Country Music Legend Charley Pride to Perform at The 2017 Summer NAMM Show

June 15, 2017

@Webster PR


Yes! Summer NAMM is here from July 13th through the 15th for it's annual summer event, and they are planning to invite some serious legendary performers. This includes a special, exclusive performance from the one and only multi-Grammy® award winning artist Charley Pride. 

The new album Music In My Heart has just been released less than a week ago! Beforehand, the true living legend has been credited to "break color barriers within the genre". He sad sold tens of millions of record worldwide with his large repoertoire of hits. He has three Grammys, 36 chart-topping country hits, and a massive #1 crossover hit that sold over a million singles. 

Pride land the Country Music Association’s “Entertainer of the Year” award in 1971 and the “Top Male Vocalist” awards of 1971 and 1972.
Pride continues to perform concerts worldwide and will perform on Saturday, July 15 at 1:00 p.m. on the NAMM Reverb Stage on the Terrace as part of the show’s Music Industry Day. Music Industry Day is open to the public and welcomes music professionals, students, academics and others involved in the creation and production of music to The Summer NAMM Show.
Other notable events during The Summer NAMM Show include the previously announced American Eagle Awards, happening Thursday, July 13 at 6:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom of Music City Center. Presented by the National Music Council with support from The NAMM Foundation, the evening event will honor songstress Crystal Gayle, singer, songwriter and poet Patti Smith, and comic, actor, writer, musician and creators' rights activist Harry Shearer. The highly prestigious awards are presented each year in recognition of long-term contributions to American musical culture and heritage, the importance of music education for all children, and the need to protect creators’ rights both locally and internationally. The awards show is open to all NAMM attendees, with a limited number of VIP tickets available for sale by visiting
 A partial schedule of upcoming shows is below:
Thursday, July 13:

11:00 a.m.      Bryce Hitchcock

12:00 p.m.      The Saturns

1:00 p.m.        Shelby Lee Lowe

2:00 p.m.        The Middle Ground

3:00 p.m.        Jon Hammond Funk Unit

4:00 p.m.        World's Fastest Drummer Heats

Friday, July 14:

11:00 p.m.      The Brook & The Bluff

12:00 p.m.      Strung Like a Horse

1:00 p.m.        Derek Norsworthy

2:00 p.m.        Rose Cora Perry & The Truth Untold

3:00 p.m.        Izabel Crane

4:00 p.m.        World's Fastest Drummer Heats

Saturday, July 15 (Music Industry Day):

10:00 p.m.      World's Fastest Drummer Heats

11:30 p.m.      School of Rock Nashville

1:00 p.m.        Charley Pride

3:30 p.m.        World's Fastest Drummer Finals