Tag Archives: Dwight Yoakam

2021 CMA Summer Jam Airs Tonight – Thursday September 2nd

It’s time for CMA Summer Jam! Tune in tonight, Thursday, Sept. 2 at 8|7c on ABC for a three-hour concert special featuring Jimmie Allen, Gabby Barrett, Dierks Bentley, BRELAND, Brothers Osborne, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Florida Georgia Line, Mickey Guyton, HARDY, Miranda Lambert, Carly Pearce, Thomas Rhett, Darius Rucker, Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani, Cole Swindell, Carrie Underwood, Lainey Wilson and…MORE

Christie’s Auction to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives Features Items From Dolly Parton, Tim McGraw, Dwight Yoakam & More

Christie’s is hosting an online auction (Oct. 15–29) to benefit the ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19 Response Fund, which was created to support individuals in the country music community who are currently in need of pandemic relief assistance. Items have been donated by Dolly Parton, Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam, Tim McGraw, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire, Little…MORE

Dwight Yoakam & Wife Emily Joyce Welcome First Child

The Honky Tonk Man has a Honky Tonk Baby. Dwight Yoakam, 63, and wife Emily Joyce, 36, welcomed their first child on Aug. 16—a baby boy named Dalton Loren Yoakam. Dwight’s “team” posted the news via his Instagram on Aug. 21, stating: “Like the lyric from the song ‘Waterfall’ that Dwight wrote for Emily on…MORE

Jon Pardi Releases Surprise Cover Album, “Rancho Fiesta Sessions” [Listen]

Jon Pardi fans have reason to rejoice—the California native released a surprise cover album, Rancho Fiesta Sessions, on Aug. 14. The eight-song offering was recorded live in one night with Jon’s touring band at his home base in Nashville. “I nicknamed my place out here [in Nashville] Rancho Fiesta because it was fun and sounded…MORE

Dwight Yoakam Marries Emily Joyce

Dwight Yoakam, 63, married his longtime girlfriend, Emily Joyce, in March. Dwight and Emily released a statement through Dwight’s publicity firm, which you can read below. Dwight Yoakam and Emily Joyce were married in March just prior to the quarantine in a private ceremony at St Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, CA. At a…MORE

Chris Stapleton Announces New “All-American Road Show Tour” With Dwight Yoakam, Hank Williams Jr, Sheryl Crow, Jason Isbell & More

Chris Stapleton will revive his All-American Road Show this summer and fall with more than 30 dates, including stops in Phoenix, Denver, Atlanta, New York, Chicago and more. As in years past, Chris will be bringing along a motley crew of supporting artists at various stops, including Dwight Yoakam, Elle King, Hank Williams Jr., Kendell…MORE

BMI Awards With Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Dwight Yoakam, Chris Young, Thomas Rhett, Scotty McCreery & More [Photo Gallery]

Performing rights organization Broadcast Music Inc. held its 67th BMI Country Awards on Nov. 12 to honor its Songwriters of the Year, Song of the Year and Publisher of the Year, as well as present Dwight Yoakam with its President’s Award. The BMI President’s Award is presented to songwriters who have “distinctly and profoundly influenced…MORE

Dwight Yoakam, Larry Gatlin, Marcus Hummon & More Get Inducted Into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame [Photo Gallery]

On Oct. 14 at Nashville’s Music City Center, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2019: Larry Gatlin, Dwight Yoakam, Marcus Hummon, Kostas, Rivers Rutherford and Sharon Vaughn. The star-studded dinner and induction ceremony featured performances from a cache of country luminaries who performed songs from the inductees’ catalogs, including Garth Brooks…MORE

Dwight Yoakam to Receive BMI President’s Award

Born in Kentucky. Raised in Ohio. Perfected in California. That’s the ol’ Dwight Yoakam adage. It’s no secret the Kentucky native gave Nashville a try in 1977 before becoming disinterested with the city’s pop-country proclivity. Instead, he boot-scooted across the heartland to California, where he found himself better suited to the L.A. Cowpunk scene with…MORE

Dwight Yoakam Announces 9-Date Las Vegas Residency

Dwight Yoakam will bring his distinctive croon and swiveling hips to the Wynn’s Encore Theater in Las Vegas for nine dates this winter. The nine-date residency, billed as An Evening with Dwight Yoakam & the Bakersfield Beat, is scheduled to take place on Dec. 4, 6, 7, 10, 12 and 14, as well as March…MORE