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THE BELLAMY BROTHERS 2017 WORLD TOUR TAKES DUO TO DUBAI,
SINGAPORE, SWITZERLAND, IRELAND AND FAROE ISLANDS
2017 Marks 25th Anniversary of Bellamy Brothers Records
Tenn. (January 18, 2017)
– Iconic duo and international sensation, the Bellamy Brothers, will
embark on their 2017 World Tour in Dubai, Singapore, Switzerland,
Ireland and Faroe Islands. David and Howard Bellamy leave this week to
criss-cross the globe and celebrate their 25th Anniversary of their own
record label, Bellamy Brothers Records, which licenses products in more
than 30 countries.
The duo’s upcoming performance in Singapore also resulted in another
licensing deal with EQ Music and Media for their 40 Years: The Album,
a compilation of past hits and new songs that encompasses “Let Your
Love Flow,” ”Redneck Girl” and “If I Said You Have a Beautiful Body
(Would You Hold It Against Me)” and 20 new songs.
The Bellamy Brothers wrapped up 2016 with television, radio, print and
online features, including performances and appearances on “Fox
& Friends,” “PBS Metro Focus,” SiriusXM’s Prime Country,
Day New York,” Fox News Radio, as well as features on DoYouRemember.com
and a 4-page spread in Closer Weekly.
Howard and David Bellamy have created one of the most successful
careers in the history of country music with 27 Top 10 and 14 No. 1
singles among a catalog that includes “Let Your Love Flow,” “If I Said
You Had A Beautiful Body (Would You Hold It Against Me),” “Redneck
Girl,” “Old Hippie,” and “Kids Of The Baby Boom.”
But, that only tells a mere fraction of the story of The Bellamy
Brothers. A close look at their concert schedules over the past two
decades reveals one of the most global careers in the history of
country music. The duo has taken their music to a wide variety of
countries across the world over the years – including stops in Germany,
Norway, and Sweden.
The Bellamy Brothers performed a sold-out string of shows with Swiss
superstar Gola – adding his name to a list of collaborators over the
years that has included Neil Diamond, Dolly Parton, George Jones and
Blake Shelton. In Switzerland, their crowds numbered into the 70,000
range, as well – demonstrating their international appeal.
In addition, the Bellamy Brothers have taken their music to places
where no other country act has ever performed, such as Qatar, Sri
Lanka, New Caledonia and even India. In fact, one of their classic hits
there made an impact on the audience unlike any the duo has ever seen
in the states.
In a 2014 interview with Billboard, David recalled that on one of their
India visits that “People came up to us and asked 'Are you going to do
the 'first dance' song? We weren't sure what they were talking about,
but it was 'Beautiful Body' because they use it as the first dance song
at weddings. You never know how someone will interpret a song, I
guess," he said. Of course, the song that he is referring to is
their first No. 1 country hit, 1979’s “If I Said You Had A Beautiful
Body (Would You Hold It Against Me).”
And, as The Bellamy Brothers gear up for their next forty years, they
are keeping their close ties with their fans abroad. Howard and David
take a lot of pride in pleasing the audience – regardless of which
continent their feet are planted on.
“We have been very blessed to have taken our music to a lot of venues
and destinations that have always surprised us,” said Howard Bellamy.
“Regardless of where we might be, what makes each night special is that
relationship with the fans, and getting to hear them sing along. After
all,” he reasons, ‘Redneck Girls’ are everywhere.
Follow the Bellamy Brothers on Twitter,
or visit bellamybrothers.com.
BROTHERS ON TOUR:
Jan. 20 Emirates Golf Course - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Jan. 23 Kallang Theater - Singapore, Singapore
Jan. 27 Schützenhaus Albisgüetli - Zürich, Switzerland
Jan. 28 Schützenhaus Albisgüetli - Zürich, Switzerland
Feb. 01 Armagh City Hotel - Armagh, Ireland
Feb. 02 Armagh City Hotel - Armagh, Ireland
Feb. 04 Country Dance Sports Hall - Torshavn, Faroe Islands
Feb. 11 Effingham Performance Center - Effingham, Ill.
Feb. 12 The Capitol Theatre - Wheeling, W.V.
Feb. 17 Llano Grande Resort & Country Club - Center, Texas
Feb. 18 The Pines Theater - Lufkin, Texas
Feb. 24 Farm Night BBQ in Temple Terrace - Temple Terrace, Fla.
March 02 World Champion BBQ Cookoff - Houston, Texas
March 04 Orange Blossom Opry - Weirsdale, Fla.
March 06 The Strawberry Festival - Plant City, Fla.
March 10 Wilkes Community College - Wilkesboro, N.C.
March 11 Mill Town Music Hall - Bremen, Ga.
March 17 Renfro Valley Entertainment Center/New Barn Theater - Mount
March 18 Red Barn Convention Center - Winchester, Ohio
March 24 Medina Ballroom - Hamel, Minn.
March 30 Cherokee Casino/Lee Creek Tavern - Roland, Okla.
March 31 Heritage Hall - Paris, Texas
April 01 Second Annual River Oaks Music Festival - Del Valle, Texas
April 08 The Roundup Beer Garden/Outdoor Music Venue - Boerne, Texas
April 21 Sonrisas Trails - Boots, Buckles & Pearls - San Angelo, Texas
April 22 7 Clans Paradise Casino - Red Rock, Okla.
April 28 Wharton County Youth Fair - Wharton, Texas
April 29 Hunt County Fair & Livestock Show Hunt County Fairgrounds
- Greenville, Texas
May 04 Brauntex Theatre - New Braunfels, Texas
May 05 Main Street Crossing - Tomball, Texas
May 11 Alaska Police Officers Assoc. Eagan Civic & Convention
Center - Anchorage, Alaska
May 12 Alaska Police Officers Assoc. Kenai High School - Kenai, Alaska
May 14 Alaska Police Officers Assoc. Carlson Center - Fairbanks, Alaska
May 16 Elizabeth Peratrovich Hall - Juneau, Alaska
May 20 Schoepf’s BBQ - Belton, Texas
May 31 Dick Clark’s American Bandstand Theater - Branson, Mo.
June 03 The Chute - Baytown, Texas
June 10 Chisholm Trail Roundup Lockhart Municipal Park - Lockhart,
June 17 Golden Nugget Biloxi-Grand Ballroom - Biloxi, Miss.
June 24 Meramec Music Theatre - Steelville, Mo.
June 29 Rollie’s - Sauk Rapids, Minn.
June 30 Linn County Fair - Central City, Iowa
July 08 Lake Striker Marina-Concert Field - Reklaw, Texas
July 14 Blue Gate Theater - Shipshewana, Ind.
July 15 Blue Gate Theater - Shipshewana, Ind.
July 20 Franklin County Fair - Hampton, Iowa
July 23 Cheyenne Frontier Days -- Cheyenne, Wyo.
Aug 05 I-Bar Ranch-Concert Series - Gunnison, Colo.
Aug 10 Erie County Fair - Hamburg, N.Y.
Sep 02 Coyote Concert Series Western Texas Coliseum - Snyder, Texas
Sep 22 Stadthall Enns - Enns, Austria
Sep 23 Schupfart Festival -- Schupfart, Switzerland
Sep 29 Comal County Fair - New Braunfels, Texas
Sep 30 Dorsey Doe - Conroe, Texas
Oct 13 Anderson Music Hall - Hiawassee, Ga.
Oct.27 Heber Valley Western Music & Cowboy Poetry Gathering - Heber
Oct. 28 Stephens Performing Arts Center - Pocatello, Idaho
Nov 10 Peppermill Concert Hall - Wendover, Nev.
Nov. 12 Sevier Valley Center Theatre Snow College - Richfield, Utah
Nov. 17 Country Tonite Theatre - Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
Howard and David continue to prove that the trail they’ve ridden to
fame has been as unique as their music itself—music that is now
celebrating 40 years of success. The road that started on the pop music
charts in the ‘70’s, took a winding turn into country music in the
‘80’s, paving the way for duos to come, such as Brooks & Dunn,
Montgomery Gentry, Big & Rich, and The Judds. “If I Said You Had A
Beautiful Body (Would You Hold It Against Me),” originally scrawled on
a dinner napkin by David, rocketed them to the top of the country
charts the way “Let Your Love Flow,” had done in the pop market just a
few years earlier. It proved to be the first of a string of fourteen
No. 1 singles in the U.S. alone. They’re the only U.S. country music
act who've toured in India, Sri Lanka, New Caledonia and Qatar. The
Bellamy Brothers hold the record in both the Academy of Country Music
(ACM) and the Country Music Association Awards (CMA) for the most duo
nominations. Numerous Grammy nods have also been directed toward the
brothers. For more information, visit bellamybrothers.com.
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