Harry Connick charms the crowd at Abu Dhabi Hall

Published May 17th, 2010 - 12:14 GMT

Throw in two thousand adoring fans, one legendary jazz idol, a group of superbly gifted musicians, a state-of-the-art indoor concert venue and you get one fantastic night of entertainment.

‘Harry Connick Jr. made his long awaited debut performance in the UAE on Sunday 16th May in style.  He gliding effortlessly from one send to the next and charming the audience at every turn.

Remarkably, Connick’s illustrious career spans more than 30 years; he has recorded 24 albums, won three Grammy’s continues to remain major draw around the world.

Following the concert Christina Anthony, ADNEC Sales Director and Darwish Al Khamiri, ADNEC, Sales Manager presented Harry Connick Jr. with a traditional Emirati Gold and Silver dagger which he was delighted to receive.

“This is my first appearance in the UAE and I am thrilled to be here,” said Harry,” I am honoured to receive this gift, I absolutely adore it!”

The next performance to take place at Abu Dhabi Hall, ADNEC is the acclaimed Irish sensation “Lord of the Dance” which will be staging four performances from the 23rd to the 25th of June.  This Irish show spectacular has played to over 100 million people worldwide. For more information on the event and where to buy tickets, please visit www.adnec.ae/lordofthedance.

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