One of the men who defined "The Bakersfield sound" of country music will be playing the Alberta Bair Theater Wednesday, May 30.
CountryMusic Hallof Famer Merle Haggard has been honored with multiple awards including a lifetime achievement award from the Kennedy Center Honors. With 38 #1 hits including "Okie from Muskogee", "The Fighting Side of Me", and "Carolyn"; he has helped influence artists such as Dwight Yokam, The Mavericks, and even the Grateful Dead. Haggard has also sung duets with country star Willie Nelson, and movie star Clint Eastwood.
Tickets are currently on sale at the Alberta Bair Theater, Ernie Novembers, and online on AlbertaBair.org.