Willie Nelson to be honored with statue in Austin
POSTED: Friday, April 20, 2012 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, April 20, 2012 - 3:04pm
NBC NATIONAL NEWS — Country music legend Willie Nelson is expected to help unveil an 8-foot statue of himself in Austin today.
The privately funded monument near a new music hall shows a relaxed Nelson holding a guitar.
Capital Area Statues Incorporated raised money for the statue.
This is the 3rd large-scale statue from the group, which is made up of prominent Texas writers, producers and musicians.