CHARLES BRADLEY appears on LATER… WITH JOOLS HOLLAND ANNOUNCES TWO NEW UK SUMMER SHOWS

Fresh from his appearance on Later… with Jools Holland this week (and again tonight), CHARLES BRADLEY will return to the UK this    summer with two special festival shows. In 2011, at the age of 62, Charles’ released his debut album "No Time For Dreaming", the culmination of a lifetime of paying dues, having nomadically    laboured for decades at various day jobs from Maine to Alaska –  singing and performing in his spare time – before re-settling in his home-town Brooklyn and eventually finding a musical home at Daptone off-shoot Dunham Records.

Since its release, Charles and his band the Extraordinaires have    toured every corner of the globe to ecstatic fan reactions and rave    reviews, don’t miss them when they return to the UK to play:

30th June – London, Blues Fest

    1st July – Bristol, Grillstock

    Charles’s life story and rise is so captivating a documentary has    been made about it in the States and premiered at SXSW this year,    watch the trailer here http://www.charlesbradleyfilm.com

        "Bradley has all the marks of the soul greats who have gone before him; the testifying smart of Syl Johnson, the grit and gusto of Otis Redding, the raw power of James Brown, the smoulder and shudder of James Carr.. an intoxicating sound" MOJO****