Merle Haggard died Wednesday. What does that mean? Not much, in the grand scheme of things, unless you’re a fan of pure, unadulterated art that has been stripped bare of any nicety, artifice, comfort or margin of safety. Like that… Continue Reading
Joss was mentored under the likes of Tiny Moore and Merle Haggard and his later affiliation with Buck Owens and Dwight Yoakam, fifteen years recording/touring. Born in Long Beach and raised in Redding, Joss was a native Californian whose roots ran deep. He learned to play fiddle from Jana Jae, the one-time wife and fiddle player … Continue Reading
Jefferson Public Radio and Redding’s Cascade Theatre announce the addition of:
Merle Haggard & Kris Kristofferson to the 2011-12 season lineup!
Tickets to this event go on sale now to current 2011-12 Cascade Theatre members, with general public ticket sales starting at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16th. Click Here to renew and get your tickets early.
This rare acoustic concert features Continue Reading
There was something so stripped down, honest and emotionally connective about Haggard’s set. The sold-out show was a benefit for the Northern California Veterans Home and it generated about $15,000 for the cause. It was also Merle’s first concert in his hometown since recovering from his recent bout with lung cancer. Continue Reading
Merle Haggard at the Cascade Theatre Jan. 4, 2010 Music: “Momma Tried” by Merle Haggard