Merle Haggard to perform Feb. 9 at the Phillips Center

Published: December 17 2012

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Country music legend Merle Haggard will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Phillips Center for Performing Arts at the University of Florida.

Tickets go on sale at noon Friday.

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 are $36-66 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 Student Union), from any Ticketmaster outlet, or online at

The Phillips Center Box Office will be closed from Sunday through Jan. 1.

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