Gladys Knight has announced a run of eight UK dates for summer 2019 opening at Manchester’s O2 Apollo.
Gladys Knight is best known for her collection of classic hits including 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 her critically acclaimed latest album Where My Heart Belongs.
The award-winning singer and author launched her career in the 1950s performing alongside her brother, sister and cousins in The Pips. They received international recognition when they signed up to the world famous Motown record label.
The soul icon and Rock’n’Roll Hall-of-Famer, will perform eight UK show including two dates at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall.
When does Gladys Knight headline at Manchester’s O2 Apollo?
Gladys Knight opens her UK tour with a Manchester O2 Apollo show on 22 June 2019. The Manchester date is one of eight UK shows announced:
22 June – Manchester, O2 Apollo
23 June – Leeds, First Direct Arena
24 June – Birmingham, Symphony Hall
26 June – London, Royal Albert Hall
27 June – London, Royal Albert Hall
29 June – Bournemouth, International Centre
30 June – Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall
1 July – Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall
When do tickets for Gladys Knight’s UK tour go on sale?
Tickets for Gladys Knight’s UK tour, opening at Manchester’s O2 Apollo, go on sale at 9am on Thursday 13 September.
image of Gladys Knight courtesy Derek Blanks