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Dwight Added to List of Performers at Golden Anniversary CMA Awards

on October 26, 2016 - 8:03pm

Tune-in alert! Set those DVRs or tune-in LIVE next Wednesday, Nov. 2 to the 50th Anniversary CMA Awards to see Dwight perform live from Nashville! 8/7c on ABC. 

 

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Enter to win a SIGNED copy of 'Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars...' on blue vinyl!

on September 28, 2016 - 2:52pm

Dwight has signed 5 copies of his bluegrass album Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars...on BLUE vinyl and you can enter to win one!

Get all the details and enter for your chance to win HERE!

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Pre-Order Dwight’s New Album + Get “Purple Rain” Instantly

on September 16, 2016 - 5:15pm

Dwight put his own bluegrass spin on Prince’s mega hit “Purple Rain” for his new album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…pre-order your copy today and get “These Arms” and “Guitars, Cadillacs” instantly! 

Via Rolling Stone:

In April of this year, Dwight Yoakam and his band spent four days in a recording studio, working up 13 tracks for Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars…, his upcoming album featuring bluegrass renderings of some of the Kentucky native's best-known tunes.

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LISTEN TO ‘SWIMMIN’ POOLS, MOVIE STARS’ NOW ON NPR!

on September 15, 2016 - 1:40pm

Dwight’s upcoming album doesn’t come out until next Friday, September 23, but you can listen to it in its entirety now, thanks to NPR!


"Has any country artist made a more convincing case for the hipness of hillbilly sensibilities than Dwight Yoakam? He's built a singular career out of challenging the opposition between what's perceived as artless and rustic and what's seen as cultivated and citified.

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Listen to Dwight’s Bluegrass Version “Purple Rain”

on September 13, 2016 - 4:16pm

Dwight’s upcoming project, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… will feature bluegrass renditions of some of his biggest hits – and one notable cover song.

People magazine has the exclusive first listen to Dwight’s version of “Purple Rain,” performed by the late, great Prince.

"With three decades of music under his buckled belt, Dwight Yoakam has cemented his status as a country icon – and on his forthcoming album, he's not only covering his own songs but one by a pop legend as well.”

LISTEN and read Dwight’s interview with People HERE.

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