Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic returns to Austin

Lineup includes Nelson, Luke Combs, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, and more

C3 Presents and Circuit of The Americas (COTA) are proud to announce the return of Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic to Circuit of The Americas. The legendary Willie Nelson plays host to one of America’s most celebrated festivals, and the 4th of July Picnic returns to COTA for the fifth year in Austin.

The 46th edition of the picnic takes place at the Circuit of The Americas’ Austin360 Amphitheater on Thursday, July 4th. The all-day event on America’s birthday features performances from artists on two stages, including Willie Nelson & Family, Luke Combs, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Hayes Carll, Colter Wall, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Gene Watson, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Bush, Folk Uke, Raelyn Nelson Band and The Casey Kristofferson Band.

This year’s 4th of July Picnic will again feature two stages: the main Austin360 Amphitheater stage and a second stage located on the Grand Plaza. The Grand Plaza will have picnic tables where fans can eat, drink, celebrate, and watch their favorite artists, as well as a shopping area featuring a variety of Texas-based vendors. This year’s picnic will again put on a special fireworks display to commemorate the show and celebrate America’s birthday.

Tickets are priced at $99.50 for the GA Pit Section and Reserved Seat Section in front of the stage. Reserved bowl tickets are $79.50-$99.50 and $45.00 for H-E-B General Admission Lawn. There are also a limited number of special VIP packages available for sale featuring premium tickets within the Austin360 Amphitheater, access to the Luck Lounge, with complimentary Anheuser-Busch offerings and limited edition commemorative event t-shirts. Packages are priced starting at $199. All tickets will go on sale Friday, April 5th at 10 a.m. CST and will be available at ticketmaster.com, thecircuit.com, or they can be charged by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

Standard parking lots at Circuit of The Americas open at 10 am and gates to the Austin360 Amphitheater will open at 11 am. Standard parking is included in the price of the ticket. Premium parking, bus parking, RV parking, as well as campsites are also available for purchase at the time tickets are purchased.

Author: Buddy Iahn

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