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Willie Nelson adds special guests to New Year’s shows

Sharon Chapman

Editor’s note: This article was originally published November 21, 2013

Tickets are already on sale for two nights of Willie Nelson’s Family New Year at ACL Live, and special guests were announced Thursday. Ryan Bingham will perform at the Dec. 30th show, and Delbert McClinton with Glen Clark on Dec. 31.

Lineup announced: The Trail of Lights has a preview party on Dec. 6, a 5K scheduled for Dec. 7 and its grand opening Dec. 8. And organizers have announced the schedule of nightly entertainment for the event, which is free to attend (VIP packages available). Performers include the Warren Hood Band, Jeff Lofton, Tameca Jones, Suzanna Choffel and Vallejo. Ray Benson will close out this year’s trail on Dec. 22. See the full schedule and information on tickets to the preview party and buying parking at