Ralph Stanley Set for U.K. Tour

Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys head to the U.K. next month for a brief tour with opening acts Paul Burch (a member of the Nashville-based band Lambchop) and singer-songwriter Laura Cantrell. Stanley’s British dates include a Nov. 4 performance at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall and a Nov. 7 concert at London’s Barbican Hall. Other dates include Nov. 5 at Glasgow, Scotland’s, Royal Concert Hall and Nov. 8 at Dublin, Ireland’s, Olympia Theater. The London show is part of a concert series billed as “Way Beyond Nashville.” With the subtitle, “The Twisted Heart of Country Music,” the series has also featured the Mavericks and John Hiatt. 10/10/2003