Willie Nelson will be honored with a tribute concert, “Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw," at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on Jan. 12, 2019. An all-star cast of 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 Gillwill will pay tribute to Nelson. There will be additional performers revealed at a later date.
There will also be surprise guests and collaborations at the concert. The tribute concert will be filmed for a television special that will air on A&E next year.
Tickets for “Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw,” a production of Blackbird Presents, go on sale Monday, Nov. 12 at 10:00 a.m. CT.
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Article image: Willie Nelson performing in Redmond, Washington in 2008. (Minette Layne [CC BY-SA 2.0] via Wikimedia Commons.)