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Willie Nelson Celebrates ninetieth Birthday with All-Star Live performance: Video + Setlist

Willie Nelson Celebrates ninetieth Birthday with All-Star Live performance: Video + Setlist

Willie Nelson Celebrates 90th Birthday with All-Star Concert: Video + Setlist

Willie Nelson’s ninetieth birthday celebration gathered an eclectic group of well-wishers together with Neil Younger, Snoop Dogg, and The Chicks for the primary of two performances at Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl on Saturday. Watch fan-captured footage from the occasion under.

“Lengthy Story Quick: Willie Nelson 90, A Star-Studded Live performance Celebrating Willie’s ninetieth Birthday” kicked off with maybe the roster’s youngest performer, Billy Strings, who performed two Shotgun Willie staples, “Whiskey River” and “Keep a Little Longer.” He later returned to again Bob Weir on a rendition of “Blue Eyes Crying within the Rain” from Nelson’s basic 1975 LP, Crimson Headed Stranger, which obtained additional appears to be like from the likes of Norah Jones, Beck, and Tyler Childers.

Nation as a style was nicely represented between The Chicks, Margo Worth, Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, and extra, however the set additionally spanned Nelson’s many musical phases and phases with covers from Tom Jones, Leon Bridges, Edie Brickell, and Ziggy Marley. Kris Kristofferson, Nelson’s one-time bandmate as a part of The Highwaymen supergroup, appeared alongside Rosanne Money, daughter of fellow Highwaymen member Johnny Money, to duet on “Loving Her Was Simpler (Than Something I’ll Ever Do Once more).”

Only one week after delivering his first dwell efficiency in 4 years, Neil Younger took the stage once more for one more Buffalo Springfield reunion with Stephen Stills, rattling off “For What It’s Value” and “Lengthy Might You Run” earlier than inviting up the brand new nonagenarian to play the 1985 Nelson-Younger collaboration, “Are There Any Extra Actual Cowboys?” The nation legend, who remained seated and strumming on Set off, took over as host and introduced out George Strait to play a little bit of want achievement together with his visitor’s 2019 single, “Sing One With Willie.” The pair then revived Nelson’s iconic duet with the late Merle Haggard, “Pancho and Lefty.”

For one of many evening’s closing birthday needs, Nelson known as for Snoop Dogg to “come out right here and assist me roll one up.” The 2 sat collectively to carry out 2012’s “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me Once I Die,” that includes some nation crooning from each, plus Snoop’s dubbing of Nelson’s long-time harmonica participant Mickey Raphael as “Slick Mick.”

Nelson addressed the gang by joking, “I wish to thank all of the artists who got here out tonight to assist have fun no matter it’s we’re celebrating,” and the viewers was certain to clear up the confusion by singing again “Comfortable Birthday.” He wrapped Night time 1 of “Willie Nelson 90” with a gaggle rendition of his regular nearer, “Will the Circle Be Unbroken?” and a canopy of Mac Davis’ “It’s Laborious to Be Humble.”

Owen Wilson, Helen Mirren, Ethan Hawke, and Jennifer Garner served as rotating emcees all through the live performance, whereas the home band was led by Don Was and in addition featured Nelson’s sons, Lukas and Micah. The second evening of birthday celebrations is ready to characteristic Dave Matthews, Kacey Musgraves, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, and extra.

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Billy Strings – Whiskey River (Johnny Bush)
Billy Strings – Keep a Little Longer (Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys)
Charley Crockett – The Get together’s Over
Micah Nelson and Daniel Lanois – The Ghost
Lyle Lovett – Whats up Partitions
Edie Brickell and Charlie Sexton – Bear in mind Me (When the Candlelights Are Gleaming) (Lulu Belle & Scotty)
Margo Worth and Nathaniel Rateliff – Take Again the Weed (Willie Nelson and Leon Russell)
Beck – Fingers on the Wheel (Will Callery)
Norah Jones – Down Yonder (L. Wolfe Gilbert)
Warren Haynes – Midnight Rider (The Allman Brothers Band)
Roseanne Money and Kris Kristofferson – Loving Her Was Simpler (Than Something I’ll Ever Do Once more)
Lukas Nelson – Angel Flying Too Near the Floor
Leon Bridges and Gary Clark Jr. – Night time Life
Gary Clark Jr. – Texas Flood (Larry Davis)
Jack Johnson – Willie Acquired Me Stoned and Took All My Cash
Tyler Childers – Therapeutic Fingers of Time
Tyler Childers – Time of the Preacher
Ziggy Marley – Nonetheless Is Nonetheless Transferring to Me
Tom Jones – Alternative to Cry
Jamey Johnson – Dwell Perpetually
Bob Weir – Blue Eyes Crying within the Rain (Elton Britt and The Skytoppers)
The Chicks – Bloody Mary Morning
The Lumineers – A Music for You (Leon Russell)
Sturgill Simpson – I’d Have To Be Loopy
Miranda Lambert – Mammas Don’t Let Your Infants Develop As much as Be Cowboys (Ed Bruce)
Chris Stapleton – The Final Factor I Wanted the First Factor This Morning (Gary P. Nunn)
Chris Stapleton – You Have been At all times on My Thoughts (Gwen McCrae)
Neil Younger and Stephen Stills – Lengthy Might You Run (The Stills–Younger Band)
Neil Younger and Stephen Stills – For What It’s Value (Buffalo Springfield)
Willie Nelson and Neil Younger with Stephen Stills – Are There Any Extra Actual Cowboys?
Willie Nelson with George Strait – Sing One With Willie (George Strait)
Willie Nelson with George Strait – Pancho & Lefty (Townes van Zandt)
Willie Nelson with Snoop Dogg – Roll Me Up and Smoke Me Once I Die
Willie Nelson – On the Highway Once more
Willie Nelson – Will the Circle Be Unbroken? / I’ll Fly Away
Willie Nelson – It’s Laborious to Be Humble (Mac Davis)

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