Singer Lindsay Lawler starts four-month truck stop tour next week
Country 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.
“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.
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
Oklahoma City, Okla. – Edmond Jazz and Blues Festival
Saturday, May 24, 2014
Slidell, La. TA – Driver Appreciation Event
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
1682 Gause Blvd
CMA Music Festival – Nashville, Tenn.
Thursday, June 5 – Sunday, June 8, 2014
Joplin, Mo. Petro – Joplin 44 Truckers Jamboree
Friday, June 6, 2014
4240 Highway 43
Raphine, Va. Petro – Driver Appreciation and Shop Grand Opening
Friday, June 13, 2014
2440 Raphine Rd.
Rogers, Minn. TA – Rockin’ Rogers Days
Saturday, June 21, 2014
13400 Rogers Drive
Wyhteville, Va. TA – Chatagua Festival
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
1025 Peppers Ferry Rd.
Walcott, Iowa TA – Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree
Friday, July 11, 2014
755 W. Iowa 80 Road
Lodi, Ohio TA – Sweet Corn Festival
Thursday, July 17, 2014
8834 Lake Road
Wells, Nev. Petro – Slow Drag Races
Friday, July 25, 2014
1440 NE 6th. Street
Mobile, Ala. TA – On-Site Car Show
Saturday, August 16, 2014
9201 Grand Bay Grand Bay, AL 36541
Dallas, Texas – Great American Trucking Show
Fultonville, N.Y. TA – County Fair
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
40 Riverside Drive
Tuscaloosa, Ala. TA – Driver Appreciation Event
Thursday, September 4, 2014
3501 Buttermilk Road
Wreaths Across America Gala – *Private Event
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
West Memphis, Ark. Petro – Driver Appreciation
Thursday, September 18, 2014
3900 Petro Road
West Memphis, Ark. 72301
Nashville, Tenn. TA – Driver Appreciation Event
Thursday, September 25, 2014
111 N. First St.