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Willie Nelson and Family
Phone (530) 274-8384
Price $56 Center & Land Trust members, $66 nonmembers, $86 Premium Ticket
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Country Rock

Willie Nelson and Family

Friday, Sep 14, 2012 7:00p
Nevada County Fairgrounds Grass Valley, CA

Willie Nelson & Family will play the 10th annual Benefit Concert for The Bear Yuba Land Trust on Sept. 14 (time TBA) at the Nevada County Fairgrounds.

Early Bird Tickets will be available for Members of Bear Yuba Land Trust and The Center for the Arts. You will be able to buy your tickets right at the Land Trust office.

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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
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Rd.
Grass Valley, CA 95949
(530) 273-6217
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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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