Grammy Award Winner Dwight Yoakam Coming to El Dorado, Arkansas [VIDEO]
Mark you calendars for Friday, March 14 as Main Street El Dorado & El Dorado Metals will present Grammy Award-winner Dwight Yoakam at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium located at 100 W. 8th St. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m..
A Grammy Award-winning artist, worldwide music icon and the 2013 Americana Artist of the Year, Dwight Yoakam has recorded 12 Gold albums in addition to nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum “This Time”. Five of those albums have topped the Billboard Country Albums chart with another 14 hitting the Top-10. More than 30 singles have made the charts with over 22 landing in the Top-20.
These incomparable hits include “Honky Tonk Man”, “Please Please Baby”, “Little Ways”, I Sang Dixie”, “It Only Hurts When I Cry”, “Fast as You”, and “Thousand Miles from Nowhere”. Dwight Yoakam has won 2 Grammys and earned a staggering 21 nominations while selling over 25 million records worldwide. Aside from his many accolades in the performing arts, Yoakam is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of the Tonight Show.
Over the past 15 years, Yoakam has also carved a niche as one of the top character actors on film having appeared in Academy Award-winner Sling Blade as well as Panic Room, Wedding Crashers, The Newton Boys and more.
Tickets are reserved-seating and on sale now online at mainstreeteldorado.org or by calling the office of Main Street El Dorado at (870) 862-4747. Ticket prices are $100 (Golden Circle), $60 (Orchestra), $50 (Parquet), $40 (Loge) and $30 (Balcony).
You can also visit their facebook page for more information.
Here's a few of my favorite Dwight Yoakum songs.
(Source:Mark Givens, Executive Director of Main Street El Dorado)