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George Strait, Kris Kristofferson and More to Perform at Star-Studded Willie Nelson Tribute Concert


Music City will honor country legend Willie Nelson on Jan. 12, 2019 with the star-studded "Willie: Life and Songs of an American Outlaw" tribute concert in Nashville.

The concert lineup is worthy of the 85-year-old icon. George Strait, Alison Krauss, Kris Kristofferson, The Avett Brothers, Jack Johnson, John Mellencamp, Lee Ann Womack, Lyle Lovett, Norah Jones, Sheryl Crow, Vince Gill and Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks will all take the stage at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena. Nelson will also perform during the event.

More performers and special guests will be announced in the coming weeks.

The concert is a presentation of Blackbird Presents.


"Willie and his songs mean everything to music artists and fans alike. Like Willie, they have inspired us to remain true to ourselves in every possible way. This incredible lineup of artists on this show is a testament to that," Blackbird Presents CEO Keith Wortman said in a press release.

Tickets for the concert will go on sale on Nov. 12 at 10 a.m. CT.

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Nelson released his 68th studio album My Waya tribute to Frank Sinatra, in September.


The country star also recently collaborated with Van Morrison for an unnamed project.

Nelson made headlines in September when he performed at a rally for Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke. The legendary performer sang new song "Vote 'Em Out," a tune that encouraged Americans to head to the polls on Election Day.

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