Barbra Streisand announces nine date tour, new album

Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve No. 1 albums in each of six decades, will bring her legendary live performances to nine cities in August, it has been announced by her longtime manager Marty Erlichman. Streisand will perform her hits from each decade plus songs from her new album, ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, celebrating a career of unparalleled creative achievement. Every ticket purchased online includes a CD of Streisand’s new album, which will be released later this year.

The tour is presented by Live Nation Global Touring and S2BN Entertainment.

TOUR DATES:

August 2                       

Los Angeles                 

Staples Center

August 4                        

San Jose                      

SAP Center at San Jose

August 6                         

Las Vegas                     

T-Mobile Arena

August 9                          

Chicago                          

United Center

August 11, 13                   

Brooklyn                            

Barclays Center

August 16                         

Boston                               

TD Garden

August 18                         

Washington D.C.                   

Verizon Center

August 20                         

Philadelphia                        

Wells Fargo Center

August 23                          

Toronto                             

Air Canada Centre

Tickets for all shows will go on sale Wednesday, May 25th and will be available online, via charge-by-phone and venue box offices. Check local listings for complete details.

American Express Card Members can purchase tickets in the U.S. before the general public beginning Wednesday, May 18th at 10 am local time through Sunday, May 22nd at 5 pm local time, and in Toronto before the general public beginning Thursday, May 19th at 10 am EDT through Sunday, May 22nd at 5 pm EDT.

The best-selling female recording artist in history, Streisand partners with some of Hollywood’s biggest stars to sing Broadway classics on her upcoming album. Following the release of her 2014 record-breaking Partners, ENCORE: Movie Partners Sing Broadway is Streisand’s third and long-awaited Broadway album. Streisand released The Broadway Album and Back to Broadway in 1985 and 1993, respectfully, both of which went multi-platinum.

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