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The Best of Texas Music with Willie Nelson, Ray Benson, Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Del Castillo, Ruthie Foster, Quebe Sisters
Price $190-$275
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Category Country

The Best of Texas Music with Willie Nelson, Ray Benson, Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Del Castillo, Ruthie Foster, Quebe Sisters

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 9:00p
ACL Live Austin, TX

The Formula 1 race weekend in Austin kicks off with a concert showcasing legendary Texas artists at ACL Live at The Moody Theater on Thursday, November 15. The all-star lineup will include Willie Nelson, Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel, Pat Green, Jerry Jeff Walker, Cindy Cashdollar, Del Castillo, Ruthie Foster and the Quebe Sisters representing 19 Grammy awards and nominations too numerous to mention.

What better way to showcase Austin as the “Live Music Capital of the World” than to bring together,
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Willie Nelson
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As a songwriter and a performer, Willie Nelson played a vital role in post-rock & roll country music. Although he didn't become a star until the mid-'70s, Nelson spent the '60s writing songs that became hits for stars like Ray Price ("Night Life"), Patsy Cline ("Crazy"), Faron Young ("Hello Walls"), and Billy Walker ("Funny How Time Slips Away") as well as releasing a series of records on Liberty and RCA that earned him a small, but devoted, cult following....
Location & Nearby Info
ACL Live
310 W. Second St.
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 225-7999
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April 19, 2010 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Michael Corcoran

In theory, this should be special — the classic Willie Nelson album we haven’t had since “Spirit” in 1996. In the producer’s chair you have T-Bone Burnett, who’s already resurrected mountain music (“O Brother Where Art Thou?”) and Robert Plant (“Raising Sand,” with Alison Krauss) this decade. The pitch here is “Stardust” meets the Grand Ol’ Opry circa 1962. How could it miss?

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Aug. 24, 2009 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Michael Barnes

Willie Nelson once again stamps familiar standards with his ineradicable musical personality on his new album, “American Classic.” Nelson simplifies and slows down the tempos, then applies his tawny, world-weary voice to mostly melancholy lyrics, as he interprets songs from the mid-century catalog.

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Oct. 23, 2006 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Michael Hoinski

Apparently, alt-country malcontent Ryan Adams didn't smoke enough grass with Willie Nelson on their recent tour, so he lured the legend into the studio to produce "Songbird" in between tokes. It's 73-year-old Nelson's 187th album (by my count), and a far cry from the crowning latter-day works of his contemporaries, Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash.

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