Eastern Kentucky native Dwight Yoakam heads home for Paramount concert
ASHLAND - The Kentucky Music Trail concert series may soon be over, but that doesn’t mean that some of the great artists from the Country Music Highway aren’t still rolling back home.
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10 to see Betsy Lane, Ky., native, the one and only, Dwight Yoakam who will be performing at The Paramount Arts Center in Ashland at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan., 14.
Tickets are $39, $69 and $89 and can be purchased at the Paramount box office, by phone at 606-324-0007, or online at www.paramountartscenter.com.
Popular since the early 1980s, Yoakam has recorded more than 20 albums and compilations, charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five Billboard #1 albums, twelve gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple-platinum, “This Time.” In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.
At the 59th Grammys he introduced fellow Kentuckian and friend Sturgill Simpson. Yoakam is currently touring off his latest album, “Swimming Pools, Movie Stars,” with bluegrass versions of many of his hit songs, as well as a bluegrass version of Prince’s “Purple Rain.”
Go online at http://www.dwightyoakam.com/ for more info.