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Tanya Tucker Suffers Fractured Hip, Cancels Remaining Concerts in July

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Tanya Tucker was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday (July 14) for emergency surgery on a fractured hip, forcing the cancellation of her remaining live dates in July.

"It is with regret that we have to cancel all shows for the remainder of July as Tanya has been admitted to the hospital today for an emergency hip replacement surgery as an MRI has revealed a hip fracture that requires immediate attention," reads a statement shared by Tucker's team with Duluth, Minn. ABC outlet WDIO.

The first shows impacted are dates this weekend in Wisconsin: Friday (July 16) at Country Thunder Wisconsin in Twin Lakes and Saturday (July 17) at Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield.

"It is with a heavy heart we announce Tanya Tucker's show for this Saturday, July 17, 2021 has been cancelled," read Big Top Chautauqua's statement on social media. "Tanya has been admitted to the hospital today for an emergency hip replacement surgery as an MRI has revealed a hip fracture that requires immediate attention. We are in the process of working with her team to reschedule the performance for a later date."

Statement Regarding Tanya Tucker Performance:It is with a heavy heart we announce Tanya Tucker’s show for this...

Posted by Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua on Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The announcement also impacts a July 31 stop at the Sugar Creek Casino in Hinton, Okla. that's part of Tucker's CMT Next Women of Country: Bring My Flowers Now tour.

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Tucker's long itinerary of concerts beyond this month includes festival dates at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion (Sept. 10) at the birthplace of country music, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival in Franklin, Tenn. and Austin City Limits Music Festival (Oct. 1) in the heart of Texas.

Tucker won the first two Grammy awards of her storied career in 2020: Best Country Song for "Bring My Flowers Now" and Best Country Album for While I'm Livin'.

In a Thursday night (July 15) Facebook post, Tucker adds that she'll be "at home healing for a few weeks" but "can't wait to get back out and see you as soon as I can."

Hey Loves,My hip has been giving me hell for awhile now and the docs discovered a hip fracture. I had to have surgery...

Posted by Tanya Tucker on Thursday, July 15, 2021

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