Willie Nelson On The Road Again

Veteran artist will turn 68 during break from tour.

Willie Nelson will celebrate his birthday off the road this year, during a break from his next 51-concert tour leg.

Nelson, who turns 68 on April 30, will take a detour from the trek after an April 17 show in Easton, Pennsylvania, and he'll resume the tour May 10 in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

The singer launches his latest round of dates on Thursday with a concert at the Forum in Rome, Georgia. The tour winds down August 21 at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville.

Willie Nelson tour dates:

2/1 - Rome, GA @ The Forum

2/2 - Clearwater, FL @ Ruth Eckerd Hall

2/3 - Melbourne, FL @ Maxwell C. King Center

2/4 - Boca Raton, FL @ Boca Raton Resort

2/5 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Broward Center

2/7 - West Palm Beach, FL @ Raymond F. Kravis Center

2/8 - Lakeland, FL @ Youkey Theatre

2/9 - Sarasota, FL @ Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

2/10 - Silver Springs, FL @ Silver Springs Park

2/11 - Chattanooga, TN @ Tivoli Theatre

2/13 - Birmingham, AL @ Alabama Theatre

2/15 - San Antonio, TX @ San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo

2/17 - Yuma, AZ @ Paradise Casino

2/18 - Prescott, AZ @ Yavapai College

2/19 - Prescott, AZ @ Yavapai College

2/21 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore

2/22 - San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore

2/23 - Stateline, NV @ Harrah's Tahoe

2/24 - Stateline, NV @ Harrah's Tahoe

2/25 - Stateline, NV @ Harrah's Tahoe

2/27- Anaheim, CA @ Sun Theatre

2/28 - Tucson, AZ @ New West

3/1 - Phoenix, AZ @ Celebrity Theatre

3/17- Austin, TX @ Exposition Center

4/17 - Easton, PA @ State Theatre

5/10 - Bay St. Louis, MS @ Casino Magic

5/11 - Marksville, LA @ Grand Casino Avoyelles

5/18 - Jackson, MS @ Jubilee Jam

5/19 - Pensacola, FL @ Spring Fest

5/20 - Zellwood, FL @ Corn Festival

5/21 - Naples, FL @ Philharmonic Center

6/12 - Mt. Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino

6/13 - Mt. Pleasant, MI @ Soaring Eagle Casino

6/15 - Tama, IA @ Meskwaki Casino

6/16 - Wisconsin Dells, WI @ Crystal Grand Theatre

6/17 - Marinette, WI @ Porterfield Country Festival

6/22 - Rising Sun, IN @ Grand Victoria Casino

6/23 - Rising Sun, IN @ Grand Victoria Casino

7/5 - Bossier City, LA @ Horseshoe Casino

7/6 - Bossier City, LA @ Horseshoe Casino

7/9 - Chesaning, MI @ Chesaning Showboat

7/10 - Chesaning, MI @ Chesaning Showboat

7/11 - Chesaning, MI @ Chesaning Showboat

7/12 - Bayfield, WI @ Big Top Chautauqua

7/13 - Bayfield, WI @ Big Top Chautauqua

7/15 - Fish Creek, WI @ Door Community Auditorium

7/17 - Milwaukee, WI @ Potawatomi Casino

7/18 - Green Bay, WI @ Weidner Center

8/15 - Springfield, IL @ Illinois State Fair

8/16 - Sedalia, MO @ Missouri State Fair

8/21 - Louisville, KY @ Kentucky State Fair