Rodney Crowell, Buddy Miller, Jake Owen, Aaron Lewis,
Tanya Tucker and Chris Janson have been added to the lineup at Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, an all-star concert event taping with partner Fender® Premium Audio System…powered by Panasonic,at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. CT in honor of what would have been Merle’s 80th birthday and the one year anniversary of his passing. This one
–night only concert event taping will bring together fans, friends and music icons to honor the life and songs of music legend Merle Haggard.
The new additions to the lineup join previously announced performing artists Willie Nelson,
Keith Richards, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Sheryl Crow, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams Jr., Toby Keith, The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Ronnie Dunn, Alabama, Billy Gibbons, Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lucinda Williams, Ben Haggard, John Anderson, Connie Smith and Bobby Bare.
In a career that spanned more than 50 years, Merle Haggard racked up an astounding 38 No. 1 country hits and every major award imaginable. Songs like “Mama Tried,” “Okie From Muskogee,” “I’m A Lonesome Fugitive” and “The Fightin’ Side Of Me” continue to inspire new generations of artists and fans alike, and as we approach what would have been a major milestone, the time has come to celebrate his truly remarkable career. He was an iconoclast who refused to bend to country music convention and helped create the indelible Bakersfield sound. He gave voice to outlaws and outsiders and in a way that few, if any, have ever equaled.