Willie’s Picnic is on for July 4! And the lineup is pretty stellar, but who would honestly think it would be otherwise?!
More than 20 acts will join Willie Nelson and his Family Band, including Kris Kristofferson, Jamey Johnson, Alison Krauss, Brantley Gilbert, Leon Russell, Billy Joe Shaver, Margo Price, Shakey Graves, Lee Ann Womack, Jamestown Revival, Johnny Bush, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Cody Johnson, Asleep at the Wheel, David Allan Coe, Dallas Wayne and Amber Digby, along with extended representatives of the Nelson clan in Paula Nelson, the Raelyn Nelson Band and Folk Uke (which includes Amy Nelson).
It will take place in Austin at Circuit of Americas. Music will kick off at noon with fireworks capping off the night. Tickets are $85 for reserved seats in the Amphitheater, $65 for the general-admission standing-room pit up front and $39.50 and up for general-admission lawn seating. VIP packages run $300-$500. All tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 20, via ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.