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Bio: Country star Chely Wright is best known for hits such as “Single White Female” and “Shut Up and Drive,” but is also a top notch songwriter in her own right. Through her songs, Chely feels the freedom to write and record songs that mean something to her and is willing to fully share with us what s... See Full BioMore Info
THE TUBES THE TUBES / The Tubes Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 8:00 pmESTatNarrows Center for the ArtsSee DescriptionImportant: The San Francisco based band, The Tubes, was known for its live performances that combined lewd quasi-pornography and wild satires of media, consumerism and politics. Their hits include: Don't Touch Me There, Young and Rich, White Punks on Dope, Prime Time, Don't Want To Wait Anymore, Talk to Ya Later, She's a Beauty, Tip of My Tongue, The Monkey Time, Piece by Piece and many more.
Seattle PrideFest Closing Concert: Steve Grand & Chely Wright PrideFest is thrilled to announce our closing concert for this year's Pride: Steve Grand and Chely Wright. Steve is a (quickly) rising singer-songwriter and Chely is a well-established country star. Both are out artists and we are thrilled to host them for our closing concert for Pride weekend at the Delta Stage at Mural Amphitheatre at the Seattle Center. 100% of proceeds to benefit marriage equality non-profits. ALL AGES SHOW. (All times are for Sunday, June 29) Doors: 7:30pm Steve Grand: 7:45pm Chely Wright: 8:30pm Both will have their full band with them. The event is the close to Seattle's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Festival.
This show is going to be a blast! We so honored to be in the lineup with these amazing musicians... Make sure to get there early, this show WILL sell out!
Chely Wright Chely Wright (born October 25, 1970) is an American country music artist and, starting in 2010, gay rights activist. On the strength of her debut album in 1994, the Academy of Country Music (ACM) named her Top New Female Vocalist in 1995. Wright's first Top 40 country hit came in 1997 with "Shut Up and Drive". Two years later, her fourth album yielded her first number one single, the title track, "Single White Female". Rodney Crowell produced her lastest record, Lifted Off the Ground, which was released in May of 2010. Also in May of 2010, Random House published Chely's memoir, Like Me. Wright has released seven studio albums on various labels, charted more than fifteen singles on the country charts and sold over 1,000,000 copies in the United States. In May 2010, Wright became the first major country music performer to publicly come out as gay, announcing it on the "Today Show." In over a dozen national television appearances, including Oprah and ABC World News, and her autobiography, she cited among her reasons for publicizing her homosexuality a concern with bullying and hate crimes toward gays, particularly gay teenagers, and the damage to her life caused by "lying and hiding". After coming out, Chely became a spokesperson for GLSEN. The documentary on her life and career, Wish Me Away, is premiering at the LA Film Festival on June 20, 2011 and has been featured at the Nashville and San Francisco Film Festivals. As a songwriter she has written songs that have been recorded by Brad Paisley, Richard Marx, Indigo Girls, Mindy Smith and Clay Walker, among them Walker's top ten hit, "I Can't Sleep" that she won a BMI Award for. On May 4, 2010, Wright released both her memoir of being a closeted lesbian, Like Me, and her first album of new songs since 2005, Lifted Off the Ground.
Join us for the Grand Opening of the LIKEME Lighthouse in Kansas City, MO. March 9-11th! Saturday (3/10) night's benefit concert is one not to be missed. In concert Chely Wright, Alan Cumming, Jennifer Knapp and Hal Sparks. Also taking part in the weekends festivities, Thomas Roberts, Tracy Ryerson, Stamie Karakasidis-Official Fan Page, Adam Bouska and Jeff Parshley and NOH8 Event at the Kansas City LIKEME Lighthouse. Get your concert tickets now! Very limited VIP seats left, they include meet & greet with all the acts on the show. https://tickets.cto.umkc.edu/public/loader.asp?target=show.asp%3FshCode%3D858
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