Pat Benatar Tickets
This eighties sensation is not only a four time Grammy winner, she also has two multi-platinum, five platinum and 3 RIAA certified Gold albums. Yes you guess it right, we are talking about Pat Benatar. Her performances are always exhilarating and very captivating. She knows exactly how to engage the audience and keep them mesmerized with her voice. In order to experience the magic of her voice for yourself, make sure you get your Pat Benatar tickets for her next performance. Her concerts are as electrifying as always and you are bound to have a great time.
Daughter of a Polish sheet-metal worker and and Irish beautician, Patricia Mae Andrzejewsk showed talent and great promise at a very early age. She wanted to attend the Juilliard School and pursue a career in music. Soon she changed her mind about music and attended a local college, which she quit at 19 to marry her sweet heart, Dennis Benatar, who was an army draftee. Pat started working at a bank but after visiting a Liza Minnelli concert she left the bank in hopes of making a career in music.
Initially she worked as a singing waitress, and also scored small gigs at night clubs. She got her big break while performing at an amateur night in a club in New York, when the club owners really liked her performance and asked her to come back for another. The club owner was Rick Newman, who later became her manager as well.
From there on she got parts in a few musicals in theater and got herself a few standing ovations. She kept singing in nightclubs and even did a few TV commercial jingles, including one for Pepsi Cola. It was at a night club that a few record labels approached her and she finally signed a contract with Chrysalis Records.
Even though Benatar’s initial training was in classical music, she experimented with rock, and soon began to excel in the genre. She won Grammys for “Best Female Rock Performance” for four consecutive years from 1981-84 for Crimes of Passion, Fire and Ice, Shadows of the Night and Love is a Battlefield” respectively. She was also nominated for Grammys for various other songs during her career.
After divorcing her first husband, Pat started dating Neil Giraldo, a guitarist and a producer, and they later married in Hawaii in 1982. They are happily married with 2 daughters. Neil accompanies her on almost all over her tours and adds to the magic. Seeing them together on stage lifts the crowd’s spirits and keeps their energy levels up. Together they are a force so strong that not a single soul in the arena remains untouched by the charisma.
Pat Benatar has toured all over the US., Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She has toured with the Bangles, Journey, Fleetwood and Mac, Loverboy , Blondie and many other big names. Her concerts are always a big hit and fans come from all over to watch her perform live. Benatar has performed and toured with the same band almost her entire career. Her husband Neil Giraldo being the lead guitarist, Mick Mahan at bass, Chriss Ralles on drums and Charlie Giordano on keyboard. Together they formed a great chemistry over the years and complimented each other during concerts. Their performances are always a huge hit and get thumbs ups from music critics all over the country.
Her song “Love is a battlefield” has appeared twice in South Park and was also featured in 13 Going on 30. Her other song “We belong” appeared in a Ryan Gosling movie along with the popular game Grand Theft Auto. Benatar has also made a few TV appearances in popular TV Shows, Dharma and Greg, Charmed and Family Law.
While her music is timeless, and can be enjoyed on your iPod or CD player, it is only half of her charm. Her greatest strength is in her breath-taking performances which have enchanted audiences left, right and centre. If you are a Pat Benatar fan, you must see her live in action at least once in your lifetime. Pat Benatar tickets are available now so get your tickets now in order to score good seats. Her concerts have never been disappointing and have always been worth every dime spent.
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