Ben Haggard & Merle Haggard’s Band The Strangers to Perform at 11:30 p.m. CT
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Following the all-star concert celebration “Sing Me Back Home The Music of Merle Haggard” at the Bridgestone Arena tonight, fans can attend the Merle Haggard Takeover, featuring performances by Merle’s son Ben Haggard and Merle’s band The Strangers 11:30 p.m. CT at Nudie’s Honky Tonk. The event is free and open to the public.
“We’re honored that Nudie’s is the official venue for the Merle Haggard tribute concert after-party,” said Bill Miller, Nudie’s Honky Tonk owner and icon entertainment president. “In addition to members of Merle’s family and friends, son Ben Haggard will be performing with his dad’s band, The Strangers.”
About Nudie’s Honky Tonk
The world famous Nudie’s Honky Tonk on Broadway resides in a 100-year-old, historic, three-story building housing millions of dollars of rare country music memorabilia, costumes, multiple bars, two stages featuring live music and Southern style comfort food for guests. Open daily 11 AM – 3 AM CT, visitors can see pop culture, iconic designs by designer Nudie Cohn like Elvis Presley’s $10,000 gold lame’ suit. Nudie’s Rodeo Tailor fashions were donned by the hottest in film and music including Gene Autry, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, Elvis Presley, Robert Redford, Porter Wagner and John Wayne, among many others. Nudie didn’t stop at clothing. He also customized automobiles often installing silver-dollar dashboards, pistol door handles and gear shifts, extending rear bumpers and trimming vehicles with longhorn steer horns as hood ornaments. To date, there are 9 surviving “Nudie Mobiles” with his $400,000 1975 Cadillac El Dorado finding a permanent home on the wall at Nudie’s Honky Tonk. Located at 409 Broadway, this attraction features the longest bar in Music City at over 100 feet.
For more information, visit www.nudieshonkytonk.com.
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To receive additional information or to schedule an interview with founder Bill Miller, contact Mark Logsdon of PLA Media at 615-327-0100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.