Willie Nelson’s 1972 performance at the Armadillo World Headquarters in front of a crowd of rednecks and hippies is recognized as the starting point of today’s Austin music scene. So it’s only right that we pay homage to the man on his birthday every year.
Join us in our sixth annual Willie Nelson birthday celebration. Jody Denberg will kick the party off on Friday, April 29 at 12 p.m. and on Saturday, April 30, we’ve got a special Willie Nelson themed “My KUTX” from Texas Monthly writer John Spong.
12 p.m. Friday, April 29 (Willie’s birthday) to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 1
Celebrate the Red-Headed Stranger’s 89th birthday all day long with wall-to-wall Willie – from the classics you know and love, to deep cuts you’ve never heard.
6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 30
The special Willie Nelson birthday edition of “My KUTX” features Texas Monthly’s John Spong covering Willie’s twisting and turning career with songs from every decade.