Thursday, May 21, 2015

Pat Benatar/Neil Giraldo/Heartbreaker/Ring Of Fire

35 Years & Still On Fire! Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo

Benatar/Giraldo "The Big Interview With Dan Rather" To Air July 21st On AXS;
"Heartbreaker"/"Ring of Fire" video debuts on

As you all know I am a HUGE fan of Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, OK, carry on...

The ferocious duo Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo just wrapped up a busy week promoting their 35th Anniversary Tour DVD and CD with stops in New York city where not only did they knock out live appearances on CBS This Morning,FOX News and CNBC but also taped an hour long interview for AXS "The Big Interview With Dan Rather," which is scheduled to air on July 21st. In addition the pair sat down with Fox 411 and ABC News. The tour continued through New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana and Tennessee where they played the Ryman Auditorium, and were interviewed by The story features a debut video clip from the DVD's live show encore featuring the breakthrough hit "Heartbreaker" and the Johnny Cash classic "Ring of Fire."

The hour-long interview special with Rather explores the couple’s musical and personal partnership which began in 1979 and continues today. In addition to 35 year professional partnership the couple has been married since 1981.

"It was great to share with Dan our story," said Neil about the Rather interview. “He really took the time to explore our partnership and understand how we have worked together to create music, but we were also able to talk about all the other aspects of our partnership personal and professional. It's not all about the music there is so much more to who we are."

The night after New York the couple played to a packed house at the "Mother Church of Country Music," The Ryman Auditorium. The dynamic duo rocked the house with a set that included several of their biggest hits but also included the encore of their breakthrough "Heartbreaker" and the Johnny Cash classic “Ring of Fire."

"We often close our shows with "Heartbreaker" and "Ring of Fire," said Pat. "It was amazing to play have a chance to do that on the same stage where Johnny Cash once played. Our interview with took place earlier in the day backstage, so I'm happy to have them debuting our live video clip from our live 35th Anniversary Concert DVD/CD with the article."

The Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo: The 35th Anniversary Tour CD/DVD can be purchased from iTunes: or Amazon:

The 35th Anniversary tour continues through October.

35th Anniversary Tour Schedule (more dates to come)
May 21 – Hollywood, FL @ Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
May 23 – Orlando, FL @ WMMO Downtown Concert Series
June 26 – Milwaukee, WI @ Summerfest
June 27 – Lawrenceburg, IN @ Hollywood Casino - Lawrenceburg Event Center
June 30 – Newport News, VA @ CNU Ferguson Center for the Arts
July 01 – Durham, NC @ The Carolina Theatre
July 03 – Salamanca, NY @ Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel -Seneca Events Center
July 04 – Mount Pocono, PA @ Mount Airy Casino Resort -- Sherman Summer Stage
July 05 – Ridgefield, CT @ The Ridgefield Playhouse
July 07 – Verona, NY @ Turning Stone Resort Casino – Showroom
July 8 – Washington DC @ Warner Theatre
July 10 – Lowell, MA @ Boarding House Park
July 11 – New York, NY @ Edison Ballroom
July 13 – Grand Rapids, MI @ Meijer Gardens Amphitheater
July 14 – Huber Heights, OH @ Rose Music Center at the Heights
July 16 – Louisville, KY @ Brown Theatre
July 17 - Robinsonville, MS @ Horseshoe Tunica - Bluesville
July 18 – Lake Charles, LA @ Golden Nugget Lake Charles
July 20 – San Antonio, TX @ Tobin Center For the Performing Arts
July 21 – Dallas, TX @ House of Blues
July 23 – El Paso, TX @ Plaza Theatre Performing Arts
July 24 – Sahuarita, AZ @ Desert Diamond Casino
July 25 – Laughlin, NV @ The Edgewater Casino Resort
July 28 – Livermore, CA @ Wente Vineyards
July 29 – Saratoga, CA @ The Mountain Winery
July 31 - Santa Rosa, CA @ Wells Fargo Center For the Arts
Aug 01 – Monterey, CA @ Golden State Theatre
Aug 02 – Solana Beach, CA @ Belly Up
Aug 06 – Costa Mesa, CA @ Pacific Amphitheatre
Aug 07 – Thousand Oaks, CA @ Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
Aug 11 – Apple Valley, MN @ Minnesota Zoo
Aug 12 – Moorhead, MN @ Bluestem Center for the Arts
Aug 13 - Bismarck, MD @ Bismarck Events Center
Aug 15 - Edmonton, AB, Canada @ Heritage Amphitheatre in Hawre
Aug 16 - Calgary, AB, Canada @ Grey Eagle Resort and Casino
Aug 19 – Denver, CO @ Paramount Theatre
Aug 21 – Chandler, AZ @ Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
Aug 22 – Lancaster, CA @ Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
Aug 25 – Turlock, CA @ Turlock Community Theatre
Aug 26 – Reno, NV @ Grand Sierra Resort & Casino
Aug 28 – Boise, ID @ Western Idaho Fairgrounds
Aug 29 – Manson, WA @ Mill Bay Casino Deep Water
Aug 31 – Monroe, WA @ Evergreen State Fairgrounds
Sep 02 – Vancouver, BC, Canada @ Pacific National Exhibition
Sep 03 – Salem, OR @ L.B. Day Amphitheatre
Sep 04 – Jacksonville, OR @ Britt Pavilion
Sep 06 – Palmer, AK @ Alaska State Fair

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