UPDATED March 19 at 8:40 p.m.: This tale now involves a are residing circulation of the live performance.
Willie Nelson is obviously now not on the twin carriageway over again. But he’s performing tonight with a miniature encourage from dozens of his friends, including Dallas’ Paul Cauthen and Edie Brickell, her husband Paul Simon, Lucinda Williams, Jewel, Margo Mark and Nathaniel Rateliff.
The are residing-streamed live performance, titled “‘Til Further Seek for,” started at 6 p.m. on Fb, Twitch and the online page for “Success Reunion,” the annual festival Nelson leads, which changed into as soon as canceled this one year amid the coronavirus crisis.
“‘Til Further Seek for” rose from the ashes of the festival, held each March strategy the Purple Headed Stranger’s ranch in Success, northwest of Austin. Some musicians will fabricate tonight at Austin’s Arlyn Studios, even though most could be singing from their very own residing rooms and residential studios.
Nelson is determined to head on at 11:15 p.m. The elephantine program is on hand right here.
Whereas the match is free, followers are encouraged to donate thru a “digital tip jar.” Pointers could be divided equally amongst all performers, with artists encouraged to donate proceeds to charities and diversified musicians, in keeping with a press liberate.
Hosted by Asleep on the Wheel leader Ray Benson, the match additionally ingredients Nelson’s sons Lukas and Micah, nation singer Randy Houser, the indie pop band Lucius, soul singer Devon Gilfillian, Austin alt-nation rocker David Ramirez and others.
Nelson had been scheduled to begin the Texas Rangers’ new Globe Life Subject in Arlington on Saturday as section of a live performance headlined by Chris Stapleton. Like so many displays, it changed into as soon as assign on support which ability of the coronavirus pandemic. Promoters announced it’s been rescheduled for Nov. 21.
The 86-one year-outmoded singer has been busy currently, collecting his ninth Grammy award in January for the title song to closing one year’s album Breeze Me Wait on House. On July 3, he’ll liberate his seventieth solo studio album, First Rose of Spring.