Nelson postpones shows due to COVID
Friday, May 6, 2022 – Willie Nelson had to cancel several dates because a member of the band has COVID, he announced today.
"Due to a positive Covid case in the Willie Nelson Family Band, the Franklin, TN show at the FirstBank Amphitheater tonight and the Brandon Amphitheater in Brandon, MS on May 7 will be postponed to June 17 in Brandon, MS and June 19 in Franklin, TN. Both postponed shows will feature the entire original line-up including Willie Nelson and Family, Charley Crockett and Drayton Farley. The performance at the New Orleans Jazz Festival scheduled on May 8 will be canceled."
Nelson will be back on the road on May 27 in New Braunfels, Texas for the first of two shows.
Nelson will be back on the road his summer for the Outlaw Music Festival.
More news for Willie Nelson
- 03/14/23: Willie's Outlaw Music Fest returns
- 02/01/23: Nelson nominated for Rock & RolL Hall of Fame
- 01/24/23: Willie celebrates 90th with a lot of help from his friends
- 01/17/23: Never slowing down, Nelson covers Howard
- 11/18/22: Strings, Smith, McCreery, Nelson deliver new releases
- 10/13/22: Nelson releases live version of "Angel Flying Too Close to the Ground
- 09/15/22: "Willie Nelson Live at Budokan" sees light of day 38 years later
- 07/01/22: Nelson announces book on friendship with drummer
CD reviews for Willie Nelson
They say if you love what you do, you'll never have to work a day in your life. Just ask 89-year-old Willie Nelson. Within recent history, he's been releasing records at a clip far younger people can only envy, at over an album a year. A tribute album to Frank Sinatra? Absolutely. Traditional hymns? Sure. Another tribute album to Frank Sinatra? You can't make this stuff up. Beginning with the 2017 "God's Problem Child" record, Willie started musically pondering the meaning of life. ...
Willie Nelson's decades-old explorations into the Great American Songbook continue with his second Frank Sinatra tribute in less than three years - the solid and satisfying "That's Life." As with its 2018 predecessor "My Way," Nelson once again joined forces with the production team of Buddy Cannon and Matt Rollings. Like that previous outing, Rollings' "That's Life" arrangements don't go far afield from those found on the tracks popularized by Sinatra. ...
It's been obvious for some time now that Willie Nelson is essentially super human. At the age of 87, he's as active as ever, a wizened presence, spiritual icon and guiding light for all those that adore country music and Americana. His prowess and proficiency remain undiminished, and the multiple albums he releases on a regular basis attest to the fact that he's not ready to retire any time soon...or ever even as far as that goes. While many of Nelson's recent works ...
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