Tony Bennett sets dates, releases Columbia catalog via iTunes

Legendary performer Tony Bennett has unveiled a 2013 North American excursion, as well as his entire Columbia Records catalog on iTunes.  // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Legendary performer Tony Bennett has unveiled a 2013 North American excursion, as well as his entire Columbia Records catalog on iTunes.

The New York crooner will kick off the winter outing with a Jan. 18 performance in Sioux City, IA, followed by theater shows focused on the eastern portion of continent. The current schedule, which includes a couple of Ontario gigs, wraps up in early March. A one-off concert is also slated for May 23 in San Francisco.

Bennett's most recent release, "Viva Duets," surfaced in October and features recordings alongside Gloria Estafan ("Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me"), Thalia ("The Way You Look Tonight"), Christina Aguilera ("Steppin' Out with My Baby") and Marc Anthony ("For Once in My Life"), among others.

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Earlier this month, Bennett's extensive six-decade discography was unleashed on Tunes, including his entire Columbia Records catalog, which began in 1952. The available work also features singles, outtakes and rarities not found elsewhere, according to a press release.

"The Zen of Bennett," a in-depth documentary created by his son and longtime manager Danny Bennett, surfaced on DVD in November.

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January 2013
18 - Sioux City, IA - Orpheum Theater
20 - Minneapolis, MN - The State Theater
26 - Washington, D.C. - The Warner Theater
27 - Newark, NJ - The New Jersey Performing Arts Center

February 2013
1 - Durham, NC - Durham Performing Arts Center
8 - Toronto, Ontario - Roy Thomson Hall
9 - Windsor, Ontario - Caesars Windsor
14 - Boston, MA - The Boston Opera House
27 - Ft. Lauderdale, FL - The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
28 - Fort Myers, FL - Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall

March 2013
2 - West Palm Beach, FL - The Kravis Center
3 - Fort Pierce, FL - Sunrise Theater

May 2013
23 - San Francisco, CA - Davies Symphony Hall

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