Willie Nelson at Seminole Casino Feb. 7

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Seminole Casino Hotel Immokalee welcomes country music icon Willie Nelson live in concert Feb. 7 at 8 p.m.
With a seven-decade career, Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist. He continues to thrive as a relevant and progressive musical and cultural force. In recent years, he has delivered more than a dozen new albums, released a Top 10 New York Times’ bestsellers book, again headlined Farm Aid (an event he co-founded in 1985) and his annual Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic, been honored by the Library of Congress with their Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, received his 5th degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul, headlined the annual Luck Reunion food and music festival during SXSW, launched his cannabis companies Willie’s Reserve and Willie’s Remedy, and graced the covers of Rolling Stone and AARP The Magazine.
Nelson started this decade by releasing four albums of newly recorded music – “First Rose of Spring” (2020), “That’s Life” (2021), “The Willie Nelson Family” (2021), and “A Beautiful Time” (2022, Grammy Award winner for Best Country Album) – and three books: “Me and Sister Bobbie: True Tales of The Family Band” (2020), “Willie Nelson’s Letters to America” (2021), and “Me and Paul: Untold Tale of a Fabled Friendship” (2022).
Throughout 2023, Willie celebrates his 90th birthday with multiple projects and events including a two-night star-studded concert, “Long Story Short: Willie Nelson 90,” that took place in April at the famed Hollywood Bowl, and released as a feature film in June. The year began with the debut of “Wille Nelson & Family,” a new five-part film documentary series directed by Thom Zimny and Oren Moverman that premiered at the Sundance Film Festival as well as the release of a new album, “I Don’t Know a Thing About Love,” which features 10 performances that pay tribute to American songwriter Harlan Howard.
From June to October, Nelson headlined the annual Outlaw Music Festival Tour. and released the album, “Bluegrass” (with newly recorded studio performances of 12 Willie Nelson-penned classics showcasing Nelson with a bluegrass ensemble). A new book, “Energy Follows Thought” (with stories behind the lyrics of 160 of his favorite songs, along with never-before-seen photos and ephemera), was released Nov. 23. On Nov. 3, Nelson was inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Tickets for this outdoor concert start at $49.50 and are available from Ticketmaster or at www.moreinparadise.com.

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