Tanya Tucker
Photo Credit: Derrek Kupish / dkupish productions

PHOTOS: Tanya Tucker Thrills SOLD OUT Ryman Auditorium Audience

For more than two hours, country icon and original female outlaw, Tanya Tucker, thrilled a SOLD OUT crowd at the historic Ryman Auditorium with nonstop hits, her unmistakable wit and an ‘only in Nashville’ slate of guest appearances by Billy Ray Cyrus, Lee Ann Womack, Dennis Quaid, Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Rodriguez, Walker County, Erin Enderlin and Hailey Whitters.

The audience fell in love with Tanya during a set list that spanned five decades, including new material from Tanya’s While I’m Livin’, which landed four 2020 GRAMMY® nominations.

“There is no place in this world that I would rather perform than right here at the Ryman Auditorium, the Mother Church of Country Music. What a beautiful, beautiful view I have. The greatest award in the world is right here,” Tanya shared with the audience.

Tanya leads all country GRAMMY® nominees with four nods, including in the all genre Song Of The Year category for “Bring My Flowers Now,” as well as Best Country Album: While I’m Livin’, Best Country Solo Performance: “Bring My Flowers Now,” and Best Country Song: “Bring My Flowers Now.” Produced by Brandi Carlile and Shooter JenningsWhile I’m Livin’, Tanya’s first new album in 17 years was released in August.

Recently, CBS Sunday Morning’s Bob Schieffer profiled Tanya’s unparalleled career in an in-depth interview. Click here to watch.

Next month, Tanya will kick off the “CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now Tour” on February 5. The CMT tour will make stops in such major cities as Boston, Dallas, Houston, New York, Ontario, Vancouver and more. Limited tickets are still available in some markets at TanyaTucker.com.

Joining Tucker on tour will be a variety of 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). Additional dates and openers to be revealed at a later date.

TANYA TUCKER LIVE:
Jan. 18 – 30A Songwriters Festival – Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Jan. 19 – 30A Songwriters Festival – Santa Rosa Beach, FL
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 16 – Cherokee Casino – Roland, OK
April 17 – Old Settler’s Music Festival – Tilmon, TX
April 18 – Sugar Creek Casino – Hinton, OK
April 22 – The Fremont Theater – San Luis Obispo, CA +
April 24-26 – Stagecoach Festival – Indio, CA
April 29 – Bluebird Theater – Denver, CO
May 8 – Shaky Boots – Atlanta, GA
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
June 20 – Country Jam – Mack, CO
July 10 – Country Thunderm – Craven, SK
July 16-19 Country Thunder – Twin Lakes, WI
Sept. 11-13 – Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion – Bristol, TN
* 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

Born in Seminole, Texas, Tanya Tucker had her first country hit, the classic “Delta Dawn,” at the age of 13 in 1972. Since that auspicious beginning, she has become one of the most admired and influential artists in country music history, amassing 23 Top 40 albums and a stellar string of 56 Top 40 singles, ten of which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard country charts. Tucker’s indelible songs include some of country music’s biggest hits such as the aforementioned “Delta Dawn,” “Soon,” “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane,” “It’s a Little Too Late,” “Trouble,” “Texas (When I Die),” “If It Don’t Come Easy” and “Strong Enough To Bend.” Tucker is also the recipient of numerous awards, including two CMAs, two ACMs and three CMT awards. Recently, Tucker received four GRAMMY® Award nominations including Song Of The Year: “Bring My Flowers Now,” Best Country Album: While I’m Livin’, Best Country Solo Performance: “Bring My Flowers Now,” and Best Country Song: “Bring My Flowers Now.” The four nominations lead all 2020 Country GRAMMY® nominees.

To keep up with Tanya Tucker, visit TanyaTucker.com and follow her on InstagramTwitter and Facebook.

About Boot Kickin' Mayhem

Check Also

Luke Bryan; Photo Provided

Luke Bryan’s “One Margarita” Holds The No. 1 Spot At Country Radio for Second Week

Luke Bryan’s “One Margarita” remains at the No. 1 spot on Country Radio, earning the …