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By Jim Fisher
For The Sentinel 

Willie Nelson packs the house at Maryhill

 

Jim Fisher for The Sentinel

WILLIE AT MARYHILL: Willie Nelson, his trademark battered Martin guitar, and a band with family members in it entertained an appreciative audience at Maryhill Winery Saturday night.

Country music legend Willie Nelson played to a full amphitheater Saturday night at the Maryhill Winery. The sold-out concert was the second-to-last stop on what Nelson is calling the “Old Farts and Jackasses” tour, which began eight months ago in North Carolina and wrapped up Sunday in Boise, Idaho. The Wild Feathers opened the show with an hour-long set of lively country/rock before Nelson and his iconic braids took the stage with his beat-up old Martin guitar, “Trigger,” for almost two hours of non-stop music.

It was a varied and colorful group in attendance at the show. Those attired in high-fashion shared the amphitheater with folks who looked as though they could have arrive...



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