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Pre-order Dwight’s new album, ‘Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…’ Now!

on August 26, 2016 - 1:08pm

Dwight’s upcoming album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…is now available for pre-order!

Reserve your copy HERE and get “These Arms” instantly! 

For the making of this record, Dwight assembled a band of bluegrass luminaries to reinterpret favorites from his catalogue of gems featuring eleven Yoakam compositions and a new cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.” Yoakam is currently on tour across the U.S. and will perform at AmericanaFest Nashville. See full list of dates below.

The new album reflects the love for bluegrass music that Yoakam developed at an early age in Kentucky, and that has inspired


Listen to the bluegrass rendition of ‘These Arms’ on NPR Music

on August 25, 2016 - 3:10pm

NPR Music has an exclusive first listen of “These Arms” with an all-new bluegrass twist off Dwight’s upcoming album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… (available September 23!)

Give it a listen HERE.

"You can hear Yoakam making masterful choices on every phrase of these new versions: Note how he shifts the way he says the word "ache" on this poignant take on "These Arms," a sexy barroom lament when he first recorded it in 1998. The original reading had a swing to it, like the one a woman's skirt makes when she's dancing close with a partner.


New Album, ‘Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…” Available September 23

on August 2, 2016 - 4:39pm

Dwight’s new studio album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… will be available September 23 on Sugar Hill Records!

The 11-track album features bluegrass reinventions from his extensive catalog. This project reflects the love for bluegrass music that Dwight developed at an early age in Kentucky, and that has inspired him for many years thereafter.

Stay tuned for more details! 

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