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Okay, it’s officially time to get excited about Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic! The Austin Statesman has published Willie Nelson Picnicologist Dave Thomas’ stories about Willie Nelson’s annual musical celebrations. Dave never lets us down, and this year it is a slideshow of posters and stories. Dave’s been to He’s been to 17 picnics and counting, even even before he got paid to write about it, and he’s got a poster collection to support it.
The slide show is consolidated, with the posters, and very enjoyable. They are also re-publishing Dave’s entire articles from years past, that are fun to read.
Thanks, Dave Thomas!
Picnic historian Dave Thomas brings you a year-by-year look at the details and evolution of the event, as well as a look at many of the Picnic’s posters
SEE IT HERE
and more pics from the paper: .Photo gallery: Picnics through the years.
Hey music fans, Dave is looking for the following posters to help complete his collection. If you have one and want to trade or barter or sell, let me know:
Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack and others perform at “Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings” (July 6, 2015)Thursday, June 11th, 2015
On Monday, July 6, 2015, a collection of music’s legendary outlaws and rising superstars will come together for a once-in-a-lifetime concert event at ACL Live At The The Moody Theater in Austin, TX, to honor Waylon Jennings, one of the most influential musicians of the Outlaw Country movement. The concert event will be filmed and recorded for multi-platform distribution throughout traditional and digital media.
OUTLAW: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF WAYLON JENNINGS will feature performances by: Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Eric Church, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Bingham, Sturgill Simpson, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Chris Stapleton, Shooter Jennings, Jessi Colter, and Billy Joe Shaver. Additional performers to be announced.
Grammy Award-winner Don Was serves as co-music director and will lead an all-star band backing the performers at this concert event. Legendary music producer Buddy Cannon also serves as co-music director. “Waylon Jennings was my friend, brother, and musical soul mate”, said Willie Nelson. “Playing his songs with these incredible artists, is going to be one hell of a concert event.”
Ticket purchasers will also have the chance to purchase tickets to the exclusive concert event after- party. Details to be announced shortly. 100% of the proceeds from the after- party event will be donated to the United Way and earmarked to help Central Texas residents most affected by the recent Memorial Day floods.
4th annual Peach Music Festival
•When: Aug. 13-16
•Where: Montage Mountain, Scranton, Pa.
•Why go: Founded by the Allman Brothers Band, this festival includes a horde of like-minded jam bands that also place an emphasis on strong songwriting.
Peach Music Festival 2015 Lineup
Willie Nelson and Family, Gregg Allman, Santana, Bob Weir + Billy & The Kids, Warren Haynes featuring Railroad Earth, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Butch Trucks & Very Special Friends, Lotus, Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Preservation Hall Jazz Band featuring Bob Weir, Old Crow Medicine Show, G. Love & Special Sauce, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenues, The Australian Pink Floyd, Beats Antique, Papadosio, Dark Star Orchestra, Hard Working Americans, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Oteil & Roosevelt, Rusted Root, Dumpstaphunk, Keller Williams’ Grateful Gospel, Dopapod, Cabinet, The Werks, Twiddle, Deep Banana Blackout, Zoogma, Kung Fu, TAUK, Whiskey Myers, Holloway Kadlecik Project, The Heavy Pets, Bobby Lee Rodgers, American Babies, Turbo Suit, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Aqueous, Flux Capacitor, McLovins, Adam Ezra Band, Natalie Cressman, The Alchemystics, Miz & Friends, Tweed, The Blind Owl Band
•Tickets: Four-day passes only: GA, $155; Reserved, $300; VIP, $500; Super VIP, $1000