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Nelson extends Outlaw Music Festival

Monday, April 29, 2019 – Willie Nelson added dates to the second leg of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour 2019.,

The lineup includes Willie Nelson & Family, Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Luke Combs, Bonnie Raitt, The Avett Brothers, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Alison Krauss, Gov't Mule, Brothers Osborne, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

The second leg will begin in Gilford, N.H. on Sept. 6 and end on Sept. 22 in Cincinnati with additional dates and cities to be added.

Tickets for the general public go on sale Friday, May 3. Citi card members can purchase pre-sale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 30th at 10 a.m. local time until Thursday, May 2nd at 10 p.m. local time through Citi Entertainment.

"The second leg of the Outlaw Music Festival Tour with all my friends is going to be a blast," said Nelson. "We'll see you out there this summer."

The inaugural Outlaw Music Festival made its debut in 2016 in Scranton, Pa. featuring Willie Nelson & Family, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Sheryl Crow, Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Lee Ann Womack, and others. The one show became a touring festival in 2017 and 2018.

Tour dates this year are:
Sept. 6 - Gilford, N.H. - Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion with Willie Nelson & Family, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Brothers Osborne and artists TBA
Sept. 11 - Queens, N.Y. - Forest Hills Stadium with Willie Nelson & Family, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Alison Krauss and Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real

Sept. 13 - Philadelphia - the Mann Center with Willie Nelson & Family, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Gov't Mule and artists TBA

Sept. 14 - Virginia Beach, Va. - Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater with Willie Nelson & Family, Bonnie Raitt, The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real and artists TBA

Sept. 15 - Raleigh, N.C. - Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek with Willie Nelson & Family, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real and artists TBA

Sept. 10 - Indianapolis, Ind. - Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center with Willie Nelson & Family, Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, Alison Krauss, Brothers Osborne and artists TBA

Sept. 22 - Cincinnati - Riverbend Music Center with Willie Nelson & Family, Luke Combs, Bonnie Raitt, Brothers Osborne and artists TBA

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