Lana Del Rey, the 38-year-old singer-songwriter, surprised fans by singing a cover of Tammy Wynette‘s classic country song, Stand By Your Man at Robert’s Western World, a renowned 150-capacity dive bar. This unexpected performance showcased her versatility beyond just her work in music and her shifts at Waffle House.
If you guys cheer loud enough, she might move all the way to Nashville, Tennessee. She is a sensation, she is the most country motherf—er in Robert’s tonight, Lana Del Rey,the summertime sadness singer received a heartfelt introduction,
as she walked up on the dive bar stage.
Lana Del Rey, dressed in a bow-adorned hair, sweater, floral skirt, and cowboy boots, delighted the audience by singing Tammy Wynette’s 1968 country-pop hit Stand By Your Man at Robert’s Western World. She seemed to confirm with the guitarist that the band knew the song before taking the microphone. Del Rey’s smiling demeanor and powerful rendition of the song’s chorus added to the excitement of the surprise performance.
During Lana Del Rey‘s performance at Robert’s Western World in Nashville, clips showed many patrons enthusiastically singing and dancing along to her cover of Tammy Wynette’s Stand By Your Man. This song had been controversial in the past due to its perceived message about women staying with their husbands despite wrongdoing, although Wynette herself insisted it was a pretty love song. Del Rey had previously performed the cover at a concert in Arkansas. She also referenced Wynette’s marriage, which lasted from 1969 to 1975, in her 2021 Chemtrails Over the Country Club collaboration with country singer Nikki Lane on the track, Breaking Up Slowly.
Lana Del Rey has announced a limited run of North American tour dates in 2023. These concerts will support her ninth studio album, Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd, which was released in March. The tour includes 10 cities, primarily in the Southern United States, starting on September 14th at the FirstBank Amphitheater in Franklin, Tennessee. Rey will then perform in cities like Austin, Texas, Tampa, Florida, Pittsburgh, and others before concluding the tour on October 5th in Charleston, West Virginia, at the Charleston Coliseum.