Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic 2017: 10 Best Things We Saw

From Margo Price's gutsy set to the host's virile show-closing performance

Lukas Nelson
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Lukas Nelson

Trying to carve out your own music career as the child of an icon like Willie Nelson is one of the toughest gigs in the business, but Lukas Nelson is used to it. Playing a few hours after his second cousin, Raelyn Nelson, Lukas and his band, Promise of the Real, sounded like a chip off the old block, with the pretty "Forget About Georgia" – a response to one of his dad's most famous recordings that included an Allman Brothers-worthy coda – proving a midday highlight. But Lukas really starred during his old man's set, when he stepped up to sing and play a fiery rendition of "Texas Flood."