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 of the yr… 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 best hits carried out by right now’s greatest superstars. This main occasion will likely be filmed and recorded for a serious broadcast particular slated to air on A&E Network in 2019.

Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw will function star-studded performances by Willie Nelson, 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. Additional artists will likely be introduced within the coming weeks, together with shock visitors and unforgettable collaborations to be revealed on the present.

“Willie and his songs imply all the things to music artists and followers alike. Like Willie, they've impressed us to stay true to ourselves in each doable method. This unbelievable lineup of 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, by telephone at 800-745-3000, and the Bridgestone Arena field workplace. VIP packages together with nice seats and unique merchandise will likely be accessible. Citi is the official pre-sale bank card of Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw. As such, Citi card members could have entry to buy pre-sale tickets starting Thursday, November eighth at 10 am CT till Sunday, November 11th at 10 pm CT by way of Citi’s Private Pass program.

In his 85th yr, Willie Nelson is extra prolific than ever. In 2018 alone, he’s launched his 67th studio album, Last Man Standing, a stirring assortment of his favourite Sinatra songs, My Way, and headlined the biggest touring pageant in North America, Outlaw Music Festival. Nelson is America’s music hero. It’s exhausting to place into phrases what he means to singers, songwriters, musicians, and folks everywhere in the world. Through life’s ups and downs, heartbreaks and rewards, Nelson and his songs have been an expensive and fixed buddy to all of us. He’s a trusted father determine to thousands and thousands of Americans by lifting them up by way of Farm Aid and his annual July 4th Picnic. He’s the clear inspiration for dozens of right now’s greatest music stars from all genres of music.