The Minnesota State Fair announced Thursday that country music legend Merle Haggard has been added to its musical lineup for 2015.

Haggard will take the stage on Labor Day Sept. 7. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., and tickets cost $35 (not including entry to the fair), plus fees. All seats are reserved. For tickets information, visit or call 651-288-4427.

The 77-year-old Haggard last performed in the Twin Cities in October, playing to a packed house at Mystic Lake Casino.