Nashville notes

Burke/Triolo Productions/ThinkstockWillie Nelson has been tapped as the SXSW Online 2021 Keynote speaker. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Austin-based festival will be held virtually March 16-20. 

Phil Vassar is launching a new podcast, Phil Vassar’s Songs from the Cellar, on American Songwriter Podcast Network on January 15. His first guest is Nashville star Charles Esten

This Is Us star and country singer Chrissy Metz is appearing on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune tonight. It airs at 8 p.m. ET on ABC. 

By Cillea Houghton
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