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Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson host At Home With Farm Aid broadcast (April 11, 2020)

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

Willie Nelson and sons Lukas and Micah will host a broadcast of At Home with Farm Aid on Saturday, April 11 at 3 pm Mountain Standard Time. The live, hour-long performance will feature Farm Aid Board members Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young and Dave Matthew. The event is a special benefit concert for family farmers impacted by effects of COVID-19.

Farm Aid, the non-profit organization whose mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America and AXS TV, the premier U.S. cable channel for music programming, presents a special broadcast of an intimate performance.

The unique concert captures the quartet as they each tune in from their own homes and studios to deliver an unforgettable night of music that viewers will not want to miss.

At Home With Farm Aid airs as part of AXS TV’s new “@Home And Social” initiative-an ongoing series giving artists a platform to broadcast live performances from their homes and studios directly to their fans, with proceeds supporting those in need as a result of the coronavirus.

Viewers can enjoy the simulcast on AXS TV and at www.farmaid.org, as well as across the Network’s various social media platforms.

For more than three decades, Farm Aid has worked diligently to build a dynamic family farm-centered agricultural system benefiting farms both big and small. Now, with COVID-19 presenting farmers across the country with a new set of challenges to overcome, Farm Aid is responding immediately to invest in farmer-led solutions to the COVID-19 crisis; make emergency grants to farmers and ranchers in need; create comprehensive resources for farmers; connect farmers to legal, financial, and mental health support resources; support local, state, and national farm organizations; and advocate for COVID-19 recovery funds and resources from the federal government for short-term relief and long-term resilience.

To make a donation so that Farm Aid can support and strengthen our farmers, please visitwww.farmaid.org/donate

“The coronavirus has disrupted our entire country and is a grave threat to all of us. One of its many impacts is that it has helped us to better see the value of essential people like healthcare workers, grocery store clerks, delivery truck drivers, and farmers and ranchers,” said Farm Aid president Willie Nelson.

“Farm Aid has worked for 35 years to build a family farm centered agricultural system, and we are here now to support farmers and ranchers in this crisis, without whom we could not eat. The time to build a resilient family farm food system is now!” 

“Farmers have given so much to America,” said Sarah Weidman, Head of Original Programming, Development and Multi-Platform Content for AXS TV. “With COVID-19 putting the farming industry to the ultimate test, it’s our turn to give back. AXS TV is proud to continue our partnership with Farm Aid to bring our viewers this incredible event, hosted by four of rock, country, and folk’s most influential icons. We hope that it will provide some much-needed entertainment during this time, while also informing people everywhere of the crisis impacting our farmers, the essential services farmers bring us, and what people can do to help.” 

Additionally, viewers can relive powerhouse performances from Nelson, Mellencamp, Young, Matthews  and more when AXS TV presents The Best Of Farm Aid 2019 on Sunday, April 12, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The two-and-a-half-hour special compiles footage from AXS TV’s live broadcast of the 2019 festival, giving viewers the best seat in the house for hit-packed sets from Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night SweatsTanya TuckerMargo PriceYola and Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real, among others, as well as Bonnie Raitt‘s previously-unaired performance of “Devil Got My Woman”-seen now for the first time on television.

About Farm AidFarm Aid’s mission is to build a vibrant, family farm-centered system of agriculture in America. Farm Aid artists and board members Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Dave Matthews host an annual festival to raise funds to support Farm Aid’s work with family farmers and to inspire people to choose family farm food. For more than 30 years, Farm Aid, with the support of the artists who contribute their performances each year, has raised nearly $60 million to support programs that help farmers thrive, expand the reach of the Good Food Movement, take action to change the dominant system of industrial agriculture and promote food from family farms.

About AXS TVAXS TV is a leading music, entertainment, sports and lifestyle U.S. cable network controlled by Anthem Sports & Entertainment Inc., and originally founded by entrepreneur Mark Cuban. The network is currently available in 50 million homes and on digital platforms, including Philo, Sling TV and AT&T TV NOW. AXS TV’s programming appeals to an impassioned fanbase, delivering eclectic content in a wide variety of areas including music performances, celebrity interviews, documentaries, pop culture, combat sports, and professional wrestling.

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Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, “On The Road Again”

Friday, April 3rd, 2020

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, “Where is the Love”

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Lukas Nelson, “Can You Hear Me Love You?”

Friday, March 27th, 2020

“The Naked Garden,” new Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real album out 3/27/2020

Sunday, March 22nd, 2020

Lukas Nelson talks about family time during quarantine

Friday, March 20th, 2020
photo: Michael Kovac

www.RollingStone.com
by: Patrick Doyle

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real had a lot of touring lined up behind their new album Naked Garden (out March 27th), before our national emergency caused them to put those plans on hold. One of those shows was the Luck Reunion, a huge festival held at his dad Willie Nelson’s ranch that was supposed to take place on March 19th. Instead, Luck will be revived as a free livestream that will include Willie, Lukas and Micah Nelson, Jewel, Nathaniel Rateliff, Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, Lucinda Williams, Tre Burt, Margo Price and Jeremy Ivey, and more. Fans will have the option to donate to artists via a digital tip jar during the broadcast, which begins tonight at 6 p.m. C.T.

“We couldn’t just sit around on Thursday when our event was supposed to take place, knowing that other producers and artists in our industry are also isolated and out of work,” Matt Bizer, co-founder of the Luck Reunion, says. “This is our effort to bring back a bit of the Luck spirit, and to try to raise money for the people and charities we care about so deeply.”

We’ve been at our place outside Austin for a while now, a couple weeks at least. The days are all blurring together. We kind of have everything we need, but I’ve been staying in pretty much, because we don’t even want to run into anybody. Sometimes my dad and I will sneak off to the golf course, but we don’t want to get recognized, because he doesn’t want to say, “I don’t want to shake your hand.” We still do the elbow bumps, but I want to make sure he doesn’t get sick, so I pretty much quarantine pretty heavily.

I’m watching a lot of movies; I’m sitting in my room here. And I’ve got a lot of new songs that I just learned: a Nathaniel Rateliff song, a Tyler Childers song, a Paul Simon song, a Lana Del Rey song. Anything that I’m just curious about, now I have the time to learn it. My dad and Micah and I are going to start doing a lot more, and just posting it on social media. Hopefully we’ll be able to just make this quarantine sort of fun, and keep everybody posted on his condition, and ours. We might play my song “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden),” which feels appropriate right now.

We’re really blessed with technology now. We can do anything pretty easily to uplift each other from where we are. So this virus, in some ways, couldn’t have come at a better time, because of the interconnectedness we all have with technology. And it’s going to make us appreciate human connection even more, once we’re able to get back on the road and be more able to gather again, which could be a while.

You can look at this as a blessing in disguise in some ways. My dad would never have given himself the chance to rest, and we would have never had this time together if we had not been forced to. And he’s getting up there. The years would be going by, and we would just be grinding on the road. I think last year I had three weeks off, and the rest of the time was work. Every day has been nice, just sitting playing chess with dad, being at home, and watching the horses. We’re really really grateful that we have this; there’s a lot of musicians that are really going through a hard time right now. My band, everybody, has to really be careful financially. Everyone does; small businesses are closing. 

Luckily, right now the federal government has really stepped up and is working together bipartisanly. It’s hopeful in that regard, too. We haven’t had a situation where the entire world has had to come together in this way, I don’t think, ever. There was the Spanish Flu in 1918, but at that time we were at the end of World War I, and then World War II began not too far after that. I think it’s really important to treat each other well. It saddens me to see instances of racism;

Chinese people are not to blame. I’m trying to be bipartisan in my own way, but Trump not helping in any way when he does that. The other things he’s been doing, working with the scientists, working with Congress and Mitch McConnell and everybody to stimulate the economy, I appreciate it. But I don’t think we can afford to have that type of alienating language with each other. We really have to be together no matter what anybody said about who started it. It doesn’t matter. The Chinese are our friends, the Russians need to be our friends, everybody need to be friends right now.

My dad says a lot of the same things. We’ve been discussing this, and you have to look at the positive in everything. He’s concerned for all of the people not able to work. I’m concerned about that too, and I’m hoping the government is going to do the best they can, and I think they’re doing a good job now. I think they’re going to do a good job of bailing out the working people. My dad is sort of a Taoist, as I am. The greatest thing you could read right now is Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations, it’s like the Western version of Taoism. He wrote these notes when he was in battle to himself, he didn’t care anything about his own ego. He was a very selfless person, so these notes were not even intended to be published, and they’re very wise, very much the way dad looks at things. 

Until they lift the gather ban, everybody is kind of between a rock and a hard place. But on the other hand, I saw images of carbon emissions all but disappearing. I saw things from Italy, saying the Venice canals are running clean for the first time in like, forever. I actually have friends in the White House as well, and I’m talking with some folks there, and they are trying to move toward renewable energies. Nobody is denying climate change anymore,

‘Til Further Notice

Friday, March 20th, 2020

Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson at Luck Reunion (March 16, 2017)

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Win tickets to see Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real in concert

Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

Enter for the chance to win TWO tickets to The Naked Garden Tour & ONE signed CD copy of our new album Naked Garden

Contest ends March 15th, 2020

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Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real in Boulder 2/19/20

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

Lukas Nelson and the guys are in Colorado, and they’re playing at the beautiful Boulder Theater (again) in downtown Boulder.

For tickets, visit Boulder Theater Site

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real in Colorado

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Colorado fans are happy, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real are coming back to Colorado.

Feb. 19th – Orpheum Theater, Denver
Feb. 20th, Boulder Theater, Boulder
Feb 23, 24 Belly Up, Aspen
Feb 25 Vilar Center for Arts, Avon

Get tix to Boulder show here.

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2020

Congratulations Willie and Lukas Nelson

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Willie’s Remedy

Friday, January 10th, 2020

Saturday, January 4th, 2020