Merle Haggard is at the Uptown on Monday, tickets still available
Merle Haggard is one of outlaw country’s quintessential voices. He has been since the 1960s, when the genre was building its muscles. And it is Haggard, along with Buck Owens, whom we have to thank for introducing us to the signature Bakersfield sound that was perhaps the original rebellion to the polished sheen of Nashville country.
So whether you’re signing up for this Country Music Hall of Famer’s Monday-night show because you grew up listening to his rich twang or you’re afraid that the 77-year-old missing half a lung might not have too many tours like this left in him, we’re certain you won’t be disappointed by this legend.