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Willie Nelson, Sturgill Simpson Announced For 2018 Outlaw Music Festival Tour

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Willie Nelson just announced the lineup for his 2018 Outlaw Music Festival Tour, a rowdy celebration of the best in Americana and country music.

The nine-city tour will include special guests at every stop. Nelson will headline every show on the tour. Sturgill Simpson, Alison Krauss, Old Crow Medicine Show, Elvis Costello, Brandi Carlile, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, JD McPherson, The Head and the Heart, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats and Particle Kid are among the artists who will join the legendary artist for one or more tour dates. Each concert features a rotating lineup of artists.

The first leg of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour will kick off on May 25 in North Carolina and end in Texas in early July. Tickets for the festival will go on sale Friday, March 16.

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The tour builds on last year’s successful Outlaw Music Festival Tour, which included Bob Dylan, Sheryl Crow, Margo Price and Jason Isbell. The first Outlaw Music Festival was held in 2016.

The festival will wrap just in time for yet another Willie Nelson party. Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Party kicks off in Austin just three days after the final tour date.

2018 Outlaw Music Festival Tour Dates:

May 25 – Raleigh, NC – Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, Alison Krauss, Delta Rae

May 26 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Brandi Carlile, Old Crow Medicine Show

May 27 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, Elvis Costello & The Imposters

June 22 – Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, The Head and the Heart, Old Crow Medicine Show

June 23 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, The Head and the Heart, Old Crow Medicine Show, JD McPherson

June 24 – Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, The Head and the Heart, Old Crow Medicine Show

June 29 – Little Rock, AR – Verizon Arena

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, The Head and the Heart, Ryan Bingham, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid
June 30 – Dallas, TX – Starplex Pavilion

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, Ryan Bingham, The Head and the Heart, Edie Brickell and New Bohemians, The Wild Feathers, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

July 1 – The Woodlands, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, The Head and the Heart, Ryan Bingham, Edie Brickell & New Bohemians, The Wild Feathers, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

 

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