Miranda Lambert To Honor First Responders On Wildcard Tour

Miranda Lambert will take the time to honor local first responders throughout her upcoming Wildcard Tour. The superstar is asking…


Lauren Jo Black

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January 14, 2020


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Miranda Lambert will take the time to honor local first responders throughout her upcoming Wildcard Tour.

The superstar is asking fans in select cities to nominate first responders via their local radio stations. When the tour rolls through, one selected honoree in each city will receive two concert tickets and a pair of passes to meet Lambert at the show.

“I was really inspired by Kelly Ford, who honors a first responder every Friday on her show, and last November I got to nominate my husband, Brendan. I wanted to be able to spread that to every city we’re visiting on the Wildcard Tour, and say thank you to the brave men and women who keep those places safe,” the “Bluebird” singer shared. “It’s been incredibly inspiring to hear stories of local heroes, and I’m honored to have them as our guests every night.”

Lambert’s much-anticipated Wildcard Tour kicks off Thursday, January 16 in Tupelo, Miss. and runs through May 9. The tour will criss-cross the U.S. and Canada, with a total of 27 stops. Joining Lambert on the tour are Cody Johnson and LANCO, with Randy Rogers Band and Parker McCollum opening select shows.

Fans can visit Miranda Lambert’s website for additional details on the Wildcard Tour.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.