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GEORGE BENSON
ANNOUNCES
UK TOUR
JUNE 2018

 Royal Albert HallJune 26TH  & 27th, 2018

Legendary ten-time Grammy Award and NEA Jazz Master winner George Benson, whose career covers five decades, with more than 30 recordings under his belt, is proud to announce nine UK shows in

June 2018. This includes two nights at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall on June 26th & 27th, 2018.

  • Tickets go on sale: Friday October 27th at  00am

The live shows will feature George Benson’s masterful guitar playing, and Benson and his band will perform his Greatest Hits from his impressive back catalogue – which includes such classics as Give Me The Night, Lady Love Me (One More Time), Turn Your Love Around, Love X Love, Never Give Up On A Good Thing and In Your Eyes.

“When I’m in Great Britain, I think about the love and support  they show for my efforts as a musician and singer.    So I always look forward to seeing my friends in that incredible country.” says George Benson

George Benson, has contributed one of his songs ‘You’ll Be In My Heart’ to the forthcoming release of ‘Jazz Loves Disney2 – My Kind Of Magic’ album. In July 2017, Benson marked his 40th anniversary and Ibanez has created a limited run of his signature guitars for the occasion – GB Signature Models.

Tour dates below:

2018 TOUR DATES

June 17th –   Bournemouth, International Centre
June 18th –   Birmingham, Symphony Hall
June 20th –   Manchester, Bridgewater Hall
June 21st –   Liverpool, Philharmonic Hall
June 23rd –   Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
June 24th –   Gateshead, Sage
June 26th –   London, Royal Albert Hall
June 27th –   London, Royal Albert Hall
June 29th –   Southend, Cliffs Pavilion 

Ticket prices are as follows:
All venues (except Bournemouth & RAH ) – £67 / £57 & £46
Bournemouth, Bic – £63 / £53 & £45
RAH – £75 / £62.50 / £52.50 & £45 (boxes at £85)
Tickets are available from www.ticketline.co.uk / 0844 888 9991 or from the venues direct

Notes To Editors

George Benson, latest album ‘The Ultimate Collection’ – a deluxe 2-CD, 36-song collection which features his greatest hits, including “When I Fall In Love” with Idina Menzel.  Also included are special extended versions and rarities.

He also did a duet performance with Van Morrison, on his album ‘Duets: Re-Working The Catalogue Album’.

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