An emotional performance by Miranda Lambert Thursday night in Saskatoon moved some fans to tears.
The country star had Saskatoon’s Sasktel Centre lit up with the crowd swaying as she sang her 2016 hit Tin Man in tribute to the victims of the Las Vegas massacre.
Lambert said the world needed a little joy in it after Sunday night’s mass shooting in the U.S., repeating the message she tweeted out to her fans earlier this week: music is medicine.
“I’ve spent the last few days with a heavy, heavy heart. And I know there are more days like that to come.”
Concert-goer Ashlee Babiy said she cried during the performance.
“I’m such a huge fan of hers and she’s such a real person so I find that if there was something that kind of affected her, she really takes that in and portrays that emotion,” she said.
— Miranda Lambert (@mirandalambert) 4 October 2017
Along with the emotional tribute to country music fans whose lives were taken in Las Vegas, Lambert’s show also delivered plenty of moments for the crowd to cut loose.
The Texas-born singer sang old favorites like Kerosene and Little Red Wagon but also ventured into newer songs like Vice and We Should Be Friends.
Couples could be seen two-stepping and twirling when Lambert performed White Liar.
Lambert again encouraged her fans to take solace in music during a break before she performed All Kinds of Kinds.
“I want you to take a second to think about you and who you are. What you look like, what you stand for, where you come from and I want you to celebrate it. Because it takes all kinds of kinds to make this crazy world go around.”