EL DORADO -- Nearly 2,000 people packed the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium to see Willie Nelson perform.
The sold out crowd sang along with the music icon including his song "Whiskey River."
The soon to be 80-year-old legend played his guitar and encouraged fans to join in the fun.
Folks shared their excitement with NBC 10 News about being able to see Nelson's show.
"Look at this place. Who isn't a big Willie Nelson fan? His music, he can sing love songs, he can sing country."
"Everybody loves Willie. Pure country, awesome, original, natural, gotta love him."
The iconic Texan's career spans six decades and he has sold more than 40 million albums in the United States alone.