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Published: Feb 19, 2019

FORT LAUDERDALE – Due to popular demand, Grammy Award®-winning trumpeter and composer Chris Botti has added a second show and will now perform at The Parker on Saturday, March 9 at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 10 at 7 p.m. A limited number of seats remain for the previously announced concert on Saturday. The complete package, Botti is a dazzling musician at home with everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. Performing worldwide and selling more than four million albums, Botti’s music begins in jazz and expands beyond the limits of any single genre. His ongoing association with PBS has led to four No. 1 jazz albums and his release Impressions won the Grammy® for Best Pop Instrumental Album. Botti has recorded and performed with superstars across the musical spectrum including Yo-Yo Ma, Andrea Bocelli, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand, Michael Bublé, Joshua Bell, Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, John Mayer, Sting, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler. Tickets are$57.50–$83. Ticketmaster is the only official ticketing service of The Parker. Buy tickets online at and; by phone at 954.462.0222; in person at the The Parker box office Tuesday through Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and at the Broward Center’s AutoNation Box Office. The The Parker, located in Holiday Park at 707 N.E. Eighth Street in Fort Lauderdale, is an affiliated venue of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, which provides programming and management of the facility. The Broward Center 2018-2019 season is presented by the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. For more information visit, like us on Facebook at and join the conversation on Twitter with #ParkerPlayhouse. Sun Sentinel is a proud sponsor of the The Parker. 


The neo-classical Playhouse Parker is one of Fort Lauderdale’s first venues. Built by Dr. Louis Parker, the playhouse opened its doors on February 6, 1967 and is managed now by the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. This 1,168-seat, fully equipped theater plays an important role in the community by All dates, times, programs, artists and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. fueling economic development, while also bringing the community together with performances, activities and educational programming.