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Koka Booth Amphitheatre announces summer shows

Posted May 15, 2012
Updated May 16, 2012

Merle Haggard and Kris Kristofferson will bring their tour to the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary this summer. 

According to their concert poster, the two will be "pickin, singin and storytellin'" on Aug. 7. 

The concert is one of several announced for the venue. Also on the slate for this summer – Glen Campbell on July 21 and Old Crow Medicine Show on Aug. 18. 

Glen Campbell (Image from Koka Booth Amphitheatre)

Campbell is currently on his "Farewell Tour." The 76-year-old singer was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease last year.

Folk band Old Crow Medicine Show has performed at the Grand Ole Opry and Merlefest. 

Tickets for all of these shows go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. through the amphitheatre box office, which is open Tuesday through Friday noon to 6 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. You can also get your tickets through eTix.com. 

Prices for Haggard and Kristofferson and Campbell are $39.50 general admission/lawn and $59.50 for reserved seating. Lawn ticket prices will go up to $45 the day of the show. 

Old Crow's tickets are $34.50 for general admission, lawn or reserved table seat. Those prices go up to $40 the day of the show.

These shows are in addition to previously announced concerts, which include Further and Garrison Keller. For a complete list of shows go to the Koka Booth Out and About event listing


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  • Gerbil Herder May 16, 2012

    Those are some good looking shows...well, Glen Campbell and Merle Haggard / KK look good. OCMS is good, too, but I don't want to see them as much as the other two.

  • davidgnews May 15, 2012

    Got it, thanks K !

  • Khanrahan May 15, 2012

    Hey David! This is the entire list of shows at Koka: http://www.wral.com/entertainment/out_and_about/venue/4872689/

  • davidgnews May 15, 2012

    Somehow the headline implied that this article would have more of a complete list.