The Guild of Music Supervisors has announced that Burt Bacharach will recieve its Icon Award at the guild’s 10th annual award ceremony. The awards celebrate outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. This year’s ceremony will take place Feb. 6 at The Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles.
This April, Burt Bacharach hits the road again, returning to Japan for the first time since a series of dates in 2014. This year, Burt will appear at Billboard Live Osaka on April 1 & 4. He’ll appear at Billboard Live Tokyo on April 6, 7, 9 and 10. And he’ll appear at Billboard Live Yokohama on April 12, 14 and 15.
As always, for the most up-to-date concert listings, check out the On Tour page.
Billboard just published this nice review of Burt’s show from Friday night.
Nominees for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced yesterday, and included in that number is Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ album titled Look Now, which was nominated in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category.
The album features three collaborations with Burt Bacharach: “Don’t Look Now,” “Photographs Can Lie” and “He’s Given Me Things.” In addition, Burt arranges and plays piano on “Don’t Look Now” and “Photographs Can Lie.”
Burt Bacharach will perform at the Canyon at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Dec, 13. For tickets, visit the link below.
Six decades into one of songwriting’s most successful and honored careers – marked by 48 Top 10 hits, nine #1
Watching the scene on a moviola, Bacharach knew the song would start with a ukulele, he wrote in his autobiography, Anyone Who Had a Heart. “I wrote the entire melody, and the only words that kept running through my mind from top to bottom were ‘Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head,'” he recalled.
Simply Some Of The Greatest Songs Ever Written. Pat Carty Gets Swept Away. Picture: Miguel Ruiz. If you were inclined to sit down and compile a list of the greatest songwriters of them all, there are a few names that could not but be included. Lennon & McCartney? Sure. Dylan?
“I don’t know how many songs I’ve written, I don’t know how many hits I’ve had,” says Burt Bacharach when we meet in a dining room by the ocean in Santa Monica. “I’m not a good counter.” You can see why he might have trouble keeping track.
Burt has added a June 14, 2019, performance at the Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, California, to his tour schedule. As always, visit the On Tour page for the latest confirmed tour dates.
8 time Grammy Award winner and 3 time Academy Award winner, world renowned composer Burt Bacharach joins us for a one night only concert!