Willie Nelson To Celebrate 90th With All-Star Concert

27 January 2023 | 12:01 pm | Staff Writer

Willie Nelson turns 90 on April 29.

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Texas troubadour, Willie Nelson will celebrate his 90th birthday with his friends and family at an all-star two-day concert at the Hollywood Bowl this April.

The GRAMMY-winning country icon's milestone birthday party will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 29th and 30th, 2023 and feature Nelson and dozens of performers, including Chris Stapleton, Miranda Lambert, The Chicks, Kacey Musgraves and many more.

“I can’t think of a better way to spend my 90th birthday than being surrounded by family, friends and of course the fans who made this all possible,” Nelson said in a statement. “It’s an honour to perform with such an incredible group of artists at such an iconic venue.”

Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90, A Star-Studded Concert Celebrating Willie’s 90th Birthday will also include performances by Neil Young, Rosanne Cash, Snoop Dogg, Allison Russell, Beck, Billy Strings, Charley Crockett, Lyle Lovett, Bobby Weir, Edie Brickell, Leon Bridges, Lukas Nelson, Margo Price, Nathaniel Rateliff, Norah Jones, Orville Peck, Particle Kid, Sheryl Crow, Sturgill Simpson, The Avett Brothers, The Lumineers, Tom Jones, Tyler Childers, Warren Haynes and Ziggy Marley.

Additional artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

The event is executive produced by Nelson’s manager Mark Rothbaum, Blackbird Presents’ Keith Wortman, Bill Silva, Live Nation’s Brian Smith, and Creative Artists Agency.

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According to the press release, “each night will be a unique experience, featuring once-in-a-lifetime performances and unforgettable collaborations to be revealed at the show.”

Six decades into his career, the singer-songwriter, author and activist is still going strong, with a new album — I Don't Know a Thing About Love — coming in March and a five-part documentary premiering at the Sundance Film Festival. He's also nominated for ‘Best Country Solo Performance’ (Live Forever), ‘Best Country Song’ (I’ll Love You Till the Day I Die) and ‘Best Country Album’ (A Beautiful Time) at this year’s GRAMMY Awards.

The country music icon turns 90 on April 29.

Two-day packages for the general public go on sale Saturday, January 28, at 10 AM PT. 

For complete show details, including information on travel packages, go to willienelson90.com.