Famous country music icon sings under the Central Coast stars on Oct. 21
–On Fri., Oct. 21, Willie Nelson & Family will perform at the Avila Beach Resort located at 6464 Ana Bay Rd., Avila Beach. The performance begins at 7 p.m.
Nelson’s musical career spans six-decades, and over those decades he has produced hit after hit. He has worked with the industry’s biggest country names from superstar Bob Wills, Dolly Parton and Merle Haggard, to rock’s Neil Young and a duet with pop star Sheryl Crow, as well as many others.
Also an author, his books regularly reaching the New York Times top-ten seller list – the May release of his 2015 memoir “It’s A Long Story: My Life” made it to the top of the NYT bestseller list. Nelson is politically outspoken, is a human rights activist, as well as an animal rights activist. He gives to several charities, some of which are:
- American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign
- Best Friends Animal Society
- Farm Aid
- Feeding America
- Green Music Group
- Green Treks
- Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
- Peace Alliance
- Red Cross
- Rock the Earth
- Society for Animal Protective Legislation
- TJ Martell Foundation
- United Way
His songs reflect the deep love he holds for his country and his rooted respect for the armed forces of the United States of America in their constant struggle to keep America a free country. Nelson served in the Unites States Air Force.
The Avila Beach Resort is a popular destination for locals and tourists regarding concerts and many other entertainment affairs from music to dance to theatre to comedy. Concerts overlook the beautiful coastal scenery of Avila Beach, providing an idyllic and intimate setting, inspiring an evening of fun and beauty for the family.
Food and drink will be served at the concert, including beer, wine, and specialty alcoholic beverages; however, food and drink must be purchased on the grounds from the resort vendors. Food and drink from the outside will not be allowed into the resort.
For more information call (805) 595-4000 ext. 501 or email becca@availabeachresort. You can also go to otterproductionsinc.com/category/upcoming-events or call Otter Productions at (805) 924-1142.
Tickets for the Willie Nelson & Family concert may be purchased at www.vallitix.com or online at various other online ticket venues. They may also be purchased at Boo Boo records located at 978 Monterey St. San Luis Obispo.