Willie Nelson performs with Lukas Nelson and Dave Matthews

Leaving you this weekend dear readers with this lovely little clip from yesterday’s Recording Academy’s Producers & Engineers Wing annual Grammy Week celebration in LA. The event chose to recognise Nelson’s “artistic achievements and creative genius” where Kacey Musgraves praised Nelson’s role as someone who transcends differences: “He has this really unique ability to unite and really … Continue reading “Willie Nelson performs with Lukas Nelson and Dave Matthews”

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real “Forget About Georgia EP” (Fantasy Records , 2018)

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real (bassist Corey McCormick, drummer Anthony LoGerfo and percussionist Tato Melgar) have had a busy schedule being Neil Young’s band, touring their own album, and working through a summer of high profile festival appearances including getting ready for Lukas’ dad’s Farm Aid later this month. Not to mention the … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real “Forget About Georgia EP” (Fantasy Records , 2018)”

Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real + The Americans, The Garage, London, 10th July 2018

The Garage at Highbury Corner  is one of those large black sheds which holds around 600 people and it was sold out on Tuesday night for Lukas Nelson’s first big headlining gig in the UK. Already making waves after backing  Neil Young on several albums and tours, Lukas Nelson was one of the standout performers … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real + The Americans, The Garage, London, 10th July 2018”

Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real “Find Yourself” – Listen

Ok, yes, we admit it.  You’re right. That is the genre hopping artist still known as Lady Gaga singing with Willie Nelson’s boy Lukas. But, there’s really no denying that this is a very funky slice of Southern Soul, just listen to that guitar work as it chips away at your resistance. Now admit it … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real “Find Yourself” – Listen”

Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real “Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real” (Fantasy Records 2017)

Lukas Nelson is, of course, the son of Willie Nelson and the Promise of the Real has been his band for the past 10 years at least; this is their first studio album since their epic stint as Neil Young’s backing band on his redemptive world tour of last year and the one before. I … Continue reading “Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real “Lukas Nelson and The Promise of the Real” (Fantasy Records 2017)”

New album release from Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real

Just signed to Fantasy Records and for the last two years the backing band for rock royalty in Neil Young, Lukas Nelson, son of Willie Nelson, and his band are releasing an album at the end of August. Described as country soul, the self titled album is the band’s third full length release and features … Continue reading “New album release from Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real”

Willie Nelson performs new political song at rally – Watch

RS Country are reporting today that while Willie Nelson was headlining a free concert for Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke on Saturday night in Austin, he ended his set with a new song called ‘Vote ‘Em Out’ which you can watch a clip of below. They report: ““Here’s a new song we’re going to spring … Continue reading “Willie Nelson performs new political song at rally – Watch”

Willie Nelson announces new “Willie’s Stash” album

Legacy Recordings has announced the release of “Willie Nelson and the Boys”, the second instalment in the Willie’s Stash archival recordings series, which lands in the UK on Friday, October 20. Following in the musical footsteps of 2014’s “December Day”, the first volume in the series (featuring Willie’s Sister Bobbie), “Willie Nelson and the Boys” is … Continue reading “Willie Nelson announces new “Willie’s Stash” album”

This year’s Farm Aid: Willie Nelson, Neil Young and more

Who knew that a benefit gig for family farm agriculture could conjure up such a stellar line up?  Rolling Stone report: “Farm Aid, the annual charity concert that has raised over $50 million since its 1985 inaugural show, is set to take place September 16th at Burgettstown, Pennsylvania’s KeyBank Pavilion. Farm Aid board members Willie Nelson, Neil … Continue reading “This year’s Farm Aid: Willie Nelson, Neil Young and more”