Barry Manilow brings the 'Copacabana' back to Tampa this weekend

It's been 50 years since the release of his eponymous debut album.

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Tracy May
Barry Manilow
Next July, the 79-year-old “Mandy” singer celebrates 50 years since the release of his eponymous debut album, and despite having already conducted a year-long farewell tour, which rolled into Tampa in 2016, Barry Manilow remains relatively active.

He released a sequel to his 2014 album of Great American Songbook pieces right before COVID-19 lockdowns commenced, and still holds down hit-drenched residencies in Las Vegas.

Tell your mom, because gigantic, full-scale tours are no longer in the cards for Mr. “Copacabana.”

Tickets to see Barry Manilow play Amalie Arena in Tampa on Saturday, Jan. 14 are still available and start at $15.75.

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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.
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