Willie Nelson’s sprawling ranch near Austin, known as “Luck, Texas” will once again be the site of the upcoming Luck Reunion, taking place in the middle of the week-long South by Southwest conference nearby. This year’s Luck Reunion, set for Thursday, March 16th, will headlined by the Country Music Hall of Fame member and also include appearances from indie folk-rocker Conor Oberst (with special guests), Margo Price, Brent Cobb, Parker Millsap, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Big Thief, Lillie Mae, Andrew Combs, Wild Reeds, Valley Queen, Paul Thorn featuring the McCrary Sisters, Frankie Lee, Bee Caves, Devon Gilfillian, Indianola, the National Reserve and Red Shahan.
Nelson’s Spicewood, Texas, property, in particular the western town originally built as the set of his 1986 film Red Headed Stranger, will be lined with stages, pop-up shops, food trucks and beer tents, with artisans and chefs offering Austin-inspired cuisine. Tickets for the event will be released on a rolling basis, with the first on-sale date set for Saturday, January 21st. Information on further ticket sale dates and special promotional codes will be announced at www.luckreunion.com.
At the brand-expanding 2016 event, Nelson was joined by fellow Texas legend Billy Joe Shaver, along with Ray Wylie Hubbard, Joe Pug, Sam Outlaw and many others. Luck Productions, organizers of the event with Nelson, also hosted a week-long residency during the 2016 AmericanaFest in Nashville.
On Wednesday, March 15th, the eve of this year’s concert, an exclusive Chef’s Pot Luck dinner will take place, with Nelson and additional artists performing under the stars as an all-star chef prepares a seated, multi-course meal. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit Wholesome Wave, which makes fresh, locally grown food available for low-income families.
Country singer Willie Nelson talks new album ‘God’s Problem Child,’ which is due out this spring. Watch here.