Loading…
Friday, April 18, 2014
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Published: 1/30/2014

Willie Nelson among latest additions to new Cincinnati summer music festival

ASSOCIATED PRESS

CINCINNATI — Venerable country music star Willie Nelson is among the latest acts announced for a summer music festival in Cincinnati.

Organizers of the new Buckle Up Festival say Nelson, Jamey Johnson, The Railers and Alison Krauss and Union Station featuring Ohio native Jerry Douglas are now on the bill. Among those announced earlier were The Band Perry, Alabama, and the Eli Young Band.

The July 18-20 festival along the Ohio River in Cincinnati will feature country, folk, bluegrass and roots rock music among other genres.

The 80-year-old Nelson, whose many hits have included “On the Road Again,” ‘’Always on My Mind,” and “To All the Girls,” performed Sunday night at the Grammy Awards show with Kris Kristofferson, Merle Haggard and Blake Shelton.



Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. If a comment violates these standards or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, click the "X" in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.

Related stories