BankPlus Amphitheater | Southaven, Mississippi
Country rock legend and the ultimate purveyor of the outlaw country movement, Willie Nelson, just turned 90, and he’s celebrating this commemorative year with a monster tour across North America! The Outlaw Music Festival features the hottest names in country, rock, and blues music, and it’s conquering over 30 major cities! The music extravaganza packs a killer line-up for each show, and it’s making a coveted stop in Southaven, Mississippi, this fall! On Saturday, 14th October 2023, the Outlaw Music Fest is scheduled to light up the BankPlus Amphitheater! The show will feature headliners Willie Nelson and Family, along with performances from folk-rock powerhouse The Avett Brothers, progressive rock icon Gov’t Mule, and country music songstress Elizabeth Cook! The show is guaranteed to showcase non-stop hits, including Nelson’s unforgettable staples, “Highwayman,” “Beers for My Horses,” “On the Road Again,” and many more! If you’re keen on joining Nelson’s 90th year this fall, you better hurry and score your tickets now!
Willie Nelson recently held a grand celebration for his 90th birthday at the Hollywood Bowl. The two-night celebration featured a back-to-back tribute performed by the biggest names in rock and alternative music. The sold-out event also featured a performance from Nelson as he joined Neil Young, George Strait, and Snoop Dogg on stage. Nelson’s son Micah whose stage name is Particle Kid, made a speech and thanked everyone for joining the unforgettable celebration. Particle Kid will also appear in select cities at the Outlaw Music Festival this 2023.
Nelson has been a significant force in country rock music since emerging in the ‘50s. Then he released numerous hits spawned from his 99 studio albums. The illustrious rocker’s six-decade career has resulted in countless number-1 songs and over 40 million records sold in the U.S. Moreover, his exemplary work has brought in a plethora of accolades, including 15 Grammy Awards, ten Country Music Association Awards, eight American Music Awards, and many more.
Indie folk rock powerhouse The Avett Brothers is a Grammy-nominated band from North Carolina. The quartet, led by brothers Seth and Scott Avett, made their breakthrough in 2009 with their major label debut, I and Love and You. The album peaked at number 16 on the Billboard 200 and topped the Folk Albums chart. In 2016, they released their highest charting effort, True Sadness, peaking at number 3 on Billboard 200 and topping the Top Rock and Folk Album charts.
In 2019, the band dropped their latest album, Closer Than Together, which entered three Billboard charts. The following year, they released their fourth EP, The Third Gleam.
Progressive rock band Gov’t Mule is a project by The Allman Brothers members Warren Haynes and Allen Woody. They released their self-titled debut album in 1995 and started touring across the U.S. Soon, the band became a festival favorite, thanks to its eclectic sound. This 2023, Gov’t Mule paid tribute to Pink Floyd’s iconic album, Dark Side of the Moon, with a Tour special tribute tour. The Dark Side of the Mule covered over ten dates across North America, and the band performed the album in its entirety.
Sensational singer-songwriter and radio host Elizabeth Cook joins the Outlaw Music Festival line-up this 2023. Cook will be delivering hits from her career-spanning albums, including her latest effort, Aftermath, which was released in 2020.
Grab your tickets to Outlaw Music Festival by now, and don’t miss this incredible line-up at the BankPlus Amphitheater on Saturday 14th, October 2023!