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YCPAC & U.S. Vets convey pop icon Tony Orlando to Prescott, Jan. 13

Begin your 2023 off with a refreshing, carefree stroll by way of 70’s pop with one among its most charming ambassadors. Yavapai School Performing Arts Middle, in cooperation with U.S. Vets/Prescott, current the long-lasting 70’s pop artist Tony Orlando, Friday evening, January 13 at 7 p.m.

With two platinum albums, three gold albums, and 15 Prime 40 hits, one among America’s most adorable and enduring stars sings his wonderful repertoire of pop music treasures.

A toddler of Hell’s Kitchen, Tony Orlando started his profession singing doo-wop on New York Metropolis avenue corners. His infectious allure and expertise for composition quickly led him by way of the center of pop’s 60’s renaissance and its legendary performers. Rock producer Don Kirschner employed him as a songwriter, the place he shared Brill Constructing places of work with the likes of Carol King, Neil Sedaka, Bobby Darrin and Simon and Garfunkel.

Orlando was already a profitable music govt within the late 60’s, when he agreed to sing lead on a music known as “Candida.” The music grew to become a world hit in 1970, and Tony Orlando, together with his backup group ‘Daybreak,’ started an unbelievable run that included Prime 40 hits like “Knock Three Occasions,” “He Don’t Love You,” and 1973’s music of the yr, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon (Around the Ole Oak Tree).” The group’s partaking on-stage chemistry led CBS to create The Tony Orlando & Daybreak Present, which anchored Wednesday nights on the community from 1974 to 1976.

With a beneficiant spirit that transcends the stage, Tony Orlando has been a frequent champion of worthy causes. He was a longtime performer and host on the Jerry Lewis’ Muscular Dystrophy Affiliation Labor Day Telethon. As “Yellow Ribbon” grew to become an icon for U.S. troopers combating and serving worldwide, Orlando took up their trigger, as nicely. He serves on the Board of Administrators for the Eisenhower Basis, and is the honorary chair of the Snowball Categorical, serving to the youngsters of fallen troopers. His Prescott efficiency is co-presented by U.S. Vets/Prescott, which gives housing, workforce improvement sources and assist for greater than 500 native veterans.

Tickets for Tony Orlando begin at $35, with a fundraising pre-show dinner additionally accessible with a separate ticket buy. The Yavapai School Performing Arts Middle is positioned at 1100 E. Sheldon Avenue, in Prescott, Arizona. The YCPAC Ticket Workplace is closed for the vacations till 9 a.m., Tuesday, January 3. However tickets could also be bought on-line at: www.ycpac.com.

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