leukemia fundraiser brings out the stars" (New York Post, October 31, 2001) ]

December 4, 2001 New York/New York
(Beacon Theatre)
Barry performed at the WLTW 106.7 Lite FM 3rd Annual "One Night With Lite" benefit

[ 106.7's One Night With Lite ]

Barry played solo and his last song, "One Voice," was done a capella. We all thought Barry should do a concert just like that! It was EXCELLENT!! - Michael Sternbach (Bayside, NY) (5/3/2002)

February 4, 2002 New York/
New York City
"Seasons of Hope 2002"
featuring a Special Performance by Barry Manilow

benefitting amFAR and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and produced in association with Concerned Parents for AIDS Research (CPFA).


[ WireImage.com Photos 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 ]

March 14, 2002 California/Anaheim
(Grove of Anaheim)
KOST 103.5 Love Songs Concerts

with Barry Manilow!


Portion of proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association
and Mission Hills Hospital Regional Medical Center

Barry introduced himself as the Ultimate Manilow during a performance which included a medley of hits, followed by the popular "Looks Like We Made It"; "Can't Smile Without You" with KOST 103 listener Linda; "Bandstand Boogie"; songs inspired by KOST 103 email requests ("Mandy," "When October Goes," "Harmony," "Could It Be Magic," "I Write The Songs"); "Even Now"; "New York City Rhythm", "I Made It Through The Rain"; questions from the audience; some songs from his latest album Here At The Mayflower ("Turn The Radio Up," "Talk To Me," "They Dance!"); "Weekend In New England"; "Copacabana").

October 15, 2002 California/Beverly Hills 15th Carousel of Hope
Barry Manilow made an appearance at the gala event which benefits childhood diabetes (Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Los Angeles chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation and the American Diabetes Foundation).

[ In Style: Party Hopper - Carousel of Hope Gala ]

[ Yahoo! News: Barry Manilow with Rod Stewart ]
[ CNET news item: 15th Carousel of Hope ]
[ WireImage: 15th Carousel Of Hope Ball ]

April 26, 2003
Palm Springs
Barry Manilow performed at
"Evening Under the Stars X"
to benefit the
AIDS Assistance Program
April 28, 2003
Beverly Hills
(Beverly Hilton Hotel)
Society of Singers presented Barry Manilow with
the 12th Annual ELLA Award

[ Photos of event at WireImage.com ]

Barry Manilow has been selected to receive the 12th Annual ELLA Award at a star-studded dinner and show. The event arrival is 6:00 PM, with cocktails at 6:30 PM, and the dinner and show beginning promptly at 7:30 PM. The announcement was made by Society of Singers president and CEO Jerry F. Sharell. Clive Davis, Chairman of RCA Music Group and founder of J Records, and songwriter/singer Carole Bayer Sager will serve as Dinner Co-Chairpersons. Scheduled to perform at this star-studded gala event are Wayne Brady, Debra Byrd, Linda Eder, Michael Feinstein, Dave Koz, Monica Mancini, Brian McKnight, Suzanne Somers, Dianne Schuur, Curtis Stigers and Barry Manilow. Presenters for the event will be Leeza Gibbons, Mary Hart and Ryan Seacrest. The ELLA Award, named after its first recipient Ella Fitzgerald, is given to singers whose contribution to the music world is equaled by his/her dedication to humanitarian causes and community support. "We are thrilled to honor Barry Manilow for his accomplishments as a performer, composer, arranger, producer and musician," stated Jerry F. Sharell. "He has also been actively involved with charities and humanitarian efforts around the world. There is no better person who typifies what the ELLA Award stands for than Barry Manilow."

June 26, 2003
(Elton John Residence)
5th Annual White Tie & Tiara Ball to Benefit the Elton John AIDS Foundation, in association with Chopard

Since the first ball in 1999, Sir Elton John has opened his England home to house this spectacular event. The evening will host performances by Barry Manilow, Donna Summer and the Elton John Band.

[ Photos of event at WireImage.com ]

The stars at Sir Elton John's annual party were in their element as they dressed for the Eighties. The White Tie and Tiara Ball had an Imperial Russia theme, complete with a giant marquee covered in real gold leaf in the style of a traditional Russian Orthodox church, while areas of the singer's 38-acre Old Windsor estate were transformed into ice rinks with waiters on skates serving cocktails. [Guests] paid �1,000 each to attend the ball in aid of the singer's charity, the Elton John Aids Foundation. Now in its fifth year, it has established itself as a highlight of the showbusiness calendar ... Entertainment included Sir Elton belting out a song with the help [of] Barry Manilow. ("Diamonds and divas" by Andre Paine, Evening Standard/This is London, 06/27/2003)

This year's annual White Tie and Tiara Ball thrown by Elton John was the most spectacular yet, notching up an incredible �10-million price tag. The theme for the bash, which marked the tenth anniversary of the singer's AIDS Foundation, was Imperial Russia. Under a vast marquee decorated with real gold to resemble the onion domes of traditional Russian churches, a six-course banquet was served to celebrity guests who had jetted in from around the world ... they were entertained by Donna Summer, Barry Manilow and Elton himself. (Hello Magazine, 06/27/2003)

Around 500 VIPs were invited to Elton's mansion near Windsor, Berks. Centrepiece of the White Tie And Tiara Ball, to mark the 10th anniversary of Elton's AIDS Foundation, was a giant marquee covered with real gold leaf to look like a Russian church ... Elton entertained and also flew in Barry Manilow and disco diva Donna Summer to sing a duet ... Elton's fundraising director Simon Prytherch said last night: "We are hoping to raise �1.5million for a very worthy cause. Our guests paid for tickets and also donated generous amounts to the charity. Elton wanted to make sure this was the party to upstage all parties." (The Sun, 06/27/2003)

[ Photos of Barry (Heathrow Airport, London, Britain, 06/27/2003), after attending Elton John's Party ]

[ Chopard and Elton John - The White Tie and Tiara Ball 2003 (www.chopard.com, 6/27/2003) ]

September 24, 2003
Beverly Hills
(Beverly Hilton Hotel)
Barry appeared at the 2003 Operation Smile
West Coast Gala

[ Photos of event at WireImage.com ]

4-5, 2005
Jerry Lewis 2005 MDA Telethon Benefit for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

To donate, click here.

About The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon: The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon (2005) Airs live from the International Ballroom of The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Hosted by Jerry Lewis, Larry King, Jann Carl, Ed McMahon and Billy Gilman. Non-stop 21-hour variety show with round-the-clock entertainment by stars from Hollywood to Broadway and performances by international recording artists. Check local listings for stations and air times. Featured Artists: Jerry Lewis, Charlie Daniels, Celine Dion, Elton John, Barry Manilow, Danny Gans, Kimberley Locke, Tony Orlando & Dawn, and more. (RockOnTv.com)

Included taped performances of Barry from his Manilow: Music & Passion show at the Las Vegas Hilton ("It's A Miracle" and "I Write The Songs")

October 8, 2005
(The Rachofsky House)
Two By Two for AIDS and Art

Benefit for amfAR (American Foundation for AIDS Research) and the Dallas Museum of Art

October 10, 2005
California/Beverly Hills
(Beverly Hilton Hotel)
Society of Singers presents
14th Annual ELLA AWARD

Eric McCormack, Joss Stone, k.d. lang, LeAnn Rimes, Lulu, Ruth Brown and Smokey Robinson will be among the performers at the Society of Singers' (SOS) presentation of the 14th annual ELLA Award to Elton John at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 10, 2005. Tickets are priced at $600, $900, $1,250 and $2,500, with all proceeds to benefit the non-profit Society of Singers. Barry Manilow, the recipient of the 12th annual Ella Award in 2003, will present the award and perform, as will Elton John himself. All the performers will choose songs originally made famous by John. Elizabeth Taylor and Merck Mercuriadis, president of Sanctuary Management, are the event's Honorary Co-Chairs, while the Benefit Co-Chairs are John's songwriting partner, Bernie Taupin; Zach Horowitz, president and COO of the Universal Music Group; and Society of Singers president and CEO Jerry F. Sharell. Named after its first recipient, Ella Fitzgerald, the ELLA Award is given to singers whose significant musical accomplishments are equaled by their dedication to charitable and humanitarian causes both local and international. Previous recipients of the award, besides Ms. Fitzgerald herself, include Frank Sinatra, Tony Martin, Peggy Lee, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Lena Horne, Rosemary Clooney, Joe Williams, Tony Bennett, Dame Julie Andrews, Placido Domingo, Barry Manilow, and Celine Dion.

[ Elton John Honored in L.A. -- Reuters Video ]
Famous friends came out to support Elton John, who was honored in LA with the 14th annual 'Ella' Award for his significant musical and humanitarian efforts. Celebrities and performers in attendance included singers Smokey Robinson, K.D. Lang, Natalie Cole, Barry Manilow, LeAnn Rimes, Dionne Warwick. Celine Dion sent a taped message to his friend. The attendees spoke very warmly about the British musician. Society of Singers (SOS) was founded in 1984 and held its premier fundraising event the annual ELLA Award, named for its first recipient Ella Fitzgerald, in 1989. ELLA honourees are chosen for their contribution to the music world and for their dedicated efforts to benefit the community and worldwide humanitarian causes. Previous recipients include Frank Sinatra (1990), Tony Martin (1992), Peggy Lee (1994), Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme (1995), Lena Horne (1997), Rosemary Clooney (1998), Joe Williams (1999), Tony Bennett (2000), Julie Andrews (2001), Pl�cido Domingo (2002), Barry Manilow (2003) and Celine Dion (2004).

[ WireImage.com -- Society of Singers 14th Annual Awards Honoring Sir Elton John ]

[ Society of Singers honors Sir Elton ]

[ Reuters -- Music recording artist Barry Manilow performs Elton John's song 'Your Song' at the 14th annual Ella awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills on October 10, 2005 ]

December 1, 2005
California/Palm Desert
(McCallum Theatre)
Barry Manilow - Home for the Holidays

The McCallum Theatre Gala performance of "Barry Manilow - Home for the Holidays," on Thursday, December 1, 2005, is a completely new show specially produced for the McCallum Theatre, and will feature the season's favorite music. The concert will begin at 8:00 pm at the Theatre, with the option of a pre-performance dinner at one of several leading restaurants that will provide a fabulous menu of delectable gourmet specialties with complimentary wines and desserts. Tickets for the evening will go on sale Friday, October 28, 2005. For more information, contact Judi Pofsky, Manager of Special Events at the McCallum Theatre, (760) 346-6505, Ext. 126, or e-mail at: Jpofsky@Mccallum-theatre.org.

December 16, 2005
Nevada/Las Vegas
(Las Vegas Hilton)
Benefit Concert for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Barry Manilow Concert to Benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on December 16 in Las Vegas: The MUSIC will light the way. The PASSION will capture your heart. On FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, Barry Manilow will present an exclusive benefit concert for the CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION. From roaring renditions of 'Daybreak,' 'Bandstand Boogie,' 'I Write the Songs,' 'It's a Miracle' and 'Somewhere Down the Road,' it's clear that music and passion always are in fashion at the Las Vegas Hilton.

May 6, 2006
California/Palm Springs
(O'Donnell Golf Club)
13th Annual Evening Under The Stars

To benefit AIDS Assistance Program.
Starring Barry Manilow.
Saturday, October 28, 2006 California/
Beverly Hills
(Beverly Hilton)
17th Carousel of Hope

The legendary gala benefits the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes as well as the Los Angeles chapters of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Diabetes Association. Master of Ceremonies - Jay Leno. Brass Ring Award - Clive Davis. High Hopes Award - Quincy Jones. Legend Barry Manilow headlines the 2006 Carousel of Hope. Music Director - David Foster.
Saturday, December 9, 2006 California/
Palm Springs
(Palm Springs Convention Center)
SafeHouse of the Desert presents...
An Evening with Suzanne Somers with a special guest appearance by Barry Manilow

Proceeds to benefit SafeHouse of the Desert and the Police Activity League of Palm Springs. There will be cocktails, dancing and the show. This concert will be held December 9th at the Palm Springs Convention Center. If you have any questions you may contact Karen Merritt at 760-340-6300 or Fonda McGensy at 951-351-4418.

[ Operation SafeHouse ]
January 31, 2008
New York/
New York City
(Cipriani 42nd Street)
Foundation for AIDS Research's New York Gala

On January 31, amfAR will honor Julian Schnabel, acclaimed artist and film maker, Carine Roitfeld, editor in chief of French Vogue, and Bobby Shriver, founder of the RED Campaign, for their vital and distinctive contributions to the global struggle against AIDS. The event will also feature a special performance by Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Barry Manilow.

[ BARRY MANILOW PHOTOS at Daylife.com ]
April 17, 2008
New York/
New York City
23rd Annual Toys 'R' Us Children's Fund Gala

Uniting leaders from the toy and baby products industries for a special evening of entertainment and fundraising, the Toys 'R' Us Children's Fund hosted its 23rd annual gala last night in New York City, raising $5.2 million to keep children safe and help them in times of need. The event was hosted by comedian Martin Short, who has won both Emmy and Tony awards, and featured a performance by GRAMMY® Award-winning and best-selling recording artist Barry Manilow.
May 19, 2008
Los Angeles
(Beverly Hilton)
17th Annual ELLA Award

Andy Williams, one of the most beloved singers, has been named the recipient of the 17th Annual ELLA Award by the Society of Singers (SOS). The honor will be presented to Williams at a special ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 19, 2007. The beloved crooner has had some favorite clips pulled from his vintage NBC variety show to share with the crowd that will be on hand May 19 at the Beverly Hilton. The event will be emceed by Steve Lawrence, with Johnny Mathis, Glen Campbell, Petula Clark and Barry Manilow performing.
February 14, 2009
New York/
(Nassau Coliseum)
Special Benefit Concert for
Breast Cancer Research Foundation
March 15, 2009
(Comcast Arena)
Special Benefit Concert for
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
October 24, 2009
Los Angeles
(Hollywood Bowl)
Special Benefit Concert for
Los Angeles Unified School District

Proceeds benefit the Grammy Foundation and the Manilow Music Project.
December 4, 2009
Palm Desert
(McCallum Theatre)
Special Holiday Concerts
to Benefit Local Charities

Pop culture icon and music legend Barry Manilow, together with the Manilow Fund for Health and Hope, presented "A Gift of Love...," a five-night holiday concert series at the McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert, CA. The concert series honored 25 local charities in Palm Springs, California, the singer’s hometown—each night benefiting five of the beneficiary charities. Manilow performed his hit songs in addition to special holiday songs featured on his latest Christmas album, "In the Swing of Christmas," and previous holiday releases, "Because It’s Christmas" and "A Christmas Gift of Love".

"A Gift of Love.." Beneficiary Charities:
The Palm Springs-based charities benefiting from Barry Manilow’s upcoming "A Gift of Love..." holiday concert include: ACT for MS – Palm Desert, Angel View Crippled Children’s Foundation, Animal Samaritans, Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS of the Desert), Boys & Girls Club of the Coachella Valley, Desert AIDS Project, Desert Arc, Desert Samaritans for the Elderly, Desert Paws, FIND Food Bank, Inc., Gilda’s Club Desert Cities California, Guide Dogs of the Desert, Healthy Family Foundation: The Ophelia Project, Joslyn Senior Center, Mourning Star Center, Olive Crest, One Heartland, Pegasus Riding Academy for the Handicapped, Shelter From The Storm, Stroke Recovery Center, Temple Isaiah Fund, The Living Desert, United Cerebral Palsy – Inland Empire, and Variety Club of the Desert.

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