This summer’s rumors of Willie Nelson’s demise were greatly exaggerated – he’s still kicking around, if you were wondering – but after performing for about seventy years with ever-increasing levels of fame (or infamy) since the ’50s, he’s more than rife for a tribute shindig… as is Patsy Cline – who, in her too-brief 30 years, left a country music legacy few have ever managed to surpass.
Tonight, at 7 p.m. at Tellus360, artists and bands will be performing these two country legends’ greatest hits – and you can see it all for $10 if you are so inclined. This show, called “Crazy” in honor of the song Nelson penned and Cline popularized and presented by Brookladelphia, is nearly four-hour show is a fantastic way to do two things. One, you can acquaint yourself with Nelson and Cline’s discography if you are not already so acquainted (or, you know, re-acquaint yourself. Two, you can see some of the PA music circuit’s favorites as well as rising artists… like Corty Byron, Hotsy Totsy, Meg and the Right Sound, and Saint Elouise. For the full list of artists and approximate show times, click here.
To get you in the mood, here’s Willie Nelson himself singing the show’s titular hit:
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