NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Looking happier and more radiant than ever, country music icon Tanya Tucker graces the newest cover of First for Women as she celebrates her 60th birthday this week and marks more than five decades in the entertainment business. Inside the issue, Tanya opens up about how she stays energized and focused, as well as smart tips for readers, which include leaning on old friends, finding gluten-free indulgences, letting go of control and spending quiet time with God. Tanya’s First for Women cover is on newsstands nationwide beginning October 11.
Tanya is also putting the final touches on a new album set for release in January 2019. More details will be announced soon.
Recently, Tanya returned from the European leg of her tour and attracted the largest crowd in the history of the 24th Annual Norsk Countrytreff Festival in Norway. More than 17,600 festival goers attended the three-day event in the city of Breim.
Still fabulous at 60 years-old, Tanya performs more than 70 shows a year with a setlist that covers 3 decades of hits (see remaining 2018 tour dates below).
TANYA TUCKER TOUR DATES:
Oct. 19 Oxford Performing Arts Center – Oxford, Ala.
Oct. 20 The Family Arena – St Charles, Mo.
Oct. 26 Pullo Performing Arts Center – York, Pa.
Oct. 27 Niswonger Performing Arts Center – Greeneville, Tenn.
Nov. 09 The Stockyard – Holiday, Fla.
Nov. 15 Kalamazoo State Theatre – Kalamazoo, Mich.
Nov. 16 Genesee Theatre – Waukegan, Ill.
Nov. 17 Lake of Torches Resort – Lac Du Flambeau, Wis.
Dec. 04 Pueblo Memorial Hall – Pueblo, Colo.
Dec. 05 Paramount Theatre – Denver, Colo.
Dec. 07 Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino – Las Vegas, Nev.
Jan. 26 The Carolina Opry Theater – Myrtle Beach, S.C.
For a full list of shows and appearances for Tucker, visit tanyatucker.com/tour.
ABOUT TANYA TUCKER:
In 1974, Rolling Stone ran a cover story on Tanya Tucker with the headline that said “You’re Gonna Hear From Me.” Truer words have never been spoken. The country music icon’s sultry voice and vivacious stage presence makes her one of the most admired and respected female vocalists in the country music genre. Tanya’s reign includes 23 Top 40 albums and a string of 56 Top 40 singles, 10 of which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Along the way, she has provided some of the biggest country music hits of each decade, including, “Delta Dawn,” “Soon,” “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane,” “It’s a Little Too Late,” “Trouble” and “Texas (When I Die),” just to name a few. Tucker is also the recipient of numerous awards, including two CMAs, two ACMs and three CMT awards. In August 2016, the Academy of Country Music honored Tucker with the Cliffie Stone Icon Award during the 10th Annual ACM Honors™. All-inclusive sales of singles, albums, hits collections and digital downloads have topped 25 million records worldwide. For more information, visit tanyatucker.com.
Country music icon @Tanya_Tucker graces October cover of @FIRSTmag