Willie Nelson will world premiere his new album, Heroes, on Sirius XM Radio’s Willie’s Roadhouse channel. Beginning May 12, Willie’s Roadhouse, channel 56, will play a different song from the album every hour with commentary from Willie. The album will be released May 15.
In addition to previewing his new album, Willie and his son and fellow musician, Lukas Nelson, will perform their cover of Pearl Jam’s “Just Breathe” live in the SiriusXM studio on Tuesday, May 15. During the special, hosted by Dallas Wayne, Willie and Lukas will take calls from listeners and some of Willie’s friends. The special will air at 3 p.m. Eastern.
Heroes will showcase new songs as well as country classics. It includes guests vocalists Merle Haggard, Snoop Dogg, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Joe Shaver, Sheryl Crow, Jamey Johnson, Lukas Nelson and Micah Nelson.
Willie’s Roadhouse is Willie Nelson’s exclusive channel for classic country music, including such artists as Merle Haggard, George Jones, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Ray Price, Charley Pride, Patsy Cline and Willie himself.