Sara Lynn Evans came by her love of music and performing honestly. She grew up in a musically inclined family and spent a great deal of her early life either performing with them or on her own. In addition to writing songs, Evans has released a number of studio albums, one of which, Born to Fly, received a double-platinum certification from the Recording Industry Association of America. Although her music is labeled as neotraditionalist country, a number of her singles made the crossover to the Billboard Top 100. You can catch a Sara Evans concert as she tours to support her new album releases.
An Accidental Big Break
When she was 8 years old, a car hit her in front of her house, breaking both of her legs in several places. Even though she remained in a wheelchair for many months while recuperating, Evans continued to sing in order to help pay for her medical bills. Eventually, she began doing a regular gig at a local nightclub when she was only 16. Called "The Sara Evans Show," she performed at the nightclub for two years until Nashville came calling.
Where can I buy Sara Evans concert tickets?
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Is Sara Evans on tour near me?
With 2019 tour stops from Fantasy Springs Resort in Indio, Calif., to Ridgefield Playhouse in Ridgefield, Conn., fans across the country are sure to find a Sara Evans concert near them. You can log into StubHub via a computer, laptop or phone to get tickets to a Sara Evans concert near you.
How many awards has Sara Evans won in her career?
In 1997, Evans won at the Billboard Music Award for Best Country New Artist Video of the Year. In 2001, her video for "Born to Fly" won a Country Music Association award for Video of the Year. In 2004, the BMI Country Awards gave her a nod for "Perfect" when it won the 50 Most Performed Country Songs Award. In 2006, R&R awarded her the honor of Female Vocalist of the Year, and the Academy of Country Music Awards named her Top Female Vocalist. In 2007 and 2008, she received a BMI Country Award for 50 Most Performed Country Songs for "You'll Always Be My Baby" and "As If," respectively. Evans also received a Dove Award in 2010 for Special Event Album for Glory Revealed II: The Word of God in Worship.
What is it like to see Sara Evans perform in concert?
Evans has a great sense of humor and will entertain the audience with stories of her family life. Her traditional country style works surprisingly well for some covers of popular songs, including Cyndi Lauper's "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun" and Edwin McCain's "I Could Not Ask for More." Of course, she sings many of her own hits as well. Her voice's capacity to produce both gentle vibrato and powerful sounds serves her well in a live setting.
How did she get her record contract?
Evans became acquainted with Harlan Howard, a well-known songwriter from Nashville. He liked how she sang, so Evans did a demo of his song called "Tiger by the Tail." That meeting led to him eventually helping her get a recording contract with RCA Nashville.
How many records does Sara Evans have out?
Evans has released nine albums. They are Three Chords and the Truth, No Place That Far, Born to Fly, Restless, Real Fine Place, Stronger, Slow Me Down, At Christmas and Words.