Take Pride: Tour Starts This Week


And he gets on the BBC Breakfast sofa too (which would have been more fun if Susannah Reid was still on)

Legendary country music artist, Charley Pride embarks on a 5-date April – May UK tour, starting Wednesday April 29 at Manchester Bridgewater Hall.  Tickets are available from the 24-Hour Box Office: 0844 888 9991 and ticketline.co.uk.  All concerts start at 7:30pm.

To coincide with the start of the tour in Manchester, Charley will be interviewed on BBC Breakfast News (BBC One) on Wednesday April 29.

Charley Frank Pride (born March 18, 1938) is an internationally acclaimed American country music singer and guitarist. His greatest musical success came in the early-to-mid 1970s when he became the best-selling artist for RCA Records since Elvis Presley.  From 1967 to 1986, Pride garnered no less than 36 chart-topping Country hits, including the massive crossover hit “Kiss An Angel Good Morning.”  He also took home three Grammy Awards during this period.  Charley Pride is one of the few African-American country musicians to experience massive-market commercial success in the country music industry. What’s more, he’s the second African-American to have been inducted as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.

Charley Pride: April – May UK Tour


Manchester Bridgewater Hall                    Wednesday April 29

London indigO2                                                Saturday May 2

Southend Cliffs Pavilion                               Sunday May 3

Birmingham Symphony Hall                       Monday May 4

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall                        Wednesday May 6


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