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 rides back home with new album – due June

Legacy Recordings has announced the release of ‘Ride Me Back Home’, a new studio album by Willie Nelson due to land on Friday, June 21st. The album rounds out a trilogy about mortality that began in 2017 with ‘God’s Problem Child’ and was followed in 2018 with ‘Last Man Standing’. This is the 13th album … Continue reading “Willie Nelson rides back home with new album – due June”

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”