Harry Connick, Jr. Will Launch Summer Concert Tour in San Diego; Full Itinerary Announced!
Following a successful winter tour and his second season as a judge on American Idol, Harry Connick, Jr. announced today a 20+ city summer concert tour beginning July 9 in San Diego, CA that will travel through cities such as Portland, Salt Lake City, Denver and St. Louis. The tour also includes stops at famed venues such as Memphis' Orpheum Theatre and Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl before concluding August 7 at Chicago's Ravinia Park.
Tickets for select cities will go on sale to the general public beginning April 9. Information on where to purchase tickets in all cities can be found at www.harryconnickjr.com.
The shows will feature music from Connick's vast musical catalog, including songs from his most recent releases "Smokey Mary" and "Every Man Should Know." To date, Connick has released 29 albums, won three Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards, and garnered sales of 28 million albums.
With "Every Man Should Know," Connick triumphs once again, with a depth of feeling that signals another milestone for one of the music world's most multi-faceted artists. Critics have been quick to agree with People Magazine calling it "impressive," and the Boston Globe saying the album features "his most thoughtful and personal songs to date" and says its "an album that every Harry Connick, Jr. fan should own."
Connick recently returned for a second year as judge on American Idol, with season 14 of the show currently airing on FOX. Since his addition to the judges' panel, critics and fans alike have praised Connick's contributions to the show, with Variety proclaiming that Connick "brings fun back to American Idol," andEntertainment Weekly raving that he brings a "frank honesty but also lighthearted energy" to the show, "offering thoughtful critiques" resulting in a "fun, rollicking viewing experience." Regarding his debut as a judge in season 13, USA Today stated that "Connick deserves most of the praise for what promises to be a creative turnaround for Idol... While Connick can be as tough as he needs to be, he's also charming, engaging and, when he wants to be, hysterically funny."
Harry Connick, Jr. Summer 2015 Tour Dates
July 9 - San Diego, CA - Copley Symphony Hall
July 10 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
July 11 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
July 12 - Santa Rosa, CA - Wells Fargo Center
July 14 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
July 15 - Saratoga, CA - The Mountain Winery
July 17 - Portland, OR - Arlene Schnitzer Hall
July 18 - Woodinville, WA - Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
July 19 - Woodinville, WA - Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery
July 20 - Spokane, WA - INB Center
July 22 - Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden & Arboretum
July 23 - Denver, CO - Ellie Caulkins Opera House
July 24 - Salina, KS - Stiefel Theater
July 25 - Thackerville, OK - Winstar Casino
July 27 - Memphis, TN - Orpheum Theatre
July 28 - St. Louis, MO - Peabody Opera House
July 30 - South Bend, IN - Morris PAC
July 31 - Interlochen, MI - Kresge Auditorium
August 1 - Detroit, MI - Freedom Hill Amphitheater
August 2 - Grand Rapids, MI - Meijer Gardens
August 4 - Toledo, OH - Zoo Amphitheater
August 5 - Kettering, OH - Fraze Pavilion
August 6 - Carmel, IN - Palladium
August 7 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia