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Willie Nelson expands "Old Farts and Jackasses" trek

Willie Nelson has extended his "Old Farts and Jackasses" tour, which returns to the road next week (6/5) and continues through late August. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Willie Nelson has extended his "Old Farts and Jackasses" tour, which returns to the road next week (6/5) and continues through late August.

The Red-Headed Stranger takes to the stage again June 5 in New York City, slowly working his way around the East Coast and through part of Canada before heading west. The itinerary features 33 major market stops, including his annual Fourth of July Picnic in Fort Worth, TX, before concluding Aug. 25 in Boise, ID.

The 80-year-old country legend released his most recent album, "Let's Face the Music and Dance," in mid-April via Legacy Recordings. The effort, which follows last year's "Heroes," was recorded at Pedernales Recording Studio in Austin, TX, with the Family -- sister/pianist Bobbie Nelson, drummer Paul English and harmonica player Mickey Raphael -- as well as guitarist Billy English, bassist Kevin Smith, B-3 organist Jim Brown and Willie's son Micah on occasional percussion.

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The collection, Nelson's second set of his long-term deal with Sony Music, features 14 pop, rock, jazz and country classics from the 1930s, '40s and '50s.

 tour dates and tickets

June 2013
5 - New York, NY - Four Seasons Restaurant
6 - New York, NY - Hard Rock Cafe
7 - Westbury, NY - NYCB Theatre at Westbury
8 - Atlantic City, NJ - Caesars Atlantic City
10 - Lancaster, PA - American Music Theatre
12 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Hall
13 - Hunter, NY - Taste of Country Music Festival
14 - Gilford, NH - Meadowbrook
15 - Newport, RI - Newport Yachting Center
16 - Bethlehem, PA - Sands Bethlehem Event Center
18 - Perry Sound, Ontario - Bobby Orr Community Center
19 - Windsor, Ontario - Caesars Windsor The Colosseum
20 - Toronto, Ontario - Massey Hall
21 - Ottawa, Ontario - Ottawa Jazz Festival
22 - Rochester, NY - Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre

July 2013
4 - Fort Worth, TX - Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic
5 - Quapaw, OK - Downstream Casino Resort
10 - La Porte, IN - La Porte County Fair
12 - Anderson, IN - Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
13 - Mount Pleasant, MI - Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort
14 - Highland Park, IL - Ravinia Festival at Ravinia Park
16 - Apple Valley, MN - Minnesota Zoo Amphitheater
18 - Sylvania, OH - Centennial Terrace
19 - Cincinnati, OH - Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati
20 - Somerset, KY - Master Musicians Festival

August 2013
7 - San Diego, CA - Humphrey's Concerts by the Bay
9, 10 - Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood Bowl
13 - Las Vegas, NV - The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
16 - West Wendover, NV - Peppermill Concert Hall
17 - Laughlin, NV - Edgewater Casino
18 - Pozo, CA - Pozo Saloon
23 - Redmond, WA - Marymoor Park Concerts
24 - Goldendale, WA - Maryhill Winery Amphitheater
25 - Boise, ID - Idaho Botanical Garden

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