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The 10 Best Country/Americana Artists in Los Angeles Right Now

From former Dwight Yoakam sideman Brian Whelan to New Folk Ensemble leader Susie Glaze, these 10 artists keep Southern California's honky-tonk roots alive.

First Trailer for Oil Fields Indie 'Boomtown' Featuring Dwight Yoakam

"Have you ever been to North Dakota?" The Orchard has unveiled the first official trailer for an indie drama titled Boomtown, set in the oil fields of North Dakota. This fictional story follows John 'JT' Turner, played by Tyler Riggs, who leaves his family and his hometown to travel up to Williston and work in the booming oil industry. Show More Summary

Dwight Yoakam: Purple Rain

While putting the finishing touches on his album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… last year, Dwight Yoakam learned the news of Prince’s death. He decided then and there to add another track in tribute to the artist, a twangy, bluegrass version of one of his most beloved tracks.

Sarah Shook & The Disarmers/Sidelong

6 months agoMusic / Country : Twangville

When I first encountered Sarah Shook & The Disarmers it was by way of their video for “Dwight Yoakam,” the single from Sidelong. I watched it, thought it was pretty funny, and forgot about the band. When Sidelong landed in my inbox, and eventually my iPod classic, (I’m old school) I decided I liked Sarah […]

Only Dwight Yoakam Would Call a Bluegrass Album Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars

Ahead of a show with punk legends X, the singer-songwriter reflects on what it means to carry the torch for Golden State country music.

Judy Collins, Dwight Yoakam, Art Garfunkle & more paying tribute to songwriter Jimmy Webb at Carnegie Hall

Acclaimed songwriter Jimmy Webb has given us such classic as "Wichita Lineman," "McCarthur Park," "Up Up and Away," "Galveston," and others. A tribute to this distinctive songwriter will happen in NYC... Continue reading…

Grammys 2017: Watch Sturgill Simpson and the Dap-Kings Perform “All Around You”

Sturgill Simpson performed “All Around You” at tonight’s Grammy Awards Ceremony, accompanied by the Dap-Kings. While introducing Simpson’s performance, Dwight Yoakam paid a brief tribute to the late Sharon Jones, who worked with the Dap-Kings through her career. Show More Summary

Dwight Yoakam strums - and tells guitar tales - at the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim

The annual NAMM Show, an extravaganza of musical products that opened its four-day 2017 edition on Thursday, serves up two primary draws for the thousands of industry insiders who flock to Anaheim from around the world: the newest and shiniest instruments and gear, and star power. Cruising through...

A Country Music Conversation, Day 1: “Aces” to “Already Gone”

10 months agoMusic / Country : Country Universe

Day 1 features tracks from the following five artists: Suzy Bogguss, Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty, Todd Snider, Dwight Yoakam, and Sugarland.

Dwight brings his bluegrass to The Late Show

10 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Last night, Dwight Yoakam brought his new bluegrass sound to CBS Television and appeared on The Late Show with the band with whom he recorded his latest album, Swimming Pools, Movie Stars. Bluegrass superstars one and all, these accomplished grassers gave Yoakam’s Gone (That’ll Be Me) a […] The post Dwight brings his bluegrass to The Late Show appeared first on Bluegrass Today.

Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars – Dwight Yoakam

11 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Can any song be turned into a bluegrass number? And furthermore, should it? Those are the questions I found myself asking as I listened to Dwight Yoakam’s new album, with the tongue-in-cheek title, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…. Yoakam lined up a backing band full of bluegrass […] The post Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars – Dwight Yoakam appeared first on Bluegrass Today.

Top 10 Country Albums Sales Chart: October 3, 2016

12 months agoMusic / Country : Rough Stock

Luke Bryan leads the list of newcomers on this week's chart with his Farm Tour EP while Dwight Yoakam, Bradley Walker, Reckless Kelly, Brooke Eden, William Clark Green, Jacob Bryant & Alyssa Bonagura also debut.

Dwight Yoakam Hits Up Bluegrass & “Purple Rain” On Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars (ALBUM REVIEW)

Though it’s billed an authentic bluegrass album, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars….Dwight Yoakam’s first foray into those hallowed realms isn’t as dramatic a change as his handlers might suggest. Yoakam’s always mined the rich heart of country music, and while his chief environs have been in Bakersfield, the further realms aren’t all that far apart. Show More Summary

Readers’ Pick: Sunset Motel by Reckless Kelly

12 months agoMusic / Country : Twangville

RECKLESS KELLY, Sunset Motel beats out DWIGHT YOAKAM, Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… as your favorite for the week of September 23, 2016. Poll Results New Releases Did we miss something? If you feel a new release is missing from our current poll, please let us know in the comments. Readers’ Tops Summer 2016 CHELLE ROSE, […]

New Album Releases: SWIMMIN' POOLS, MOVIE STARS... (Dwight Yoakam)

BUY NOW FROM AMAZON Artist: Dwight Yoakam Genre: Bluegrass Country Total Time: 43:37 Record Label: Sugar Hill Records Format: CD, MP3, Vinyl, iTunes Release Date ... For more, visit our blog !

Dwight Yoakam – “Purple Rain” (Prince Cover)

The death of Prince, earlier this year, touched just about everyone who cares deeply about music, and that list includes veteran honky-tonk revival badass Dwight Yoakam. Yoakam has a new album called Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars coming out next week, and it ends with a version of “Purple Rain,” the monstrously important Prince power ballad […]

What's going on Sunday?

Paul McCartney, Woods, Cian Nugent, Mad Decent Block Party, Rhett Miller, Dwight Yoakam, Pharmakon, and more Sunday NYC-area shows. Continue reading…

Dwight Yoakam bluegrass project in September

Sugar Hill Records has Nashville abuzz with the news that country star Dwight Yoakam has recorded a bluegrass album, set for a September 23 release. Titled Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…, the record promises bluegrass arrangements of the Kentucky native’s many top hits. Sugar Hill is keeping a […]

Dwight Yoakam To Release Bluegrass Focused’Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars…’

Never one to rest on his laurels country music pioneer Dwight Yoakam will pay homage to his home state of Kentucky with his upcoming ‘Pools, Movie Stars…’ (September 23 – Sugar Hill Records) For the album, Yoakam assembled a band of bluegrass luminaries to reinterpret 11-tracks from his extensive catalog. The new album reflects the […]

Lincoln Center Out of Doors additions: Americanafest lineup (Lucinda Williams, Dwight Yoakam & more); Thao, & more

We already mentioned the initial lineup and dates for 2016's Lincoln Center Out Of Doors program, which includes the two-day Roots of American Music - Americanafest NYC on August 6 and 7. The lineup for that mini-fest was still TBA but now it's here... Continue reading…

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