Willie Nelson, Eric Church, Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Kris Kristofferson, Toby Keith, Alison Krauss, Kacey Musgraves, Ryan Bingham, Jamey Johnson, Lee Ann Womack, Shooter Jennings, Buddy Miller, Jessi Colter, Robert Earl Keen, and Bobby Bare are paying tribute to Waylon Jennings.
“Waylon Jennings was my friend, brother, and musical soul mate,” Willie Nelson says. “All of these performers came together to pay tribute to an original Outlaw.”
During the show, you’ll see Willie and Toby Keith perform “Mammas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys,” Eric Church singing “Lonesome, On’ry And Mean,” Chris Stapleton does his rendition of “I Ain’t Living Long Like This” and Willie, Kris Kristofferson, Shooter Jennings and Jamey Johnson come together for “Highwayman.”
Outlaw: Celebrating the Music of Waylon Jennings is a once-in-a-lifetime concert that was taped at Austin’s ACL Live in the Moody Theater It will air on April 7 at 10pm on CMT. You can pre-order the CD/DVD combo of the two-hour event at http://waylonoutlaw.com.