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Willie Nelson cancels tour, cites ‘breathing problem’

Willie Nelson has canceled his tour because of a “breathing problem.”


Texas loves Willie Nelson and Willie loves his weed

The branding power of Willie Nelson draws a crowd even in states where weed is illegal.


After Willie Nelson says he’ll perform for Beto O’Rourke, some mad fans say ‘Now git!’

After Texas music icon Willie Nelson announced that he’ll headline a Sept. 29 rally for Democrat Beto O’Rourke – who is challenging Republican Ted Cruz for a seat in the …


Willie Nelson pays tribute to friend Frank Sinatra on new album

Nelson headlines a sold-out show at Northern Quest on Friday.


Willie Nelson cancels shows after leaving a concert early

Country music legend Willie Nelson has canceled shows in Nevada and California after leaving a concert in San Diego after performing one song.


Willie Nelson cuts show short, cites Utah’s high altitude

The legendary country singer, days after a performance in the Spokane area, ended his show early at the USANA Amphitheatre in suburban West Valley City on Sunday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 12:02 p.m.

Concert review: At 84, Willie Nelson still has the power to thrill a crowd

Obviously, most of the fans came for Nelson – except for one who repeatedly shouted, “Kacey,” during her set – but Musgraves’s smooth-as-butter voice and skillful guitar playing kept them …


Harmonicist Mickey Raphael on the road again with Willie Nelson

Raphael is perhaps best known for his work with Willie Nelson, with whom he will be performing with when Willie Nelson and Family plays Northern Quest Resort and Casino on …


Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, more to honor Merle Haggard

“Sing Me Back Home: The Music of Merle Haggard” will be held in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on April 6, which would have been the songwriter’s 80th birthday.


Celebrities launch pot brands as California legalizes drug

Country singer Willie Nelson, the children of the late reggae icon Bob Marley and comedian Whoopi Goldberg are just a few of the growing number of celebrities publicly jumping into …


Willie Nelson to return to stage after fighting cold

SAN ANTONIO – Willie Nelson is set to return to the stage after missing several shows because of a cold. Publicist Elaine Schock says the 83-year-old country star will perform …


Willie Nelson cancels three California shows because of illness

Willie Nelson has postponed three California shows because of illness.


Christmas sweaters, KFC and lots of weed: Snoop Dogg and Willie Nelson’s adorable bromance

The country music legend Willie Nelson lit up social media this week when he tweeted a photo of himself in a red and green sweater depicting a marijuana leaf adorned …


Loretta Lynn’s Appalachian roots explored in documentary and album

When Loretta Lynn was growing up in Butcher Hollow in Kentucky in 1930s, her home in the coal mining community was always filled with music, either from her own voice …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 1:51 p.m.

People: Willie Nelson cancels, reschedules shows due to illness

Country star Willie Nelson has rescheduled two shows and canceled another due to an unspecified health issue.


Willie Nelson rolls out marijuana brand

Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing on his association with pot and the unofficial stoner holiday, 4/20.


Pot shop owners sentenced

Two men, including one who sought help from singer Willie Nelson, were sentenced in federal court Thursday after pleading guilty to charges stemming from federal raids that shut down more …


Northern Quest plays host to Willie’s return

Willie Nelson arrives Sunday for an outdoor show at one of the rare places in the Inland Northwest he hasn’t played – the Northern Quest Resort and Casino. Over nearly …


Snoqualmie pot day for Willie Nelson just a gag

The Snoqualmie Tribal Council passed a resolution declaring marijuana legal on the reservation on July 30.


Singer of true substance always takes the high road

Reforming America’s pot laws has a good buzz going. Medical marijuana, for example, has broad popular support among the ill-and-achy baby boomer masses.