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October 20, 2008 18:23 ET

Charley Pride Visits Scotiabank Place July 11, 2009

CHARLEY PRIDE SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2009 SCOTIABANK PLACE - OTTAWA Showtime: 7:30 P.M. Tickets on sale Saturday, Oct. 25 @ 10 A.M. Order online at www.capitaltickets.ca

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 20, 2008) - Tickets can be purchased by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Rideau Centre and Place d'Orleans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Tickets (incl. GST) $58.50 & $67.50; Reserved Seating (plus FMF and service charges).

In celebration of his 40th year of touring Canada, Charley Pride returns to Canada for select concerts in Canada in the summer of 2009.

As one of the special 11 performances, Charley Pride has chosen to come back to Ottawa! The Pride of Country Music will bring his hit-packed show to Scotiabank Place Saturday, July 11, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.

With an amazing 36, # 1 singles to his credit, and album sales in excess of 70 million, Charley Pride concerts are back-to-back hits including "Kiss an Angel Good Morning"; Chrystal Chandelier"; Does My Ring Hurt Your Finger", All I Have To Offer You is Me", and "Kaw-Liga" to mention just a few.

Charley Pride continues to be a true country superstar maintaining a position on the Top best selling artists of all time. World wide, on RCA records, he is second in sales to "The King," Elvis Presley. Charley handpicks his personal appearances and on this tour he has chosen to come back by popular demand. Charley will have a DVD available called - "Charley Pride "Live" in Canada". The DVD was filmed in 2005 while he was on tour in Eastern Canada. A CD of the same name will also be available. The DVD/CD feature 29 songs recorded 'Live' in concert ... all of them great hits!

The legendary country music star, as recently as last year, released "Pride and Joy" - a collection of gospel music featuring "God's Colouring Book" with Dolly Parton, "Amazing Grace," " Just a Closer Walk With Thee" and "Family Bible" featuring Willie Nelson. Also included is "Jesus, Its Me Again", penned by Canadian composer/artist Dick Damon.

Pride has played to sold-out crowds from coast-to-coast throughout his distinguished career, garnering rave reviews city after city. His rich baritone voice and engaging stage presence have made him a concert favourite. A proud member of the Grand Ole Opry and of the Country Music Hall of Fame, Charley Pride's music is timeless and treasured. While it is an over-used phrase, the Texas born artist truly embodies the phrase "living legend" - no one has made their mark quite like Charley Pride.

Charley Pride and his band, "The Pridesmen" look forward to seeing you Saturday, July 11, 2009, at 7:30 p.m. at Scotiabank Place. Tickets make a great Christmas gift and will be available in person at the box office from 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25 or at the Sens Store at the Rideau Centre and Place d'Orleans, any Ottawa Sports Expert location or by calling 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-778-FANS (3267). They will also be available online at www.capitaltickets.ca.

Colour/B&W Pride photos can be downloaded at www.rocklandsentertainment.com/media.html.

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