Soulful soft-rock balladeer Michael Bolton’s touring schedule just got a lot more hectic: The singer has begun rehearsals for Season 11 of “Dancing With the Stars.”
Bolton, a Grammy Award winner with more than 53 million album sales, can add the TV gig to a long list of notable experiences, such as performing with Luciano Pavarotti and Ray Charles, writing songs with Bob Dylan and Ne-Yo, penning hits for Barbra Streisand and KISS, and playing guitar with B.B. King.
He comes to the Valley this week in support of his latest album, “One World, One Love.” Its first single, “Murder My Heart,” is co-written by Lady Gaga.
>> Michael Bolton will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Ave. $58-$78. (480) 782-2680 or www.chandlercenter.org.