Willie Nelson Announces Details For Annual 4th Of July Picnic
John Davisson – Willie Nelson
SXSW, Austin, TX
Nothing says America quite like baseball, apple pie, fireworks … and Willie Nelson. After all, the beloved outlaw country singer has been hosting his annual 4th of July Picnic for nearly 50 years.
The lineup was unveiled today for the 46th edition, featuring Willie Nelson & Family, Luke Combs, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Alison Krauss, Jamey Johnson, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Hayes Carll, Colter Wall, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Gene Watson, Billy Joe Shaver, Johnny Bush, Folk Uke, Raelyn Nelson Band, and The Casey Kristofferson Band.
The holiday shindig returns to the Circuit Of The Americas in Austin, Texas, with performances at the Austin 360 Amphitheater and a second stage located on the Grand Plaza. To go along with the music, the festival will have a shopping area at the Grand Plaza with Texas-based vendors and the evening will commemorate with a special fireworks display. And what’s a picnic without eats? Picnic tables will be located at the Grand Plaza for fans to eat, drink and watch the bands perform.
Tickets go on sale April 5 at 10 a.m. CST. A limited number of VIP packages will be available including premium tickets, access to the Luck Lounge, complimentary Anheuser-Busch offerings and limited edition commemorative event T-shirts.
Premium parking, bus parking, RV parking, and campsites will also be available.
Recent reports submitted to Pollstar’s Boxoffice department for Willie Nelson include a March 4 show at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium in Shreveport, La., that sold 2,388 tickets and grossed $167,403.