After a two year hiatus, The Turnpike Troubadours are back and coming to our city.

Turnpike Troubadours formed in 2005, assembling a lineup that eventually included frontman Evan Felker, lead guitarist Ryan Engleman, fiddle player Kyle Nix, bassist R.C. Edwards, drummer Gabe Pearson, and steel guitar and accordion player Hank Early. They are an American country music band from Tahlequah, Oklahoma.

Their debut album, Bossier City, was released in 2007 and the first of five studio albums the group would release. Their self-titled 2015 album peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200 and inside the Top 5 of U.S. Country, Folk, Rock and Indie charts. 2017’s A Long Way from Your Heart would peak at number 3 on the Billboard Top Country chart.

They were blowing up everywhere but then they decided to take a break.

In 2019, the band announced their indefinite hiatus. Two years later, in November 2021, the band teased their return and shortly after started announcing new shows starting in 2022, including two sold-out dates at Red Rocks and an appearance at Bonnaroo.

They are now going on tour and one of their stops is coming to Lubbock, Texas.

Turnpike Troubadours will be taking the stage at the United Supermarkets Arena on Friday, April 21st, 2023. Special guests include Dawes and Jamie Lin Wilson.

Tickets for the concert go on sale Friday, February 24th at 10 am through For more information, visit

PRESALE starts on Wednesday, February 22nd at 10 am and goes through Thursday until 11:59 pm.


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