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Willie Nelson

Willie Nelson & Family, 7 p.m. Aug. 6, Wind Creek Steel Stage, PNC Plaza, SteelStacks. Gates open at 6 p.m. With a seven-decade career, Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and social activist. In recent years, Nelson has released more than one dozen new albums, released a Top 10 New York Times’ bestseller book, headlined Farm Aid which he co-founded in 1985, been honored by the Library of Congress with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, received a 5th degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul, headlined the annual Luck Reunion food and music festival during SXSW, launched his cannabis companies Willie’s Reserve and Willie’s Remedy, and graced the covers of Rolling Stone and AARP The Magazine. In July 2020, Nelson released his album, “First Rose of Spring.” In September 2020, he and his sister and pianist Bobbie Nelson (who died March 10) released their memoir, “Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of The Family Band.” In February 2021, he released a new studio album, “That’s Life,” a second album of standards made famous by Frank Sinatra. Nelson’s first Sinatra tribute, 2018’s “My Way,” earned Nelson a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Solo Album). In June 2021, his latest book, “Willie Nelson’s Letters to America,” was released.