Merle Haggard

Lawrenceburg Event Center

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In a Nutshell

The “Okie from Muskogee” shares more than 50 years of country hits and stunning guitar solos

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Promotional value expires Aug 8, 2015. Limit 8 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem on 8/8 for a ticket at venue box office. Refundable only on day of purchase. Must purchase together to sit together. Discount reflects Ticketmaster current ticket prices-price may differ on day of the event. For ADA seating, call box office promptly upon receipt of voucher - availability is limited. Ticket value includes all fees. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $35 for one ticket to see Merle Haggard (up to $73.80 value)
  • When: Saturday, August 8, at 8 p.m.
  • Where: Lawrenceburg Event Center
  • Seating: risers
  • Door time: 7 p.m.
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Merle Haggard

  • Outlaw country: a term some country artists use when they throw a little rock into their sound or cut their cheek while shaving
  • Real outlaw country: Merle Haggard
  • 21: the birthday Merle famously celebrated in prison after trying to rob a roadhouse, despite how “Mama Tried”
  • What inspired him to join San Quentin’s country band: being in the audience when Johnny Cash played there
  • Then: he created his twangy Bakersfield sound, got released from prison, formed The Strangers, knocked out 38 number-one hits, earned three Grammys and a Kennedy Center Honor, and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Where his untethered Telecaster Thinline solos belong: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Why Merle has been called “the poet of the common man”: he writes what he knows, striking a chord with anyone who’s ever been beat, broke, busted, or broken-hearted
  • First number-one hit that showed Merle’s tough, yet somber side: “I’m a Lonesome Fugitive”
  • Number-one hit that punched his somber side in the face: “The Fightin’ Side of Me”
  • Other Merle classics you might hear live: “Silver Wings,” “Ramblin’ Fever,” and the country song to end all country songs, “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink”

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