Tucker announces CMT Next Women of Country tour dates
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
– Tanya Tucker, who has enjoyed a career resurgence with "While I'm Livin' ," revealed the 2020 tour dates for the "CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour."
The tour kicks off in Vienna, Va. on Feb. 5 and will hit Boston, Dallas, Houston, New York and Vancouver, Canada. Tickets for most shows go on-sale beginning this Friday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. local time at CMT.com and TanyaTucker.com.
Joining Tucker on tour will be CMT's Next Women of Country alum, including Aubrie Sellers (2017), Brandy Clark (2013), Erin Enderlin (2017), Hailey Whitters (2020), Madison Kozak (2020) and Walker County (2020), as well as Shooter Jennings, who will appear at various stops along the tour.
"We are honored to have the original woman of country, the Tanya Tucker, headline our biggest spring tour to date," said Leslie Fram, Senior Vice President, Music Strategy & Talent. "We're also thrilled to announce that some of the incredibly talented ladies from our Next Women of Country franchise will be joining Tanya on tour."
Tour dates are:
Feb. 5 - The Barns at Wolf Trap - Vienna, VA ~
Feb. 6 - World Cafe Live - Philadelphia, PA ~
Feb. 7 - Town Hall - New York, NY ~*
Feb. 20 - Graceland Soundstage at Elvis Presley's Memphis - Memphis, TN ~
Feb. 21 - Gillioz Theatre - Springfield, MO ~
Feb. 22 - TempleLive - Wichita, KS ~
Feb. 24 - The Blue Note - Columbia, MO ~
Feb. 25 - Bourbon Theatre - Lincoln, NE ~
Feb. 27 - The District - Sioux Falls, SD ~
Feb. 28 - Fargo Theatre - Fargo, ND ~
Feb. 29 - Grand Casino Hinckley Event Center - Hinckley, MN
March 3 - River Run Centre - Guelph, ON ^
March 5 - FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - St Catharines, ON ^
March 6 - Levon Helm Studios - Woodstock, NY ^
March 7 - Metropolitan Theatre - Morgantown, WV ^
March 26 - The Kessler Theater - Dallas, TX #
March 29 - The Heights Theater - Houston, TX #
April 22 - The Fremont Theater - San Luis Obispo, CA +
April 29 - Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO
May 9 - Harrah's Cherokee Event Center - Cherokee, NC
May 13 - Jefferson Center - Roanoke, VA @
May 15 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, MI @
May 16 - Roxian Theatre - Pittsburgh, PA @
May 17 - The Wilbur Theatre - Boston, MA @
May 20 - House of Blues - Cleveland, OH @
May 21 - Danforth Music Hall - Toronto, ON @
May 22 - The Egg, Center for the Performing Arts - Albany, NY @
May 30 - Beaver Dam Amphitheater - Beaver Dam, KY &+
June 4 - The Fillmore - San Francisco, CA
June 5 - Crest Theatre - Sacramento, CA*
June 6 - Carson Valley Inn Casino - TJ's Corral Outdoor Amphitheater - Minden, NV*
June 8 - State Theatre For The Arts - Red Bluff, CA*
June 10 - Crystal Ballroom - Portland, OR
June 12 - Vogue Theatre - Vancouver, BC*
June 13 - The Bing Crosby Theater - Spokane, WA*
June 14 - The Showbox - Seattle, WA
* Aubrie Sellers
~ Brandy Clark
# Erin Enderlin
+ Hailey Whitters
^ Madison Kozak
@ Walker County
& Shooter Jennings
Additional tour dates and full artist lineup for each city to be released in coming weeks.
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