Barry Manilow in 2006

Barry Manilow performs during the third day of rehearsals for the American Music Awards in 2006. (Ethan Miller, Getty / May 11, 2012)

Rather than fill this post with more song title puns and bury the lede, here's the announcement: Barry Manilow, the "Mandy" singer with more than 80 million (!) worldwide sales, will play 1st Mariner Arena on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Tickets — ranging from $19.99-$129.99 — go on sale next Saturday, May 19 at the 1st Mariner Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 410-547-7328.