Save the Date, October 7th, 2014
Tony Bennett in Concert
For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, legendary crooner Tony Bennett has agreed to do a benefit concert to raise awareness and funds for Strengthen Our Sisters; a non-profit shelter community that serves survivors of Domestic Violence as well as other women and children in need. We don’t want Domestic Violence in our back yards and we can all make a difference together. Let’s all join forces to stop abuse.
This concert will be held at William Paterson University’s Shea Center for the Performing Arts, October 7th, 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale at the WPU Shea Center box office, July 10th. Purchase your tickets online at: https://tickets.wpunj.edu/ or call the Box office phone number at: 973-720-2371.
Tony Bennett is an artist who moves the hearts and touches the souls of audiences. He’s not just the singer’s singer but also an international treasure honored by the United Nations with its Citizen of the World award, which aptly describes the scope of his accomplishments.With worldwide record sales in the millions, Tony has received seventeen Grammy Awards including the prestigious Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. The MTV generation took to Tony Bennett during his appearance with the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the 1993 MTV Video Awards. He appeared on MTV Unplugged and the recording of the same name earned him the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. “Tony Bennett has not just bridged the generation gap,” observed The New York Times, “he has demolished it. He has connected with a younger crowd weaned on rock. And there have been no compromises.” Tony Bennett has been named a Kennedy Center Honoree and an NEA Jazz Master and is also an accomplished visual artist, with three of his original paintings as part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C