Loretta Lynn Announces First Show Since Suffering A Stroke

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In early May 2017, country legend Loretta Lynn was admitted to the hospital after she “suffered a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee,” according to a statement from her team.

Since then, she has been resting in a rehabilitation center and is expected to make a full recovery. Five days after the stroke, a Nashville news station reported that  she was “doing better each day and is sitting up in her recliner, laughing and talking.”

Lynn was expected to perform several shows throughout the year, which have all been postponed to unannounced dates. One of her upcoming performances at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, which was set for June 23, has been rescheduled to May 17, 2018 to give her plenty of time to recover.

As fans continue sending their prayers and well-wishes for Lynn, Taste of Country reports that we will be seeing Lynn on the stage later this year!

She will be hosting a brand new motorcycle event, the Tennessee Motorcycle and Music Revival at her famous property, Loretta Lynn Ranch. She has previously hosted the American Motorcyclist Association Amateur National Championship for almost four decades.

Motorcyclists and their family and friends will enjoy live music, camping for the entire weekend of September 28-October 1, and food trucks, as well as a headlining performance from the country legend on the very last day of the event.

“The goal of this event is to feature music representative of the incredible musicians, songwriters and performers of the area and to fulfill what many motorcycle enthusiasts have been asking for — a destination event in a unique location that celebrates the rhythm of a great road trip,” said Tayla Lynn, Loretta’s granddaughter and the event’s spokesperson. “While motorcyclists know what it takes to have a good ride, adding a great destination can make for the perfect trip. Ride the rolling hills of Tennessee, visit the area’s unique attractions, and come back to Loretta’s Ranch for fun and great music with fellow riders.”

The event will benefit Mission 22, which is, according to their official Facebook page, “an organization that funds veterans to receive treatment for Post Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injury and other issues they may be facing.”

Watch her perform her hit song “I’m A Honky Tonk Girl” below.