Manchester legends Black Grape have announced a six-date UK tour for October 2020. The tour will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of their debut album It’s Great When You’re Straight …Yeah.
Originally released on 7th August 1995 it not only went to number one but also went platinum.
The album, recorded at Rockfield Studios with producers Danny Saber, Stephen Lironi, Shaun Ryder and Gary Kurfirst (executive). The album produced top ten hit singles Reverend Black Grape followed by In the Name of the Father with Kelly’s Heroes reaching the top twenty.
The tour kicks off in Cardiff on 1st October with founder members Shaun Ryder and Kermit Leveridge on vocals. “I’m really looking forward to getting back out on the road with Black Grape and playing all the favourites from It’s Great When You’re Straight …Yeah” shared Ryder.
The full list of tour dates are as follows:
Thursday 1 October – CARDIFF – TRAMSHED
Friday 2 October – LEEDS – WAREHOUSE
Saturday 2 October – BIRMINGHAM – THE MILL
Thursday 8th October – HOLMFIRTH – PICTUREDROME
Saturday 10th October – MANCHESTER – O2 RITZ