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Barry Manilow Comes To ACC


Bringing an evening of music and passion to Toronto

A true legend of our time, Barry Manilow will perform his hit concert, ""Manilow:  An Evening of Music and Passion,"" an 11-truck extravaganza at Air Canada Centre in Toronto on June 7, 2008.

Manilow, who will be performing the exclusive rendition of his hit Las Vegas Hilton show, ranks as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time with more then 75 million records sold worldwide.  His career includes 25 consecutive Top 40 hits such as Even Now, This One's for You, Weekend in New England, I Write the Songs, Tryin' to Get the Feeling Again and Copacabana (At the Copa).  In 1978, five of Manilow's albums were on the charts simultaneously – a record revaled by Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis.

Manilow recently launched the 60th album of his career, The Greatest Songs of the Seventies, the third in a series of his best-selling tribute albums of popular music which includes The Greatest Songs of the Fifties and The Greatest Songs of the Sixties.  Having entered the Billboard charts at #4, he is the only artist to have three Top 4 debuts on the Billboard 200 chart in a span of two years.  The Greatest Songs of the Seventies is Manilow's 33rd charting album, his 11th Top 10 and 10th Top 10 debut.

Billboard Magazine recently stated: ""Among the few things one can count on in life: the taste of McDonald's cheeseburgers, 'I Love Lucy' reruns are still funny-and Barry Manilow never wearing out his welcome at the top of the charts.""  The pop icon has written hundreds of songs and performed around the globe thrilling millions of fans, winning a Grammy, two Emmy's several Tony Awards and an Oscar nomination along the way.

In addition, concertgoers will have a chance to enter a contest to win a wild weekend in Vegas to see ""Manilow:  Music and Passion"" at the Las Vegas Hilton.  ""Manilow:  Music and Passion"" continues at the Las Vegas Hilton and is scheduled throughout 2009. Don't miss Barry Manilow at Air Canada Centre on June 7, 2008 – get your tickets Monday April 14 at 10:00 a.m.!

Tickets on sale Monday, April 14 at ticketmaster.ca