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CMHoF&M Presents Two Bakersfield Sound Programs in March
This month, the Country Music Hall of FameA and Museum will present a special program and performance by musician and producer Pete Anderson and a Merle Haggard film screening in support of the exhibition The Bakersfield Sound: Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, and California Country.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Greenville Sun
Merle Haggard Will Headline - MerleFest 2014'
Legendary country music artist Merle Haggard will perform for the first time at MerleFest, as he closes MerleFest 2014 on Sunday, Apr. 27. The festival also welcomes back MerleFest favorite Ricky Skaggs, whose Apr. 26, evening performance will mark the twelfth time that the famed bluegrass musician has appeared in the lineup.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Merle Haggard still strong at another Grove gig
You wonder sometimes when the aging legend is finally going to lose his edge. Certainly with an iconic country star like Merle Haggard, who turns 77 next month and has beaten back cancer once already in his well-traveled life, any next time through town might be his last.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New Los Angeles Exhibit Offers a Photographic Look...
A new exhibit, titled Country: Portraits of an American Sound, opens at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles May 31. Classic photographs of country legends like Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton highlight the exhibit, along with portraits of modern stars Keith Urban , Miranda Lambert and more.
Merle Haggard's 45th Anniversary 'Okie from Muskogee' to Be Released, 3/25
Originally released in December 1969, the live album OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE was released shortly after the single "Okie From Muskogee" reached No.
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A special 45th anniversary edition of Merle Haggard 's 1969 live album Okie from Muskogee , is coming out March 25. The re-release includes a rare, live version of "The Fightin' Side of Me."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
John Fullbright brings true Americana grit back to SXSW - and Heartbreaker Banquet
In one sentence: "Fullbright synthesizes the best songcraft from his home state - Webb, Leon Russell and, by default, Merle Haggard."
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Country legend Merle Haggard still putting on a great show
Before a raucous crowd that turned the Emerald Queen Casino's cavernous showroom into a roadhouse Saturday night, country legend Merle Haggard proved that he's still got something special to offer his fans.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Honolulu Advertiser
New York Times: Trying to Save Merle Haggard's Old Home
OILDALE, Calif.>> The tanker trains loaded with crude oil still rattle down the tracks at the end of the alleyway where Merle Haggard, a living legend of country music, grew up in a boxcar that his father transformed into the family home.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Music Review: Suzy Bogguss - 'Lucky'
Although all the tunes were written by Merle Haggard , Suzy Bogguss didn't set out to mimic or imitate the great man on Lucky .
Thu Feb 20, 2014
George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Merle Haggard Will 'Salute the ...
The Academy of Country Music today announced that George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Merle Haggard, Florida Georgia Line, Lady Antebellum and The Band Perry are among the artists set to perform during the upcoming televised special Set for broadcast May 20 on CBS, the concert was created to honor our country's servicewomen and men.
Suzy Bogguss, the platinum-selling country singer, has turned her vocal cords toward all things Merle Haggard, who penned the tunes on her latest CD 'Lucky.'
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The Jersey Journal
CD Reviews: Eric Church, Katy B, others
Years before Kacey Musgraves confounded country traditionalists with the cynical small-town realism of "Same Trailer, Different Park," Eric Church was penning sharp, smart, rowdy songs about pregnancy tests and smoking marijuana.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Merle Haggard to play The Joint in April
Merle Haggard will play The Join inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino this spring. Haggard is considered one of American music's greatest artists, releasing more than 40 No.
Merle Haggard and Ricky Skaggs Round Out MerleFest Lineup
As announced earlier today via Billboard.com, legendary country music artist Merle Haggard will perform for the first time at MerleFest as he closes MerleFest 2014 in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on Sunday, April 27. The festival also welcomes back MerleFest favorite Ricky Skaggs, whose Saturday, April 26, evening performance will mark the 12th time ... (more)
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss on the road together for summer tour
Willie Nelson will soon be on the road again, this time with Alison Krauss & Union Station featuring Jerry Douglas.
Suzy Bogguss Treats "Lucky" Guests to Album Party
Suzy Bogguss gave some invited guests a live sampling of her new album, Lucky , at a release party at the BMI building in Nashville, Monday .
Guitar virtuoso Redd Volkaert on teaching and pleasing the audience
As part of our International Folk Alliance Conference preview series, we're rounding up a bunch of notable acts that are coming to town and chatting about what's happening in their world.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Merle Haggard to Headline MerleFest
The music festival known as MerleFest is a celebration of Traditional Music, and the organizer of the North Carolina event have pulled off a major coup with the announcement of a country music legend who defines that term perfectly.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Macon County Times
Rick Fleming wins Suzy Bogguss tickets, CD
The Macon County Times hosted a giveaway contest last week, offering two free tickets to see Suzy Bogguss and a copy of her new CD of Merle Haggard classics.