Renaissance Man, Dwight Yoakam

Dwight YoakamWhat can Dwight Yoakam not do? One of the most extraordinary artists in country music … Exceptional actor … gifted movie director.

Surely, there are a few things at which he doesn’t excel. Anyone know his golf handicap or whether he can juggle knives?

The musical portion of his sizable gifts will be evident Saturday evening when he takes the stage of the Global Event Center at WinStar World Casino.

“I am very much looking forward to performing at WinStar World Casino,” Yoakam recently told us. “I've never had to explain my music to the people of Oklahoma and Texas. They are always terrific audiences, and I am excited about the show."

Put us in the “excited” column, too, Calling Yoakam one of the true pioneers in country and western doesn’t begin to do justice to a musician whose musical vocabulary is big enough to stretch from infectious honky tonk to bravura covers of the likes of Queen and The Clash.

5 comments (Add your own)

1. Donna Wood wrote:
Just the best !!!!!! My husband and I have danced "A thousand miles from nowhere, and back to his music. "
His music holds lots of special memories for me. This will be my 4th concert of his, three at Winstar LOL!!

Wed, November 2, 2011 @ 9:51 AM

2. Geobani wrote:
First off, my nameis Bree and im a firned of Lauren (busybee), Im actually from portland! And i love dwight. Blame the Vain is right in my hubs truck haha. Anyway! Seaside is always fun. Downtown Portland , you WILL find fun vintagy shops and old things. Look out for Estate sales there, they are super fun, and super cheeeap! we ALL love cheap! <3 OH ,this has NOTHING to do with Portland but, if you have never been- go to - Antiques from the Past on Center and Mckellips. North East corner. FUN stuff!! there is a red dress somewhere in there i know you'll love! ( i saw your cool little post on dresses and loved it!) well, since i now look like a stocker.. Hope you enjy portland!! :) Bree

Sat, April 21, 2012 @ 6:23 AM

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Mon, July 30, 2012 @ 10:22 PM

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Tue, October 9, 2012 @ 4:49 AM

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