Kenny Rogers - The Gambler Returns...With The Topp Twins

Tuesday 2 November 2010

The multi-Grammy Award winning superstar Kenny Rogers will kick off his tour Down Under in Auckland with his band accompanied by the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra on Friday, January 21 at Vector Arena. The Topp Twins, New Zealand’s own much loved country superstars, have just been announced to open the show and say they are excited and proud to be sharing the stage with their country hero.

The legend with universal appeal is one of music's most enduring and successful artists, featuring in the Top Ten list of Best Selling Male Artists of all Time.

The first to chart hits in each of the last six decades, Kenny has recorded more than 65 albums (20 Platinum), sold over 125 million albums and released 120 romantic ballads, hell-hole heartbreakers     and contemporary classic singles including -

The Gambler, Ruby Don't Bring Your Love To Town, Coward of the County, Islands In The Stream, She Believes in Me, We've Got Tonight, You Decorated My Life, Reuben James, Lady, Lucille, Through The Years, Buy Me A Rose, Just Dropped In (To See What Condition I Was In), Daytime Friends, Real Love, She Rides Wild Horses, I Can't Unlove You, The Greatest and more.

A three time Grammy winner, Kenny counts eighteen American Music Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards, five Country Music Association Awards and eleven People's Choice Awards, amongst his many accolades.   He is also a well established actor, author, photographer, and record company executive, who formed a restaurant chain and appeared on the Muppets!

Kenny's sincere ownership of great songs and enthusiasm for performing and touring has not diminished and he continues to build on his legions of fans across the ages and genres.

Don't miss this spectacular night with the legend, Kenny Rogers and his band with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra plus The Topp Twins on Friday, 21 January at Vector Arena.  Tickets on sale November 8.