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Evans can't slow down from touring

Thursday, May 15, 2014 – Sara Evans shows no signs of slowing down as she announced Thursday she will embark on the Slow Me Down Tour, named after her seventh studio album "Slow Me Down."

The bulk of the tour will be June through October, but she starts May 24 in her native Missouri.

On Friday, May 23 Evans will kick off the Fox & Friends Summer Concert Series at 8 a.m. eastern on FOX.

Tour dates are: May 24 Caruthersville, MO Lady Luck Casino
June 7 Nashville, TN LP Field
June 12 Lemoore, CA Tachi Palace Casino
June 13 Oroville, CA Gold Country Casino
June 14 Santa Rosa, CA Sonoma Country Fairgrounds
June 21 Cullman, AL Rock The South
July 5 Bossier City, LA Margaritaville Resort
July 10 Duluth, MN Bayfront Park
July 11 Clinton, IA Wild Rose Casino & Resorts
July 12 Emmetsburg, IA Wild Rose Casino & Resorts
July 13 Rhinelander, WI Hodag Country Fe ival
July 18 Bremen, GA Mill Town Music Hall
July 19 Panama City, FL Bay Pointe Marina
July 25 Deadwood, SD Deadwood Mountain Grand
July 26 Colorado Springs, CO World Arena
July 27 Denver, CO Coors Field
Aug. 1 Waverly, IN Bremer County Fair
Aug. 2 Michigan City, IN Blue Chip Casino
Aug. 9 Sedalia, MO Missouri ate Fair
Aug. 15 West Wendover, NV Peppermill Concert Hall
Aug. 16 Lewiston, ID Clearwater River Casino
Aug. 17 Brownsville, OR The Willamette Country Music Fair
Aug. 29 Cohasset, MA South Shore Music Circus
Aug. 30 Hagersville, Canada Hagersville Summer End Fe ival
Aug. 31 Jackson, NJ Six Flags
Sept. 1 Woodstock, CT Wood ock Fair
Sept. 5 Thief River Falls, MN Seven Clans Casino
Sept. 6 Fort Yates, ND Prairie Knights Casino
Sept. 27 Fort Worth, TX Bass Performance Hall
Oct. 19 Thousand Oaks, CA Kavli Theater
Oct. 23 Santa Ynez, CA Chumash Casino
Oct. 24 Reno, NV Grand Sierra Resort

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You gotta love country music, which still demonizes tobacco just like a Baptist Church Sunday sermon. "Marquee Sign," off Sara Evans' "Word" album begins with the country star announcing, "I wish you were a pack of cigarettes/'Cause you would have come with a warning." Cigarettes, like the tequila she sings about later, are clearly bad for you. Unfortunately, the man in this song didn't come labeled with a skull and cross bones. The album from whence »»»
At Christmas CD review - At Christmas
Sara Evans is straight-up one of the best singers in country music, and when she performs "Go Tell It On The Mountain" backed by a supportive choir on her new holiday offering, "At Christmas," the girl is squarely in her element. She has the kind of strong voice that gives this lyric the spiritual declarative quality it requires. And yet, she can switch to the acoustic guitar-backed "Oh Come All Ye Faithful" and sing ever so prettily and quietly. »»»
Slow Me Down CD review - Slow Me Down
Once upon a time, circa 1997, Sara Evans was a dyed in the wool traditional country singer. "Three Chords and the Truth" was the most appropriate title of her debut. But times and styles have changed in the country music world. Seventeen years later, not only is Evans not traditional sounding, she also doesn't particularly heed her own advice from the title. And that means she pretty much maintains a fast, big sounding, pop approach to the 11 songs, three songs which she co-wrote. »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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