Durham is becoming the place to see bigger shows. Country legend Willie Nelson is the latest addition to the Durham Performing Arts Center schedule. He will play the venue on February 20 according to Pollstar. Tickets will go on sale to the public on December 19 and Willie's fan club pre-sale starts on December 15.
The Red Headed Stranger has three more North Carolina dates on the books as well. Asleep at the Wheel will open all of the dates. Check out the dates below.
Willie's latest album is a duet record Wyton Marsalis titled Two Men With the Blues.
Willie Nelson NC dates:
02.18.09 - Williamston, NC - Bob Martin Agricultural Center
02.19.09 - Boone, NC - The Holmes Center
02.20.09 - Durham, NC - Durham Performing Arts Center
02.21.09 - Greensboro, NC - War Memorial Auditorium
Also, thanks to On the Beat, we know that prolific singer-songwriter Ani DiFranco will play the Carolina Theatre on March 10. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, December 12, via the theatre box office and at carolinatheatre.org.
Difranco's latest album Red Letter Year was released in September. Download a track from the album below.
Ani DiFranco - "Emancipated Minor" (mp3)