“Willie Nelson: American Outlaw” – DVD, CD release (Dec. 11, 2020)

by: Lorie Hollabaugh

Blackbird Presents is releasing the CD and DVD of Willie Nelson American Outlaw, the once-in-a-lifetime concert event taping at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena celebrating the songs of icon Willie Nelson, on Dec. 11.

The concert film and CD features performances by Nelson, The Avett Brothers, Chris Stapleton, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Eric Church, George Strait, Jack Johnson, Jamey Johnson, Jimmy Buffett, Kris Kristofferson, Lee Ann Womack, Lukas Nelson, Norah Jones and The Little Willies, Sheryl Crow, and many more.

Performance highlights include “Willie Got Me Stoned” (Performed by Jack Johnson) and Nelson classics such as “Whiskey River”(Performed by Chris Stapleton), “Me and Paul” (Performed by Eric Church), “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain” (Performed by Vince Gill), along with duets “The Harder They Come” (with Jimmy Buffett), “Crazy” (with Dave Matthews), “You Were Always On My Mind” (with Chris Stapleton and Derek Trucks), “After The Fire Is Gone” (with Sheryl Crow), and an All-Star performance of “On The Road Again.” In addition to these star-studded performances, music history was made when Nelson and George Strait performed together for the very first time on “Sing One With Willie” and “Good Hearted Woman.”

“Willie and his songs mean everything to music artists and fans alike. Like Willie, they have inspired us to remain true to ourselves in every possible way. This incredible lineup of artists on this show is a testament to that,” says Blackbird Presents CEO Keith Wortman.

Blackbird Presents/Caroline Records will release the full-length concert film in all audio and video formats including CD/DVD combo, now available for immediate preorder at willieoutlaw.com.

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