Willie Nelson to host day long festival during SXSW

Heartbreaker Banquet 2014Country music legend Willie Nelson is to host a day long festival during the SXSW music conference.

Nelson’s private ‘Luck, Texas’ ranch will play host to the third annual Heartbreaker Banquet, a day long concert taking place on Thursday 13th March. The festival is set to feature pop-up shops, locally sourced food and music from 18 different performers.

The music will be split over two stages, and will feature sets from the likes of Shovels and Rope, J. Roddy Walston and The Business, Lucius, the Felice Brothers and the Wild Feathers. Event organisers have also promised that there will be “surprises in store.”

Proceeds from this year’s Banquet are set to benefit the SIMS Foundation, offering mental health services to Austin based musicians.

The full lineup for the Heartbreaker Banquet is as follows:

Medicine Show Stage:
Shovels and Rope, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, Lucius, the Felice Brothers, Clear Plastic Masks, Nikki Lane, the Wild Feathers, Elle King and a surprise headliner.

Chapel Stage:
Willie Watson, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Shakey Graves, John Fullbright, Noah Gundersen, Mechanical River, Jonny Burke, Sons of Fathers and Insects Vs. Robots.