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Beginning with the Dust Bowl era, Yoakam will take the audience on a musical excursion exploring the history of the sounds associated with Bakersfield, Calif. through songs and storytelling in this exclusive residency.
Yoakam will perform a variety of the music that influenced and created the “Bakersfield” and “California Country-Rock” genres of country music from its early beginnings to its commercial zeniths, in addition to his own original music that was shaped and influenced by this legacy. This showcase will reflect the concepts that created his self-curated SiriusXM channel, Dwight Yoakam & The Bakersfield Beat.
Throughout his career, Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. Yoakam is a recipient of the Americana Music Association’s Artist of the Year Award, and this fall he will be inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in the Songwriter/Artist category at the 49th Anniversary Gala on Oct. 14, 2019.
· Dates: Dec. 4, 6-7, 10, 12, 14 & March 4, 6-7
· Price: $59.50-$175 plus applicable fees
· Points Of Purchase: Wynn Las Vegas Box Office (702-770-9966) or WynnLasVegas.com
Yoakam will return to the Encore Theater stage in March 2020 for a three-night residency. Tickets for these performances are also available for purchase now.