Miranda Lambert Loves the Windy City

“I love Chicago, you know it’s always a great place to play,” said Lambert.

Written by Lauren Laffer
Miranda Lambert Loves the Windy City
Photo By: Marc Nader

Miranda Lambert first hit the scene in 2005 when she dropped her debut record Kerosene. Since then, she’s toured the country opening for Keith Urban, Dierks Bentley, George Strait, among others, as well as headlining her own tours.

Since she’s spent the last 11 years crisscrossing the nation, the Texas native has hit nearly every corner of the United States, but the place that Lambert loves the most is a city nestled in the Midwest.

“I love Chicago, you know it’s always a great place to play,” said Lambert. “It’s funny because when you’re a country artist…it’s just how you can kind of see where there’s rednecks everywhere and we all gather for this big event (laugh) and it’s so cool to see people just come out and just escape.”

The Windy City is known for some of the best venues around, but for the “Vice” singer, there’s just one she loves to re-visit.

“Joe’s Bar in Chicago is still one of my favorite all-time venues, so I definitely try to throw one in every couple years somehow because it’s just a great place. I love the owners, and the atmosphere of Chicago and we just always have a blast,” she explained.

Lambert will play in Chicago this Friday, July 29 at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre as part of her Keeper of the Flame Tour with Kip Moore and Brothers Osborne. The 32-year-old confirmed today via Instagram that she plans to perform her brand new single, “Vice,” for the first time live during this weekend’s run of shows.