The Pride of the Country Music
On October 5 and 26 at 7:00 pm, don’t miss the opportunity to see Charley Pride when he will perform at the Welk Theater at the Welk Resort in Branson. As one of the most anticipated Branson shows this fall, Charley Pride returns to the Branson stage for a limited engagement.
The charming country singer, with a strong Branson fan base, Charley has enjoyed a remarkable decades long career that is peppered with hit songs, awards, nominations, and many other accolades. With 36 #1 Hits in his belt, Country Music Hall of Fame Member Charley Pride is set to deliver country music at Welk Resort Theater.
Performing for two nights, Charley Pride is sure to be a hot ticket, especially for folks who returned time and again to see this favorite Branson show in own theatre like where he used to perform in the early 90s. Pride’s continuous musical performance took him back on the road, but he hasn’t forgotten his many fans who both visit and live in the country’s live entertainment capital.
All those who love this country artist understand when you look at all the hit records and innumerable accolades that heaped on the humble guy who thought he was going to be a baseball star – instead, he became a country music superstar.
Charley Pride has recorded many #1 hit songs, including “Honky Tonk Blues,” “Mountain of Love,” “Then Who Am I,” “I’d Rather Love You,” “I’ll Be Leaving Alone,” and “Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’,” (the song that topped both the US and Canadian country charts).
When talking about his popularity, it isn’t just his scores of fans who love him, he’s long been a favorite when it comes to industry recognition. Pride has earned Grammy Awards for Best Male Country Vocal Performance, Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, and Best Inspirational Performance.
Charley Pride has been recognized also as Entertainer of the Year by the Country Music Association, and twice been named as Male Vocalist of the Year. He also received a Trumpet Award for Outstanding African-American Achievement, and he’s a Living Legend according to TNN/Music City News.
He was also awarded with the coveted Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award by the Academy of Country Music, and he was the Favorite Country Male Artist of the American Music Awards in two separate years. Like every country singer, Charley holds a treasured place as a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Pride’s musical achievements keep on accumulating. He’s performed for President and Michelle Obana and President Clinton and wife Hillary, and joined Willie Nelson in presenting President Jimmy Carter with an award for his support of country music industry.
As one of the few African-American country musicians to have had much success in the country music industry, Charley Pride is a country legend, reaching the height of his musical success in the early days of his career to mid-1970s.
So, don’t miss to watch Charley Pride as he performs in one of the most anticipated Branson shows this fall at the Welk Resort Theater.