With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, Willie Nelson is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of “Crazy,” “ Red Headed Stranger,” and “Stardust.” He 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.
26 Year-old Columbia Nashville singer/songwriter Maren Morris has quickly established herself with vocal styling’s that reflect her country, soul and pop influences. Armed with sheer talent, honest lyrics and a completely magnetic presence, Morris has entered the Country music genre like a lioness. The Arlington, Texas native was named as one of CMT’s Next Women of Country as well as a CMT Listen Up Artist of 2016, a VEVO Discover Artist, a SiriusXM “Artist To Watch in 2016,” one of Rolling Stone Country’s “10 New Country Artists You Need To Know,” Spotify’s “Spotlight on Country 2016” Artists and many 2016 Watch Lists including USA Today, Billboard, Huffington Post and the Boston Globe to name a few.
The versatility of Steve Moakler’s music goes beyond his magnetic pull as an artist. The Pittsburgh native moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music in 2006. A handful of odd jobs, hundreds of shows and a thousand songs later, Steve has successfully released three independent full-length albums and an EP, sold out venues across the country and topped the iTunes® charts on multiple occasions. This year alone, Moakler has had his first song at radio, his Grand Ole Opry debut and was named an “Artist to Watch For” by over 20 outlets including Rolling Stone Country, CMT, Huffington Post, Taste Of Country and more.
Don’t miss your chance to see Willie Nelson with special guests Maren Morris & Steve Moakler at the Santa Barbara Bowl.