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Tucker reschedules shows

Monday, March 23, 2020 – Tanya Tucker said today she was rescheduling the spring leg of the 2020 "CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour" to August through October.

A bit of good news and something to look forward to amongst this craziness! We were able to reschedule the majority of the shows we recently canceled due to the outbreak," Tucker posted on Instagram.

Tucker canceled shows in San Francisco, Philadelphia, New York, Memphis, Tenn., and Seattle along with smaller cities.

Previously announced tour openers from CMT's Next Women of Country members Erin Enderlin (2017), Hailey Whitters (2020) and Walker County (2020) will still appear at various tour stops.

"Our top priority is the safety of our artists, crews and guests, which is why we're rescheduling the spring leg of the 2020 tour," said Leslie Fram, Senior Vice President, Music & Talent. "This move is being made out of an abundance of caution and concern regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We're continuing to defer to health officials and the CDC for guidance."

2020 "CMT Next Women of Country Tour" rescheduled dates are:
Aug. 5 - House of Blues - Cleveland, Ohio **
Aug. 7 - The Wilbur Theatre - Boston, Mass. **
Aug. 9 - Hart Theatre at The Egg - Albany, Ny. **
Aug. 11 - Danforth Music Hall - Toronto, ON **
Aug. 18 - Roxian Theatre - Pittsburgh, Pa. **
Aug. 20 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Royal Oak, Mich. **
Aug. 23 - Jefferson Center - Roanoke, Va. **
Aug. 27 - The Kessler Theater - Dallas, Texas ^^
Aug. 30 - The Heights Theater - Houston, Texas ^^
Sept. 18 - Cherokee Casino - Roland, Okla.
Sept. 19 - Sugar Creek Casino Event Center - Hinton, Okla.
Sept. 25 - Harrah's Cherokee Event Center - Cherokee, N.C.
Oct. 12 - Knuckleheads - Kansas City, Mo. %
Oct. 14 - Entertainment Center for the Arts, University of Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colo. %
Oct. 15 - Bluebird Theater - Denver, Colo. %
Oct. 20 - State Theatre For The Arts - Red Bluff, Calif.%
Oct. 21 - The Fremont Theater - San Luis Obispo, Calif. %
Oct. 22 - Pappy & Harriet's - Pioneertown, Calif.
Oct. 25 - The Fox Theatre - Bakersfield, Calif.

** Walker County
^^ Erin Enderlin
% Hailey Whitters

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