Nelson returns to touring July 4, not playing Massachusetts
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Nelson returns to touring July 4, not playing Massachusetts

Tuesday, July 2, 2024 – Willie Nelson will return to the stage this Thursday at his annual July 4th shindig after being ill.

Nelson, 91, announced on Friday that he was cleared by doctors to resume touring this week. However, he will play the show tonight in Mansfield, Mass. Instead, his son Lukas Nelson and Family will replace him. Nelson and band will play some of Willie's songs along with their own.

Willie posted this afternoon, "Willie is looking forward to seeing everyone on July 4. He will not be performing in Mansfield today."

Bob Dylan, Allison Krauss + Robert Plant and Celisse will perform as scheduled in Massachusetts.

It was not disclosed the exact nature of Nelson's illness.

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