This show has been cancelled. Please find a statement from the tour promoter below:
Unfortunately, on Doctors advice and due to ill health, George Benson’s UK tour has had to be cancelled.
It’s the end of a lifetime of bringing the unique music of GEORGE BENSON internationally.
With a heavy heart, GEORGE has taken the advice of his doctors to stop touring internationally.
The strain of long distance travel has now been deemed too much for GEORGE. We are desperately sorry to disappoint all of his fans, but he has to take the advice given.
Ticket holders will be contacted in due course to arrange refunds.
With support from Broadway sensation Melissa Errico
The legendary ten-time Grammy Award winner, George Benson, is returning to Bournemouth as part of his highly anticipated UK tour.
The live show, which promises to be a musical journey like no other and will feature George Benson’s masterful guitar playing with his band. They will be performing classics from his impressive back catalogue which includes: "Give Me The Night", "Lady Love Me (One More Time)", "Turn Your Love Around", "Inside Love", "Never Give Up On A Good Thing", "In Your Eyes" and much more…
Benson's latest album, Weekend In London is an electrifying live album capturing his2019 performance at the intimate 250-seat Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Benson, who was recently awarded the 2023 MJF Spirit award at the Montreal Jazz Festival - is currently working on new music, expressed his excitement about the upcoming tour “I can’t wait to return to the UK and share my music with my incredible fans. See you all soon!”
Opening act is Tony-nominated Broadway star, actor, singer and author Melissa Errico (Les Misérables; Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady and more). Her star quality performances have consistently garnered praise from critics and fans alike, leaving an indelible mark on every role she takes on. Beyond the Broadway lights, Melissa Errico
talents have graced concert halls and music venues across the globe. Her mesmerizing interpretations of classic songs, as well as her original compositions, have garnered her a dedicated following. After starring in Michel Legrand’s musical Amour, she went on to make a symphonic album ’Legrand Affair – The Songs of Michel Legrand to critical acclaim.