Las Vegas concert rescheduled for Aug. 4

Just got word that Burt’s canceled show at the Smith Center in Las Vegas on Feb. 10 has been rescheduled for Aug. 4 at the same venue. Visit the Smith Center website for ticket info.

An Evening with Burt Bacharach | The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas

“No one over the last 40 years has written more or better pop songs.” – Vanity Fair One of the world’s most acclaimed, award-winning composer/songwriters, Burt Bacharach helped define the music of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Love triumphs over cynicism in Burt Bacharach’s Promises, Promises

Love triumphs over cynicism in Burt Bacharach’s Promises, Promises – review

Based on the Oscar-winning 1960 Billy Wilder comedy The Apartment, about an insurance-firm accountant who lets his bosses use his New York flat for extra-marital nooky, it takes us back to an age when men were men (lecherous, and only superficially chivalrous) and women were, more often than not, secretaries, only assertive up to a subservient point.

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Awards Chatter Podcast – Burt Bacharach (‘Po’)

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast – Burt Bacharach (‘Po’)

The legendary songwriter/composer behind 48 Top 10 hits, including nine that topped the charts, opens up about the inspirations for his most beloved music, what caused his breakup with longtime collaborator Hal David and how his late daughter, who was afflicted with Asperger Syndrome, inspired him to write his first film score and song in years.

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Workshop of Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater musical Some Lovers

Workshop of Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater musical – Some Lovers

PROMISES PROMISES producers Katy Lipson & Ollie Rosenblatt to workshop SOME LOVERS a brand new BURT BACHARACH and STEVEN SATER musical in London. Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment and Ollie Rosenblatt for Senbla, the producers of the upcoming Promises Promises revival at Southwark Playhouse, are working on the European premiere of a new Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater musical, Some Lovers.

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Burt Bacharach Writes from the Heart for ‘Po” Score

Burt Bacharach Writes From the Heart for ‘Po’ Score

Legendary songwriter Burt Bacharach, now 88, has written the song and score for a little movie called “Po”: his first such efforts in 16 years. The Oscar-winning composer of “Alfie,” “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “Arthur” has a special connection to the project.

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Burt reschedules LA and Seattle concerts


As Burt continues to recover from a broken arm suffered in August, two engagements originally scheduled for October have been rescheduled to early 2017.

Burt’s Oct. 1 concert in Royce Hall at UCLA has been rescheduled for Jan. 13, 2017, and his Oct. 20-23 performances at Jazz Alley in Seattle have been moved to March 9-12, 2017.

As always, for the most up-to-date info I have on upcoming concerts, visit the On Tour page.

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New concert date in San Francisco announced

Burt and his band will perform at San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall on Friday, Nov. 11. The concert is being presented by SFJazz, and tickets can be obtained by visiting the SFJazz website.

Burt Bacharach | SFJAZZ

SFJAZZ is a recognized international leader in jazz creation, presentation, and education. SFJAZZ explores the full spectrum of jazz, from the music’s origins in the African American community to its diverse present-day expressions around the world. As a non-profit organization, SFJAZZ works to develop the audience for jazz in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

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Burt cancels two upcoming dates due to broken arm

After suffering a broken arm, Burt Bacharach has canceled two upcoming concerts: Sept. 3 at the North Sea Jazz Fesival in Curacao, Dutch Antilles, and Sept. 17 at Lancaster Performing Arts Center in Lancaster, California.

According to his spokesperson, Burt is expected to be ready to perform by Oct. 1, when he is scheduled to perform a concert at UCLA Royce Hall in Los Angeles.

Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Burt Bacharach is canceling two September concerts to recover from a broken arm. A spokeswoman for the 88-year-old composer and conductor said Tuesday that Bacharach will skip scheduled performances on Sept. 3 in Curacao and Sept. 17 in Lancaster, California.

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