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Willie Nelson has a number of dates scheduled for the next few months including two in the NYC area happening on May 16 and 17 at Wellmont Theatre in Montclair, NJ. Both shows are billed as "Willie Nelson & Family", and as you can see from one of his recent Austin shows, they truly will be family affairs. Tickets ($95.00, $75.00 & $45.00) go on sale Friday (2/17) at noon with a presale starting Wednesday (2/14) at noon. All dates are listed below.

In related news, if you were watching the Grammys last night, you probably know that a Chipotle commercial aired with Willie Nelson covering Coldplay's "The Scientis.t" You can purchase his cover of the track on iTunes and watch the video for the commercial (which has actually been out since August) below.

All dates and video below...

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Chipotle "Back to the Start" Commercial

Willie Nelson -- 2012 Tour Dates
MAR 3 El Paso, TX Plaza Theatre
MAR 4 Lubbock, TX City Bank Auditorium
MAR 6 Sahuarita, AZ Desert Diamond Casino
MAR 7 San Diego, CA Balboa Theatre
MAR 8 Santa Ynez, CA Chumash Casino
MAR 9 Indio, CA Fantasy Springs Resort Hotel & Casino
MAR 10 Las Vegas, NV Grand Opening: The Smith Center
MAR 12 Phoenix, AZ Comerica Theatre
MAR 13 Los Angeles, CA Walt Disney Concert Hall
MAR 15 Oakland, CA Fox Theater
MAR 16 Reno, NV Silver Legacy Resort Casino
MAR 17 Reno, NV Silver Legacy Resort Casino
APR 3 Farmington, NM McGee Park Memorial Coliseum
APR 5 Odessa, TX Dos Amigos
APR 6 Concho, OK Lucky Star Casino
APR 7 Newkirk, OK First Council Casino
APR 12 Aurora, IL Paramount Arts Centre
APR 13 Elkhart, IN The Lerner Theatre
APR 21 Austin, TX The Backyard at Bee Cave
MAY 6 Glenside, PA Keswick Theatre
MAY 11 Wilkes-Barre, PA Kirby Center
MAY 16 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
MAY 17 Montclair, NJ Wellmont Theatre
JUN 5 Nashville, TN Schermerhorn Symphony Center
JUN 8 Winsted, MN Winstock Country Music Festival

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Comments (19)

Willie puts on a great show..worth seeing at least once.

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 2:41 PM

That commercial is not very vegan friendly.

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 2:46 PM

Reminds me of his version of Stardust

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 2:48 PM

Is this commercial new? I feel like I have seen this commercial before.

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 2:48 PM

Who is Will Lee? Nell's son?

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 3:07 PM

Great coldplay song.

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 3:37 PM

Yes, this is not new. Its been around since August of last year. Very up to date

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 4:11 PM

Hell, even I'D cover Coldplay for a Chipotle burrito bowl. And I loathe Coldplay and can't play music!

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 4:12 PM

Willie Nelson, besides being the talent he is, is also a great guy. I remember when he signed my Telecaster outside the Beacon Theatre about 10 years ago, and he was talking to people on their cell phones and was just chatting away with everyone like they were old friends. At the time, btw, he was about 62 or so - and women were LINING UP to kiss him...

Posted by Joshua Sanders | February 13, 2012 4:38 PM

I had seen the commercial movie theaters before last night. Fantastic cover, though.

Posted by Anonymous | February 13, 2012 6:43 PM

LOVE Willie, but HATE Coldplay.

Posted by Anonymous | February 14, 2012 10:09 AM

that commercial is offensive.

Posted by Anonymous | February 15, 2012 2:50 AM

LOVE Willie, but HATE Coldplay.

Posted by Souq | February 22, 2012 6:28 AM

coldplay are a great band. i've never understood the hate. i've seen em four times total including this current leg of the tour. they're my fav band, so i'm biased...but yes they put on a great show, audience participation.

Posted by coldplay tickets | March 16, 2012 8:05 AM

Coldplay are a great band.....for me to poop on!

Posted by triumph..the insult comic dog | March 16, 2012 9:07 AM

LOVE Coldplay, but HATE Willie.

Posted by Souq | March 16, 2012 9:10 AM

^you must not like real talent?

Posted by Anonymous | March 16, 2012 9:16 AM

great country singer

Posted by jordon | August 6, 2013 2:57 PM

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