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Posted 10.05.18

HARRY ANNOUNCES FALL 2018 TOUR A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration …Holiday Edition

HARRY CONNICK, JR. ANNOUNCES FALL 2018 TOUR A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration …Holiday Edition Multi-talented musician, singer, songwriter, and New Orleans native to celebrate his hometown’s three hundredth birthday & the holidays

September 24, 2018 – Harry Connick, Jr. today announced additional Fall concert dates of the New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration tour that will continue to take him across the U.S. and also London & Paris this year. This new leg begins on November 26 with Harry and his amazing band performing songs in tribute to New Orleans as well as some of his holiday favorites. Tickets for the tour go on sale this week. Please see for all details.

When the tour stops in New Orleans on December 15, Harry will play a very special show at UNO Lakefront Arena to benefit the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, which he co-founded in the Ninth Ward in the aftermath of Katrina. For additional information about the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music, please visit the Center’s website at

Harry’s 2018 New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration tour has been praised across the country:

“Connick is a musical Midas: It seems everything he touches, plays or sings has a way of turning to gold. Connick is doing his part to make the world a little bit more wonderful for all who are open to experiencing the joy of great music… If you can’t go to New Orleans in person to experience the Mardi Gras, a Harry Connick Jr. show will get you so close you can smell the gumbo.” – The Berkshire Edge

“It was a fun, joyful night that proved exactly why Connick remains a star to this day: The man has more raw talent than any mere human should be allowed to possess… And believe me: If you love Connick or New Orleans music, you don’t want to miss it.” – The News-Press

“[The show] had the feel of an old-school variety show, with Connick as the genial host. He had a superb 10-piece band with him that included scene-stealers such as Lucien Barbarin on trombone, Jerry Weldon on tenor sax and guitarist/gospel singer/preacher Jonathan Dubose Jr. But no one steals a show while Connick is around… Because this guy is an entertainer with a capital E.” – Providence Journal

Harry has exemplified excellence in every aspect of the entertainment world. He has received recognition with multiple Grammy and Emmy Awards as well as Tony nominations for his live and recorded musical performances, his achievements on screens large and small and his appearances on Broadway as both an actor and a composer. The foundation of Harry’s art is the music of his native New Orleans, where he began performing as a pianist and vocalist at the age of five.

Fall 2018 Tour Dates - New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration Holiday Edition:

October 10 London, England The London Palladium

October 12 Paris, France La Seine Musicale

November 26 Grand Rapids, MI DeVos Performance Hall

November 27 Carmel, IN The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts

November 29 Cleveland, OH KeyBank State Theatre at Playhouse Square

November 30 East Lansing, MI Wharton Center for Performing Arts

December 1 Richmond, KY EKU Center for the Arts

December 2 Charleston, WV Clay Center

December 4 Knoxville, TN Tennessee Theatre

December 5 Birmingham, AL BJCC Concert Hall

December 7 Charleston, SC Gaillard Center

December 8 Columbia, SC Township Auditorium

December 9 Savannah, GA Johnny Mercer Theatre

December 11 Chattanooga, TN Tivoli Theatre

December 12 Memphis, TN Orpheum Theatre

December 13 Montgomery, AL Montgomery Performing Arts Centre

December 15 New Orleans, LA UNO Lakefront Arena

December 16 Shreveport, LA Municipal Auditorium

December 17 Springfield, MO Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts

December 18 Lincoln, NE Lied Center for Performing Arts

December 19 Kansas City, MO Arvest Bank Theatre at The Midland

December 20 St. Louis, MO Stifel Theatre