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Saturday, July 18

WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY – ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION FEAT. JERRY DOUGLAS

Greek Theatre

2700 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

7:30pm

Music legends and Grammy Award winning artists Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss & Union Station Featuring Jerry Douglas will be touring together throughout the summer. The 14 city U.S. tour will make a stop at The Greek Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, July 18.

The tour will mark the second time that Willie Nelson and Family & Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas have shared the stage together. The two groups' are following up on the immense success and enjoyment of their 2014 tour, during which their unique personalities combined with impeccable musicianship and decades of award-winning songs helped create a show full of unforgettable moments.

With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, Willie Nelson is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of "Crazy", "Red Headed Stranger" and "Stardust." He has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist.  Heroes, his 2012 release and first album for Legacy Recordings, spent five weeks at #1 on the Americana Radio Chart. His book, Roll Me Up And Smoke Me When I Die, landed in the Top 10 on The New York Times' best-seller list.  In 2013, Willie's albums included April's Let's Face The Music And Dance, an album of deep pop country repertoire classics performed with transformative patented ease by Nelson and Family, his long-time touring and recording ensemble; and October's To All The Girls… which features 18 duets with music's top female singers including Dolly Parton, Mavis Staples, Sheryl Crow, Loretta Lynn, Wynonna Judd, Rosanne Cash, Alison Krauss, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, and Shelby Lynne.

Alison Krauss is a virtuoso who effortlessly bridges the gap between roots music and country, rock and pop.  Since signing with Rounder Records at the age of 14, Krauss has sold over 12 million albums and won 27 Grammy Awards, the most for any female and the second most of any recording artist in Grammy history. Paper Airplane is the latest masterpiece in Krauss' illustrious career.  Recorded in partnership with her remarkably skillful and renowned band, Union Station, the album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Country, Bluegrass and Folk Album Charts upon its release.  Union Station – Jerry Douglas (dobro, lap steel, vocals), Dan Tyminski (guitar, mandolin, lead vocal), Ron Block (banjo, guitar) and Barry Bales (bass, vocals), with Krauss on lead vocal and fiddle – are five distinct personalities who come together to form something truly unique as a band.  Each bandmate has his own bustling career, but when these singular musicians come together, they're an airtight unit devoted to the process of making music together.  Indeed, their connection is so close and deep that they've come to think of each other as family. 

For full, up-to-date event information, including on sale and ticket info, please visit: www.willienelson.com www.alisonkrauss.com

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