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Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tony Bennett Announces Australian Tour Dates

by Paul Cashmere on January 23, 2012

in Live,News

Music legend Tony Bennett will return to Australia in April.

Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Tony Bennett. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

It has been nine years since Bennett last toured Australia, then with k.d. lang. This time he will tour with his youngest daughter Antonia Bennett, a graduate from the Berklee School of Music in Boston.

Over the weekend, Noise11.com reported that Tony’s signature song ‘I Left My Heart In San Francisco’ was turning 50 today. 85-year old Bennett has been performing for more than 60 years. He has won 15 Grammy Awards and is one of only a handful of artists to have had a hit record in the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s and 10s.

His most recent album ‘Duets II’ featured songs with Amy Winehouse, John Mayer, Lady Gaga, Willie Nelson, Sheryl Crow, Faith Hill and Josh Groban.

Tony Bennett tour dates are:

April 2 and 4, Melbourne, Regent Theatre
April 7, Brisbane, Convention Centre
April 9 and 11, Sydney, Opera House
April 14, Hunter Valley, Tempus Two Winery

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