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Bobby Vinton at the Honeywell Center, Mar. 29

March 21, 2014 Leave a comment
Honeywell Center in Wabash

Honeywell Center in Wabash. staff photo, (c) 2013, all rights reserved.

By Hayley Beauchamp
Honeywell Center

Mi Tunes 101.9 and 105.9 The Bash Welcome superstar entertainer Bobby Vinton to the Honeywell Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014. The concert is sponsored by the Paul L. Speicher Foundation.

Billboard magazine has called Vinton “the most successful love singer of the Rock-Era,” selling more than 75 million records and scoring more than one dozen gold albums. From the time of his first No. 1 record in 1962 (“Roses Are Red”) through 1972, Vinton had more No. 1 hits than any other solo male artist, according to Billboard.

In addition to his string of love songs, including “Blue Velvet,” “Mr. Lonely” and “My Melody of Love,” Vinton starred in “The Bobby Vinton Variety Show,” which aired in more than 140 cities throughout the United States and Canada, authored his best-selling autobiography, “The Polish Prince,” and acted in a number of films, including “Big Jake” and “The Train Robbers” with John Wayne. He has released 40 albums during his career and tours throughout the world, regularly headlining in both Las Vegas and Atlantic City.

Tickets: $75, $44, and $34. Tickets may be purchased at the box office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, by calling 260.563.1102 or visiting

The Honeywell Center is north central Indiana’s premier arts and entertainment facility with more than 3,000 events and 150,000 visitors annually. Concerts, conferences, charity galas, art exhibits, and educational outreach programs are among the diverse events at the HoneywellCenter. All programs and activities are supported by gifts from individuals, businesses, the Indiana Arts Commission (a state agency) and the National Endowment for the Arts (a federal agency).  The Center is located at 275 W. Market Street in Wabash, Ind., 46992.  For a complete program listing, visit the Honeywell Center website at or call 260-563-1102.