Singing Legend Dionne Warwick Brings ‘A Holiday Celebration’
GOLD Entertainment presents legendary five-time Grammy Award winner Dionne Warwick performing “A Holiday Celebration” live in concert at Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m., with doors opening at 7 p.m. Advance tickets are on sale now for $120 and are available by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX or online at www.moreinparadise.com. Attendees must be 21 years of age.
Warwick has become a cornerstone of American pop music and culture during the more than 50 years of her musical career. She is an established international music icon and concert act, having earned 75 charted hit songs and sold more than 100 million records.
Warwick began singing professionally in 1961 after being discovered by the songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David. She had her first hit in 1962 with “Don’t Make Me Over.” Less than a decade later, she had released more than 18 consecutive Top 100 singles, including her classic Bacharach/David recordings, “Walk on By,” “Anyone Who Had a Heart,” “Message to Michael,” "Promises Promises,” “A House is Not a Home,” “Alfie,” “Say a Little Prayer,” “This Girl’s in Love With You,” “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again,” “Reach Out For Me,” and the theme from “Valley of the Dolls.” Warwick received her first Grammy Award in 1968 for her mega-hit, “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” and a second Grammy in 1970 for the best-selling album, “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again.” In 1985, she reunited with Bacharach and longtime friends Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder to record the landmark song “That’s What Friends Are For,” which became a number one hit record around the world and the first recording dedicated to raising awareness and major funds for the AIDS cause in support of AMFAR.