Unique Austin legend Willie Nelson completes his 89th saunter across the solar on April 29. To honor him as he turns 90, the Hollywood Bowl is internet hosting “Lengthy Story Brief: Willie Nelson 90,” a two-day celebration that includes an eye-popping roster of high music trade expertise.
“I can’t consider a greater option to spend my ninetieth birthday than being surrounded by household, mates and naturally the followers who made this all doable,” Nelson stated in a information launch in regards to the occasion. “It is an honor to carry out with such an unimaginable group of artists at such an iconic venue.”
Photographs:Willie Nelson in Austin by the years
Who’s taking part in Lengthy Story Brief: Willie Nelson 90?
The lineup contains a veritable who’s who of musical icons who’ve been touched by the outlaw nation unique and lifelong hashish activist. Previous weapons like Neil Younger and Tom Jones will probably be joined by leaders of the present alt-country canon like Kacey Musgraves, Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton and Orville Peck. Cross-genre chart-toppers on the invoice embody Billy Strings, Miranda Lambert, Beck and Snoop Dogg.
Texans heading to the California bash embody Charley Crockett, Leon Bridges, Lyle Lovett, Norah Jones and The Chicks.
Here is the complete lineup for the occasion: Willie Nelson, Allison Russell, Beck, Billy Strings, Bobby Weir, Charley Crockett, Chris Stapleton, Edie Brickell, Kacey Musgraves, Leon Bridges, Lukas Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Margo Value, Miranda Lambert, Nathaniel Rateliff, Neil Younger, Norah Jones, Orville Peck, Particle Child, Rosanne Money, Sheryl Crow, Snoop Dogg, Sturgill Simpson, The Avett Brothers, The Chicks, The Lumineers, Tom Jones, Tyler Childers, Warren Haynes, Ziggy Marley.
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How a lot are tickets? Is there a pre-sale?
Ticket costs haven’t been introduced, however anticipate them costs to land someplace between most cost-effective clunker you’ll find on a really shady used automobile lot and your first-born little one.
Here is what the publicist says about tickets: Two-day packages for most people go on sale at midday CST Saturday, Jan. 28, at ticketmaster.com. All eligible Capital One Visa and Mastercard credit score and debit cardholders may have entry to unique presale tickets earlier than most people starting at 10 AM PT on Wednesday, Jan. 25. For full present particulars, together with info on journey packages, go to willienelson90.com.
Look ahead to Willie Nelson on the Grammys subsequent month
The 2023 Grammy Awards Ceremony is ready for Feb. 5. Grammy performers haven’t been introduced but, however there is a good likelihood that Willie, who has three solo Grammy nominations plus a nod for the self-titled Willie Nelson Household launch, will probably be within the constructing. The latter is a gospel album that options Nelson alongside his sister Bobbie, sons Lukas and Micah and daughters Paula and Amy.
Nelson can also be up for greatest nation solo efficiency for “Dwell Ceaselessly” off the Billy Joe Shaver tribute album that got here out final yr, and greatest nation album for “A Lovely Time.” The opening monitor and first single on that album, “I am going to Love You Until the Day I Die,” written by Rodney Crowell and Chris Stapleton, is up for greatest nation tune.