Willie Nelson’s annual throwdown at his ranch west of Austin during the week of South by Southwest is set for March 18, with performances by Jenny Lewis, Lucius, Billy Joe Shaver, Doyle Bramhall II, Blitzen Trapper, Jack Ingram, John Fullbright, Parker Millsap and more than a dozen others.
Renamed the Luck Reunion this year (from the previous Heartbreaker Banquet), the event features three stages along with pop-up shops plus food and drink from local providers. Tickets will be distributed via the event’s website, luckreunion.com, and its associated email list and social media pages.
Here’s the present lineup, with more artists still to be announced:
World Headquarters Stage — Willie Nelson & Family, Jenny Lewis, Lucius, Blitzen Trapper, Doyle Bramhall II, Alberta Cross, John Fullbright, Amasa Hines, Horse Thief, The Black Lillies, Heaven’s Jail.
Revival Tent — Billy Joe Shaver, John Moreland, Parker Millsap, Margo Price, Joe Pug, Lissie, Matt Vasquez, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Indianola; plus a song swap curated by the documentary film Heartworn Highways Revisited with performances by Robert Ellis, T. Hardy Morris, Sam Outlaw, Shelly Colvin, Andrew Combs and Jonny Fritz.
Chapel Stage — Jack Ingram, Erika Wennerstrom (Heartless Bastards), Ciaran Lavery, Dylan LeBlanc, Holly Macve, Jonny Burke, Rob Baird, Daniel Romano, Insects vs. Robots, Lily Meola.