Willie Nelson announces “Come and Toke It”, a 4-20 variety show – National


Willie Nelson Invites Marijuana Fans And Fans To Celebrate “4-20” – The Unofficial Day Of Cannabis Celebration – With Him This Monday By Welcoming Luck Reunion’s Come and take it ” live broadcast of variety show type.

The online event will bring together musicians, chefs, comedians and many more for exactly four hours and 20 minutes of “cannabis-based entertainment” in an “educational environment”.

“Come take it with me on 4/20 at 4:20 pm,” Nelson said in a statement.

“There will be music and good times. And it’s for a good cause, “he added.

Nelson is the self-proclaimed “owner” of Luck Reunion, which is the “anti-festival” that brings musicians together and meets annually on the country’s iconic Texas ranch.

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Due to the threat surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the annual chance meeting was canceled last month. It was to take place on March 24.

To compensate for the cancellation, Nelson, 86, brought together a huge range of speakers and performers to Come and take it, including: Kacey Musgraves, Billy Ray Cyrus, Tommy Chong, Ziggy Marley, Kevin Smith and Matthew McConaughey.

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In addition to that, Elle King, Jeff Bridges, and former US presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke will make an appearance on the variety show.

The Luck Reunion site also suggests that punk rock icon Jimmy Webb will make an appearance, however, he passed away last Tuesday after a long battle with cancer.

Willie Nelson live.

Willie Nelson live.

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With this event, Luck Reunion and Willie’s Reserve – Nelson’s own brand and marijuana business – have teamed up to raise funds for the Last Prisoner project.

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The Last Prisoner is described as a “non-profit coalition of leaders, leaders and artists in the cannabis industry dedicated to providing restorative justice to the cannabis industry”.

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Commenting on the foundation, Luck Reunion wrote: “As the United States moves away from the criminalization of cannabis, giving birth to a major new industry, there remains the basic injustice inflicted on those who have received criminal convictions. and the consequences of these convictions. “

According to Nelson, the Last Prisoner project will help fight this “turnaround” in the history of these “unjust” policies against cannabis users in the United States.

First 4-20 after cannabis legalization in Canada

First 4-20 after cannabis legalization in Canada

In addition, Nelson encouraged viewers to participate in the #PassLeft Challenge, where cannabis users were asked to submit videos of them accepting and then placing a “seal” to their left.

The goal of the challenge is that the rolled cannabis cigarette begins and ends in the On the road once again the singer’s hand.

Here are some of the submissions:

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Come and take it will be broadcast live on Facebook and Twitch on April 20 at 4:20 p.m. CT, or 5:20 p.m. ET.

For more information on the broadcast, you can visit the official Luck Reunion website.

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