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Willie Nelson Coming to The Centre in Evansville

A country music icon is coming to The Centre in Evansville.  Willie Nelson is bringing his Willie Nelson & Family tour to town on Monday, May 6th and tickets are set to go on sale this Friday.  We have all your tickets info here at WBKR.com!

 WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY

(image from Ticketmaster.com)

Coming To Evansville On May 6th

AIKEN THEATRE AT THE CENTRE

 MONDAY, MAY 6TH | 7:30PM

 TICKETS ON-SALE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15TH AT 10AM!

 Ticket locations

The Centre ticket office & all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000

Ticket prices

$59.50 / $39.50 (plus applicable fees)

All Seats Reserved

***Plus, stay tuned to WBKR.com for a special internet presale***

 From official press release:

If ever the words “living legend” were more than just public relations bluster, the application would be to Willie Hugh Nelson.

 

The iconic Texan is the creative genius behind historic recordings like “Crazy,” “Hello Walls,” “Red Headed Stranger” and “Stardust.” His career has spanned six decades. His catalog boasts more than 200 albums. He’s earned every conceivable award and honor to be bestowed a person in his profession. He has also amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist.

In many ways, however, the weighty distinction “living legend” does Nelson a disservice, for it discounts the extent to which he is a thriving, relevant and progressive musical and cultural force. In the last five years alone he delivered 10 new releases, two of which receied Grammy nominations, and a career-spanning box set, released his debut novel and again headlined Farm Aid, an event he co-founded in 1985, all the while continuing to lobby against horse slaughter and produce his own blend of biodiesel fuel.

As ever, Nelson tours tirelessly, climbing aboard Honeysuckle Rose III (he rode his first two buses into the ground), taking his music and fans on a seemingly endless journey to places that were well worth the ride.

In 2012, Nelson entered into a historic new record deal with Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment. The deal marks a label homecoming for Nelson, who, from 1975-1993, cut a phenomenal string of top-selling singles and album for Columbia Records, beginning with 1975’s seminal smash Red Headed Stranger. To kick off the new agreement, fans can look forward to five brand-new albums, with the first being the May 2012 release of Heroes, which will showcase new songs and deep country classics with guest artists including Merle Haggard, Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson.

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