Country icon Willie Nelson will be paid tribute at a star-studded concert at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on January 12. 

The tribute concert— dubbed “Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw” —will feature newly announced performances by Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, Jimmy Buffett, Bobby Bare, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Micah Nelson, Nathaniel Rateliff, Ray Benson and Steve Earle. 

Previously announced were superstar performers including 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.

Willie himself is also set to take the stage. The event will honor Nelson, and will also feature some of his greatest hits performed by today’s biggest artists. The concert will be televised on A&E at a later date in 2019.

Additional tickets have been released and are on sale at the link here.

Chris Stapleton, Emmylou Harris Join Growing Willie Nelson Tribute Lineup


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