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“I am once again humbled by the loyalty of the fans who have been with us for over 38 years and who continue to be there for me when I needed them most,” Winona said in a statement. “I am grateful that we will continue to honor Judds’ legacy together.”
naomi’s husband Larry Stricklandadding: “I am delighted that at a time of grief for all of us, Wynonna has agreed to continue this tour, as my sweet wife Naomi would have her do.”
On the highly anticipated tour, Wynonna will join the country music star on stage to help her perform some of The Judds’ biggest hits.The first notable guest will be Martina McBridebefore Wynonna hits the stage, she’ll help kick off the night of selection with a full set of her own hits.
Other special guests invited to visit include Faith Mountain, Brandi Carlisle, small town, Ashley McBride and Theresa Earwood. Other exciting additions will be announced soon, according to a statement from Wynonna.
In addition to the star-studded guest list, Wynonna also announced an additional final stop at Rupp Arena in Judds’ hometown of Lexington, Kentucky. The final show will be on October 29, and it will be an exciting time for the singer. “Ending the tour in Kentucky will be a complete moment where it all started,” shared Wynonna.
To make the show even more special, Wynonna will join country legend Faith Hill on stage in Kentucky. “It means a lot to have my sister friend Faith join me in this musical celebration,” added Winona. “It’s been amazing – all the people who came forward to give their time and gifts. I’m so grateful.”
Wynonna also posted details of her upcoming tour on social media. “It may look a little different now, but we will continue to honor Judds’ legacy,” the singer wrote in the caption. “It’s fantastic for me, all the artists who came forward to give time and gifts. I’m so grateful.”
The 11-day arena tour, produced by Sandbox Live and Live Nation, begins Sept. 30 at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan. tickets Available for purchase.
Wynonna announces continuation of tour for first time during mother’s death Tributea national TV show earlier this month to mourn and celebrate the country singer’s life and award-winning career.
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“I’ve made a decision and I thought I’d share it on national television, and after much thought, I’m going to have to pay tribute to her and go on this tour,” Wynonna told the crowd, along with CMT viewers at home, in tears. .
“The show has to go on, do whatever it takes, and we’re going to show up together, and you’re going to carry me like you’ve carried me for 38 years…so we’re going to continue the spectacle. That’s what she wants, right?”
Her on-stage announcement — echoed by thunderous applause and cheers — came at the end of an evening that, as Wynonna herself described it, was “very beautiful.” The event not only provided listeners with a glimpse into many of The Judds’ most timeless classics, but also an insight into other music that touched the hearts of both women.