Sep 27, 2017

Release - Andrea Bocelli Announces Annual Valentine's Day Performances - Tour Hits AMALIE Arena on February 14, 2018

This February, legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli will be returning to the U.S. for his annual Valentine’s Day performances in three select cities, starting at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday, February 9 with additional dates set in Miami on February 11 and Tampa’s AMALIE Arena on February 14, 2018 at 8:00 PM. The February 2018 shows mark the first time Bocelli has performed in Charlotte, his eleventh performance in eight consecutive years in the city he calls his second home, Miami and Bocelli’s first time ever playing Valentine’s Day in Tampa.

Andrea Bocelli’s Valentine’s Day performance at AMALIE Arena is presented by Opera Tampa, the resident opera company of the Straz Center. Opera Tampa ticket buyers and Straz Center donors can purchase tickets early, starting Thursday, September 21 through Wednesday, September 27. Straz Center email subscribers can purchase tickets starting Thursday, September 28 and social media followers on Friday, September 29.

In celebration of the Valentine’s holiday, Andrea Bocelli will treat fans to a unique holiday repertoire combining the most beloved arias, crossover hits and famed love songs. As one of the most recognizable and romantic voices in the world, Andrea Bocelli has been thrilling audiences for over 20 years, counting over 80 million records sold worldwide.

Throughout the upcoming months, PBS stations in each tour city will be airing Andrea Bocelli’s new Landmarks Live concert special filmed in Florence, Italy as well as Bocelli’s acclaimed Cinema special in support of these special concert engagements. Check your local listings for exact air dates and times to watch and pledge for tickets.

Thrilling audiences for over 20 years, Andrea Bocelli exploded onto the world’s stage with his hit, “Con te Partiro” and has since sold over 80 million albums worldwide. In 2016, he was nominated for three Latin GRAMMY Awards® including “Album of the Year” and received a 2017 GRAMMY AWARD® nomination for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” for Cinema.

Andrea Bocelli’s Valentine’s Day Tour follows his annual December North American tour with performances in select cities across the country. For additional information, please visit