Star will head to the UK in May

Willie Nelson has announced two UK live dates for May this year.

The star will play Manchester’s Apollo venue on May 11, then London’s Hammersmith Apollo on May 13.

Tickets go on sale tomorrow (January 11).

To check ticket availability and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/GIGS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

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