Johnny Hallyday to Play Beacon Theatre, 5/6
By overwhelming popular demand, French superstar Johnny Hallyday returns to the Beacon Theatre stage this spring, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:30pm. France's biggest rock star brought his world tour to the Beacon Theatre in October 2012 where he delivered an unforgettable evening of his most popular songs to a sold out audience. Don't miss "L'idole des Jeunes" (the teen idol) in concert for one night only when he returns to New York City on May 6, 2014.
Influenced by Elvis Presley and American rock 'n' roll, Hallyday's (born Jean-Philippe Smet) musical career spans a half- century, having sold more than 100 million records, garnered 21 Platinum albums, 8 French music Awards (Victoire de la Musique), appeared in 36 movies and performed to more than 28 million fans. His most recent album, L'Attente, was released in November 2012. Among his numerous collaborations include Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Page, Peter Frampton, Taj Mahal and Bono.
With a variety of musical influences (rock, twist, yéyé, soul, pop), and a repertoire of more than a 1,000 songs, the iconic French rocker delivers a spectacular show with an undeniably strong stage presence. Famous for his trademark deep and rasping voice, Hallyday fills arenas and stadiums across France with fans of all ages.
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