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Best Bets: Willie Nelson plays the Big Top

Willie Nelson plays Big Top Chautauqua on Sunday. Photo courtesy of Big Top.

Iconic country music star Willie Nelson brings his tour bus back this direction for a show at Big Top Chautauqua. Nelson is six decades, 200 albums deep into his career. This is his seventh show at Big Top.

Nelson played Bayfront in 2010, a lotsa-hits, little banter show that drew 5,000 people to the park — some of them wearing the musician’s signature red bandana.

Nelson recently released “Band of Brothers,” an album reviewer Ann Powers of NPR called “a self-portrait of a long, up-and-down life — especially in the life of an artist.”  

GO SEE IT What: Willie Nelson & Family

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Big Top Chautauqua, near Bayfield

Tickets: $78 ground pass

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