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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Country music legend Merle Haggard to perform at Cheyenne Frontier Days
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Country music legend Merle Haggard plans to play Cheyenne Frontier Days this summer.
Event organizers said Haggard would play July 22 with Chancey Williams and the Younger Brothers Band, of Wyoming, as the opening act.
It will be the second time Haggard has played at Frontier Days. The first was in 1979.
Tickets go on sale on Friday.
Frontier Days runs from July 20-29. Other performers who are set to appear include Hank Williams Jr., Reba McEntire and the Zac Brown Band.
On Wednesday, Haggard's publicist announced the singer is being treated for pneumonia in a Georgia hospital and has had to cancel the rest of his January concert dates.
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