HOUSTON – Closing out night two of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Willie Nelson delivered an outstanding performance in front of more than 70,000 fans on Armed Forces Appreciation Day.
He received a standing ovation mid-performance and shed a tear after singing “Always On My Mind." He was also joined on stage by his son.
Here’s what you missed if you weren’t in attendance:
Many colleagues shared pictures and videos of MD Anderson’s Dr. Jim Allison playing the harmonica.
The singer was also joined on stage by his son Lukas Nelson.
OK.— Meagan Ellsworth (@megzmagpie) March 5, 2020
Where do I start?
1) Tonight, I watched Willie Nelson perform at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. Absolutely nostalgic. Freaking. Texas. Legend. ❤️
2. Lukas Nelson can SANG. It’s like Willie sold his soul to the devil to create a baby with rock and blues. 😱 pic.twitter.com/au2nvsTn1p
Fans enjoyed the performances of some of Nelson’s greatest hits, including “On The Road Again” and “Always On My Mind” during which fans noticed the singer became emotional.
Here’s what fans had to say about the show:
*This story originally appeared on Click2Houston.com.