Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam

 

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Dwight David Yoakam (born October 23, 1956) is an American singer-songwriter, musician and actor, most famous for his pioneering country music. Popular since the early 1980s, he has recorded more than twenty albums and compilations, charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time. In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.[1]

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Wedding Crashers
 
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People Recently Photographed with Dwight Yoakam22

Popular Albums37

Album Appearances & References15

Popular Songs27

Song Appearances & References15

Films23

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows10

Other Film-Related Relationships1

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers36

Events1

Other Music-Related Relationships6

Awards & Nominations7

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Spotify - Albums & Singles149

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Upcoming Concerts24

Silver Legacy Resort & Casino
Reno, United States
November 24, 2017
Peppermill Concert Hall
West Wendover, United States
November 25, 2017
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
Santa Rosa, United States
November 26, 2017
City National Grove
Anaheim, United States
November 30, 2017
Morongo Casino Resort and Spa
Cabazon, United States
December 1, 2017
Edgewater Casino
Laughlin, United States
December 2, 2017
Bob Hope Theatre
Stockton, United States
December 3, 2017
The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, United States
December 13, 2017
Majestic Ventura Theatre
Ventura, United States
December 14, 2017
Spirit Mountain Casino
Grand Ronde, United States
December 16, 2017
Snoqualmie Casino
Snoqualmie, United States
December 17, 2017
Kalamazoo State Theatre
Kalamazoo, United States
December 19, 2017
Corbin Arena
Corbin, United States
January 12, 2018
Harrah's Cherokee Resort Event Center
Cherokee, United States
January 13, 2018
Paramount Arts Center
Ashland, United States
January 14, 2018
Ryman Auditorium
Nashville, United States
January 16, 2018
Ryman Auditorium
Nashville, United States
January 17, 2018
Seacrest Auditorium
Zanesville, United States
February 23, 2018
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races
Charles Town, United States
February 24, 2018
Tortuga Music Festival
Fort Lauderdale, United States
April 7, 2018
Stagecoach Music Festival
Indio, United States
April 28, 2018
Winstar Casino
Thackerville, United States
May 11, 2018
Whitewater Amphitheatre
Canyon Lake, United States
May 12, 2018
Country Fest 2018
Cadott, United States
June 22, 2018

News Articles7

Dwight Yoakam: The Honky Tonk man's best cover songs
  –  October 11, 2017
A Kentucky native who cut his teeth as a honky-tonk musician in California, Dwight Yoakam has seemed like an odd man out for the entirety of his 30-plus year career. To listen to the songs Dwight Yoakam has written is to hear a guy who was clearly tuned ...
Dwight Yoakam returns for El Dorado concert
  –  November 7, 2017
Country singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam has done a lot more than just sing and write songs and wear hats and tight jeans, especially in Arkansas. Back in 1995-96, Yoakam did some time hereabouts, around Benton, sitting on a front porch (with a guitar ...
Tom Petty, OneRepublic, Dwight Yoakam among weekend’s top concerts
  –  August 24, 2017
... Dwight Yoakam Dwight Yoakam got off to an amazing start in his career, releasing a debut – 1986’s “Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.” – that stands among the greatest albums in country music history. The singer-songwriter-guitarist, known for ...
Dwight Yoakam playing at Crystal Palace Friday; sold out concert
  –  November 11, 2017
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Country music star Dwight Yoakam is playing at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace on Friday from 7:30PM to 10:00PM. Yoakam has a special guest coming with him on the stage, King Leg. We are told the concert is sold out.
Ky. native Dwight Yoakam to perform in Ashland in 2018
  –  November 6, 2017
but that doesn't mean that some of the great artists from the Country Music Highway aren't rolling back home. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, to see Betsy Lane, Ky., native Dwight Yoakam, who will perform at the Paramount Arts Center in ...
Dwight Yoakam has shown time and again, he’s more than a guy with a guitar and cowboy hat
  –  October 26, 2017
The timing could not have been better for Dwight Yoakam to release his debut album, “Guitars, Cadillacs, Etc., Etc.,” in 1986. Barely surviving the flaccid Urban Cowboy phase, country music was ripe for a return to hillbilly integrity. “Guitars ...
Dwight Yoakam: The Honky Tonk man's best cover songs
  –  October 11, 2017
To listen to the songs Dwight Yoakam has written is to hear a guy who was clearly ... but to me he sounds like a guy making his own music fronting a rock 'n' roll band." That goes a long way toward explaining Yoakam's approach to songwritingbut also ...

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