Merle Haggard was hospitalized last night in Georgia. Click here to read more, his show Saturday night at Billy Bob's Texas in Fort Worth has now been officially  canceled according to a release:

MERLE HAGGARD HAS PNEUMONIA AND HAS CANCELLED HIS JANUARY SHOWS.  PEOPLE WHO HAVE TICKETS FOR MERLE AT BILLY BOB'S TEXAS ON SATURDAY NIGHT WILL GET A REFUND AT THE POINT OF PURCHASE, AND WILL GET FREE ADMISSION TO BILLY BOB'S ON SATURDAY NIGHT.

BILLY BOB'S TEXAS IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT AUSTIN ALLSUP WILL TAKE THE STAGE AT THE WORLDS LARGEST HONKY TONK SATURDAY NIGHT, PERFORMING FOR AN AILING MERLE HAGGARD.

NO WORD ABOUT MERLE'S RETURN TO BILLY BOB'S AT THIS TIME.

We certainly hope for a speedy recovery and return to the stage for the Country Music Hall of Famer, for more information go to Billy Bob Texas website.