Grammy winner Tanya Tucker to perform at Ent Center April 28

Promotional picture of Tanya Tucker

Grammy-winning country artist Tanya Tucker will bring her “Bring My Flowers Now” tour to Colorado Springs with special guest Hailey Whitters for an April 28 performance at Ent Center for the Arts. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 through the UCCS Presents Box Office.

“Between her critically acclaimed album and multiple Grammy wins, Tanya Tucker is having a big year,” said Aisha Ahmad-Post, director of the Ent Center for the Arts. “We’re so excited to be part of her journey and to present her at the Ent Center.”

Born in Seminole, Texas, Tanya had her first country hit, the classic “Delta Dawn,” at the age of 13 in 1972. Since that auspicious beginning Tucker 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 Country Music Awards, two Academy of Country Music Awards and three Country Music Television awards. Tucker received four Grammy Award nominations in 2020 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.

Tickets will be on sale at 10 a.m. Feb. 21 online through uccspresents.org, by phone at (719) 255-3232 and my email at tickets@uccspresents.org.

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