Tuesday December 30, 2014
Willie Nelson & Family New Year with special guests Sturgill Simpson & Amy Cook Part of the Audi Concert Series
With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger and Stardust. WILLIE NELSON has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist.
Released May of 2012 is Heroes, his first album for Legacy Recordings, showcased new songs and deep country classics. The album spent five weeks at #1 on the Americana Radio Chart. Later that year he launched his book, Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die, which landed in the Top 10 on The New York Times's best-seller list. A road journal written in his inimitable, homespun voice, the book is a deeply personal look into the heart and soul of a unique man and one of the greatest artists of our time.
In 2013, Willie's albums included April's Let's Face The Music And Dance, an album of deep pop country repertoire classics performed with transformative patented ease by Nelson and Family, his long-time touring and recording ensemble; and October's To All The Girls… which features 18 duets with music's top female singers including Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow, Loretta Lynn, Wynonna Judd, Rosanne Cash, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, and Shelby Lynne.
Austin's hometown musician returns to Austin City Limits Live to ring in the new year with style, hosted by Andy Langer with special guests STURGILL SIMPSON & AMY COOK on 12/30 and VINTAGE TROUBLE & CILANTRO BOOMBOX on 12/31. New Year's Eve will also feature appearances by Father Time Texas and Baby New Year!