Mon, July 28
Michael Bolton Coming to DPAC on March 4
July 28, 2014 (Durham, NC) – Grammy®-winning soulful crooner Michael Bolton comes to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on March 4, 2015.
Tickets go on sale Friday, August 1 at 10 a.m.:
• Online at DPACnc.com
• DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
• Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
Friends of DPAC members may place their orders starting July 30. Joining Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at http://www.dpacnc.com/fod.
“Since DPAC’s opening in 2008, we have imagined Michael Bolton performing live in our theater. Now we get to see this dream become a reality. From his first major hit “How Am I Supposed to Live Without You” to Saturday Night Live and his recent collaborations, Bolton fans span all ages and genres of music, from R&B and soul to pop and rock. We hope guests bring their families out to DPAC to experience superstar Michael Bolton in an unforgettable night of hits,” said Emily McLoughlin, Marketing Director for Concerts and Comedy at DPAC.
Michael Bolton, Grammy® Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist who has sold more than 53 million records around the world, continues to tour every year. He holds a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and is known as “People Magazine’s Sexiest Man” as well as the sensational “Captain Jack Sparrow” in Saturday Night Live's viral video with 110 million YouTube views.
Michael has seen 8 studio albums rank in the Top Ten, with nine #1 singles. In 2013, Bolton released his autobiography, “The Soul of it All,” as well as a new studio album “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: A Tribute to Hitsville USA”, collaborating with Motown legends such as Smokey Robinson and Valerie Simpson, as well as contemporary artists such as Kelly Rowland and Leona Lewis.
Internationally-renowned Michael has recorded and performed with musical icons that have inspired and influenced his own career. He has sung with Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Renee Fleming and played guitar with BB King. Bolton earned a Grammy® nomination for “Georgia on my Mind,” and was invited to sing the classic song to Ray Charles when Ray was honored at the International Jazz Hall of Fame Awards in 1997.
A prolific songwriter, Bolton has worked with such great and diverse talent as Bob Dylan, Lady Gaga, Diane Warren, David Foster, A.R. Rahman, Phil Ramone, and Ne Yo. Michael's songs have been recorded by over 100 artists, ranging from KISS, Barbra Streisand, and Cher to Kanye West, Jay Z and John Legend. Michael’s songs and performances have been featured in numerous television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar®-nominated theme song “Go the Distance” from Walt Disney’s blockbuster animated film Hercules.
For his dedication to social activism, Michael has been honored with several Humanitarian awards and he is especially proud of the initiatives carried out by his own foundation, The Michael Bolton Charities, now in its twenty-first year of advocating on behalf of women and children at risk.