Changes: Tanya Tucker, John Mayer
It’s hospital time for Tanya Tucker as the country star receives treatment for an upper respiratory infection. Tucker became ill right before her planned Oct. 7 gig in Watertown, S.D. The singer, who was a teen sensation when her 1972 single “Delta Dawn” raced up the charts, received treatment from local doctors before returning to Nashville.
The following dates have been postponed and will be rescheduled shortly:
Oct. 7 – Watertown, S.D., Dakota Sioux Casino & Hotel
Oct. 11 – Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Living Sky Casino
Oct. 12 – Whitecap, Saskatchewan, Dakota Dunes Casino
Oct. 14 – Fort Hall, Idaho, Fort Hall Casino
Oct. 15 – Pendleton, Ore., Wildhorse Resort & Casino
Oct. 16 – Airway Heights, Wash., Northern Quest Casino
Tucker is scheduled to resume her tour Oct. 22 when she plays the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in Renfro Valley, Ky.
“I cannot apologize enough to all the fans who bought tickets and were looking forward to seeing us on the road,” Tucker said in a statement. “I just feel terrible, but I’ll get even worse if I don’t take care of myself. I love you all.”
Visit TanyaTucker.com for more information.
The lineup for the
What the talent-filled event will not have is John Mayer. Although Mayer, who has logged many touring miles with Dead & Company, was one of the first artists announced for the concert, word coming out of the Twin Cities is that he will not be appearing, according to the Star Tribune.
“Change of schedule for him,” promoter Randy Levy said. “That’s about all we know.”