FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2009 file photo, musician Willie Nelson performs with his band during the Farm Aid Concert event in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Kyle Ericson, file)
April 20, 2012 6:40:04 AM PDT
by CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas - April 20, 2012 --
Country music legend Willie Nelson was expected to help unveil an 8-foot statue of himself in downtown Austin on Friday, which happens to be a national day of protest for the legalization of marijuana.