The two will stop by the Maxwell C. King Center on Sunday, May 5, for an intimate acoustic performance. Tickets are on sale night right here on AXS.
The power couple has been together for over 40 years, both musically and romantically--they first met when Giraldo auditioned to play guitar on Benatar's debut album, In the Heat of the Night, and eventually worked with her as a songwriter and producer, resulting in a string of successful albums and singles, like "Heartbreaker" and "Love Is a Battlefield." They have the distinction of being the first guitarist and the first woman played on MTV in the video for "You Better Run," the second video ever played on the network. They married in 1982 in a small ceremony, just before that year's Grammy Awards, and they continue to write, record, and tour together. They still manage to balance their musical lives with family life, with two daughters and even a grandchild.
"Touring for us is like breathing," Benatar once said. "It’s an amazing life. But when we’re home, we’re home, with big Italian dinners on Sundays. Familia – that’s the focal point."