11 April 2022 State Theatre, Sydney
13 April 2022 State Theatre, Sydney
14 April 2022 State Theatre, Sydney
19 April 2022 Palais Theatre, Melbourne
20 April 2022 Palais Theatre, Melbourne
One of the world’s greatest guitarists, George Benson is coming to Melbourne and Sydney for headline shows in April 2022. This Australian tour will feature his whole repertoire of hits as well as a few Fats Domino and Chuck Berry classics. Don’t miss this world-class act!
Since 1977, George Benson, an American icon for being part of the electric guitar revolution which changed music and popular culture forever, has won 10 Grammy Awards – and has been nominated for an additional 15. His wins include Record of the Year for “This Masquerade” (1977), Best Pop Instrumental Performance for “Breezin'” (1977) and “Mornin'” (2007), Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for “On Broadway” (1979) and “Give Me the Night” (1981), and Best R&B Instrumental Performance for “Theme From Good King Bad” (1977) and “Off Broadway” (1981).
Following the success of his Quincy Jones-produced pop album ‘Give Me the Night’ in 1980, George Benson’s string of pop hits includes “Love All the Hurt Away,” “Turn Your Love Around,” “Inside Love,” and “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You” from his 1985 album ’20/20′. His current album, ‘Weekend In London’, was recorded live at the legendary Ronnie Scotts Club. Check it out and get a live snapshot of this giant and his amazing catalogue of songs and virtuosity.
This Australian tour will feature his repertoire of hits as well as a few Fats Domino and Chuck Berry classics that were featured on his previous release, ‘Walking To New Orleans’ album. Don’t miss this world-class act in 2022!
Martinez Akustica will open for George Benson on all three nights at The State Theatre in Sydney; Monday 11th, Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th April.
Caiti Baker will open for George Benson at The Palais in St Kilda on Tuesday 19th & Wednesday 20th April.