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Merle Haggard, Lee Ann Womack to open for George Strait on Wichita stop

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013, at 3:23 p.m.

Country legend Merle Haggard and Lee Ann Womack will open for George Strait when he brings his Cowboy Rides Away Tour to Wichita’s Intrust Bank Arena on April 4, venue officials announced Tuesday.

Haggard, 76, is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and is known for hits such as "Okie From Muskogee" and “That’s The Way Love Goes.” Womack, whose hits include “I Hope You Dance,” also opened for Strait when he played the arena in 2010.

Officials also announced that tickets would go on sale at 10 a.m. on Oct. 18 and would cost $76.75 and $98.50. They’ll be available at the Intrust Bank Arena box office, at Select-A-Seat outlets, at www.selectaseat.com or by calling 316-755-SEAT.

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