Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard Tribute | Mill Valley, CA

Led by the Tim Bluhm’s caramel smooth baritone vocals, a unique bunch of renowned San Francisco Bay area-based players got together on May 11 to deliver a musical tribute to the recently fallen Merle Haggard. The show took place at the intimate Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, California.

Kacey Musgraves will Perform at G Fest in Honor of Merle Haggard

As previously announced, G Fest organizers are continuing plans for the inaugural event in honor of the late Okie from Muskogee, Merle Haggard. The festival, which features some of the biggest names in Country, Rock and Americana, along with the best up-and-coming and local talent, will take place as scheduled June 16-18 in Muskogee, Okla.

Reactions to Merle Haggard's Passing

We've lost one of the greatest writers and singers of all time. His heart was as tender as his love ballads. I loved him like a brother. Rest easy, Merle. -- Dolly Parton

Bakersfield stars The Buckaroos, Don Rich reissued by Omnivore

In its continuing mission to promote the Bakersfield country legacy of Buck Owens and the Buckaroos featuring Don Rich, Omnivore Recordings will issue two collections that spotlight the town’s most storied musicians: Don Rich’s That Fiddlin’ Man from 1971, and the all-instrumental The Buckaroos Play Buck and Merle, which marries the 1965 LP The Buck Owens Songbook and 1971’s The Songs of Merle Haggard.

Merle Haggard and Marty Stuart Wrap Filming

American music treasure Merle Haggard paid a visit to RFD-TV studios in Nashville recently to help Marty Stuart wrap up Season 5 of his hit RFD-TV series, The Marty Stuart Show.