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Willie Nelson Adds New Dates For 2018 Outlaw Music Festival Tour

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Earlier this year, Willie Nelson announced the first round of dates for his popular Outlaw Music Festival Tour.  Nelson has now added a new set of dates for fans in the northeast.

The first leg of the tour will kick off in Raleigh, N.C. on May 25. On Sept. 7, Willie and Family will get back on the road, kicking off the second leg in Burgettstown, Pa.

Rock legends Van Morrison and Neil Young will join the tour. Van Morrison will join for four of the newly announced tour dates, while Neil Young will perform for one date in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Young will be joined onstage by Lukas Nelson’s band, Promise of the Real. The Tedeschi Trucks Band is another new addition to the lineup.

Sturgill Simpson, Alison Krauss, Old Crow Medicine Show, Elvis Costello, Ryan Bingham, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Margo Price and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats are among the artists joining Nelson for select tour dates.

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It’s yet another busy year for Willie Nelson. The country legend will release his new album Last Man Standing on April 27, just two days before his  85th birthday.

Just a few days after wrapping the first leg of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour, Nelson’s annual Fourth of July Picnic will kick off in Austin.

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

September 7 – Burgettstown, Pa. – KeyBank Pavilion

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Van Morrison, Sturgill Simpson, Brandi Carlile, The Commonheart, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 8 – Hershey, Pa. – Hersheypark Stadium

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Van Morrison, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sturgill Simpson, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 9 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – Budweiser Stadium

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sturgill Simpson, Terra Lightfoot, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 14 – Scranton, Pa. – The Pavilion at Montage Mountain

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Van Morrison, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 15 – Camden, N.J. – BB&T Pavilion

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Van Morrison, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 16 – Holmdel, N.J. – PNC Bank Arts Center

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sturgill Simpson, Greensky Bluegrass, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 21 – Mansfield, Mass. – Xfinity Center

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Sturgill Simpson, Nathaniel Ratliff and the Night Sweats, Margo Price, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

Sept. 23 – Saratoga Springs, N.Y. – Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Feat. Willie Nelson and Family, Neil Young with Promise of the Real, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Particle Kid

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