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WILLIE NELSON TO PERFORM 1978 ALBUM STARDUST LIVE WITH FULL ORCHESTRA AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL
Performances with Hollywood Bowl Orchestra mark first time Nelson performs Stardust live
FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2013 AT 8 PM
SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2013 AT 8 PM
The August 9 performance is generously sponsored by
Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts
The August 10 performance is generously sponsored by
Acura, official automotive partner of the Hollywood Bowl
The August 10 media sponsor is 89.9 KCRW
WHAT: Celebrating the 35th anniversary of the critically acclaimed album, Stardust, country music star, activist, songwriter, American music legend, and ten-time Grammy-winner, Willie Nelson, will perform the 1978 release with orchestrations by David Campbell at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at 8 PM.
Produced by Booker T. Jones and released by Columbia Records in 1978, Willie Nelson’s Stardust is a collection of classics from the Great American Songbook including “Georgia on My Mind,” “Moonlight in Vermont,” “September Song,” “All of Me,” and “Blue Skies,” among other repertoire standards. The album garnered a Grammy award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance (for “Georgia on My Mind”), was certified quintuple platinum in the U.S., hit number one on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart (and remained there for 10 years), and produced four hit singles.
The performances of Stardust with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra - led by conductor/composer/arranger David Campbell - mark the first time Nelson has performed the album live, and also the first time he’s performed the album with a full orchestra. In addition to Stardust, Nelson will perform some of his greatest hits.
Opening the show is singer, songwriter, and four-time Grammy-winner Lyle Lovett and His Large Band.
For full artist biographies, please visit Hollywoodbowl.com
WHEN: Friday, August 9, 2013 at 8 PM
Saturday, August 10 2013 at 8PM
WHO: Willie Nelson
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
David Campbell, conductor
Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
WHERE: HOLLYWOOD BOWL
2301 N Highland Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90068
TICKETS: Subscriptions and single tickets are available now for the Hollywood Bowl 2013 summer season at HollywoodBowl.com or Ticketmaster.com, or via phone at 323.850.2000 or 800.745.3000 and in person at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office. For more information, please call 323.850.2000.
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