Willie Nelson to Headline Beto O'Rourke Rally

Willie Nelson
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Willie Nelson performs during Farm Aid 2009 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Oct. 4, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri.

Willie Nelson is showing his support for Texas Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke, headlining his rally in Austin on Sept. 29.

The event, which takes place at Auditorium Shores, will also feature Joe Ely, Carrie Rodriguez, Tameca Jones, and Nelson’s sons Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson. O'Rourke is also expected to speak at the rally, which is open to the public but requires registration online.   

Nelson and the political candidate have a musical history themselves. At the 85-year-old singer's 4th of July Picnic, he invited O'Rourke onstage to play guitar together for renditions of “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” and “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” Watch the video below.


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