Turnpike Troubadours’ Evan Felker, Wife Staci Felker Welcome a Baby Girl
Former Turnpike Troubadours frontman Evan Felker and his wife, Staci, welcomed a baby girl recently. Staci shared the news on social media, revealing not only their new child, but that they are back together as a married couple.
The reunion is stunning news on its own — Staci Felker filed for divorce in early 2018 and it was finalized (according to People) by year's end. Rumors of his relationship with Miranda Lambert coincided with the crumbling of the marriage. The two singers were on tour together with Little Big Town that summer and were photographed together several times off stage, although they never confirmed a romance.
On Instagram, Staci Felker alluded to something happening between her husband and another woman, but overall maintained a thread of support for the singer-songwriter. He has since come clean about several personal issues, including addiction, and says he's gotten sober and is enjoying life like never before. These issues are what caused the Turnpike Troubadours to go on indefinite hiatus in 2019.
Staci Felker has only six photos from the last year on her Instagram, including one from March 2020 that indicates she's found some peace and comfort, courtesy of a gift from someone she says she needs. The picture (see below) stands out amid this news of a baby. Evangelina Hartford Felker is the couple's first child. Her birthdate is not known, but she looks to be a bit older than newborn.
"Y'all welcome my husband #EvanFelker back to my grid after a few years off," Staci writes. "he's here to introduce our first born." The accompanying pictures feature them as a loving family of three.
Musically, most who followed the Turnpike Troubadours believe there will be no reunion. Felker has appeared on a few stages in recent months, but his next musical steps are not known.
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