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Harry Connick, Jr. is heading to the London Palladium

The multi award-winning star is coming to the capital to play one very special show.

Harry Connick, Jr. has announced that he will be bring his critically acclaimed tour, A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration, to the iconic London Palladium this October.

The Grammy and Emmy award winner will be playing one UK show only.

 

Born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, Connick, Jr.’s musical talents were recognised at a young age, having learnt the keyboards at the age of 3, playing at shows by the age of 5, and began recording at 10 years old with a local jazz band.

He is one of the top 60 best-selling male artists in the US, having sold over 28 million albums worldwide, achieving seven top 20 albums in the US and ten No.1 Jazz albums, more than any jazz artist in US history.

His first big shot to success was creating the soundtrack to Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy, When Harry Met Sally. With huge hits such as It Had to Be You, Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off and Don’t Get Around Much Anymore featured, the soundtrack is certified as double-platinum in the US and won Connick, Jr. his first Grammy Award for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance.

 

A year later, he produced not one, but two albums – Lofty’s Roach Souffle and We Are in Love – which scored him his second Grammy for Best Jazz Male Vocal Performance.

This third Grammy win was for the album, Songs I Heard, which one Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. The album reached number two in the Billboard Top Jazz Albums.

He has also won two Emmy Awards, the first in 2004 for Outstanding Music Direction for Harry Connick, Jr.: ‘Only You’ In Concert, and the second in 2011, also for Outstanding Music Direction for Harry Connick Jr. In Concert On Broadway.

The star also earned himself a Tony nomination for the score of Broadway musical Thou shalt Not.

As well as music, he is also an established actor starring in films and TV shows such as Memphis Belle, Independence Day, P.S. I Love You, Will & Grace, Law & Order and more.

Tickets for Harry Connick, Jr. will be available to purchase at 09:00 on Friday 20 July 2018 via Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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