Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett announced plans to celebrate 10 years of friendship with a special performance at Radio City Music Hall in New York next August. Titled “One Last Time: An Evening With Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga,” the dates will take place on August 3 (Bennett’s 95th birthday) and August 5 and will be the only joint appearances. Gaga and Bennett before releasing a second collaborative album, due out later this year.
Earlier this year, it was revealed that the iconic big band singer had been diagnosed with age-related dementia in 2016. These Radio City shows are believed to be performances in the city. New York City street in Bennett’s career and will include songs from The Great American Songbook accompanying the Tony Bennett Quartet and the Brian Newman Quartet. To attend, guests must provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination, all phones and recording devices will be collected and secured in a Yondr bag.
After performing at a Robin Hood Foundation fundraising event in 2011, Gaga and Bennett (both from New York) began a friendship, which ended in a series of collaborations. Soon after meeting, they collaborated memorably to record Bennett’s “The Lady Is A Tramp” for 2011. Duets II album. Later, Gaga and Bennett released a collaborative album, 2014 Cheek to cheek, won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards.
Tickets to “One Last Time: An Evening With Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga” will go on sale on July 22 at 10 a.m. local time. Get them here.
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