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Willie Nelson & Family Live in concert TONIGHT!

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Willie Nelson has invited family and friends to celebrate the end of the year in Austin, with three nights of concerts on December 29, 30 and 21st.   The concert will be at the Moody Theater, Austin City Live, in downtown Austin.

Special guest Ryan Bingham will perform all three nights, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will perform on New Year’s Eve.

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I am thinking about you today, because it is Christmas

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

I am thinking of you today because it is Christmas,
and I wish you happiness.
And tomorrow, because it will be the day after Christmas,
I shall still wish you happiness; and so on throughout the year.
I may not be able to tell you about it every day because I may be far away,
or because both of us may be very busy, or perhaps I cannot even afford to pay the postage on so many letters;
or find the time to write them.
But that makes no difference.  The thought and the wish will be here just the same
In my work and in the business of life I mean to try not to be unfair to you in any way.
In my pleasure if we can be together, I would like to share the fun with you.
Whatever joy or success that comes to you will make me glad.
Without pretense, and in plain words Good Will is what I mean.
May the spirit of Christmas be yours throughout the year.

— Henry Van Dyke

War is Over! If You Want It. Merry Christmas from John and Yoko

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

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At Christmas in 1969 John Lennon and Yoko Ono rented billboards in 11 cities across the world with the simple message: War Is Over! (If You Want It) Happy Christmas from John & Yoko.

Spend New Year’s Eve with Willie Nelson & Family, Ryan Bingham, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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Willie Nelson has invited family and friends to celebrate the end of the year in Austin, with three nights of concerts on December 29, 30 and 21st.   The concert will be at the Moody Theater, Austin City Live, in downtown Austin.

Special guest Ryan Bingham will perform all three nights, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will perform on New Year’s Eve.

Happy Holidays from Willie Nelson & Family (2004)

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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Cool gift bags from Scooterville, Willie Nelson’s travelling merchandise store operated by the Frank Brothers.

Have a Willie Merry Christmas

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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In Austin

Merry Christmas from Willie and Bobbie Nelson (2007)

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

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Merry Christmas from Willie and the Boys, and Steve Brooks

Friday, December 23rd, 2016

This card was designed by Steve Brooks, and I apologize to him and everyone that it’s cut off.  Steve kindly gave me this card, and I couldn’t figure out how to scan the entire card, without bending it, which I didn’t want to do.  It is so cool.

If you’ve been a fan of Willie Nelson and Family for any length of time, you are familiar with the artwork of Dallas artist Steve Brooks.  Steve has been creating WIllie Nelson artwork for years — posters, flyers, cards, matchbook designs, movie sets, etc., etc.   To hear Steve talk he was a self-taught graphic artist who was at the right place at the right time.  But he is so creative, and he may be lucky, but he’s very talented, too.  In addition to Willie Nelson & Family, he also made posters for just about every big touring rock band that came through Texas in the ’70s.


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Sirius/XM Radio to Broadcast New Year’s Eve Willie Nelson & Friends Concert in Austin

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Maroon 5, Diplo, Willie Nelson NYE Concerts Air on SiriusXM

Steve Aoki, Widespread Panic, KC & the Sunshine Band, Kool & the Gang will also perform year-end sets

www.RollingStone.com
by: Ryan Reed

SiriusXM will broadcast exclusive New Year’s Eve concerts from Maroon 5, the Countdown Festival (featuring Diplo and Steve Aoki), Willie Nelson, Widespread Panic, KC & the Sunshine Band, Kool & the Gang and more. The performances will air on genre-specific channels, like the Countdown Festival on EDM-focused Electric Area and Widespread Panic on jam-tailored Jam_ON.

The year-end lineup also includes special encore broadcasts of concerts that aired throughout 2016, including Coldplay, Kings of Leon, Dead & Company, Green Day, Korn, the Lumineers, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Billy Idol and Garth Brooks, who launched his own SiriusXM channel, The Garth Channel, at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
SiriusXM will also celebrate New Year’s Eve with a limited-run “party music” channel, New Year’s Nation, launching Friday, December 30th at 5 p.m. ET and running through Monday, January 2nd at 3 a.m. ET. Available on channel 18, along with the XM app and website, the station will feature “party hits” from genres across the entire platform.

In addition to live music, SiriusXM will present countdown specials highlighting the year’s biggest songs. Various channels will dig deeper with “all-time best” countdowns, including “The Top 100 Songs From the Cassette Era” (Classic Rewind), “The Top 20 Albums from 1971” (Classic Vinyl) and “The 13 Most Influential Drummers in Rock and Roll” (Deep Tracks), hosted by former Pink Floyd percussionist Nick Mason.

Spend New Years Eve with Willie Nelson & Friends in Austin (Dec. 29, 30, 31)

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016


Willie Nelson has invited family and friends to celebrate the end of the year in Austin, with three nights of concerts on December 29, 30 and 21st.   The concert will be at the Moody Theater, Austin City Live, in downtown Austin.

Special guest Ryan Bingham will perform all three nights, and Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real will perform on New Year’s Eve.

“Merry, Merry Christmas, Baby”, Jessica Simpson with Willie Nelson

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Happy Holidays 2008

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

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Willie Nelson & Family ornament

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving from the cooks

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

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Rachel Fowler and mom Lana

Happy Thanksgiving from the cooks. #blessed