Merle Haggard Tribute Concert Lineup Expands

NASHVILLE, TN (CelebrityAccess) — Toby Keith, Alabama & Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top are the latest acts to be announced for the lineup of Sing Me Back Home: The Music Of Merle Haggard tribute concert.

The new additions to the lineup join previously announced performing artists Willie Nelson, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, John Mellencamp, Dierks Bentley, Loretta Lynn, Hank Williams Jr., The Avett Brothers, Alison Krauss, Ronnie Dunn, Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Kacey Musgraves, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lucinda Williams, Ben Haggard, John Anderson, Connie Smith and Bobby Bare. Additional performers to be announced in the coming weeks.

The concert will take place on April 6, which would have been Haggard's 80th birthday, at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The concert will also be taped for distribution via both traditional and digital media.

A portion of the proceeds from the tribute concert will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation. – Staff Writers