Willie Nelson is an American musician who rose to fame in the 1970s for his contributions to the outlaw country music of that era. Though the popularity of his music has dwindled over the years, he retains a strong fan base, largely driven by his status as an American pop culture icon. Nelson has recorded dozens of albums, appeared in an increasing number of movies and won nearly 40 awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 1999 Grammy ceremony.
Nelson has earned the status of being a “road dog,” touring extensively and performing hundreds of concerts year after year. He is a regular fixture of the American festival circuit and draws consistent audiences to his performances.
Multiple iconic musicians – including Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, and James Taylor – are teaming up for a benefit concert in Austin this week. The event, dubbed A Night For Austin, was organized by Nelson and his wife Annie, as well as Simon and Edie Brickell. It will take... Read more
Farm Aid founders Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp are uniting for a virtual edition of the annual benefit. “At Home With Farm Aid” will stream live on AXS TV and the Farm Aid website on Saturday, April 11 at 8 p.m. EST. The event will feature at-home... Read more
Willie Nelson and Neil Young will join the 2020 edition of Stephen Stills’ annual autism benefit concert Light Up The Blues. The event is set for May 30 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles and includes additional performances from Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Lucius and... Read more
Outlaw country legends Willie Nelson and Hank Williams Jr. are pegged to headline the inaugural Born & Raised Festival. The anticipated bash, which runs June 5-7 at Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor, Oklahoma, will feature nearly two dozen acts. Margo Price, Jamey Johnson, Whiskey Myers, Blackberry Smoke... Read more
Following a lineup leak last week, RodeoHouston organizers officially released the list of performers for this year’s highly-anticipated event. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is set to run from Tuesday, March 3 to Sunday, March 22 at the NRG Stadium. RodeoHouston will feature 17 performers, offering varying genres... Read more
Willie Nelson announced earlier this week that he would have to cancel his remaining tour dates due to a sudden breathing issue. However, he is now feeling better and will resume the trek in September. “I have a breathing problem that I need to have my doctor check out,”... Read more
Country superstar Willie Nelson was slated to kick-off a tour this weekend, but due to some recent breathing issues, he has called-off the shows. The 86-year-old took to Twitter last night, writing that he’s sorry to cancel the tour, but “I have a breathing problem that I need to... Read more
A U.S. Women’s National Soccer friendly match and U.S. Gymnastics Olympic trials are among tickets on general sale Thursday. The U.S. Women’s Soccer team will face off against the Korea Republic national team as the U.S. women continue their victory tour after their World Cup win. The U.S. Gymnastics... Read more
This year’s Farm Aid will stop in Wisconsin with headlining performances from country artists Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, and Dave Matthews to help the state’s struggling dairy farms. The event will take place on Friday, September 21 at the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in East Troy, a... Read more
Willie Nelson will grace the Venetian Theater in Las Vegas this fall for a new residency, “Vegas On My Mind.” The residency is set to kick-off on October 18 and will run for a limited time, with shows on October 19, 22, 23, 25, and 26. Nelson last visited... Read more