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Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp headline the 2024 Outlaw Music Festival

John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson, seen here at Farm Aid last year, will headline the 2024 Outlaw Music Festival tour.
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John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson, seen here at Farm Aid last year, will headline the 2024 Outlaw Music Festival tour.

An already very busy summer concert season just got a whole lot better with the announcement of the 2024 Outlaw Music Festival. Willie Nelson & family, Bob Dylan, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and John Mellencamp will be joined with special appearances by Billy Strings, Celisse, Southern Avenue and Brittney Spencer. Plant & Krauss will join for the first part of the tour and Mellencamp on the second. Dylan will join the tour for all of the shows.

The Outlaw Music Festival made its debut in 2016, in Scranton, Pa., just a couple hours north of where we produce World Cafe in Philladelphia. While Dylan played a couple of Outlaw fests in 2017, this is the first time he'll be on the entire tour.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 1. Check out the dates and locations below:

2024 Outlaw Music Festival tour dates:

  • June 21: Alpharetta, Ga.
  • June 22: Charlotte, N.C.
  • June 23: Raleigh, N.C
  • June 26: Virginia Beach, Va.
  • June 28: Syracuse, N.Y.
  • June 29: Wantagh, N.Y.
  • June 30: Holmdel, N.J.
  • July 2: Mansfield, Mass.
  • July 6: Bethel, N.Y.
  • July 7: Hershey, Pa.
  • July 29: Chula Vista, Calif.
  • July 31: Los Angeles
  • Aug. 3: Mountain View, Calif.
  • Aug. 4: Wheatland, Calif.
  • Aug. 7: Boise, Idaho
  • Aug. 8: Spokane, Wash.
  • Aug. 10: George, Wash.
  • Sept. 6: Somerset, Wis.
  • Sept. 7: Tinley Park, Ill.
  • Sept. 8: St. Louis, Mo.
  • Sept. 11: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Sept. 12: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
  • Sept. 14: Burgettstown, Pa.
  • Sept. 15: Clarkston, Mich.
  • Sept. 17: Buffalo, N.Y.

For more on each show's lineups, go here.

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Bruce Warren is assistant general manager for programming of WXPN in Philadelphia. Besides serving as executive producer of World Café, Warren also contributes to Paste magazine and writes for two blogs: Some Velvet Blog and WXPN's All About The Music Blog.

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