Tickets on sale for Merle Haggard concert

The Daily Times staff
Merle Haggard

FARMINGTON – Country music legend Merle Haggard will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Farmington Civic Center, 200 W. Arrington St.

Haggard is credited with helping create the so-called "Bakersfield sound," as well as becoming part of the outlaw country movement in the 1970s. He has generated a string of hits that includes "Okie From Muskogee," "Mama Tried," "Silver Wings," "If We Make It Through December," "Fightin' Side of Me," "Workin' Man Blues" and "Today I Started Loving You Again." He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1994.

Haggard's latest studio album is 2015's "Django and Jimmie," his sixth collaborative effort with Willie Nelson. The disc includes the single "It's All Going to Pot" and the title track, a tribute to musicians Djano Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers.

Advance tickets are $49.50 and $59.50, while tickets purchased at the door at $59.50 and $69.50. Tickets can be purchased in person at the civic center box office, online at fmtn.org/civiccenter, or by calling 505-599-1148 or 1-877-599-3331.