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Tony Bennett will visit Atlanta for February concert


The indefatigable Tony Bennett will return next year for a concert at Atlanta Symphony Hall.

 Bennett, who turned 90 this summer, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. Tickets are $59.50-$175.50 and will go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Woodruff Arts Center box office, and by calling 1-800-745-3000.

 At 9 p.m. on Dec. 20, Bennett will receive a belated birthday celebration when NBC airs “Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best is Yet to Come.” Performes on the show include Billy Joel, Elton John, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder and Bennett’s jazz collaboration buddy, Lady Gaga ( Bennett last played Atlanta with Gaga at Chastain in July 2015 ).

The iconic singer also recently released a new memoir, “Just Getting Started.”

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.