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 seventh annual Willie Nelson birthday celebration. Taylor Wallace will kick the party off on Friday, April 28 at 6 a.m. and on Saturday, April 30, we’ve got a special Willie Nelson themed “My KUTX” featuring music from “One Night In Texas: The Next Waltz’s Tribute to The Red Headed Stranger“. A sprawling tribute to the Texas music icon featuring artists like Ray Wylie Hubbard, Robert Earl Keen, Steve Earle, Sheryl Crow, Margo Price and more!
6 a.m. Friday, April 28 (Willie’s birthday) to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 30
Celebrate the Red-Headed Stranger’s 90th birthday with wall-to-wall Willie all weekend long – from the classics you know and love, to deep cuts you’ve never heard.
6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 29
A special Willie Nelson birthday edition of “My KUTX” with producer Bruce Robison sharing songs from the upcoming tribute album “One Night In Texas.”
Willie Nelson is turning 90 this month, and we want to hear your memories of him.
Is there one concert you’ll never forget? One particular Willie song that reminds you about a special someone or time in your life? Have you crossed paths with the country music icon?