Willie Nelson turns 80 April 30th and has a long list of accolades. He is in the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Kennedy Center Honors. He has a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Country Music Association. He’s the man who co-created Farm Aid, the annual festival that has raised more than $43 million to help farm families. (That got him into the Agricultural Hall of Fame.) He started BioWillie, which makes fuel out of soy and vegetable oils. He has a street named for him in Austin, Texas, his home since the early 1970s.
So where is Willie spending his 80th birthday? At Germain Arena in Estero, FL according to his website!
Happy Birthday Willie Nelson!