Paul Simon is a folk singer and songwriter from New Jersey who has mostly had a solo career, but has often been a part of the duo, Simon and Garfunkel. Simon has earned 12 Grammys in his solo career and in 2006, was voted “100 People Who Changed The World.” He has written almost all his own music, produced Broadway productions and has dabbled in film. He has hosted SNL, received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, has been honored by the Library of Congress with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song and with Garfunkel was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame. Simon tours this upcoming year with Sting, starting February 2014. Songs will include, “Me and Julio Down By the School Yard,” “The Sounds of Silence” and “I am A Rock.” TicketCity can get you to this once in a lifetime tour with these two iconic singers! You don’t want to miss this event!
“Graceland 25 Years Tour” With Ladysmith Black Mambazo
This tour was to commemorate his album, Graceland on its 25-year anniversary. Simon reunited many of the original band members. With his incredible band he played non-stop from the moment he came out onstage, with band members showing their versatility in switching instruments between each other. Tunes from his recent album, So Beautiful So What were included. The tour was a round of Paul Simon storytelling and classic tunes. “The Boy in The Band,” “Diamonds On The Soles of Her Shoes” and of course “Graceland.”
“Paul Simon and Sting: On Stage Together” Tour
After performing in a fundraiser together, Simon and Sting came up with the idea to tour together, and the world is now a better place. These two iconic hit makers are expected to sing their own songs as well as their favorite songs together. Simon has a huge catalog of songs to choose from, including, “Mother and Child Reunion,” “50 Ways To Leave your Lover,” “Graceland” and “You Can Call Me Al.” To kick things off they will hit Houston, Texas on February 8, 2014 at the Toyota Center and end in Orlando Florida at the Amway Center on March 16, 2014.
Some top venues expected to host this once in a lifetime tour are the American Airlines Center in Dallas on February 9, Key Arena in Seattle on February 19, Madison Square Garden in NY with extended dates of March 4th & 6th and the Verizon Center in Washington DC on March 13.
“Paul Simon and Sting: On Stage Together” Tour Set List
Each artist will be backed up by their regular band and will sing their classic hits as well as join together in their favorite songs. Simons set list will include songs from his new album, “So Beautiful So What,” “The Afterlife” and “Rewrite.”