Once-in-a-lifetime all-star live performance honors Willie Nelson
Blackbird Presents proclaims that iconic singer-songwriter Dave Matthews joins the all-star lineup of artists acting at Willie: Life & Songs Of An American Outlaw, a once-in-a-lifetime live performance occasion set to happen Saturday, January 12th at 7 pm CT at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.
Matthews joins an already-epic lineup of music stars that includes Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, Bobby Bare, Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, George Strait, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Jimmy Buffett, John Mellencamp, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lukas Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Margo Price, Micah Nelson, Nathaniel Rateliff, Norah Jones and The Little Willies, Ray Benson, Sheryl Crow, Steve Earle, Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks and Vince Gill.
GRAMMY Award-winning Dave Matthews Band has bought greater than 22 million tickets because the band’s inception and a collective 38 million CDs and DVDs mixed. It is the primary group in historical past to have seven consecutive studio albums debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 together with their newest launch, Come Tomorrow. Matthews has been on the Board of Directors of Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid since 2001, the place the songwriting professionals first cemented their friendship. Matthews instructed Rolling Stone, of Nelson, again in 2009, “He genuinely has concern for the folks round and the people who know him. The extra you already know him, the extra he’s like that. He has written so many profound songs that I feel there are kind of two completely different folks, no less than. The one that's this wonderful contributor to the historical past of American music however then additionally this voice for the folks.”
The occasion shall be filmed for a broadcast tv particular to premiere on A&E Network in 2019.
Tickets are on sale now at livenation.com, by telephone at 800-745-3000, and on the Bridgestone Arena Box Office.