Waterfront Concerts announced on Monday the first concert in its 2017 season: Rod Stewart and Cyndi Lauper, in a dual bill set to hit the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion on Friday, July 14. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, Jan 27, via Ticketmaster, and start at $39.75.
Sir Rod Stewart — yes, he’s a sir, after being knighted by Prince William in 2016 — is one of the bestselling artists of all time, with 200 million records sold worldwide. With his signature voice and classic hits like “Gasoline Alley,” “Every Picture Tells a Story,” “Mandolin Wind,” “You Wear It Well,” “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?,” and “Maggie May.” Stewart’s performed for millions of fans on all seven continents, and holds the record for the largest-ever free concert, for an estimated 4.2 million in Rio de Janeiro on New Year’s Eve in 1996.
Cyndi Lauper is a Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning artist who with her first album, “She’s So Unusual” won a Grammy Award for Best New Artist, and became the first female in history to have four top-five singles from a debut album. Her songs like “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and “True Colors” are iconic 1980s hits, while more recently, she co-wrote the musical “Kinky Boots” on Broadway.
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