Country music legend Tanya Tucker to perform at PAC

Brett Daniel

“If Your Heart Ain’t Busy” Thursday night, legendary country singer Tanya Tucker is making a stop at Georgia Southern University’s Performing Arts Center as part of her 2018 International Tour.

Tucker, known for hit songs such as “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane” and “Love Me Like You Used To,” will take the PAC stage at 7:30 p.m.

Erin Barbeck, box office manager at the PAC, said only 40 out of 829 total tickets are left.

“They’re going pretty fast,” Barbeck said. “We’re very excited for it. There’s been a lot of people really interested in the event, and it makes us really happy to have so much involvement.”

The “Right About Now” singer had her first hit song, “Delta Dawn,” at the age of 13.

Tucker’s legacy includes ten Grammy nominations, 23 Top 40 albums and 10 Billboard No. 1 singles. Her edgy, soulful, blues-tinged sound has influenced some of today’s most popular artists, including Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and Kellie Pickler.

Student tickets are $10 and faculty and staff tickets are $24. Regular patron and youth tickets are $27 and $15, respectively. Tickets can be purchased in person at the PAC box office or by calling the PAC at 912-478-7999. Students must have their Eagle IDs ready when purchasing tickets to receive the student discount.

Tucker’s set list for Thursday night is currently unknown, as set lists tend to vary from concert to concert., a website that lets users post set lists from concerts they attend, lists Tucker’s most recent set list as follows:

1. Some Kind of Trouble

2. I’ll Come Back as Another Woman

3. Hangin’ In

4. Strong Enough to Bend

5. San Antonio Stroll

6. Love Me Like You Used To

7. Peaceful Easy Feeling (Eagles cover)

8.  If Your Heart Ain’t Busy Tonight

9. Texas (When I Die) [Ed Bruce cover]

10. Amazing Grace / Delta Dawn

11. Stand By Your Man (Tammy Wynette cover)

12. Two Sparrows in a Hurricane

13. It’s a Little Too Late

14. Can’t Run from Yourself

For more information about the concert, visit the PAC’s website.

Brett Daniel, George-Anne Managing Editor of Copy Editing, Engagement, and Analytics,