Country Legend Merle Haggard to Perform at Lerner Theatre

May 16, 2012

Country music legend Merle Haggard will be coming to The Lerner Theatre this summer. The 75 year-old performer will take the stage at 7 p.m. Aug. 5.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. June 1. Prices range from $37.50 to $77.50.

Haggard has been busy as of late. He released his last album, “Working in Tennessee” in 2011 and 2010’s “I Am What I Am” peaked at No. 18 on the Billboard country album chart.

He was inducted as a member of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2010, given to people for their lifetime contributions to the arts.

The Lerner Theatre is at 410 S. Main St. For information call 293-4469 or go to