FOLLOWING on from Gladys Knight‘s sell-out shows last year, the seven-time Grammy Award winning icon – announces five UK dates in June/July.
Gladys Knight, will be performing all her classic hits – ‘Midnight Train To Georgia’ (which remains one of the most famous Motown records to date and was honoured as one of ‘The Greatest Songs Of All Time’ by Rolling Stone Magazine); ‘Help Me Make It Through The Night’; ‘Licence To Kill (the official theme song to the James Bond film); ‘The Way We Were’; ‘Baby Don’t’ Change Your Mind’ and You’re The Best Thing (that ever happened to me) – plus tracks from her latest album ‘Where My Heart Belongs’.
She will play her final date at the Manchester Apollo, 7:30pm on Wednesday 5th July. Tickets are available from the venue direct or the 24 hour ticket hotline – www.ticketline.co.uk Prices from: £62.50/£55/£45
Other dates and venues are: June 29th – London – Royal Albert Hall, July 1st – Bournemouth BIC, July 2nd – Birmingham Symphony Hall, and July 4th – Glasgow Royal College.
Gladys Knight began her music career in the 1950’s when she performed alongside her brother, sister and cousins in ‘The Pips’. In 1959 saw the group take on a new name ‘Gladys Knight and The Pips’ and they secured their first big hit in America with a cover version of ‘Every Beat of My Heart. They received international recognition when they signed up to the world-famous Motown record label.
The award-winning singer, author, restaurateur and spokeswoman has recorded more than 40 albums and enjoyed No.1 hits on the Pop, Gospel, R&B and Contemporary charts. Gladys Knight has been honoured with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame, has a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame and has dozens of TV, film and theatre credits.