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Keith Urban on the idea for his new single “Coming Home”

Keith Urban released new single "Coming Home," featuring Julia Michaels which Urban explained started with an idea of using the intro of one of my favorite Haggard songs "Mama Tried." “Hearing that rolling Haggard guitar lick sparked memories of my childhood - and my dream to come to America.” added Urban.  “I knew right then the story [...]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

CMA Posthumously Presents Merle Haggard With The 2016 Joe Talbot Award

CMA posthumously awarded Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard with the 2016 Joe Talbot Award, presenting the award to Haggard’s widow, Theresa Haggard. The Joe Talbot Award recognizes outstanding leadership and contributions to the preservation and advancement of Country Music’s values and traditions. The award was presented to Haggard last week at a reception [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Merle Haggard Museum and Merle’s Meat +3 Saloon to open in Nashville

Bill and Shannon Miller, the founders of Icon Entertainment Group, joined Merle Haggard’s family to unveil plans for the new Merle Haggard Museum and Merle’s Meat + 3 Saloon to be located at 121 Third Avenue South, Nashville, TN.  Working together, the Millers and the Haggards have curated performance wardrobes, instruments, professional and personal possessions and [...]

By |October 30th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Miranda Lambert performs a Haggard tune with Texas artists Randy Rogers & Wade Bowen

Miranda Lambert wrapped up the leg of her U.S. Highway Vagabond Tour at Red Rocks Amphitheater; to honor her Texas roots she brought supporting acts Wade Bowen and Randy Rogers with her. During Lambert's set, the three performed the Merle Haggard tune "Sing Me Back Home" which also had the late Glen Campbell on the [...]

Sons of legends Merle Haggard and Max D. Barnes give tribute through music video

Max T. Barnes and Marty Haggard, both accomplished singer/songwriters in their own right, have released a music video tribute to their legendary fathers, Country Music Hall of Famer Merle Haggard and Nashville Songwriters Hall of Famer Max D. Barnes. The sons have continued the friendship their fathers started and recorded the co-penned Merle/Max D. tune “Way [...]

Nashville was declared ‘Merle Haggard Day’ for #MusicOfMerle

Willie Nelson and Keith Richards everyone! Unbelievable!! #MusicOfMerle ???? A post shared by Blackbird Presents (@blackbirdmusicgroup) on Apr 6, 2017 at 8:11pm PDT A sold-out show was held in Nashville in honor of Merle Hagard; 18,000 fans attended the concert in the Bridgestone Arena. The show was recorded for "Sing Me Back Home: The Music [...]

Merle Haggard Post-Tribute Show Takeover Confirmed at Nudie’s Honky Tonk

Following the star studded concert celebration, Sing Me Back Home The Music of Merle Haggard, at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday, April 6, Nudie’s Honky Tonk is encouraging fans to join them for a Merle Haggard Takeover at 11:30 PM CT featuring performances by Merle’s son Ben Haggard and Merle’s band The Strangers. The event, which [...]

By |April 6th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

More Artist Have Been Added to The Star Studded Merle Haggard Tribute

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 [...]

By |April 4th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Keith Richards and Sheryl Crow Added To Star Studded Merle Haggard Tribute

Legendary Rolling Stones' guitarist/vocalist Keith Richards and GRAMMY® Award-winning singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow have been added to the lineup of Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard, an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. CT in honor of what would have been Merle’s 80th birthday and [...]

By |March 30th, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Tribute to Merle Haggard to be spotlighted on “Country’s Family Reunion”

Upcoming episodes of “Country’s Family Reunion” will spotlight popular episodes of “Tribute to Merle Haggard” and “Gettin’ Together.” Artists in this series include Rhonda Vincent, Vince Gill, Bobby Bare, Teea Goans, Johnny Lee, Mark Wills, Dailey & Vincent, Neal McCoy, Linda Davis, Johnny Lee and many more. One of country music’s biggest stars is celebrated [...]