On the bill again: Nelson back on festival lineup

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Posted: Sep 26, 2013 10:37 PM
On the bill again: Nelson back on festival lineup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An improving Willie Nelson will make his festival date this Saturday in Nashville, Tenn., after all, and he's bringing a friend.

A news release from festival organizers said Nelson has recuperated enough from a shoulder injury that he's able to keep his evening slot at the Zac Brown Band's Southern Ground Music & Food Festival. Warren Haynes will sit in with Nelson and his band for a handful of songs as well.

Festival organizers also announced Kenny Rogers will be joining Brown and his band during its star-packed Friday headlining set that also includes Kenny Chesney and Jason Mraz.

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Nelson pulled out of the festival and postponed three other dates earlier this week after doctor's advised him to rest his shoulder for a week. The missed dates in Michigan, Indiana and Illinois are being rescheduled.

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Online:

http://willienelson.com

http://southerngroundfestival.com