An all-star lineup has assembled to pay tribute to Willie Nelson, pictured right here, together with John Mellencamp and George Strait. File Photograph by Olivier Douliery/Pool |
John Mellencamp performs at Farm Support 2017 on September 16, 2017. File Photograph by Archie Carpenter/UPI |
George Strait seems backstage through the 49th annual Academy of Nation Music Awards on April 6, 2014. File Photograph by Jim Ruymen/UPI |
Nov. 8 (Bulletinstandard) — An all-star lineup of nation music stars together with John Mellencamp and George Strait are set to carry out at an upcoming tribute live performance for Willie Nelson.
Nelson, Alison Krauss, the Avett Brothers, Jack Johnson, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett, Norah Jones and the Little Willies, Sheryl Crow, Susan Tedeschi & Derek Vans and Vince Gill are additionally set to take the stage on Jan. 12 on the Bridgestone Area in Nashville.
Extra performers will likely be introduced at a later date.
The live performance, titled Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw, will characteristic the lineup performing a few of Nelson’s best hits. The occasion will likely be filmed for a tv particular that will likely be aired on A&E in 2019.
Tickets go on sale for most people on Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. CT by means of LiveNation.
Nelson launched his 68th studio album My Approach, in September. The album was a tribute to Frank Sinatra and adopted the discharge of Final Man Standing in April.