Neil Young, Bob Weir, Billy Strings & More To Help Willie Nelson Celebrate 90th Birthday At Hollywood Bowl

Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90 will take place at the historic Los Angeles venue on April 29 and 30.

By Scott Bernstein Jan 24, 2023 6:26 am PST

A stacked all-star lineup has been put together for Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90, a two-night concert event honoring the outlaw country icon’s 90th birthday that will be held at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on April 29 and 30. Neil Young, Bob Weir, The Chicks, Warren Haynes and Billy Strings are among those joining Willie in performing at the historic venue.

Sturgill Simpson, Rosanne Cash, Tyler Childers, Margo Price, Beck, The Lumineers, Sheryl Crow, Snoop Dogg, Lukas Nelson, Kacey Musgraves, Leon Bridges, Tom Jones and Norah Jones are also aboard for Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90. Allison Russell, Charley Crocket, Chris Stapleton, Edie Brickell, Miranda Lambert, Nathaniel Rateliff, Orville Peck, Particle Kid, The Avett Brothers and Ziggy Marley round out the initial lineup. More artists will be announced in the weeks to come.

Two-day packages go on sale to the general public on Saturday, January 28 at 10 a.m. PT. Buy Willie Nelson 90 tickets via Ticketmaster. Additionally, travel packages are available featuring accommodations, merchandise gifts and tickets to both nights. Follow this link for more information.

Willie Nelson turns 90 on April 29, the first night of the event. “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,” said Willie Nelson in a statement. “It’s an honor to perform with such an incredible group of artists at such an iconic venue.”

Organized by Blackbird Presents, Willie Nelson 90 executive producers are Mark Rothbaum, Keith Wortman, Bill Silva, Brian Smith and Creative Artists Agency. The event marks the first confirmed live public performance for Neil Young since the start of the pandemic.

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