Tanya Tucker is recovering in a Nashville hospital after she suffered an upper respiratory infection while out on the road. Tucker became ill before a recent tour stop in South Dakota and was treated by local doctors before going home to Nashville. As a result, Tanya has postponed six of her scheduled tour dates, which are listed below.
· Tucker said in a statement, “I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets and were looking forward to seeing us on the road. I just feel terrible, but I’ll get even worse if I don’t take care of myself. I love you all.”
Tanya’s postponed dates are as follows:
Oct. 07 Watertown, S.D. – Dakota Sioux Casino
Oct. 11 Swift Current, SK Canada – The Living Sky Casino
Oct. 12 Whitecap, SK Canada – Dakota Dunes Casino
Oct. 14 Fort Hall, Idaho – Fort Hall Casino
Oct. 15 Pendleton, Ore. – Wildhorse Resort
Oct. 16 Airway Heights, Wash. – Northern Quest Casino
The iconic Billy Bob’s honky tonk in Fort Worth, Texas, will host an all-star concert next week to benefit families of the five Dallas law enforcement officers who were shot and killed in an attack on July 7. According to WFAA-TV, the “Stars Behind the Stars” concert will be held on Wednesday, July 27 and will include performances from Tanya Tucker, The Oak Ridge Boys and The Bellamy Brothers. 2016 Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Randy Travis is also expected to make a special appearance during the show.
All proceeds will go toward the Dallas Police Association’s Assist the Officer Foundation, which “provides immediate financial assistance to an officer’s family in the event of the death of an active officer.”