Feb. 15: Music legend Willie Nelson returns to the St. Augustine Amphitheatre

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre proudly announces the return of Country music legend Willie Nelson & Family on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Willie Nelson & Family will mark as the first show of the 2020 season at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre! Willie Nelson & Family last performed at The Amp in February, 2018. Tickets for Willie Nelson & Family will go on sale this Friday, November 15 at 10 a.m. 

With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger, and Stardust. Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor, and activist. He continues to thrive as a relevant and progressive musical and cultural force. In recent years, he has delivered more than a dozen new album releases, released a Top 10 New York Times’ bestsellers book, again headlined Farm Aid, an event he co-founded in 1985, received his 5th degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul, headlined the annual Luck Reunion food and music festival at his ranch in Luck, TX 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 2015, Nelson published “It’s A Long Story: My Life,” the unvarnished and complete story of his life that landed him on the New York Times’ bestsellers list. He also released a new studio album with Merle Haggard titled Django And Jimmie, which debuted at #1 on Billboard‘s Country album chart and #7 on Billboard‘s Top 200 album chart. In November 2015, the Library of Congress honored him with their Gershwin Prize for Popular Song for his contributions to popular music. He is the first country artist to receive the distinguished award. 

The following year began with the release of Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin, a collection of 11 newly recorded Gershwin classics. The album debuted at #1 on both the Top Current Jazz chart and the Top Traditional Jazz chart, as well as earned him a Grammy Award for the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. In September 2016, came For the Good Times: A Tribute to Ray Price, an album of newly recorded interpretations of 12 Ray Price songs. In 2017, he released two albums of newly recorded performances: God’s Problem Child, with 13 new songs that debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Country album chart and #10 on the Billboard 200, and Willie Nelson and The Boys (Willie’s Stash, Vol. 2), that includes 11 country classics and one brand-new song performed by Nelson and his sons Lukas and Micah. For 2018, he released Last Man Standing in April to celebrate his 85th birthday. It is comprised entirely of songs newly-penned by Nelson (and longtime collaborator and producer Buddy Cannon). In September he released the album My Way, a collection of newly recorded standards and classic originally made famous by Nelson’s close friend and musical colleague Frank Sinatra. It went on to win the GRAMMY Award for Best Traditional Pop Album. For 2019, he released Ride Me Back Home, a new studio album with 11 recordings that are a reflective upbeat journey through life, love, and time’s inescapable rhythms viewed from Willie’s inimitable perspective. These new songs and performances add to his classic catalog, and finds Willie Nelson rolling at a creative peak, writing and singing and playing with the seasoned wit and wisdom that comes from the road, which he still travels along performing for fans. 

Tickets for Willie Nelson & Family go on sale this Friday, November 15 at 10am at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Box Offices. Tickets will be available at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre and Ponte Vedra Concert Box Office locations, as well as ticketmaster.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets 

IF YOU GO

  • SHOW: Willie Nelson & Family 
  • VENUE: St. Augustine Amphitheatre 
  • DATE: Saturday, February 15, 2020 
  • TIME: Doors 6:30pm / Show 7:30pm 
  • TICKETS: $104.00 – Seated Pit; $94.00 – Level 100; $74.00 – Level 200; $54.00 – Level 300 and Obstructed View
  • WEBSITE: www.willienelson.com; www.theampsa.com 

 

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