From the venue:
From being cradled as a baby in the arms of Roy Orbison, to performing a duet with Willie Nelson, you would think that Tami Neilson lived a country music fantasy life.
However, in between these monumental occurrences, The Neilson Family Band, with Tami’s parents, and two brothers, had to busk in the streets of small-town Ontario in order to put food on the table. She opened for Johnny Cash,at 18 years old, in her pajamas.
“King of Country Music” reveals her country music lineage: singing with Queen of Country music Kitty Wells at the age of 10. The story of Tami Neilson is just taking shape, from her humble beginnings and tireless work ethic, and success on her own terms. Tami Neilson is now using her voice to be a game changer, a cage shaker, a Kingmaker.