Willie Nelson sets date at Golden Nugget

Country music legend Willie Nelson is headed back to Southwest Louisiana this fall.

Willie Nelson will perform on Friday, Nov. 18, inside the Grand Event Center of the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino in Lake Charles, La. for ages 21 and older. Tickets are $50-$100 each and go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, Aug. 5, at all Ticketmaster outlets, including HEB Plus on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

Nelson, 83, released his first album in 1962 and has released an astounding 68 studio albums during his career, featuring 110 released singles and 25 number one hits in the United States. He has sold more than 40 million albums around the world. He is best known for his trademark hits such as "On the Road Again," "My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys," "Always on My Mind," "Georgia on My Mind," "If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time" and many others.

In February of 2016, he released "Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin." The record, which peaked at number one on the Billboard Traditional Jazz and Top Jazz Albums chart and number 40 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart, is a set of pop standards Nelson recorded which were written by George and Ira Gershwin. It features duets "Embraceable You" with Sheryl Crow and "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" with Cyndi Lauper.

On Sept. 19 Nelson is scheduled to release his next studio album, "For The Good Times - A Tribute to Ray Price." Nelson was not only a friend to Price, but he is also a former membr of Price's Cherokee Cowboys. The album includes 12 tracks, six of which feature Vince Gill and the Time Jumpers, including "Heartaches by the Number," "Crazy Arms," and "City Lights."

Visit www.goldennugget.com/lakecharles for information on this concert and other events at the casino. Visit www.willienelson.com for more information on the artist and his tour.
posted at 11:43:41 on 08/09/16 by Admin - Category: 01 Articles


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