Willie Nelson has announced the return of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour. The impending concert series will see the torchbearer welcome a star-studded lineup of musicians who will join him at select locations throughout the summer months.
On tour, Nelson’s will seek musical company from leading industry players such as Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, John Fogerty, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Whiskey Myers, Gov’t Mule, and more, at select stops.
The “On The Road Again” singer will also welcome accompaniment from Marcus King, Margo Price, Trampled By Turtles, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Kathleen Edwards, Flatland Cavalry, Kurt Vile and The Violators, Brittney Spencer and Particle Kid.
In a press release, Nelson offered, “I can’t wait to be on the road with the amazing group of artists joining us on this year’s Outlaw Music Festival Tour.” He continued, “It is always a great day of music and fun with family, friends and the incredible fans, and even more special this year in celebration of my 90th birthday.”
Prior to hitting the road on tour, Nelson will mark his 90th birthday at the Hollywood Bowl on April 29 and 30. The two-night celebration has been dubbed Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90, and arrives before the first stop of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour on June 23 at Somerset Amphitheater in Somerset, Wis.
For those interested in purchasing tickets, a pre-sale is set to commence on Wed. March 15 at 10 a.m. local.
Scroll down to view a complete list of tour stops.
Willie Nelson’s Outlaw Music Festival Tour:
June 23 – Somerset Amphitheater – Somerset, Wis.
June 24 – Alpine Valley Music Theatre – East Troy, Wis.
June 25 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, Mo.
June 29 – Walmart Amp – Rogers, Ark.
June 30 – Dos Equis Pavilion – Dallas
July 2 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – The Woodlands, Texas
July 28 – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, Md.
July 29 – Bethel Woods Center for the Arts – Bethel, N.Y.
July 30 – Darien Lake Amphitheater – Darien, N.Y.
August 2 – Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion – Gilford, N.H.
August 4 – Hersheypark Stadium – Hershey, Pa.
August 5 – TD Pavilion at The Mann – Philadelphia
August 6 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, N.J.
August 11 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland
August 12 – The Pavilion at Star Lake – Pittsburgh
August 13 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati