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Willie Nelson’s Musical Legacy to Be Honored With Nashville Concert

The musical legacy of Willie Nelson will be honored at a special concert event featuring George Strait, Sheryl Crow, and many more.

Written by Lauren Laffer
Willie Nelson’s Musical Legacy to Be Honored With Nashville Concert
AUSTIN, TX - JULY 04: Singer-songwriter Willie Nelson performs onstage during the 44th Annual Willie Nelson 4th of July Picnic at Austin360 Amphitheater on July 4, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)

Willie Nelson has cemented himself within the landscape of modern music, creating a complete collection of songs that resonate with fans worldwide. His catalog of music will be celebrated when Blackbird Presents hosts Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw, A Willie Nelson All-Star Concert Celebration is held in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on January 12, 2019.

“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.

 

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Helping celebrate Nelson’s legacy will be 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, with a special performance from the singer himself. Additional acts, special guests and once-in-a-lifetime collaborations will be announced in the coming weeks.

The show will be recorded and air on the A&E Network in 2019.

Tickets for the historic concert are on sale now at livenation.com or by phone at 800-745-3000. VIP packages will also be available for purchase.