The Mahaffey Theater
400 First Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL 33701
7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
$39.00 – $69.00 Buy
Engelbert Humperdinck will be performing at The Mahaffey on Wednesday, September 11th!
Engelbert Humperdinck, known for his recordings of the most romantic ballads to the platinum-selling theme song, "Lesbian Seagull" for the Beavis and Butthead movie, will be in concert in St. Petersburg at The Mahaffey Theater on Wednesday, September 11th at 7 p.m. This concert is presented by The Bill Edwards Foundation for the Arts.
Humperdinck, born Arnold George Dorsey, was known on stage as "Gerry Dorsey" and took the name, Engelbert Humperdinck, a 19th century German composer of operas, on the suggestion of his manager in the mid-1960s. It was Humperdinck, not Elvis, that made famous the sideburns and flamboyant leather jumpsuits.
It was his voice, which became a legend in the international music industry for the last 40 years, that sold more than 150 million records for songs including "Release Me," "We Made It Happen," "Sweetheart," "A Man Without Love" and "After the Lovin."
"Humper," with four Grammy nominations, a Golden Globe for "Entertainer of the Year" (1988), 63 gold and 24 platinum records and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, is still going strong, appealing to younger audiences by appearing on several MTV programs such as MTV Beach House,Chilling with the Weaze and Oddville.
He is recording a new CD with Grammy-winning producer Martin Terefe (Train, Jason Mraz, James Morrison, Beverly Knight) with "a lot of fantastic, young, hip and surprising collaborations."