All-star Willie Nelson tribute to air on A&E | The Music Universe

George Strait, Lee Ann Womack, John Mellencamp are among the many superstars performing

Blackbird Presents, Mark Rothbaum, and Keith Wortman are proud to announce the live performance occasion the 12 months… Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw, A Willie Nelson All-Star Concert Celebration. This once-in-a-lifetime live performance will happen Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 7 pm CT on the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN. This historic occasion will honor residing legend Willie Nelson and have his biggest hits carried out by at present’s largest superstars. This main occasion can be filmed and recorded for a significant broadcast particular slated to air on A&E Network in 2019.

Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw will characteristic star-studded performances by Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, George Strait, Jack Johnson, John Mellencamp, Kris Kristferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett, Norah Jones and The Little Willies, Sheryl Crow, Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks, and Vince Gill. Additional artists can be introduced within the coming weeks, together with shock friends and unforgettable collaborations to be revealed on the present.

“Willie and his songs imply every part to music artists and followers alike. Like Willie, they’ve impressed us to stay true to ourselves in each potential approach. This unimaginable lineup artists on this present is a testomony to that,” says Blackbird Presents CEO Keith Wortman.

Tickets go on sale Monday, November 12th at 10 am CT on-line at LiveNation.com, by telephone at 800-745-3000, and the Bridgestone Arena field fice. VIP packages together with nice seats and unique merchandise can be accessible. Citi is the ficial pre-sale bank card Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw. As such, Citi card members can have entry to buy pre-sale tickets starting Thursday, November eighth at 10 am CT till Sunday, November 11th at 10 pm CT via Citi’s Private Pass program.

In his 85th 12 months, Willie Nelson is extra prolific than ever. In 2018 alone, he’s launched his 67th studio album, Last Man Standing, a stirring assortment his favourite Sinatra songs, My Way, and headlined the biggest touring competition in North America, Outlaw Music Festival. Nelson is America’s music hero. It’s laborious to place into phrases what he means to singers, songwriters, musicians, and other people all around the world. Through life’s ups and downs, heartbreaks and rewards, Nelson and his songs have been a pricey and fixed good friend to all us. He’s a trusted father determine to thousands and thousands Americans by lifting them up via Farm Aid and his annual July 4th Picnic. He’s the clear inspiration for dozens at present’s largest music stars from all genres music.