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Michael joins Barry Manilow as his special guest

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Saxophonist Michael Lington To Appear As Special Guest On Barry Manilow’s

New York, NY (January 11, 2016) – Barry Manilow announced today he has invited Saxophonist Michael Lington to be his special guest on his ONE LAST TIME! Tour. Lington will join Manilow starting February 10th in Memphis, TN through March 19th in Wichita, KS (see full itinerary following).

Lington is a Danish/American saxophonist with eight acclaimed albums, 16 hit radio singles and hundreds of awe inspiring live performances. He has performed with Bobby Caldwell, Randy Crawford, Michael Bolton and numerous times for the Danish royal family. One of the highlights in his career was performing with pop legend Barry Manilow. He is excited to once again open for the music icon.

“I am thrilled to be Barry’s Special Guest for his ONE LAST TIME! Tour,” said Michael Lington. “His songs and recordings have earned a very special place in popular music – he is music royalty! This will no doubt be an amazing tour,” he added.

Michael Lington/Barry Manilow Tour Dates

Date City Venue
Feb. 10 Memphis, TN Fed Ex Forum
Feb. 11 Highland Heights, KY BB&T Arena
Feb. 12 Nashville, TN Bridgestone Arena
Feb. 17 Houston, TX Toyota Center
Feb. 18 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center
Feb. 19 Wichita, KS InTrust Bank Arena

Tickets for all dates of Manilow’s ONE LAST TIME! Tour are available NOW at www.manilow.com.

Michael performs in Germany for New Years

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Germany’s greatest Soul, Funk & Jazz-Party ! “The best way to celebrate the end of 2015 & ring in the a new year” – this is the theme for the SMOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL AUGSBURG 2015: It’s the first time that the organizer smooth entertainment presents the stars of the international Smooth-Jazz-Scene around the turn of the year. As in the previous years, the four-days-festival is going to take place at the famous Park Theatre in Augsburg – the perfect surrounding for the big names performing on stage. Get tickets here: Augsburg Jazz Festival

Michael to help fight hunger in America

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Legendary country music group Restless Heart will take the stage with friends Charlie McCoy and Michael Lington on September 22, 2015 at the historic Franklin Theatre for a very special cause. The evening of music with Restless Heart & Friends will shine a spotlight on the issue of hunger in Middle Tennessee while raising funds for One Generation Away – a non-profit organization dedicated to the idea that we are just one generation away from eliminating racism, denominationalism and poverty in America. All we have to do is act.

“One in four children and one in six of the general population, often the elderly, are going hungry, and it’s in our power to do something,” stated founder Chris Whitney. “There’s no doubt we can all make a huge difference to families in need. For every dollar donated, we can purchase $16 of retail food. In addition, the artists are generously donating their time and talent, and Jay Ellis of HALO Heating and Cooling graciously donated the evening at The Franklin Theatre. These blessings show we’re on the right track.”

Restless Heart’s Dave Innis and his wife Adrienne offered their full support after hearing about the organization through their church. “Restless Heart is humbled to be a part of promoting such an amazing organization as One Generation Away.” said Innis. “Lending our time and talents seems like a small thing in comparison to the hard working volunteers who are providing groceries to families in need. We are on board to help OneGen get the word out about who they are and what they are doing, so that they can expand their mission throughout the state and beyond: Wiping hunger off the face of America.”

The event will also include a VIP Meet & Greet from 6:30 – 7:30 pm for event sponsors featuring the exciting new group No Signal, plus a Silent Auction featuring one-of-a-kind memorabilia and experiences. All proceeds go to support One Generation Away and Tennessee families. Tickets on sale to the public Saturday, July 25th at the historic Franklin Theatre. Doors open at 7:30 pm, showtime at 8 pm.

About One Generation Away
One Generation Away is a non-religious 501(c)3 non-profit organization located at 1715 Columbia Avenue, Suite 300 Franklin, TN 37064. (615) 538-7413. One Generation Away’s regular Food Distribution events typically distribute around 20,000 pounds of food to approximately 280-300 families in need.

About Restless Heart
Larry Stewart, John Dittrich, Greg Jennings, Paul Gregg and Dave Innis, the men who make up Restless Heart, have enjoyed one of the most successful group careers in country music history. The band has placed over 25 singles on the charts, with six consecutive #1 hits, four of their albums have been certified Gold by the RIAA and they have won a wide range of awards from many organizations, including the Academy of Country Music’s (ACM) “Top Vocal Group” trophy. Tickets