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All-Star Lineup For 'Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard' Concert

An all-star lineup that includes Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Willie Nelson, Kacey Musgraves and more will take part in Sing Me Back Home: the Music Of Merle Haggard.

This will take place April 6 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

The show honors the late music legend, who died last year, on what would have been his 80th birthday and will be filmed for broadcast later this year.

Others performing that night include Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams Jr., Jamey Johnson Ronnie Dunn, John Mellencamp, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Alison Krauss, the Avett Brothers, Lucinda Williams, John Anderson, Connie Smith, Bobby Bare and Haggard's son Ben, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Tickets go on sale at noon ET on Friday (March 3) via www.ticketmaster.com.

 

Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.