Soul singer Charles Bradley will continue to bring the "artistry, gratitude and boundless enthusiasm (Village Voice)" on display during his live shows to stages thoughout 2013, in support of his latest album Victim of Love (Dunham/Daptone). In addition to his previously announced late-summer tour stops includingLollapalooza, FYF Fest, Bumbershoot and a headline show at Williamsburg Park in Brooklyn, "The Screaming Eagle of Soul" just announced December North American dates.
By now, Bradley's remarkable, against-all-odds rise has been well documented: how he transcended a bleak life on the streets and struggled through a series of ill-fitting jobs before finally being discovered by Daptone's Gabriel Roth. The documentary Charles Bradley: Soul of America, directed by Poull Brien, follows Bradley's extraordinary journey during the electrifying and transformative months leading up to the release ofNo Time for Dreaming. The film premiered at SXSW 2012 and will be screened at select theaters across the country in coming months (current screenings listed below). The film will also be available to purchase on DVD August 6 via the Daptone store (pre-orders available now) as well as digitally via iTunes starting July 16.
The year following the release of No Time For Dreaming was one triumph after another: a stunning performance at South By Southwest; similarly-gripping appearances at Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, Newport Folk Festival and Outside Lands (to name just a few); television performances including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and Last Call with Carson Daily, and spots on Year-End Best Lists from Rolling Stone, SPIN, GQ, Paste and more. Victim of Love sees Bradley emerging from his past heartaches stronger and more confident, overflowing with love to share.
Jul 12 New York, NY - The Rocks Off Film Festival
Jul 16 Duluth, MN - Zinema
Jul 20 Washington, DC - AFI Theatre
Jul 26 New York, NY - Lincoln Center
Aug 22 Bellingham, WA - Pickford Film Center
Aug 28 Portland, OR - Hollywood Theatre
Sep 25 San Francisco, CA - Roxie
Sep 27 Brooklyn, NY - BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)
Jul 11 Bilbao, Spain - Bilbao BBK
Jul 13 Juan-les-Pins, France - Jazz à Juan
Jul 14 Rotterdam, The Netherlands - North Sea Jazz Festival
Jul 15 Munich, Germany - Tollwood Sommerfestival
Jul 18 Dour, Belgium - Dour Festival @ Club Circuit Marquee
Jul 20 Henham Park, England - Latitude Festival
Jul 21 Carhaix-Plouger, France - Vieille Charrues Festival
Aug 03 Chicago, IL - Lollapalooza
Aug 04 Montreal, QC - Osheaga Music and Arts Festival
Aug 10 Burnaby, BC - Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival
Aug 11 Regina, SK - Regina Folk Festival
Aug 17 Denver, CO - Larimer Lounge
Aug 18 Lyons, CO - Folks Festival
Aug 20 Phoenix, AZ - Crescent Ballroom
Aug 23 San Diego, CA - Belly Up Tavern
Aug 22 Tucson, AZ - Rialto Theatre
Aug 24 Los Angeles, CA - FYF Fest
Aug 27 Crystal Bay, NV - Crystal Bay Club Casino
Aug 28 Salt Lake City, UT - State Room
Aug 29 Boise, ID - Visual Arts Collective
Aug 31 Seattle, WA - Bumbershoot
Sep 01 Bellingham, WA - Wild Buffalo
Sep 04 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Sep 05 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall
Sep 06 Arcata, CA - Van Duzer Theatre
Sep 07 Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom (Music Fest NW)
Sep 14 Burlington, VT - Grand Point North Festival
Sep 20 Brooklyn, NY - Williamsburg Park (Daptone Soul Revue, FREE SHOW)
Dec 04 Madison, WI - High Noon Saloon
Dec 05 Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
Dec 06 Chicago, IL - The Metro
Dec 07 Bloomington, IN - Bluebird
Dec 08 Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme
Dec 11 Kitchener, ON - The Centre In The Square
Dec 12 Toronto, ON - Kool Haus
Dec 13 Ottawa, ON - Ritual
Dec 14 South Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
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