John Mellencamp among many stars who will salute Willie Nelson at Nashville tribute concert in January

Blackbird PresentsJohn Mellencamp is among the artists who will join Willie Nelson at an all-star tribute concert honoring the 85-year-old country-music legend that will take place in January and be recorded for an A&E special airing later in the year.

Willie: Life & Songs of an American Outlaw, A Willie Nelson All-Star Concert Celebration is set for Saturday, January 12, at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena.

Other musicians on the lineup include Sheryl Crow, current Eagles touring member Vince Gill, Kris Kristofferson, Norah Jones, George Strait, Alison Krauss, Jack Johnson, Lyle Lovett, and ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist Derek Trucks …read more