Senate Hopeful Beto O’Rourke Jams with Willie Nelson at Fourth of July Picnic: Watch

AUSTIN, TX - JULY 04: Willie Nelson (L) and Beto O'Rourke perform in concert at Willie Nelson's 45th 4th Of July Picnic at the Austin360 Amphitheater on July 4, 2018 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for ABA)

Before he was an El Paso city councilman and running for Ted Cruz‘s Senate seat as a Texas democrat, Beto O’Rourke played in punk bands alongside At the Drive-In and the Mars Volta‘s Cedric Bixler-Zavala. Yesterday, the Senate hopeful made an appearance at Willie Nelson‘s annual Fourth of July Picnic in Austin, where O’Rourke joined Nelson on stage, along with Margo Price and members of the Head and the Heart, Asleep at the Wheel, and more. Together, the supergroup played classic Willie Nelson stoner jams “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” and “It’s All Going to Pot,” plus the noticeably less heady “Will the Circle Be Unbroken.” Watch it all happen below and revisit our interview with the Texas city councilman here.

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