Merle Haggard to stay on the U.S. tour trail most of the year

Iconic country singer Merle Haggard will take on an extensive round of North American dates that kick off tonight (5/10) and push through mid-December. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Iconic country singer Merle Haggard will take on an extensive round of North American dates that kick off tonight (5/10) and push through mid-December.

The country great begins the journey with a May 10 show in Kahnawake, Quebec, and continues traveling through Canada and parts of the South through month's end.

The summer trek returns to the road July 19 in Minneapolis, MN, and hits 15 stops through late August. Two Las Vegas performances (12/12-13) and a Wendover, NV stop (12/14) are also on the books for mid-December.

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Haggard, 75, most recently released "Working in Tennessee," in October 2011 via Vanguard Records. The 11-track set peaked at No. 30 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and No. 25 on the magazine's Independent Albums chart.

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May 2013
10 - Kahnawake, Quebec - Kahnawake Sports & Recreation Complex
11 - Bathurst, New Brunswick - K.C. Irving Regional Centre
12 - Moncton, New Brunswick - Moncton Coliseum Complex
14 - Yarmouth, Nova Scotia - Mariners Centre
15 - Halifax, Nova Scotia - Halifax Metro Centre
16 - Sydney, Nova Scotia - Centre 200
17 - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown Civic Center
18 - Saint John, New Brunswick - Harbour Station
19 - Lubbock, TX - Lubbock Memorial Civic Center
20 - Greenville, TX - Greenville Municipal Auditorium
21 - New Braunfels, TX - Gruene Hall
22 - Fort Worth, TX - Billy Bob's Texas
23 - Branson, MO - RFD-TV The Theatre
25 - Cedar Rapids, IA - Paramount Theatre
26 - Cincinnati, OH - Taft Theatre
27 - Owensboro, KY - Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival
28 - Atlanta, GA - Masquerade Music Park
29 - New Orleans, LA - Champions Square

July 2013
19 - Minneapolis, MN - The State Theatre
20 - La Crosse, WI - La Crosse Oktoberfest
21 - Sloan, IA - WinnaVegas Casino
25 - Bayfield, WI - Big Top Chautauqua
26 - Mahnomen, MN - Shooting Star Casino
27 - Deadwood, SD - Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel & Casino
28 - White Sulphur Springs, MT - Red Ants Pants Festival
30 - Salt Lake City, UT - Red Butte Garden

August 2013
30 - Bossier City, LA - Horseshoe Casino & Hotel
31 - Robinsonville, MS - Bluesville at Horseshoe Casino

September 2013
1 - Hurricane Mills, TN - Loretta Lynn Ranch
3 - Bowling Green, KY - Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center
6 - Franklin, NC - Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts
7 - Chester, WV - Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort
8 - Wooster, OH - Wayne County Fair

December 2013
12, 13 - Las Vegas, NV - Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
14 - West Wendover, NV - Peppermill Concert Hall

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