Belting out trucking’s voice

Published June, 06 2012

Ask Lindsay

Date: June 12 at 9 p.m. EDT


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Country music singer Lindsay Lawler says she waves at every truck she and her crew pass along highways and stops traveling nationwide for their mostly trucking-oriented shows and gigs. She’s even looking for a truck for herself, so she and her band can move about self-contained and be able to pop out a stage wherever they feel there’s a crowd that warrants a show.

Lindsay Lawler“That’s the next order of business,” she says. “If we were self-contained, we could just stop to play a show at truckstops or stop anywhere on a whim and put on a show.”

She first took a shine to the trucking industry — and drivers, specifically — after landing a gig at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas a few years ago.

“I still play in Nashville, but I found a home in the trucking industry,” she says, adding drivers and musicians have much in common: “We leave our families and stay on the road, and that’s our job,” she says.

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