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Willie Nelson, Johnny Knoxville Live Q&A on SiriusXM’s “Town Hall With Willie Nelson” (11/20/2012)

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

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Now, this sounds like fun!  Willie Nelson, who is on a short break from his never-ending tour schedule, but hasn’t spent anytime resting, as far as I can tell, will take part in a live Q & A in the Sirius/XM Radio studio in New York City, on Tuesday, November 20th.  The audience will be lucky winners of a contest that Sirius/XM Radio has been offering on their website to local listeners.

 What a schedule he keeps!  While most musicians take a break from the road to go fishing or do nothing, Willie Nelson doesn’t stop.  I think he’s almost busier when he’s not on the road.   He has been promoting his new book, and will attend a book signing today in Austin, (SOLD OUT), and another book-signing in New York City at Barnes and Noble on 19th.   Then, the Town Hall on Sirius/XM on the 20th.    Lucky for us fans that Willie is out there and we get to hear him play music, have him sign his new book, hear him answer questions from fans.   Thank you, Willie, for all the ways you continue to connect with your fans.   


Willie Nelson and Johnny Knoxville, on set of ‘Dukes of Hazzard’

Sirius/XM Radio announced that on Tuesday,  November 20th, Willie Nelson will sit down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.   Willie’s friend and fan, fellow-actor, Johnny Knoxville will moderate the event.  Johnny Knoxville, along with his cousin Roger Alan Wade, hostsThe Big Ass Happy Family Jubilee with Johnny Knoxville & Roger Alan Wade, the weekly show on SiriusXM’s Outlaw Country, channel 60, on Saturdays at 8:00 pm.  

 “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson” will feature Nelson answering questions about his life, influences and his outlaw wisdom, all of which isnarrated in his new bookRoll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die.

“Willie’s music and life are epic, and we are excited that this music legend will be in our studios to answer questions from SiriusXM listeners,” saidScott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “With Johnny moderating the questions from fans in-studio we are not really sure where the conversation will go, but we are sure it will make for great radio that his fans nationwide will love to hear.”

“SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelsonwill air live on Willie Nelson’s Willie’s Roadhouse, channel 56, on Tuesday, November 20 at 2:00 pm ET. “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson” will be rebroadcast on Willie’s Roadhouse and Outlaw Country, channel 60, throughout the week. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall

The special is part of SiriusXM’s “Town Hall” series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous “SiriusXM Town Hall” specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Taylor Swift, Tom Petty,Jason Aldean, Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters,GreggAllman, Linkin Park, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana. 

SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to attend “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson.” Listen to Willie’s Roadhouse or visitwww.siriusxm.com/williesroadhousefor Official Rules and details.

After the live broadcast, “SiriusXM’s Town Hall with Willie Nelson” will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via theSiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visitwww.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.

Willie’s Roadhouse is Willie Nelson’s exclusive channel for classic country music, including such artists as Merle Haggard, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Charley Pride, Patsy Cline and of course Nelson himself.

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photo:  Pat Keeney

SXSW “Grifter’s Hymnal Hour” hosted by Ray Wylie Hubbard, with guests Billy Joe Shaver, Shooter Jennings, Lukas Nelson and Eric Burden on Sirius/XM Radio “Outlaw Country”

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

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Tune in today to Sirus/XM Radio, on Outlaw Country (Channel 60) to hear a special broadcast of SXSW “Grifter’s Hymnal Hour” hosted by Ray Wylie Hubbard  with his guests Billy Joe Shaver, Shooter Jennings, Lukas Nelson and Eric Burdon.

Looks like a line up, ’round up the usual suspects’.

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Texas Hill Country master of “Grit ‘N Groove” Ray Wylie Hubbard is joined by the original “Honky Tonk Hero” Billy Joe Shaver, Shooter Jennings, Lukas Nelson and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Eric Burdon of the Animals for his third annual SXSW  special for SiriusXM Outlaw Country, recorded in the shed behind the home of  Texas Music Office ambassador Casey Monahan during the SXSW Music Festival in  Austin, TX.

The exclusive one-hour backyard pickin’ party features plenty of  casual conversation, Outlaw storytelling, acoustic performances of songs from  Hubbard’s new album Grifter’s Hymnal and an impromptu musical collaboration  between Nelson and Jennings, heirs to the legacy of their fathers Willie and  Waylon.

If you’re not a subscriber yet and want to hear this great show, visit:  www.Sirius.com for more information.

Other chances to see the show on SiriusXM Outlaw Country, Channel 60

Saturday 3/24, 5PM ET and 10 PM ET
Sunday 3/25, 10 AM ET and 9PM ET
Tuesday 3/27, 8 PM ET
Thursday 3/29, 11PM ET

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Ray Wylie Hubbard with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Eric Burden

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I think they are having way too much fun. And they get paid for that?

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