Merle Haggard cancels concert due to pneumonia

Merle haggard

Well wishes going out to Merle Haggard who was forced to cancel a concert on Thursday night due to pneumonia. 

Haggard, who will turn 77 on Sunday, was scheduled to perform at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma April 3, but was forced to cancel due to falling ill.

“My apologies and we will reschedule. Hopefully be able to sing tomorrow night in Wichita,” the singer's Twitter stated

Apparently the singer wasn't feeling too well during his Wednesday night show either. Ben Haggard, Merle's son and guitarist, said on his own Twitter Tuesday: "Dad lost his voice hour before the show tonight.. Went out anyway and gave the ppl his best.." 

There's no word on whether the living legend will be well enough to attend the ACM Awards on Sunday where Garth Brooks is set to present him with the Crystal Milestone Award or whether he will take part in the two George Strait concerts he's scheduled to perform at with George Strait on tonight and tomorrow.  


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