Legendary Musician's First Performance Sells Out in 20 Minutes;
The Iconic Tony Bennett to Appear 2 Nights at Mission Hill's Spectacular Outdoor Amphitheatre
THE OKANAGAN VALLEY, BC, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Anthony von Mandl, Proprietor of Mission Hill Family Estate today announced that a second Tony Bennett concert has been added on Saturday, August 2nd due to overwhelming demand for tickets to see the legendary performer's first ever Okanagan appearance in the intimate setting of the winery's 1,000 seat outdoor Amphitheatre.
Tickets for the 2nd Tony Bennett performance are available now online at missionhillwinery.com or by calling 250-762-5050
"We couldn't believe the demand for the concerts this year, people were literally clamouring to get tickets," states von Mandl. "We reached out to Mr. Bennett's management team to see if he was available for a second performance and I am thrilled that he has agreed to perform two concerts at Mission Hill Family Estate this summer which are currently the only dates he has scheduled to perform in Canada in 2014."
The 2014 Summer Concert Series at Mission Hill includes Tony Bennett on August 1st and August 2nd and the Gipsy Kings 25th Anniversary Tour on August 24th. Tickets are completely sold out for the first Tony Bennett performance on August 1st and for the Gipsy Kings concert on August 24th.
Concert Tickets & Experiential Package Options:
Mission Hill Family Estate is also offering several Experiential Packages to enable guests to enjoy an unforgettable evening of food, wine and song.
Package #1: Terrace Dinner & Concert
Includes reserved concert seating at the base of the amphitheatre and a 3-course pre-set seasonally inspired dining experience with wine pairings and breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Okanagan at the award-winning Terrace Restaurant. Dinner by advance reservation between 5:00-6:00pm. Available seating for the popular Dinner & Concert Packages is reserved for a maximum of 70 guests.
Package #2: Vineyard Dinner & Concert
New this year! The Vineyard Dinner & Concert package includes reserved concert seating in the first 2 rows of the amphitheatre bowl and a 3-course pre-set seasonally inspired dining experience with wine pairings at a long Harvest table in the vineyard over facing Okanagan Lake. Dinner begins at 5:00pm. This Package is limited to a maximum of 60 guests and is only available for the Tony Bennett Concert.
Package #3: Loggia Wine Lounge & Concert
Includes reserved concert seating at the base of the Amphitheatre and access to the winery's outdoor covered Loggia gallery adjacent to the Amphitheatre. Along with a reserved seat, guests will have exclusive access to the Loggia and be treated to wine service and hors d'oeuvres prior to the commencement of the concert. The Loggia Wine Lounge will begin at 6:00pm. This experiential package is available for a maximum of 75 guests.
Package #4: Reception & Concert
Includes reserved concert seating at the base of the amphitheatre and an elegant pre-concert reception in the winery's beautiful Visitor's Centre. Along with a reserved seat, guests will be treated to wine service and hors d'oeuvres prior to the concert. The Reception & Concert will begin at 6:00pm. Capacity for this popular pre-concert reception is limited to 100 guests.
Image with caption: "The spectacular Roman-style outdoor Amphitheatre at Mission Hill Family Estate in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. (CNW Group/Mission Hill Family Estate)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140506_C6928_PHOTO_EN_40053.jpg
Image with caption: "Multiple Grammy Award winning musical icon Tony Bennett will appear August 1st & Aug 2nd at the spectacular outdoor amphitheatre at Mission Hill Family Estate winery in the Okanagan Valley. (CNW Group/Mission Hill Family Estate)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140506_C6928_PHOTO_EN_40054.jpg
SOURCE: Mission Hill Family Estate
For further information:
Ian Galbraith, Director, Corporate Communications
Mission Hill Family Estate
Jessica Burchill, Manager, Public Relations
Mission Hill Family Estate