Willie Nelson Announces Dates and a Star-Studded Lineup for Second Leg of Outlaw Music Festival

2nd leg of Outlaw Music Festival to feature Van Morrison, Tedeschi Trucks Band, etc.

Willie Nelson is heading back out on tour. And he’s taking some famous friends with him. Van Morrison and Neil Young are just a few of the stars that have been announced to join the second leg of the 2018 Outlaw Music Festival, joining a host of other well known and established musical acts.  The tour, which features a rotating cast of bands each night, stops in Saratoga Springs on Sunday, September 23 and will feature the legendary Neil Young as the prominent guest that night.  He’ll play a special show with Promise of the Real, who will also be there backing up Lukas Nelson, Willie’s son. The other 7 dates of the increasingly popular roving tour of rock and alt-country music will see lineups with rising stars like Sturgill Simpson, Greensky Bluegrass and Tedeschi Trucks Band on them to supplement Hall of Famers like Morrison and Nelson.

What started out as a one-time concert in Scranton, PA two years ago has turned into a successful tour for Nelson and Blackbird Presents, a company specializing in the production of large scale concert events. Last year’s tour saw over 100,000 in ticket sales for concerts spread out all over the country.  2018 looks to follow up on that momentum with an opening portion of shows in early summer and the recently announced second leg with dates covering the month of September.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 6 at 12 pm. For complete information, go to the Outlaw Music Festival official website.

2018 Outlaw Music Festival – 2nd Leg Dates/Artists

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
BURGETTSTOWN, PA – KEYBANK PAVILION
Willie Nelson & Family
Van Morrison
Sturgill Simpson
Brandi Carlile
The Commonheart
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid

Other Artists To Be Announced

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8
HERSHEY, PA – HERSHEYPARK STADIUM
Willie Nelson & Family
Van Morrison
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Sturgill Simpson
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
TBA
Other Artists To Be Announced
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9
TORONTO, ON – BUDWEISER STADIUM
Willie Nelson & Family
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Sturgill Simpson
Terra Lightfoot
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
Other Artists To Be Announced
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
SCRANTON, PA – THE PAVILION AT MONTAGE MOUNTAIN
Willie Nelson & Family
Van Morrison
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
TBA

Other Artists To Be Announced

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
CAMDEN, NJ – BB&T PAVILION
Willie Nelson & Family
Van Morrison
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Greensky Bluegrass
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
Other Artists To Be Announced
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
HOLMDEL, NJ – PNC BANK ARTS CENTER
Willie Nelson & Family
Tedeschi Trucks Band
Sturgill Simpson
Greensky Bluegrass
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
TBA
Other Artists To Be Announced
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
MANSFIELD, MA – XFINITY CENTER
Willie Nelson & Family
Sturgill Simpson
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Margo Price
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
Other Artists To Be Announced
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY – SARATOGA PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Willie Nelson & Family
Neil Young + Promise of the Real
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats
Lukas Nelson + Promise of the Real
Particle Kid
Other Artists To Be Announced