Brian BecVar, keyboards
Nelson Braxton, bass
Drew McKeon, drums
Ryan Parrino, guitar
Jason DeLaire, saxophone
Chrissi Polans, Ashley Locheed, vocals
Naples Philharmonic Musicians:
Patrick Neal, James Zhang, Gregg Anderson, Lyudmila Vainer, first violins
Erik Berg, Huiying Ma, Rebecca Ziv, Boris Sandler, second violins
Jessie Goebel, Lisa Mattson, violas
Thomas May, Susan Bergeron, cellos
Michael Bolton started as a hard rocker, but eventually became one of pop music’s favorite balladeers with a string of hits in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Michael Bolton returns to Artis—Naples with more than 65 million albums sold and multiple Grammys. Don’t miss the unmistakable voice behind classics such as How Am I Supposed to Live Without You, How Can We Be Lovers? and When a Man Loves a Woman.
Michael Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist, who has sold more than 65 million records globally and continues to tour the world. Bolton remains committed to humanitarian causes, especially through the Michael Bolton Charities, now in its 25th year.
In recognition of his artistic achievements, Bolton won 2 Grammy Awards for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance (nominated four times), 6 American Music Awards, 3 Emmy nominations and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As a songwriter, he has earned over 24 BMI & ASCAP Awards, including Songwriter of the Year, 9 Million-Air awards, and the Hitmakers Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame. With 9 number-one singles, Bolton has seen 9 studio albums rank in the Top Ten, including his 28th CD, Songs of Cinema, a tribute to beloved songs from the world’s most iconic films. Bolton currently stars in Bolt of Talent, a brand new music travel competition series produced with Fox Networks Group and StarWorld in Asia.
Bolton’s songs and performances have been featured in numerous television and film soundtracks, including the Oscar-nominated theme song “Go the Distance” from Walt Disney’s blockbuster animated film Hercules and the recent Russell Crowe film Fathers & Daughters. He also executive produced the documentary Terror at Home addressing domestic violence in America, and was Emmy-nominated for writing the title song “Tears of The Angels.” Bolton has most recently produced a feature-length documentary American Dream: Detroit about the 21st century renaissance of the Motor City.