Merle Haggard Austin Tickets
The famous American country music performer, singer, instrumentalist and guitarist, Merle Ronald Haggard, will be performing at the Moody Theater live this winter. He emerged in the 1960s as one of the most successful country music singer. His music is a blend of the traditional country, jazz, folk and blues. Haggard has remained one of the leading and most important figures of the Bakersfield country sound. This was created along with Buck Owen and the other members of his band The Strangers. The singer has won nineteen Academy of Country Music Awards and three Grammy Awards. To watch him perform live, get your Merle Haggard Austin tickets right away.
The famous American country guitarist, singer and instrumentalist, Merle Ronald Haggard, will be performing at the Moody Theater this November. Haggard and Buck Owen, along with their band, The Strangers, created the Bakersfield sound which is a distinctive blend of the traditional steel country guitar sound. It consists of minimal words in new vocal harmony styles.
He is often claimed to be the most prominent and important country artist of the 1960s. Haggard has often been referred to as the champion of a working man mostly because of his rough history. He had a tough life after the demise of his father. Merle discovered his love for country music in the teenage years and found solace in it. He learnt to play the guitar on his own at the age of twelve. Merle was influenced by great artists such as Bob Wills, Hank Williams and Lefty Frizzell.
In 1966, Haggard rose to fame with the release of three top ten hit tracks including "Swinging Doors", "The Fugitive" and "The Bottle Let Me Down". He was also nominated as the "Top Male Vocalist" by the Academy of Country Music Awards. Some of his other hit tracks include "Bonnie & Clyde" and "Mama Tried". Haggard was inducted to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1994. Soon after, he released a number of successful albums. Later, he was also inducted to the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. To watch the country star perform live, get your Merle Haggard Austin tickets right away.