n 1974, Rolling Stone magazine ran a cover story on Tanya Tucker with the headline “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).” Tanya Tucker takes The Ridgefield Playhouse stage on Thursday, April 4 at 8pm, part of Mountain Dew Country & Bluegrass Series built by Ring’s End. Make it a great night out with dinner and a show! Visit Bailey’s Backyard (23 Bailey Avenue • Ridgefield) for an early dinner and receive 10% off when you show your ticket! Media partner for this event is KICKS 105.5, Today’s Best Country.
A defining voice of country music and a modern day legend, Country Music Hall of Famer Tanya Tucker inspired many female artists who still top the charts today. She recorded her first country crossover hit, “Delta Dawn” at the tender age of 13 and has racked up dozens of hits since. 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. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Ms. Tucker perform right here in Ridgefield!
For tickets ($75) call or visit the box office, 203-438-5795 or go online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a non-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.