Texas honky-tonk legend DALE WATSON will be in Lexington on Sunday, 6/26 at Willies.
One of the last true honky-tonk artists, the Austin, TX troubadour keeps the torch burning for pure country music. Watson is touring for his latest album, Call Me Insane, out now on CD, vinyl and digitally through Red House/Ameripolitan Records. He recorded the album in Austin with veteran producer Lloyd Maines (Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker, etc.) and brought in his ace touring band, "His Lone Stars," to capture his road-tested live sound. With over two decades as a performer, the Alabama-born, Texas-raised Watson is a country music maverick, a true outlaw who stands alongside Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, and George Strait as one of the finest country singers and songwriters from the Lone Star State.
Dale and his band, His Lone Stars, were featured on a Texas-centric episode of ABC's The Bachelorette this year along with profiles in the Wall Street Journal, CMT, Country Weekly, NPR's All Things Considered, New York Times and more. A longtime Texas favorite, Watson’s national profile has risen considerably via appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), The Late Show with David Letterman (CBS), Austin City Limits and The Sun Sessions (PBS) . A veteran touring artist and consummate entertainer, he is on the road more than 300 days a year. He also put his money where his heart is and took over ownership of two struggling Texas honky-tonks, the Little Longhorn Saloon in Austin (home of Chicken $#!+ Bingo) and The Big T Roadhouse in St. Hedwigs (outside San Antonio).
DALE WATSON at Willies
Sunday, June 26 @ 9:00 PM
286 Southland Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
Tickets - $17 ADV, $20 DOS
For more information call (859) 523-5558 or visit willieslocallyknown.com