AUSTIN, Texas - Luck Reunion may have been canceled but the show will go on. Many of the artists that were scheduled to perform will now be performing for a free, live streaming event on March 19.
This year's Luck Reunion, the annual event held in Willie Nelson's backyard, was forced to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions on large gatherings.
The event is being called Luck Present 'Til Further Notice and will be hosted by Ray Benson. It's expected to start at 6 p.m. and last until 11 p.m. (CT).
Artists that will be featured include Willie Nelson, Lukas Nelson, Micah Nelson, Jewel, Lucinda Williams, Paul Simon & Edie Brickell, Nathaniel Rateliff, Margo Price & Jeremy Ivey and more. There will also reportedly be some special guests.
The broadcast will feature mainly call-in sets filmed live by the artists themselves from the comfort of their own homes. A small number of local acts are slated to safely broadcast from Arlyn Studios.
Luck says it is working with Arlyn "to do what they can to preserve the energy and camaraderie that is intrinsic in Austin's creative community."
Fans can watch by clicking on the following links below:
Those who tune in to the event can opt to contribute via a digital tip jar that will be readily available throughout the broadcast. The tip donations will be divided equally, and transparently, among all performers.
Luck says that if an artist wishes to donate their share of the tips to a charity of their choice, or a fellow artist in need, they'll be able to do so.
Full details about the event, including ways to donate, can be found on the Luck Reunion website.