About Sara Evans
Sara Evans is a country singer-songwriter who has bridged the genre’s neotraditionalist and pop eras across an enduring career filled with modern standards.
∙ Evans got her first gig at age 16 and spent two years as a nightclub singer in Columbia, Missouri, before moving to Nashville to pursue a career in music.
∙ The title of her 1997 debut album, Three Chords and the Truth, famously quotes country legend Harlan Howard, who helped Evans score a major-label deal after hearing her demos.
∙ Her second album, 1998’s Gold-certified No Place That Far, proved to be a major breakthrough, with its title track sending Evans to the top of the Country chart for the first time.
∙ Evans’ 2000 album, Born To Fly, went double Platinum, and its title track earned her a CMA Award for Video of the Year.
∙ She’s had three albums debut in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200, and she’s hit No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart five times.
∙ Along with daughter Olivia and son Avery, she formed The Barker Family Band, whose 2019 self-titled debut EP included their cover of the Fleetwood Mac classic “Dreams.”
BORNFebruary 5, 1971