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Sara Evans with The Barker Family Band still fly

Friday, August 16, 2019 – Following their limited engagement tour earlier this year, Sara Evans with The Barker Family Band - Bloodline Tour, a live disc drops on Aug. 30.

"Live from City Winery, Nashville" features Evans, along with her daughter Olivia Barker (16) and son Avery Barker (19).

The 16-song collection chronicles the family band live in concert and showcases harmonies from Sara and Olivia on original songs and covers including Beyonce's "XO" and Fleetwood Mac's "Dreams." California trio Fairground Saints also guests on the closing track, Evans' signature smash, "Born To Fly."

The songs are:
1. "Southern Cross"
2. "Four-Thirty"
3. "XO" featuring Olivia Barker
4. "Why Not Me"
5 "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman"
6 "Dreams"
7. "A Little Bit Stronger" featuring Sara Evans and Olivia Barker
8. "Otis Redding"
9. "Suds In The Bucket"
10. "So Far Away" featuring Olivia Barker
11. "Long Ride Home"
12. "Long Way Down"
13. "Not Over You"
14. "As" featuring Olivia Barker
15. "Tennessee Whiskey" featuring Olivia Barker
16. "Born To Fly" with special guests, Fairground Saints

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