Willie Nelson Announcement - DL3

2021 Hall of Fame game, induction ceremony and concert take place on Saturday, May 22

Frisco, TX (December 14, 2020) – Country Music Hall of Famer and 10-time Grammy award-winner Willie Nelson will perform a postgame concert presented by WinStar World Casino and Resort at Toyota Stadium as part of the 2021 National Soccer Hall of Fame Weekend on Saturday, May 22. The performance will take place following the 2021 National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and FC Dallas’ match against an opponent that will be named at a later date.


“We’re thrilled to have Willie Nelson perform for our 2021 National Soccer Hall of Fame Weekend,” said National Soccer Hall of Fame Executive Director Djorn Buchholz. “He is a Texas legend and music icon. There’s no better way to celebrate the 2020 and 2021 Hall of Fame classes than with one of the greatest musicians of all time.”


Tickets to the match and concert are only available as part of a 2021 FC Dallas Season Ticket Membership at this time. To secure tickets and learn more about Hall of Fame Weekend please visit FCDMemberships.com or email CustomerService@FCDallas.com. To receive notification when individual tickets to the match and concert go on sale, please register for early access at NationalSoccerHOF.com. Please note, the match and concert are a single event ticket. Tickets solely for the Willie Nelson performance will not be available. 


The 2021 Hall of Fame induction ceremony will also feature the enshrinement of the 2020 class, Carlos Bocanegra and Colin Jose Media Award recipient Andrés Cantor. The 2020 ceremony was postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.


ABOUT WILLIE NELSON
With a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger, and Stardust. Willie Nelson has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor, and activist. He continues to thrive as a relevant and progressive musical and cultural force. In recent years, he has delivered more than a dozen new album releases, released a Top 10 New York Times’ bestsellers book, again headlined Farm Aid, an event he co-founded in 1985, received his 5th degree black belt in Gong Kwon Yu Sul, headlined the annual Luck Reunion food and music festival at his ranch in Luck, TX during SXSW, launched his cannabis companies Willie’s Reserve and Willie’s Remedy, and graced the covers of Rolling Stone and AARP The Magazine.


2021 NATIONAL SOCCER HALL OF FAME INDUCTION WEEKEND
The 2020 National Soccer Hall of Fame induction ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 ceremony will induct members of the 2020 class, Carlos Bocanegra and Andrés Cantor, as well as members of the 2021 class who have yet to be announced. The 2021 National Soccer Hall of Fame weekend features the National Soccer Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday, May 22, followed by FC Dallas hosting an opponent that will be named at a later date and a postgame concert presented by WinStar World Casino and Resort featuring a performance by Willie Nelson to conclude the night. To experience the 2021 National Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Weekend, please visit NationalSoccerHoF.com for more information.

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