Willie Nelson Reveals Lineup for 2015 SXSW Heartbreaker Banquet
Willie Nelson may be the hottest ticket at the 2015 South by Southwest Music and Media Conference. On March 19, Nelson will host the fourth annual Heartbreaker Banquet at his ranch just outside Austin, Texas, and the lineup will make any music fan start scrambling for tickets.
Just a short drive from all the chaos that will be SXSW, Nelson will host the Heartbreaker Banquet at his secluded and sprawling ranch outside Austin. The day-long festival, which aims to foster roots music and roots artists, will include art and food vendors along with a lineup of some pretty stellar performances from over 20 artists on two stages — the Medicine Show Stage and the Revival Tent.
Nelson and his Family Band will headline the Medicine Show Stage, and they'll be joined by a host of other acts from all genres, including Hurray for the Riff Raff, Nikki Lane, Leon Bridges, Delta Spirit, Elle King, J.P. Harris, Horse Thief and Lily Meola. Nelson's sons, Lukas and Micah, are also slated to perform with their respective groups, the Promise of the Real and Insects vs. Robots.
The Revival Tent boasts a smaller and more intimate lineup, with Butch Walker headlining. He'll be joined by Angel Olsen, Israel Nash, Lindi Ortega, Jonny Burke, Langhorne Slim, Luke Bell, Hugh Masterson and more.
Nelson's ranch is located in Luck, Texas — but don't bother looking for that on a map. The town was actually built by Nelson for the filming of his 1986 movie, Red Headed Stranger. The collection of buildings and facades were damaged last year by a storm, but have been restored just in time for this year's Heartbreaker Banquet. Tickets to the fourth annual daylong festival can be purchased from the event's official website.
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