RELEASES ‘I AM WHAT I AM’
TOMORROW, APRIL 20 ON VANGUARD RECORDS;
PERFORMACE FROM STAGECOACH FESTIVAL
TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON APRIL 24
FROM 10-11PM EASTERN
ON SIRUIS/XM RADIO’S
OUTLAW COUNTRY CHANNEL
MERLE HAGGARD’s newest disc—I AM WHAT I AM—may not come out until tomorrow, April 20, nevertheless it’s already receiving rave reviews on both sides of the Atlantic earning 4-stars in Rolling Stone and the UK’s Uncut. Elsewhere on NPR, “Morning Edition” will be airing an interview this week, while “Fresh Air” is reviewing the album.
Meanwhile, at the Stagecoach Country Music Festival this weekend in Indio, CA, Merle Haggard’s live set will be broadcast exclusively by Sirius XM Radio on the Outlaw Country channel (Sirius 63/XM 12), Saturday, April 24 from 10-11pm Eastern hosted by Mojo Nixon.
Up next for Merle? More live dates and an upcoming segment next month on the venerated news magazine CBS Sunday Morning.