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Dwight Yoakam & The Mavericks

Date: Aug 22, 2024
Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $149.00-$49.00
Dwight Yoakam
Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. Yoakam is a recipient of the Artist of the Year award from the Americana Music Association, and BMI Country Music’s President’s Award, the most prestigious award offered by the organizations. He was also inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in the Songwriter/Artist category at the 49th anniversary Gala in 2019 in Nashville, TN.

Yoakam’s self-curated SiriusXM channel, titled Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat ‘Where Country Went Mod’ launched in April of 2018. The channel celebrates the Bakersfield sound and those whom it has inspired. Guests have boasted the likes of Post Malone, Lukas Nelson, Beck, Chris Hillman, Jakob Dylan, Mike Nesmith and Mickey Dolans, Dave Alvin, and Jackie DeShannon, among others.

In 2016, Yoakam released his bluegrass album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… on Sugar Hill Records. Featuring a band of bluegrass luminaries, this album boasts a collection of reinterpreted favorites from his catalogue, as well as a cover of
Prince’s “Purple Rain”. Produced by nine-time GRAMMY winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton), Jon Randall
(songwriter of “Whiskey Lullaby”), and Yoakam himself, and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, this album reflects the love for bluegrass music that Yoakam developed at an early age in Kentucky and that has inspired him for many years thereafter. In 2018, Yoakam released two songs, “Pretty Horses” and “Then Came Monday” (the latter written with Chris Stapleton).

In addition to his musical career, Yoakam is a formidable film and television actor who has appeared in over 40 feature films, including Sling Blade and Panic Room. In 2016, he recurred in David E. Kelley’s Amazon series Goliath. Recently, he appeared in director Steven Soderbergh’s film Logan Lucky with Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig. Yoakam is capable of seamlessly melting into his roles and impressively standing toe-to-toe with some of the world’s top thespians over the course of his storied and successful acting career, including Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker and Matthew McConaughey.

The Mavericks
The Mavericks are a Grammy-Award winning band known for their unique blend of country, rock, and Latin influences. With their energetic performances and infectious melodies, they always bring the house down! Get ready to dance the night away as the Mavericks take stage delivering new and exciting sounds. This concert will be an unforgettable experience, where you can sing, dance, and experience the satisfaction of enjoying tunes with fellow music lovers.

The Mavericks are known for their signature hits, such as “Dance the Night Away” and “All You Ever Do is Bring Me Down”. Led by the charismatic Raul Malo, The Mavericks have been captivating audiences worldwide for over three decades. Their music is a fusion of various genres, blending elements of traditional country, rockabilly, and Latin influences to create a sound that is uniquely their own. Known for their dynamic live performances, The Mavericks are not only exceptionally talented musicians – but wonderful showmen who create an electric atmosphere that will have you on your feet from the first note to the last.

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Dwight Yoakam and The Mavericks
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Aug 22, 2024 | 7:00 PM
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