George Benson Jazzes Up The Venetian Macao
Jazz legend George Benson to perform in Macau for the first time as part of the Venetian Carnival
By Asia Tatler
May 16, 2012

George Benson

2012 marked the beginning of a new series of stellar performances at The Venetian Macao, the gargantuan entertainment complex. At 9pm on May 25, 10-time Grammy Award-winner George Benson will perform in Macau for the first time at the at the new luxurious Venetian Theatre for ‘An Evening with George Benson’.

The soulful American singer and guitarist, whose music combines jazz, pop and R&B genres, has attracted an international following in the past 49 years of his career. His appearance at Venetian Theatre will be the latest addition to the entertainment hall’s glitzy lineup: after violinist Jue Yao; Hong Kong singing diva Elisa Chan; the China National Symphony Orchestra; China’s top three tenors; and Cantopop star Hacken Lee.

The Venetian Theatre

The foyer of the new theatre will be decorated in an ambience perfect for a pre-opening cocktail. And in addition to the dapper ushers, guests will be well-taken care of, with champagne service and gourmet food and beverages.

Before the concert, Benson is also giving a special appearance at the opening of The Venetian Carnival at 7 pm. The Mardi Gras-themed three days of non-stop entertainment, from May 25 to 27, will include delectable food and drinks and parades will commence at The Venetian Macao's outdoor Lagoon area and Campanile Tower.

Learn more about the Mardi Gras-themed live entertainment at The Venetian Macao here.

To indulge in Benson’s soulful performance on May 25, please visit: or call +852 6333 6660.

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