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More artists named to Willie Nelson’s Luck reunion (March 16, 2017)

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017


M. Ward, Ray Benson, Valerie June, the Felice Brothers and Ray Wylie Hubbard are among more than a dozen performers added to the schedule for Willie Nelson’s annual Luck Reunion, set for March 16 at Nelson’s hill country property just west of Austin in the midst of South By Southwest.

Willie Nelson OnTour Party 3/18/2016

The new additions join previously announced guests including Margo Price, Conor Oberst and Parker Millsap. Details on obtaining general admission tickets, $70, are at the event’s website.

Here’s the current lineup, spread across three stages, with more still to be added:

World Headquarters Stage: Willie Nelson & Family, Conor Oberst & Friends featuring M. Ward and the Felice Brothers, Margo Price, Valerie June, Big Thief, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Insects Vs. Robots, Devon Gilfillian, Indianola, Bee Caves and a special surprise headlining guest.

 Revival Tent: Parker Millsap, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Brent Cobb, Wild Reeds, Valley Queen, Paul Thorn & the McCrary Sisters, Texas Gentlemen’s “Texas Review” featuring Ray Benson, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Paul Cauthen, Kirby Brown, Jonathan Tyler, K Phillips, Wesley Geiger, Dan Dyer and more.

Chapel Stage: Lillie Mae, Andrew Combs, Twain, Kelsey Waldon, Frankie Lee, National Reserve, Red Shahan and more.



Luck Reunion 2017 (March 16th)

Friday, January 20th, 2017


This year’s lineup for Willie Nelson’s Luck Reunion concert event certainly packs a punch. On Mar. 16, Margo Price, Conor Oberst and more will trek to Nelson’s ranch for a day of seriously cool vibes.

Parker Millsap, Willie’s son Lukas Nelson and his band the Promise of the Real, Aaron Lee Tasjan
Big Thief, Brent Cobb, The Wild Reeds, Lillie Mae, Insects vs Robots, Paul Thorn with the McCrary Sisters, Valley Queen, Devon Gilfillian, Bee Caves and the National Reserve round out the lineup so far.

The event coincides with Austin’s infamous South by Southwest festival. However, you don’t need to attend SXSW to gain access to Luck Reunion 2017. In fact, the whole getaway seems like a nice break from an otherwise chaotic scene taking over Austin all throughout mid-March.

The whole day takes place at Willie’s place in Luck, Texas, about 40 minutes West of downtown Austin. The gathering began in 2016 but is transforming into a “movement” of sorts. The Luck Reunion is dedicated to “cultivating and celebrating the evolution of our American roots.”

So what does that mean in practice? It means a bunch of artists, musicians and chefs hanging out and not compromising on their art. The events pays honor to artists who came before while still embracing new sounds and styles of modern roots music.


Last year, Nelson hosted the first Luck, Reunion in Austin before also scheduling an event in Nashville. No word on if another event near Nashville is in the works.

General admission tickets go on sale soon for $70 plus fees, plus a new VIP ticket option for $250 plus fees. An additional rare “ultimate” VIP package sells for $3,500, and only six are available.

The Reunion also provides super convenient bus tickets from the famous Arlyn Studios in Austin for $30. Alternatively, fans can park at the ranch for $20 per car.

Tickets go on sale Jan. 21 at 12 p.m., so don’t dawdle. The event will absolutely sell out in a hurry.

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Willie Nelson (Luck, Texas)

Friday, January 20th, 2017


Luck Reunion @ Luck, Texas (March 16, 2017)

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Luck, Texas

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Willie, Thornton Buck and Norm, on movie set in Luck, Texas, in 2010.

Luck Reunion 2017 (March 16th)

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Beginning as an exclusive  event hosted on Willie Nelson’s Luck, Texas ranch, “Luck Reunion” is a movement dedicated to cultivating and celebrating the evolution of our American roots. Our goal is to attract musicians, artisans, and chefs, who like the outlaws and outliers before them, follow their dreams without compromise. By collaborating with a group of creators who share our vision, we aim to celebrate the legacies still among us, while lifting up the new crop of individuals who share a respect for those who blazed the trails before them. We are on a mission to cultivate the new while showing honor to influence. Join us.

Willie Nelson, Bobbie Nelson and the Bells of Joy

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

Willie Nelson in Luck, TX

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Janis from Texas took this picture of Willie on his “Bad Boy” lawn mower when we were in Luck, Texas on 8/9/07.

Willie Nelson (Luck, TX)

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Monday, August 8th, 2016


Old Friends

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016


Stampede @ Luck, Texas

Monday, May 30th, 2016


Thanks, John Good

A lucky hat in Luck, Texas

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016


Willie Nelson wore this lucky Willie Nelson fan’s hat when he tossed it to him on stage at the Luck Reunion Chef’s Potluck concert. And he got the hat back! Sometimes, even when Willie tries to toss back to the original owner, another fan catches it and claim ownership, and it’s hard for them to let go of their prize catch.  I get it. (I could tell you stories of some of the battles over bandannas we have seen, but that’s another story.) This time, there was no problem and the hat was returned to the owner. He said the two fans took pictures together with the hat.

I see these guys everywhere!   Willie Nelson fans are the greatest.


Willie Nelson guitar, signed artwork up for auction to benefit REVERB

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016


Bid to win this Willie Nelson signed Martin 00-DB (Jeff Tweedy signature series). This guitar is FSC certified.

This guitar was designed in collaboration with Grammy Award winning Wilco front man, Jeff Tweedy. The 00-DB Jeff Tweedy is Martin’s first Custom Artist model that is FSC® Certified, an important distinction for both Tweedy and Martin. The guitar is also Rainforest Alliance Certified™ and comes with a hard case.

“Despite the weather, Reverb had a great time at the Luck Reunion event with Willie Nelson and friends.

There is some incredible memorabilia from the event up for auction online to support the work of REVERB, including limited edition artwork signed by Willie Nelson and a beautiful Martin Guitar, also signed by Willie Nelson.

Click the link and check it out.


Willie Nelson autographed limited edition poster for Luck Reunion 2016


Willie’s Reserve print autographed by artist J. Micah Nelson and Willie Nelson

Bobbie Nelson and her fans at the Luck Reunion Banquet Concert (3/18/2016)

Monday, April 4th, 2016


Bobbie Nelson always graciously stays after Willie Nelson & Family shows to greet fans, pose for photos, get hugged, and that’s what she did after the concert in Luck, Texas.