#MusicMonday: The Stars Align at Willie’s Fourth of July Picnic

by Christian De Massis & Julie Tereshchuk on July 15, 2019 in Entertainment, Music, Austin,

Willie Nelson’s Fourth of July Picnic just wouldn’t be the same without—-of course—the red headed stranger himself. Yet, it’s not just about Willie.

In fact, the iconic headliner puts together a line up of music talent for his annual Happy Birthday, America event that would eclipse anyone but the Lord of Luckenbach. Here are just some of our picks from the marathon 2019 Willie Nelson Fourth of July Picnic held at the Austin360 Amphitheater

Ray Wylie Hubbard. Photo Christian De Massis
Ray Wylie Hubbard. Photo Christian De Massis
Ray Wylie Hubbard. Photo Christian De Massis
Hayes Carll and Ray Wylie Hubbard. Photo Christian De Massis
Photo Christian De Massis
Hayes Carll. Photo Christian De Massis
Steve Earle & The Dukes’ Eleanor Whitmore. Photo Christian De Massis
Photo Christian De Massis
Jamey Johnson. Photo Christian De Massis
A close-up of Jamey Johnson’s trusty guitar. Photo Christian De Massis
Alison Krauss performed for close to an hour as the sun set. Photo Christian De Massis
Nathaniel Rateliff performed with his aptly-named band The Night Sweats. Photo Christian De Massis
The Luke Combs set heats up. Photo Christian De Massis
Luke Combs. Photo Christian De Massis

Cover photo Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. Christian De Massis

Christian De Massis is a freelance photographer based in Austin. Julie Tereshchuk is the editor-in-chief of Texas Lifestyle Magazine.