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Grammy Award Winner Richard Marx Performs with Pop Pianist Jim Brickman

Grammy Award Winner Richard Marx Performs with Pop Pianist Jim Brickman

Performer, songwriter and producer, Richard Marx joins award winning pianist Jim Brickman at the Fred Kavli Theatre, Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm.

Marx released his self-titled debut album in 1987 providing hit singles such as "Hold on to the Nights" and "Don't Mean Nothing." After earning a Grammy nomination for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance, the 1989 follow-up album Repeat Offender expanded Marx's success with two #1 singles "Satisfied" and most popular "Right Here Waiting." Marx continued his seven-year run of achievements with 4 multi-platinum albums and over 30 million albums sold worldwide.

Marx started the next chapter in his musical career as a songwriter and producer, with songs like "To Where You Are" the first hit single from Josh Groban, as well as *NSYNC's 2000 love ballad "This I Promise You." In 2004, Marx won a Song of the Year Grammy for co-authoring Luther Vandross' "Dance with My Father." Marx has written across all genres of music for stars such as Jennifer Nettles, Keith Urban, Barbra Streisand, Vince Gill, Kenny Loggins, and others.

Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. Since the release of his debut album No Words is 1994, Brickman's romantic piano sound has defined him as a marquis among contemporary instrumental hit makers. His best-known compositions include "Valentine," "The Gift," "Love of My Life," "Simple Things," and "Peace."

Brickman has established a reputation for his collaborations with many musical artists including Martina McBride, Lady Antebellum, Johnny Mathis, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond and Wayne Brady.

Taking his popular live concerts to more than 125 cities each year, Brickman has received international acclaim as a concert performer. Other artistic endeavors include a weekly radio show, bestselling books and debuts at Carnegie Hall and the White House.

For one night only, these two performers come together to bring their most memorable songs to Thousand Oaks.

Single tickets are priced at $66 - $41 with group discounts available. Tickets are available from Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or through the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Box Office, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard. For more information call 805-449-ARTS (2787) or visit www.civicartsplaza.com.


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