Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale Friday, March 17, 2017 at 10 a.m.
March 13, 2017 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Live announce the return of living legend Diana Ross to Orlando. The renowned singer will play the art center’s Walt Disney Theater on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale Friday, March 17, 2017 at 10 a.m. Tickets start at $49.50 and may be purchased online at drphillipscenter.org, by calling 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 445 S. Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, or 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday. Online and phone ticket purchases are subject to handling fees.
Beginning in the ‘60s as the lead singer of the world-renowned group, The Supremes, Diana Ross achieved the unprecedented feat of 12 #1 singles in the United States, making them the most successful American group in history. She went on to achieve six #1 singles as a solo artist. In the United States alone, Ross has tallied 31 Top Ten singles and 14 Top Ten albums, selling over 100 million units around the globe, to date. When “Endless Love” his #1 in 1981, she became the first female artist in music history to place six singles at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Chart. Other chart-topping hits include “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and many more.
As lead singer of The Supremes, Ross helped shape the sound of popular music, changing the landscape and paving the way for contemporary music. Her love of life, never-ending wonder, the appreciation of goals and achievements an sheer human spirit define the artist that is Diana Ross and continue to make her one of the most identifiable, unique, beloved and influential singers of successive pop generations.
She was recently bestowed the country’s highest honor, the Medal of Freedom, presented by President Obama. Her international achievements were acknowledged by the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors in 2007, which celebrated her lustrous career of excellence in music, film, television and theatre, her humanitarian work and contributions to American culture. The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences celebrated her remarkable career in 2012 with their highest honor, The Lifetime Achievement Award.
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About AEG Live AEG Live is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Live operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters. AEG Live presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Live, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents. For more information visit www.aeglive.com.
About the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization operating the state-of-the-art performing arts center in downtown Orlando, Florida. With its opening in November 2014, the performing arts center launched its vision of Arts for Every Life by being a gathering place for creativity and discovery; a vibrant urban destination where artists, audiences and students come to experience, explore and learn. The two-block community destination features the 2,700-seat Walt Disney Theater, 300-seat Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, Seneff Arts Plaza, Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts, the DeVos Family Room, and other event rental spaces. Future expansion includes Steinmetz Hall, a 1,700-seat acoustical theater, along with rehearsal, classroom, office space and commercial development spaces. Dr. Phillips Center is a private non-profit collaborating with the City of Orlando, Orange County, the State of Florida and generous donors.