As a living legend in the outlaw country genre, Billy Joe Shaver continues to break all the rules and offer audiences his
revved up and irreverent country twang. For decades, this incredibly talented musician has been penning moving lyrics and
weaving tales of struggle into his unique take on country music to create more than just his own sound. Shaver inspired an
entire music movement, creating an entirely new subgenre and leading the charge for a bold new direction in country music.
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Many have come since, but none can hold a candle to the original. Billy Joe Shaver is the original gangsta of outlaw country
music, a visionary who subverted convention and made the music he wanted to make, and audiences loved it. It was a gamble
that paid off big and continues to pay dividends in the music world, encouraging country as well as other artists to follow
their heart and play the music that inspires them. Billy Joe Shaver is an icon in the country music world, and the opportunity
to see him live isn't to be missed!
How many musicians do you know that live up to their music, who live the life their songs preach? Billy Joe Shaver plays
outlaw country music, and he lives his life according to that gospel. When Shaver stopped at a bar on his way to Houston to
play a show once, he entered into an altercation with another patron. That patron pulled a knife on Shaver and attacked. Shaver
pulled out his gun and shot the man in self-defense. Both men are fine, and Shaver has gone on to continue to embody the songs
he sings, a true outlaw. To see this wild and bold musician live, purchase tickets at StubHub now!
Willie Nelson called him "the greatest songwriter alive today." Bob Dylan is one of his biggest fans Johnny Cash, Elvis
Presley and many many more have all recorded his hits. With such an impressive following and accolades from music legends,
it's clear Billy Joe Shaver is an inspiration and an icon. And it's for good reason these stars all line up to work with and
praise Shaver. He's a prolific songwriter with an uncanny knack for penning lyrics that speak to audiences everywhere, that
take the down and out and glorify them, that connect with real people with real problems, and he sets it to beautiful, nuanced
music that breathes life into those gravitational lyrics, and that's what makes Shaver so beloved.
The number of artists whom Billy Joe Shaver has directly helped or indirectly inspired numbers in the hundreds if not the
thousands. So many musicians have tried to replicate his sound, that bracing balance of moving lyrics and musical fever that
whips crowds into a frenzy and brings performer and listener closer together. But none have been able to achieve what Shaver
has. None can master the words and sounds of outlaw country like Billy Joe Shaver, and even in his golden years, he continues
to show critics and audiences he knows how to play thrilling music. Score Billy Joe Shaver country music tickets to see this legend live!