LEGENDARY PERFORMER BETTE MIDLER ANNOUNCES UK TOUR
New Album ‘It’s The Girls!’ Out Today on Warner Music
Monday 17th November, 9am – Multiple Grammy Award®-winning singer and legendary performer Bette Midler announced today that she will return to UK stages for the first time in 35 years. The Divine Miss M will visit the following five cities:
Bette Midler – July 2015
Thursday 9th Barclaycard Arena Birmingham
Saturday 11th Manchester Arena
Monday 13th The SSE Hydro Glasgow
Wednesday 15th first direct arena Leeds
Saturday 18th The O2 London
Tickets for this exclusive UK run of Bette Midler performances will go on sale Friday, 21-November at 9:00 am available from www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk. Fans who purchase their tickets online may also able to add a copy of Bette Midler’s new album “It’s The Girls!” to their transaction.
The tour follows Bette Midler’s previously announced North American tour and will feature material from her iconic career and material from her new album, “It’s The Girls!” – a glorious tribute to girl groups through the ages. “It’s The Girls!” features the swinging sounds of WWII-era Andrews Sisters, to 60’s super-groups like the Supremes and the Shirelles, to 90’s hit makers TLC. The album is out now on Warner Music UK.
“It’s The Girls!” reunites Bette Midler with long-time collaborator and Award-winning composer Marc Shaiman who produced the album, along with Scott M. Riesett. The album effortlessly showcases Midler’s distinctive and versatile vocal range while honoring timeless classic melodic harmonies.
One of the world’s best-loved and most versatile entertainers, Bette Midler has garnered accolades in all quarters of show business. She’s earned four Grammy Awards including Song of the Year (1989: Wind Beneath My Wings; 1990: From A Distance) and Record of the Year (1989: Wind Beneath My Wings); two Academy Award nominations, three Emmy Awards, one Tony Award, three Golden Globe Awards, and nine American Comedy Awards. Bette Midler has sold over 30 million albums worldwide.
Tickets for Bette Midler’s UK performances will go on sale Friday, 21-November at 9:00 am. Tickets starting at £50 (£56 in London) will be available from www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk. Fans who purchase their tickets online may also able to add a copy of Bette Midler’s new album “It’s The Girls!” to their transaction.