Singer Lindsay Lawler starts four-month truck stop tour next week

lawlerCountry singer and Highway Angel spokesperson Lindsay Lawler will begin her second Highway Angel Truck Stop Tour on May 21. The concert will take place at the Knoxville West TA in Knoxville, Tenn. at 9 a.m.

This is Lawler’s second consecutive truck stop tour. TravelCenters of America (TA) is hosting the tour again.


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The tour lasts four months, finishing up in late September. See the full schedule of stops below.

“We saw a lot of success with last year’s tour,” Lawler said. “We had so many drivers come to each location, thrilled that they hadn’t been forgotten and feeling like finally someone noticed and was rewarding their hard work.”

Each tour stop features an hour-long acoustic performance and a live broadcast radio show.


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One of Lawler’s goals for this year’s tour is to reestablish the relationship between trucking and country music, she said.

“Country music and trucking used to be synonymous with one another. While the country music industry continues to sing of the hardworking, middle-class man or woman just trying to live the American dream — by all means a definition of those working in the trucking industry — the relationship between the two declined at some point. I’d love to see it prosper once again.”

Click here to see Lawler’s tour website. Here’s the full list of stops:

Knoxville, Tenn. TA – Biker Rally and Driver Appreciation
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
9-10 a.m.; 12-1 p.m.
617 Watt Road
Knoxville, Tenn.

Oklahoma City, Okla. – Edmond Jazz and Blues Festival
Saturday, May 24, 2014
6:30-7:30 p.m.

Slidell, La. TA – Driver Appreciation Event
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
6-8 p.m.
1682 Gause Blvd
Slidell, La

CMA Music Festival – Nashville, Tenn.
Thursday, June 5 – Sunday, June 8, 2014

Joplin, Mo. Petro – Joplin 44 Truckers Jamboree
Friday, June 6, 2014
Time TBD
4240 Highway 43
Joplin, Mo.

Raphine, Va. Petro – Driver Appreciation and Shop Grand Opening
Friday, June 13, 2014
6-8 p.m.
2440 Raphine Rd.
Raphine, Va.

Rogers, Minn. TA – Rockin’ Rogers Days
Saturday, June 21, 2014
4-6 p.m.
13400 Rogers Drive
Rogers, Minn.

Wyhteville, Va. TA – Chatagua Festival
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
5-7 p.m.
1025 Peppers Ferry Rd.
Wytheville, Va.

Walcott, Iowa TA – Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree
Friday, July 11, 2014
5:30-6:30 p.m.
755 W. Iowa 80 Road
Walcott, Iowa

Lodi, Ohio TA – Sweet Corn Festival
Thursday, July 17, 2014
6-8 p.m.
8834 Lake Road
Lodi, Ohio

Wells, Nev. Petro – Slow Drag Races
Friday, July 25, 2014
6-8 p.m.
1440 NE 6th. Street
Wells, Nev.

Mobile, Ala. TA – On-Site Car Show
Saturday, August 16, 2014
9201 Grand Bay
Grand Bay, AL 36541

Dallas, Texas – Great American Trucking Show
August 21-23

Fultonville, N.Y. TA – County Fair
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
6-8 p.m.
40 Riverside Drive
Fultonville, N.Y.

Tuscaloosa, Ala. TA – Driver Appreciation Event
Thursday, September 4, 2014
6-8 p.m.
3501 Buttermilk Road
Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Wreaths Across America Gala – *Private Event
Tuesday, September 9, 2014

West Memphis, Ark. Petro – Driver Appreciation
Thursday, September 18, 2014
6-8 p.m.
3900 Petro Road
West Memphis, Ark. 72301

Nashville, Tenn. TA – Driver Appreciation Event
Thursday, September 25, 2014
6-8 p.m.
111 N. First St.
Nashville, Tenn.

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