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Sara Evans to Headline CMT’s Fourth Annual ‘Next Women of Country’ Tour

Sara Evans will headline the fourth annual CMT Next Women of Country Tour, with Kalie Shorr and RaeLynn as opening acts.

Written by Kelly Brickey
Sara Evans to Headline CMT’s Fourth Annual ‘Next Women of Country’ Tour
Sara Evans; Photo by David A. Smith/Getty Images

For a long time, Sara Evans has let her voice be known in the country community and represented many of the women in the genre with her outspoken songs and authentic personality.

Teaming up with the pioneering spirit of CMT, Sara Evans is preparing to hit the road for the fourth annual CMT Next Women of Country Tour under her own name of the All the Love Tour. Not only will the singer travel around to cities to perform some of her greatest hits, but she’s set to bring along RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr for support.

CMT inspires young girls by representing new female talent within the genre, and chose RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr for the empowering journeys they’ve endured within the music world. Although they come from different backgrounds on their paths to discover their voices in country, they still show the developing forefront of females in the format and with Evans, create a trifecta of strength and courage for other artists.

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Evans feels pretty pumped to start off the new year on the right foot, with RaeLynn and Shorr by her side.

“I absolutely love that CMT champions female artists with the Next Women of Country Tour and am so honored to be headlining it in 2018,” Evans said in a press release. “I can’t wait to hit the road with RaeLynn and Kalie. They are both incredible singers, songwriters, and overall artists and we’re going to have a blast!”

The Next Women of Country Tour featuring Evans kicks off on February 12, 2018, in New York City, and runs throughout the end of winter into early spring until the last date on April 7, 2018, in Mobile, Alabama. Tickets go on sale on Friday, December 22, and fans can access the purchasing through Evans’ official website.

Date Market Venue
February 12, 2018 New York, NY B.B. King’s Blues Club
February 14, 2018 Concord, NH Capitol Center for the Arts – Chubb Theatre
February 15, 2018 Albany, NY The Palace Theatre
February 16, 2018 Verona, NY Turning Stone Resort Casino – The Showroom
February 17, 2018 Medford, MA Chevalier Theatre
February 23, 2018+ Athens, OH Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium
February 24, 2018 Richmond, KY EKU Center for the Arts
February 25, 2018 Joliet, IL Rialto Square Theatre
March 9, 2018++ Salina, KS Stiefel Theatre for the Performing Arts
March 10, 2018 Pocola, OK Choctaw Casino Resort – Centerstage
March 15, 2018 Kansas City, MO Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts – Muriel Kauffman Theatre
March 16, 2018 Prior Lake, MN Mystic Lake Casino – Mystic Showroom
March 17, 2018+ Waukegan, IL Venue TBA
April 6, 2018 Lake Charles, LA Golden Nugget
April 7, 2018 Mobile, AL Saenger Theatre