Additional acts added to Willie Nelson tribute

Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw will be January 12th in Nashville

Music stars Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, Jimmy Buffett, Bobby Bare, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Micah Nelson, Nathaniel Rateliff, Ray Benson, and Steve Earle have been added to the all-star lineup of Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw, A Willie Nelson All-Star Concert Celebration. They join previously announced performers Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, George Strait, Jack Johnson, John Mellencamp, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett, Norah Jones and The Little Willies, Sheryl Crow, Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks, and Vince Gill.

This once-in-a-lifetime concert event will take place Saturday, January 12th at 7 pm CT at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This historic event will honor living legend Willie Nelson and feature his greatest hits performed by today’s biggest superstars.

The event will be filmed for a broadcast television special to premiere on A&E Network in 2019.

Additional tickets have just been released and are on sale now online at livenation.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, and at the Bridgestone Arena box office. VIP packages including great seats and exclusive merchandise are also available.

“Willie and his songs mean everything to music artists and fans alike. Like Willie, they have inspired us to remain true to ourselves in every possible way. This incredible lineup of artists on this show is a testament to that,” says Blackbird Presents CEO Keith Wortman.

In his 85th year, Willie Nelson is more prolific than ever. In 2018 alone, he’s released his 67th studio album, Last Man Standing, a stirring collection of his favorite Sinatra songs, My Way, and headlined the largest touring festival in North America with his Outlaw Music Festival. Nelson is America’s music hero. It’s hard to put into words what he means to singers, songwriters, musicians, and people all over the world. Through life’s ups and downs, heartbreaks and rewards, Nelson and his songs have been a dear and constant friend to all of us. He’s a trusted father figure to millions of Americans by lifting them up through Farm Aid and his annual July 4th Picnic He’s the clear inspiration for dozens of today’s biggest music stars from all genres of music.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.

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