Feb 25, 2014

BROOKLYN (February 25, 2014) – YANNI, a true global ambassador for peace, good will, and understanding, will play Cushman & Wakefield Theater at Barclays Center on Thursday, August 7. One of the most recognizable composer performers of our time, YANNI is a musical phenomenon and a rare artist whose music defies borders and boundaries. 

Tickets will go on sale beginning Friday, February 28 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online via Ticketmaster by visiting www.barclayscenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. Tickets are also available at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Saturday, March 1 at noon.

YANNI has accumulated more than 40 platinum and gold albums globally, with sales totaling over 25 million copies. The double-platinum 1997 Tribute album sold more than a million albums within six weeks of its release, and his 1994 Live at the Acropolis album sold more than 7.5 million copies worldwide (five million in North America). He earned Grammy® nominations for his 1992 album Dare to Dream, and the 1993 follow-up In My Time.

YANNI’s song “Aria” was composed for the award-winning British Airways commercial, which is still today the most successful and longest running commercial ever. His music has been a staple as a soundtrack for television since 1988, especially at major sporting events, including the Olympic Games, the Super Bowl, the Tour De France, and the PGA Golf Championships.

For more than two decades, YANNI has been one of the top global touring acts seen live by more than five million people around the world. 

YANNI’s World Tour continues with an all new show for 2014. YANNI and his world-renowned orchestra will perform audience favorites from throughout his career, as well as selections from his latest studio album, Truth of Touch (2011).

For more information, visit: www.YANNI.com.

Brooklyn Nets All Access season ticket buyers have the opportunity to purchase tickets for Barclays Center events before the general public. For more information, visit www.barclayscenter.com. To receive the latest updates and special pre-sale offers, become a Barclays Center Behind the Scenes newsletter recipient, and follow @BarclaysCenter on Twitter and Facebook.