Monday, June 9, 2014
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Country music legend Loretta Lynn is returning to Augusta!
Lynn will be performing at The Bell Auditorium on Saturday, August 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 13 at 10 a.m. and are available online at georgialinatix.com, by phone 1-877-428-4849 and at the Champion’s Box Office at the James Brown Arena.
Lynn has won many awards since 1967, including various Female Vocalist of the Year awards and several Duet of the Year awards for her work with Conway Twitty. She has won a number of BMI songwriting honors, Gold record plaques and in 1972 became the first woman in history to win the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award.
Lynn continued to record albums throughout the 1980’s, and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1988. Her most recent honor is the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.