The Catalyst

Willie Nelson & Family live at the Kaiser Permanente Arena

Live at Kaiser Permanente Arena

Willie Nelson & Family live at the Kaiser Permanente Arena

Sat, May 11, 2019

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:30 pm

The Catalyst

Santa Cruz, CA

This event is all ages

This show is at Kaiser Permanente Arena in Santa Cruz, CA. Tickets available here: https://www.ticketmaster.com/event/1C00564D7EB21E46

 

Address:

140 Front St. 

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Willie Nelson & Family
Willie Nelson & Family
With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings ofCrazy,RedHeadedStranger, andStardust. Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor, and activist. He continues tothrive 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 10NewYorkTimes’ bestsellers book, again headlined Farm Aid, an event he co-founded in 1985, received his 5th degreeblack 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’sReserve 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 theNewYorkTimes’bestsellers list. He also released a new studio album with Merle Haggard titledDjangoAndJimmie,which debuted at #1 onBillboard‘s Country album chart and #7 onBillboard‘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 ofSummertime:WillieNelsonSingsGershwin, 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, cameFortheGoodTimes:ATributetoRayPrice,an album ofnewly recorded interpretations of 12 Ray Price songs.In 2017, he released two albums of newly recorded performances:God’sProblem Child, with 13 new songsthat debuted at #1 onBillboard’sCountry album chart and #10 on theBillboard200, andWillieNelson and The Boys (Willie’s Stash, Vol. 2),that includes11 country classics and one brand-new song performed by Nelson and his sonsLukas and Micah. For 2018, he released Last Man Standing in April to celebrate his 85th birthday. It iscomprised entirely of songs newly-penned by Nelson (and longtime collaborator and producer Buddy Cannon). September is set to seethe release of My Way,a collection of newly recorded standards and classic originally made famous by Nelson’s close friend and musical colleague Frank Sinatra.Thesenew songs and performances add to his classic catalog, andfinds 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.
Venue Information:
The Catalyst
1011 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
http://www.catalystclub.com/