Willie Nelson, Jamey Johnson in Tuscaloosa (Oct. 11, 2017)

 
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By Ben Flanagan

Country stars Willie Nelson and Jamey Johnson will perform at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater on Wednesday, Oct. 11, Red Mountain Entertainment announced early Monday morning.

The show will begin at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6.

The concert will take place the Wednesday night before the Alabama football team plays Arkansas in Tuscaloosa, which is also homecoming week at the University of Alabama.

All seats are reserved. Tickets will cost $25, $55, $65 and $75. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster or the venue box office.

The 84-year-old Nelson will return to the Amp for the first time since October 2013, when he and the late Merle Haggard performed.

Nelson is a Texas-born country legend, a fixture in the outlaw country subgenre. He’s known for hits like “On the Road Again”, “To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before”, and “Pancho and Lefty.”

Johnson is an Enterprise, Ala., native and successful country artist known for albums like “The Dollar,” “That Lonesome Song” and “The Guitar Song.” He’s also written songs for Willie Nelson.

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