Country music singer, Lorrie Morgan coming to Rochester in July

(ABC 6 News) – Country music singer and one of the most eloquently emotive vocalists of modern times, Lorrie Morgan is coming to Rochester in July.

Morgan will be playing at Mayo Civic Center on July 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets go on-sale Friday, Feb. 10 at 10:00 a.m. at the Mayo Civic Center box office and online, HERE. Presale tickets are on-sale Thursday, Feb. 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Morgan, 63, has been an active singer since she was 13-years-old, and charted her first single in 1979. Most of her success was between 1988 and 1999 with her first three albums earning her Platinum Record awards. She released her Greatest Hits album in 1995.

She’s best known for her hits “What Part of No?” “Five Minutes,” and “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength” each of which landed at number-one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs Chart. Morgan also has 11 additional top 10 hits.

She won the Vocal Event of the Year at the 1990 CMA Awards with the song “Til a Tear Becomes a Rose,” a duet with Keith Whitely that was posthumously released after Whitley’s passing in 1989. Morgan and Whitley married in 1986.

Morgan was 24-years-old and the youngest member of the Grand Ole Opry when she was inducted in 1984.