Happy 80th Birthday To Willie Nelson


To celebrate Willie Nelson's 80th birthday, we thought we would throw together five of our favorite instances of artists covering the Red Headed Stranger. When you are as prolific a songwriter as Willie, there are going to be lots to choose from - to be honest this list could be well over 100 long, but who's got that kind of time? Be sure to scroll down to the bottom to view Willie Nelson's full tour itinerary and make sure you mark your calendar for when Willie Nelson & Family are coming to your town.

Phosphorescent - Too Sick To Pray

Cake - Sad Songs & Waltzes

Norah Jones & The Little Willies - Gotta Get Drunk

Dave Matthews - Funny How Time Slips Away

Keller Williams & The Keels - Pancho and Lefty

Tour Dates
04/30/13 Germain Arena - Estero, FL
05/01/13 Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, FL
05/02/13 The Villages Savannah Center - The Villages, FL
05/03/13 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
05/04/13 Chastain Park Amphitheater - Atlanta, GA
05/06/13 The Aiken Theatre - Evansville, IN
05/07/13 Honeywell Center - Wabash, IN
05/08/13 State Theatre - Kalamazoo, MI
05/14/13 Des Moines Civic Center - Des Moines, IA
05/15/13 Surf Ballroom - Clear Lake, IA
05/16/13 Corn Palace - Mitchell, SD
05/17/13 Shooting Star Casino - Mahnomen, MN
05/18/13 Grand Casino Mille Lacs - Onamia, MN
06/07/13 NYCB Theatre at Westbury - Westbury, NY
06/08/13 Caesars Atlantic City - Atlantic City, NJ
06/10/13 American Music Theatre - Lancaster, PA
06/12/13 New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Newark, NJ
06/13/13 Hunter Mountain - Hunter, NY
06/14/13 Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook - Gilford, NH
06/15/13 Newport Yachting Center - Newport, RI
06/16/13 Sands Bethlehem Event Center - Bethlehem, PA
06/18/13 Bobby Orr Community Centre - Parry Sound, ON
06/19/13 The Colosseum At Caesars Windsor - East Windsor, ON
06/20/13 Massey Hall - Toronto, ON
06/21/13 Confederation Park - Ottawa, ON
06/22/13 Eastman Theater - Rochester, NY
07/04/13 Billy Bobs - Fort Worth, TX
07/05/13 Downstream Casino Resort - Quapaw, OK
07/10/13 La Porte County Fairgrounds - La Porte, IN
07/12/13 Hoosier Park Racing & Casino - Anderson, IN
07/14/13 Ravinia Pavilion - Highland Park, IL
07/18/13 Centennial Terrace - Sylvania, OH
07/19/13 The Shoe @ Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH
07/20/13 Somerset Community College - Somerset, KY
08/07/13 Humphreys Concerts By The Bay - San Diego, CA
08/09/13 Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles, CA
08/10/13 Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles, CA
08/11/13 Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival - San Francisco, CA
08/13/13 The Smith Center - Las Vegas, NV
08/16/13 Peppermill Concert Hall - Wendover, NV
08/17/13 Edgewater Resort - Laughlin, NV
08/18/13 Pozo Saloon - Santa Margarita, CA
08/23/13 Marymoor Park - Redmond, WA
08/25/13 Idaho Botanical Gardens - Boise, ID
09/07/13 Jones Beach Band Shell - Wantagh, NY
09/27/13 Southern Ground Music & Food Festival
09/28/13 Southern Ground Music & Food Festival

[Published on: 4/30/13]

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