Willie Nelson announces Outlaw Music Festival 2021

Lineup includes Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, The Avett Brothers and more

Willie Nelson, Blackbird Presents, Live Nation and the Outlaw Music Festival Tour are thrilled to be back on the road again. Nelson will once again be live and in concert with his family and friends, including Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, The Avett Brothers, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams, Ryan Bingham, Margo Price, Yola, Kathleen Edwards, Ida Mae, and more as part of the 14-stop tour starting this summer.

The festival kicks off August 22nd in Austin, TX and wraps October 24th in Wheatland, CA. The festival contains a rotating lineup that also hits Philadelphia, Virginia Beach, Atlanta, Phoenix, San Diego and others.

“The Outlaw Music Festival Tour has always been about family and friends coming together for a great day of music and fun, and with the amazing group of artists joining us, this year promises to be our most special Outlaw Tour to date. I just can’t wait to get back on the road again,” Nelson shares.

Tickets for the general public go on sale Thursday, May 27th at 10 am local time via Ticketmaster. VIP packages including great seats and exclusive festival merchandise will be available. Citi is the official presale credit card of the Outlaw Music Festival. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, May 25th at 10 am local until Wednesday, May 26th at 10 pm local through Citi Entertainment.

Select festival dates will include the Outlaw Village featuring a unique range of crafts by local artisans to providing music fans in each city with an unforgettable concert experience.

The inaugural Outlaw Music Festival made its debut in 2016 in Scranton, PA. The sold out show was so well received that Blackbird and Nelson have developed it into one of North America’s biggest annual touring franchises. Musicians such as Robert Plant, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Eric Church, Bonnie Raitt, Luke Combs, Sheryl Crow, Sturgill Simpson, The Avett Brothers and many more have been a part of the Outlaw Tour, sharing unforgettable music memories and unique vendor villages with local food, drinks and shopping in Live Nation amphitheaters across the country.

Outlaw Musti Festival 2021 Tour Dates:

August 22 – Austin, TX @ Germania Insurance Amphitheater — Willie Nelson & Family, Chris Stapleton, Ryan Bingham, Yola
September 10 – Gilford, NH @ Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Gov’t Mule, Margo Price
September 11 – Philadelphia, PA @ TD Pavilion at the Mann — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Gov’t Mule, Margo Price
September 12 – Saratoga, NY @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Gov’t Mule, Margo Price
September 17 – Virginia Beach, VA @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Gov’t Mule, Margo Price
September 18 – Raleigh, NC @ Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Gov’t Mule, Margo Price
September 19 – Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Gov’t Mule, Margo Price
September 22 – Atlanta, GA @ Ameris Bank Amphitheatre — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
September 24 – Columbia, MD @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — Willie Nelson & Family, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Gov’t Mule
October 15 – Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion — Willie Nelson & Family, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams, Ida Mae
October 16 – Irvine, CA @ FivePoint Amphitheatre — Willie Nelson & Family, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams, Ida Mae
October 17 – San Diego, CA @ Cal Coast Credit Union Amphitheater — Willie Nelson & Family, The Avett Brothers, Ida Mae
October 23 – Mountain View, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheatre — Willie Nelson & Family, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams, Ida Mae
October 24 – Wheatland, CA @ Toyota Amphitheatre — Willie Nelson & Family, The Avett Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Lucinda Williams, Ida Mae

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