Gayville Hall presents "A Celebration of Merle Haggard," starring John and Susan McNeill, Nick Schwebach, and Owen DeJong, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, in Gayville.
John McNeill of Springfield will sing many of Haggard's songs in the show. He is emcee and a regular performer at Gayville Hall with his wife, Susan, and created the hall's tributes to Hank Williams and Johnny Cash.
Schwebach, who plays lead guitar, and DeJong, on fiddle, are members of the band Poker Alice. They have toured with Always … Patsy Cline and Gayville Hall's Dakota Opry, and have presented tributes to Hank Williams, and Johnny Cash. They are from rural Wakonda.
Gayville Hall is located at 502 Washington St. Tickets are $10 at the door or $12.50 for a reserved seat. Call (605) 267-2859.