Merle Haggard to play The Joint in April

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Merle Haggard
Merle Haggard
Updated: 2/12 11:08 am Published: 2/12 11:06 am

Merle Haggard will play The Join inside Hard Rock Hotel and Casino this spring.

Haggard is considered one of American music’s greatest artists, releasing more than 40 No. 1 singles and earning more than 20 awards in a career that has spanned five decades.
Haggard will play in Tulsa on April 3rd.

In 1969, Haggard released “Okie From Muskogee,” which was recorded live at the Muskogee Civic Center. The album earned the ACM award for Album of the Year, and the self-titled single became an instant No. 1 hit and earned the ACM Single of the Year award.

To date, he has released 76 studio albums and 48 compilations. Haggard has released a staggering 96 singles, including the smash hits “Mama Tried,” “Hungry Eyes,” “Workin’ Man Blues,” “The Fightin’ Side of Me” and “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink.”

Haggard has collected numerous industry awards, including five ACM Top Male Vocalist awards, six CMA awards and three Grammys. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1994 and the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 1997. In 2010, he was among the honorees at the annual Kennedy Center Honors, which recognizes those in performing arts for their lifetime of contributions to American culture.

Tickets start at $45 and go on sale Feb. 27.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa is nominated for an ACM award for casino venue of the year for the second consecutive year. It is located off Interstate 44 at exit 240. Ticket prices and information on upcoming shows are available online in The Joint section of or by calling (918) 384-ROCK. The Joint box office is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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Mayor Maynot - 2/13/2014 10:16 AM
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One of my favorite country hits is He Stopped Lovin Her Today. Yea I know that's not by the Hagg It's by No Show George. They played that at Dwight's Funeral. His wife had a little restaurant in commerce oklahoma.
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