Harry Connick, Jr. On Stage in San Jose
Concert marks the same day as the release of Bug, a new movie thriller with
Harry Connick, Jr. and Ashley Judd
SAN JOSE, CA. - May 9, 2007— The San Jose Convention and Visitors
Bureau and Team San Jose, in partnership with Live Nation, welcomes Harry
Connick, Jr. to San Jose’s Center for Performing Arts. Blue skies and May sunny
days welcome this award-winning performer as he takes the stage in San Jose
on May 25, 2007.
With the recent release of two albums capturing New Orleans culture and
lifestyle, Oh, My NOLA and Chanson du Vieux Carre, Connick and his big band
will bring a mix of jazz, gospel, brass band, rhythm and blues, country and funk
to an evening that is sure to celebrate the magic of music.
"We are thrilled to welcome Harry Connick, Jr. and his big band to San Jose,"
said Dan Fenton, CEO and Chairman of Team San Jose, also the CEO of the San
Jose Convention and Visitors Bureau , "the concert is a must see!"
Tickets are going fast for the one night concert in San Jose. For ticket
information, please go to livenation.com. For questions about the San Jose
concert, please contact Aaron Siuda at (415) 281-9216 or by email at
On the same night as the San Jose tour concert, a new thriller will entertain
audiences everywhere with the release of Bug. Probing the blurry lines between
paranoia and nightmarish reality, Bug is an intense, mind-bending psychological
thriller in which nothing is quite as it seems. Directed by Academy Award winner
William Friedkin (The French Connection, The Exorcist) and adapted by Tracy
Letts from his hit off-Broadway play, Bug stars Golden Globe nominee Ashley
Judd, Harry Connick, Jr., Michael Shannon, Lynn Collins and Brian O'Byrne.
About Live Nation
Live Nation is the world's largest live music company and the largest promoter of
live concerts in the world, the second-largest entertainment venue management
company and has a rapidly growing online presence. Live Nation websites
collectively are the second most popular entertainment/event websites in the
United States, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. In 2006, they connected nearly
60 million fans with their favorite performers at approximately 26,000 events in
18 countries around the world.
About Team San Jose
Team San Jose's mission is to ensure that San Jose's Convention Center and Cultural Facilities are effectively managed to reduce costs, improve the local economy, and add value for our customers, residents, workers, and businesses within the City of San Jose. Team San Jose's board includes local hoteliers, organized labor, the arts and the Convention & Visitors Bureau.
About The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB)
The San Jose Convention & Visitors Bureau (SJCVB) mission is to enhance
the image and economic well being of San Jose by marketing San Jose as
a globally recognized destination. The SJCVB offers meeting planners, tour operators,
and individual visitors a wide range of services to ensure a successful event
and fun visit to San Jose. To receive a copy of the Bureau's Meeting Planning
Guide or Official Visitors Guide, please contact the SJCVB at 1.800.SAN.JOSE
(1.800.726.5673) or visit http://www.sanjose.org.