Willie Nelson is about to carry again his (practically) annual 4th of July Picnic this summer time. A Texas custom because it first launched in 1973, the occasion took 2020 off and went digital final yr; now, it’s set to happen at Austin’s Q2 Stadium (house of the Austin Soccer Membership) with a heavy-hitting nine-act invoice.
Along with Nelson himself performing along with his Household Band, the 10-hour live performance will see units from Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, latest Grammy winners Brothers Osborne, Allison Russell, Tyler Childers, Charley Crockett, Micah Nelson’s band Particle Child, Steve Early & The Dukes, and Asleep on the Wheel.
At 88 years outdated, Nelson has a hell of a yr lined up. The nation icon will drop his new album, A Lovely Time, on April twenty ninth — his 89th birthday. He’ll assist the discharge with numerous outdoor-only concert events (Q2 is certainly an open-air stadium), in addition to the Outlaw Music Competition Tour going down this summer time with a rotating lineup of assist together with Isbell, Russell, Earl, Crockett, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Evening Sweats, Chris Stapleton, The Avett Brothers, and extra. There’s additionally the “To Willie: A Birthday Celebration” live performance set for Nelson’s personal Luck Ranch set to be hosted by Bruce Robison and have performances from Nelson, Rateliff, Margo Value, Robert Earl Eager, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Vincent Neil Emerson.
Get tickets to all of Nelson’s upcoming concert events right here.