Merle Haggard to perform Feb. 9 at the Phillips Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Country music legend Merle Haggard will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9 at the Phillips Center.

Tickets go on sale at noon Friday, Dec. 21.

Widely regarded as country music’s greatest living recording artist, Haggard has 40 No. 1 country hits to his credit and has won Grammy, CMA and ACM awards. He remains the only California-born artist inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Haggard’s countless hits include Mama Tried, Are the Good Times Really Over, Workin’ Man Blues, That’s the Way Love Goes, Bar Room Buddies, I’m a Lonesome Fugitive, Branded Man, Sing Me Back Home, Hungry Eyes and Okie from Muskogee.

Tickets may be purchased by calling the Phillips Center Box Office at 352-392-ARTS (2787) or 800-905-ARTS (toll-free within Florida), or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 (toll-free). Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phillips Center Box Office, the University Box Office (in the Reitz Union), from any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at www.ticketmaster.com.

The Phillips Center Box Office will be closed from Sunday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

###

Merle Haggard

Saturday, Feb. 9, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $36-66

Phillips Center

Websites:
University of Florida Performing Arts: www.performingarts.ufl.edu

Merle Haggard : http://merlehaggard.com/

Photos available upon request or by visiting: http://performingarts.ufl.edu/about/press-room/photos/

To Purchase tickets, call the Phillips Center Box Office at 352-392-ARTS (2787) or 800-905-ARTS (toll-free within Florida) or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 (toll-free). Tickets may also be purchased in person at the Phillips Center Box Office, the University Box Office at the University of Florida Reitz Union or from any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Cash, checks, MasterCard, Discover and Visa are accepted.

For interviews and other press inquiries, please contact Todd Taylor at 352-273-2483 or ttaylor@performingarts.ufl.edu.

Performance dates, times and programs are subject to change.