Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, and Dierks Bentley are teaming up to headline an all-star concert celebration honoring Merle Haggard and we can’t contain our excitement.
And as if the headliners weren’t enough, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams Jr., The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Ronnie Dunn, Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lucinda Williams, Ben Haggard, John Anderson, Connie Smith AND Bobby Bare will all being paying tribute to the legend during this one night-only concert event taping. Talk about the show of a lifetime.
Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard will take place at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on April 6 in honor of what would have been Merle’s 80th birthday and the one-year anniversary of his passing.
Tickets go on sale this Friday at 11 A.M. CT via Ticketmaster and additional performers are said to be announced in the coming weeks.
In the meantime, please enjoy pals Willie and Merle proving once again that they will forever be legends.
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