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Willie Nelson Pot Stores Will Be “the Anti-Walmart”

Willie Nelson smokes pot. Well technically, Willie Nelson probably vapes pot more often nowadays. That’s what he was doing when James Joiner sat down with him during the SXSW madness in Austin. Joiner filed his story about Willie Nelson’s huge Heartbreaker Banquet last week, complete with loads of pics. But one little bit of news that Willie Nelson accidentally dropped …

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Johnny Depp Crashes Willie Nelson’s Boston Show

Johnny Depp crashed Willie Nelson’s show in Boston on Tuesday–and some audience members didn’t even know it. Depp, who is in Boston filming a movie about mobster Whitey Bulger–in which he plays the lead character–simply played guitar throughout Nelson’s set. The 81-year-old (yes, Willie Nelson is 81) introduced his band members, but used only their first names. “He just said …

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Willie Nelson to Achieve 5th-Degree Black Belt

After being inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Friday night to much fanfare, country music legend Willie Nelson is also set to receive his 5th-degree black belt in martial arts at the age of 80. Nelson will achieve the high honor in the modern Korean martial art of Gong Kwon Yu Sulon on Monday in Austin, right …

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Willie Nelson Inducted Into Austin City Limits Hall of Fame

Willie Nelson was inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame on Friday and fellow Texan Matthew McConaughey did the honors. “There would be no Austin City Limits without Willie Nelson,” the Dallas Buyers Club Academy Award winner said. McConaughey even managed to slip in his famous phrase “All right, all right, all right” at the induction. This came …

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Willie Nelson Inducted Into ACL Hall of Fame

Willie Nelson’s career has taken him all over the place, and most recently, landed him in the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. Fellow Texan and Nelson friend Matthew McConaughey had the honor of inducting the star Saturday night. “There would be no Austin City Limits without Willie Nelson,” said the actor. Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett shared the stage …

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Willie Nelson’s Stolen Armadillo Returned

Willie Nelson’s stuffed armadillo that serves as his onstage mascot was stolen on Monday night, but has since been found and returned to the singer. Willie was greeting fans at the Westin Lake Las Vegas resort in Henderson after a Las Vegas show when the armadillo went missing. Willie and his crew were already on the road before they realized …

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Willie Nelson Has No Time For Justin Bieber

Willie Nelson is a man who means what he says and when he says Justin Bieber needs to grow up, that’s exactly what he means. Although the rest of the world is still captivated by the young singer’s recent arrest for DUI and street racing, Nelson just doesn’t have time to worry about him. “He’ll be all right,” said Nelson …

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Miranda Lambert Part of Phil Everly Tribute

Miranda Lambert was part of a tribute to Phil Everly at The Grammy Awards on Sunday night. She and Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong sang a rendition of The Everly Brothers’ hit When Will I Be Loved. Lambert sported a slinky black dress with cutouts and a plunging neckline–showing off her new svelte and very sexy figure. The …

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Kris Kristofferson Will Be Joined By Fellow Country Stars In Special Grammy Performance

Kris Kristofferson is set to have quite an exciting night tomorrow during the presentation of the 56th annual Grammy Awards. He will perform for audiences along with a couple of other legends, along with a newcomer to the genre. In a special performance that should be exciting for any fans of the genre, and especially for the fans of the …

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Trace Adkins Drops SeaWorld Performance Amid “Blackfish” Controversy

Add Trace Adkins to the long list of musicians who have already dropped their shows at SeaWorld. While it was originally just the animal activists fighting for the treatment of the whales, everyone is starting to join in, and realizing how poorly the orcas are treated while in captivity. Amid the controversy surrounding the theme park since the release of …

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Martina McBride, .38 Special Cancel SeaWorld Performances

Following suit with six others that have also been scheduled to perform and recently cancelled, Martin McBride and 38 Special have refused to perform at SeaWorld. Since the release of the buzzed about documentary Blackfish, many people have become more aware of the some of the unsafe and inhumane practices that are done involving the whales at SeaWorld. Over the …

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REO Speedwagon Becomes Latest Musical Act To Cancel Show At Seaworld

In an effort to expose the horrors of what goes on at SeaWorld, a documentary called Blackfish has created quite a stir in the media recently. Since being shown on CNN in November, the documentary has become more mainstream, and as a result, REO Speedwagon, in addition to several other musicians, have recently cancelled their shows at SeaWorld. The Blackfish …

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