Willie Nelson Not Coming to Fort Smith

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Fort Smith Convention Center will not be hosting the return of country music singer-songwriter Willie Nelson on Nov. 29 as originally thought.

FSCC chief operating officer Tim Seeberg confirmed that the show had been canceled on Friday (Nov. 9) due to lagging ticket sales.

“What happened in this case is that Willie and the show promoter (Larry Shaeffer Presents out of Sand Springs, Okla.) were not comfortable with the current pace of ticket sales for this event, so they went ahead and canceled,” Seeberg said, adding that only 300 tickets had been sold to the event which would have been held inside the Arkansas Best Performing Arts Center of the FSCC (capacity: 1,300).

“It’s unfortunate, but at this time we don’t know of any expected rescheduling,” Seeberg said. Click here to read the full story from our partners at TheCityWire.com.