Outlaw Music Festival Tickets
It is true that Willie Nelson helped popularize outlaw country music. However, it would be unfair not to give due credit to Outlaw Music Festival that has helped turn this country music subgenre into a phenomenon. A mega-event, which is scheduled to tour six-cities, the Outlaw Music Festival will kick off July 1, 2017 in New Orleans. While Nelson will headline all shows, Bob Dylan, Hayes Carll, Margo Price, My Morning Jacket, Jason Isbell and Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats will perform on select dates (this is not an exhaustive list). In addition to celebrating outlaw music, this festival also celebrates local food and craft beer. If you love Willie Nelson and his music, then you ought to get these Outlaw Music Festival tickets now.
After performances in New Orleans, the festival will make its way to Syracuse, NY, Dallas, TX, Milwaukee, WI, Rogers, AR and Detroit, MI.
Willie Nelson & Family
Family is the name of Willie Nelson’s touring band. Willie Nelson and Family is also the name of Nelson’s 12th studio album. The Family consists of Nelson’s sister Bobbie Nelson on the piano, harmonicist Mickey Raphael, and drummer Paul English. These are the musicians that will be accompanying him all throughout Outlaw Music Festival. You can expect them to play from Nelson’s rather large catalog of No.1 hits, such as Always on My Mind, Crazy, On the Road Again, Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain and Whiskey Rivers.
Bob Dylan and His Band
Bob Dylan, undoubtedly the most influential singer and songwriter of all time, will bring his band to Outlaw Music Festival this summer. A pop culture icon, Dylan became one of the most prominent music artists in the 1960s when his songs chronicled social issues, including civil rights movement and the Vietnam War. You can expect him and his touring band to perform Like a Rolling Stone, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, Tangled Up in Blue, Just Like a Woman and All Along the Watchtower.
Jason Isbell is a Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter, who first became famous with the Drive-By Truckers. Since 2007, Isbell has followed a solo career, which has been equally successful. Isbell has released five solo studio albums and The Nashville Sound is his upcoming album. If you’ve enjoyed listening to Cover Me Up, Dress Blues, 24 Frames, Something More Than Free and Traveling Alone then you must attend his live performance this summer.
Excellent is the verdict on Sheryl Crow’s latest album Be Myself from Rolling Stone magazine. The winner of nine Grammy Awards, Crow is a singer, songwriter and actress who infuses a variety of music genres in her music. Some of her most famous songs are Strong Enough, All I Wanna Do, Everyday is a Winding Road and Soak Up the Sun. Don’t miss out on her performance at the 2017 Outlaw Music Festival.
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats
A native of Denver, Nathaniel Rateliff has become one of the most sought-after voices in R&B, Americana and folk music. He performs with his band, the Night Sweats, and sometimes solo. As a solo artist, he has released two studio albums, In Memory of Loss and Falling Faster than You Can Run. Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats is the name of the album Rateliff released with his band in 2015. The album debuted at the top of the US Folk Albums chart with S.O.B. being the biggest hit from the album.
Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
If you’re thinking that this Nelson has something to do with the man behind this festival, then you’re right. Lukas is the son of Willie Nelson. Also known as POTR, Lukas’ band has been making rock music since 2008. They have released 4 albums to date. Some of their most famous songs are My Art Lives, Never and Surprise.
This singer-songwriter from Texas is known for his sarcastic and humorous lyrics and plainspoken poetry. One of his songs, Chances Are was nominated for the 2016 Grammy Awards in the Best Country Song category. Some of his other famous songs are I Got a Gig and Faulkner Street.
As mentioned earlier, this is not the complete list of artists lined up for this year’s celebration of outlaw music. To get the entire list simply check the date and venue of the performances. Willie Nelson, however, will perform at each venue. You can get Outlaw Music Festival tickets from here.