Update 6/24/2019: Babs has announced another show for this summer, set to take place three days after her MSG performance! The critically acclaimed singer will be hitting the stage at Chicago's United Center August 6, marking her first stage appearance in the Windy City since 2016!
Original Article: Barbra Streisand will take the stage at Madison Square Garden for the first time in 13 years!
The internationally acclaimed actor, singer, and director is set to perform at the NYC landmark August 3 at 8 PM.
“There are no fans like New York fans!” Streisand shared in a statement, “I can’t wait to return to Madison Square Garden to perform some new songs, some old songs and anything I find in between.”
A living legend, Streisand has recorded 52 gold, 31 platinum, and 13 multi-platinum records over the course of her almost 60-year long career. She is the only recording artist or group to achieve number one albums in each of the six consecutive decades.
Streisand is also the only artist to ever receive Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards, Frances Legion d’Honneur, the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and is the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. In 2015, President Barack Obama presented her with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Aug. 3 – New York City, NY @ Madison Square Garden
More About Barbra:
Award-winning singer, actress, and filmmaker Barbara Streisand has broken records and achieved unparalleled success in multiple fields of the entertainment industry. Among her many accolades, she is among a small group of entertainers who have been honored with an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony, and is only one of two artists to have received a Peabody Award. Streisand launched a successful solo recording career in the early 1960s, venturing into film by the end of the decade. She would go on to star in the critically acclaimed Funny Girl, The Owl and the Pussycat, The Way We Were, and A Star Is Born, composing music for the love theme “Evergreen” and becoming the first woman to be honored as a composer. In 1983, she became the first woman to write, produce, direct, and star in a major studio film with the release of Yentl.
Streisand is one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, selling more than 68.5 million albums in the US and over 150 million albums worldwide, making her the best-selling female artist recognized by the RIAA. She holds the record for the female with the most number one albums recognized by Billboard, and is the greatest female of all time on the Billboard 200 chart. She is the only recording artist to have a number one album in each of the last six decades.