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Il Volo Announce North American Headline Tour

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SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- For the millions of U.S. fans who fell in love with the astonishing talent of IL VOLO following their show stopping PBS Special "Il Volo Takes Flight," or as special guests of Barbra Streisand's fall 2012 tour, the boys will return to North America for a series of 17 concerts. The Live Nation produced tour kicks off August 25th at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, BC and includes a stop at the famed Radio City Music Hall in New York City (see below for a complete Itinerary).



Tickets for the Radio City Music Hall Show will go on sale Monday, May 13th at 10am EST. Citi® cardmembers will have access to presale tickets for the Radio City Music Hall performance beginning Thursday, May 9th at 10 a.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass® Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com. Tickets for the remainder of the tour will go on sale in June, check www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.com for on sale dates and to purchase tickets. Additional exclusive ticket sales are available via PBS stations in conjunction with the "Il Volo: We Are Love" special in each tour market.



Il Volo are set to release a new cd, We Are Love (Special Edition), May 28th on Interscope Records. The new offering will feature selections from their fall 2012 release We Are Love as well as five newly recorded songs including: One Direction's "Little Things," Sarah McLachlan's "Angel," "Surrender (Torna A Sorrento)," "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" and West Side Story's "Maria." We Are Love (Special Edition) was produced by Tony Renis and Humberto Gatica.



Il Volo's new PBS special, "Il Volo: We Are Love," was shot in Miami at The Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater in March and will air nationally on PBS beginning June 1 (check local listings). The special was produced by Richard Jay-Alexander, directed by Scott Lochmus with Detroit PBS as the producing agent. Il Volo's debut PBS Special "Il Volo Takes Flight" has seen over 2,100 broadcasts between its original airing in March 2012, and again in June and December 2012.



Il Volo, Piero Barone (19), Gianluca Ginoble (18) and Ignazio Boschetto (18), released their self-titled debut album in April 2011 where is debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard Top 200 Charts and has gone on to sell over 1 million copies worldwide. Their astonishing vocals are reflected in their live cd/dvd set "Il Volo Takes Flight – Live From The Detroit Opera House" which include a mix of reimagined classics and original material. Il Volo's second studio album We Are Love was released last fall as the group finished up a North American headline tour and a guest spot on Barbra Streisand's tour. The trio's live performances have received standing ovations across the U.S. and critical acclaim.



Il Volo have appeared on major US television shows including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Today Show, Good Morning America, The Talk, Ellen, Rachel Ray and made a surprise appearance on the final episode of the HBO Series 'Entourage'.



Below is a complete list of Il Volo North American tour dates:






August 25

Vancouver, BC

Orpheum Theatre

August 27

Concord, CA

Sleep Train Pavilion at Concord

August 28

Los Angeles, CA

Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal CityWalk

August 20

Fresno, CA

Fresno Grand Opera

September 1

Phoenix, AZ

Comerica Theatre

September 4

Chicago, IL

The Chicago Theatre

September 5

Detroit, MI

Fox Theater Detroit

September 7

Toronto, ON

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

September 8

Montreal, QC

Bell Center

September 11

Pittsburgh, PA

Heinz Hall

September 12

Philadelphia, PA

Tower Theatre

September 14

Boston, MA

Bank of America Pavilion

September 20

Tampa, FL

Tamp Bay Times Forum

September 21

Miami, FL

American Airlines Arena

September 22

Orlando, FL

Amway Center

September 27

New York, NY

Radio City Music Hall

September 29

Wallingford, CT

Toyota Presents Oakdale Theatre








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