Country Singer Sara Evans to Perform at the Kauffman Center
Sara Evans brings her All The Love Tour to the Kauffman Center on March 15
Rising stars RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr join Evans for the concert, part of CMT’s Next Women of Country program and the 2017-2018 Kauffman Center Presents series
Kansas City, MO – Country singer Sara Evans brings her All The Love Tour to the Kauffman Center on Thursday, March 15. Part of CMT’s Next Women of Country program, the concert will also feature up-and-coming country stars RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr. This event is part of the 2017-2018 Kauffman Center Presents series.
Sara Evans has had five No. 1 singles, sold millions of records, won the Academy of Country Music’s Top Female Vocalist Award and claimed a Country Music Association trophy for her signature song, “Born To Fly.” RaeLynn got her start as a contestant on The Voice; her first studio album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums chart in March. Kalie Shorr is a member of CMT’s Next Women of Country Class of 2018.
Tickets for “CMT Next Women of Country presents: Sara Evans – All The Love Tour, featuring RaeLynn and Kalie Shorr” range from $39 to $79 plus applicable fees, and go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 22. VIP packages will also be available for purchase. Tickets will be available through the Kauffman Center Box Office at (816) 994-7222, via the Kauffman Center mobile app, or online at www.kauffmancenter.org.
ABOUT SARA EVANS
Multi-platinum entertainer Sara Evans is at the top of her game. With five No. 1 Country singles including “No Place That Far,” “Suds In The Bucket, “A Real Fine Place To Start,” “Born to Fly,” and “A Little Bit Stronger,” Evans thrills audiences across the U.S. playing close to 100 shows each year. Her “stunning, country voice” (Rolling Stone) has earned her the prestigious Academy of Country Music Top Female vocalist accolade as well as numerous American Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Country Music Association, CMT and Grammy Awards nominations. Evans continues to forge a bold, creative path with the launch of Born To Fly Records, and her eighth studio album, Words, which debuted at No. 2 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums Chart.
Recently named a “Best Country Album of 2017” by both UPROXX and Rolling Stone, RaeLynn released her Warner Bros. / Warner Music Nashville No. 1 debut WildHorse, produced by Jimmy Robbins and Nicolle Galyon, earlier this year to substantial critical acclaim. Featuring lead single “Love Triangle” and the widely-praised “Lonely Call,” the album includes 11 tracks co-written by RaeLynn, and is a broad look into the singer’s life since her 2012 breakthrough on NBC’s hit show, The Voice. Selected as a 2017 “Country Artist to Watch” by Pandora and Billboard and is a CMT Next Women of Country inductee.
ABOUT KALIE SHORR
Kalie Shorr burst onto the Nashville music scene in 2016 with her self-penned hit “Fight Like A Girl”. The Portland, Maine singer-songwriter became a Sirius XM Highway Find and was praised by Spotify, CMT, Radio Disney Country, Taste of Country, and even Billboard Magazine. In 2017, Kalie released her Slingshot EP to rave reviews and was named “New Artist You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone, “The New Nashville” by Teen Vogue, and one of “2017’s Hottest Artists Under 25” by Taste of Country. With a new EP coming in early 2018, Kalie was recently inducted into CMT’s Next Women of Country Class of 2018.
ABOUT CMT’S NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY
First launched in 2013, CMT’s “Next Women of Country” continues to grow with confident and talented female singer-songwriters who are taking the country music world by storm. The campaign emphasizes undiscovered female artists. Several alumnae – Kacey Musgraves, Brandy Clark, Cassadee Pope and Ashley Monroe included – have achieved both commercial and critical acclaim. Since 2015, the franchise has promoted female-fueled tours at more than 40 dates with Kelsea Ballerini, Brandy Clark, Lindsay Ell, Jana Kramer, Martina McBride, Jennifer Nettles and Tara Thompson.