Dwight Yoakam Announces 9-Date Las Vegas Residency

Dwight Yoakam Announces 9-Date Las Vegas Residency

Dwight Yoakam will bring his distinctive croon and swiveling hips to the Wynn’s Encore Theater in Las Vegas for nine dates this winter.

The nine-date residency, billed as An Evening with Dwight Yoakam & the Bakersfield Beat, is scheduled to take place on Dec. 4, 6, 7, 10, 12 and 14, as well as March 4, 6 and 7.

Beginning with the Dust Bowl era, Dwight will take the audience on a musical excursion exploring the history of the sounds associated with Bakersfield, Calif., through songs and storytelling. The showcase will reflect the concepts that created his self-curated SiriusXM channel, Dwight Yoakam & The Bakersfield Beat.

Tickets ($59.50–$175 plus fees) go on sale on Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. PDT.

photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Garth Brooks – One of the 5 Honorees for Kennedy Center Honors 2021

Congrats to Garth Brooks — he’s been named as one of the honorees for the 43rd Kennedy Center Honors. Along with Garth, the lifetime achievements of Debbie AllenJoan BaezMidori and Dick Van Dyke will be celebrated. When he learned of the honor, Garth shared, “I’m humble. I’m proud. I’m all the good things.”

The Kennedy Center Honors will air June 6 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Photo Credit: Becky Fluke