Friday, 26th of October 2007
Sun City Saturday, 27th of October 2007
She’s recognised as one of the greatest female singers of all time, Sponono Entertainment will present The Gladys Knight Tour in Association with SABC3 and Metro FM, this multiple Grammy Award winner Gladys Knight will be performing five shows in the country in October.
Very few singers over the last 50 years have matched Gladys Knight’s unassailable artistry. This seven-time Grammy winner has enjoyed No 1 hits in pop, R&B and adult contemporary.
Georgia born, Knight began performing gospel music at age four in the Mount Mariah Baptist Church and sang as a guest soloist with the Morris Brown College Choir. Three years later, she won the grand prize on television’s “Ted Mack’s Amateur Hour” and the following year, she, along with her brother Bubba, her sister Brenda and her cousins William and Elenor Guest, formed The Pips. In 1959, Brenda and Elenor left the group, replaced by cousin Edward Patten and friend Langston George. The group was renamed Gladys Knight & The Pips.
Booking is at Computicket.