Willie Nelson is the latest celebrity to have an internet rumor swirling around that he died. The fact of the matter is he's alive and well and 'on the road again' with one of his famous friends.

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The internet death hoax initially made its' way around the internet back in April, but popped up again earlier this month.

Our radio station actually received calls from concerned listeners asking if it was true. We can tell you, Willie is alive and kicking and heading out on tour with his buddy, Merle Haggard!

Willie and Merle will be on the road with their 'Django and Jimmie Tour' beginning in South Carolina this October. So far eight dates have been announced.

(So far, no New England dates have been announced)

Oct. 15 — Florence, S.C. @ Florence Civic Center
Oct. 16 — Roanoke, Va. @ Berglund Center Coliseum
Oct. 17 — Reading, Penn. @ Santander Arena
Oct. 21 — Bloomington, Ind. @ Indiana University Auditorium
Oct. 23 — Pikeville, Ky. @ Eastern Kentucky Expo Center
Oct. 24 — Milwaukee, Wisc. @ Milwaukee Theatre
Oct. 25 — Green Bay, Wisc. @ Theatre at the Resch Center
Nov. 28 — Fort Worth, Texas @ Billy Bob’s Texas