He writes the songs, and in January, Tampa Bay Fanilows will have the chance to hear Barry Manilow sing them. The Grammy-, Tony- and Emmy Award-winning musician comes to Amalie Arena on Jan. 14.
“I look forward to this upcoming amazing year celebrating my personal milestone with my fans that have been with me throughout these many wonderful years,” Manilow said in a news release.
Known for hits including “Mandy,” “Looks Like We Made It” and the infectious “Copacabana (At the Copa),” Manilow is celebrating his 50th anniversary as a performer with a limited engagement arena tour. With just seven dates, the Manilow: Hits 2023 tour makes three stops in Florida in Tampa, Sunrise and Orlando.
Manilow is one of the world’s bestselling recording artists and is ranked number one Adult Contemporary Artist of all time, according to Billboard magazine.
Tickets range from $15.75-$345.75 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at ticketmaster.com.