Dwight Yoakam Marries Girlfriend Emily Joyce in Private Ceremony

Dwight Yoakam married girlfriend emily joyce after 10 years together

At 63 years of age, Dwight Yoakam is officially off the market. The country star married his girlfriend Emily Joyce in March during a private ceremony at St Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, California, they announced in a statement. [RELATED: “Honky Tonk Man” Dwight Yoakam Heads to Sin City For 9-Night Residency] “Dwight Yoakam … Read more

“Honky Tonk Man” Dwight Yoakam Heads to Sin City For 9-Night Residency

Dwight Yoakam residency in Las Vegas

If you really want to see some of country music’s hottest stars perform, Las Vegas is the place to be. Some of the best and brightest have set up residencies in the City of Lights and Dwight Yoakam is the newest to throw his hat into the mix. [RELATED: Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam and Bros. Osborne … Read more

Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam and Bros. Osborne Jamming at Stagecoach is Everything Country Music Should Be

Keith Urban stagecoach Dwight Yoakam

Stagecoach music festival, taking place in Indio, Calif., is known for having A-list artists grace the stage. But Saturday night (April 28), Keith Urban, Dwight Yoakam and Brothers Osborne took the star power to another level. Keith was scheduled to headline the three-day music festival on Saturday, but what concert-goers didn’t know was the surprise … Read more

Dwight Yoakam To Curate New SiriusXM Channel, “Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat”

Dwight Yoakam can add playlist curator to his long list of accomplishments as he launches his own exclusive SiriusXM channel, “Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat.” The channel will feature Dwight’s music throughout his career as well as music from some of his friends, such as Buck Owens, The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Eagles, … Read more

Charley Pride and Dwight Yoakam Among GRAMMY Salute to Music Legends Performers

Charley Pride and Dwight Yoakam are among the performers for the “Grammy Salute to Music Legends.” The performances will honor the Recording Academy’s 2017 Special Merit Award recipients including this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award honorees Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Musical director Paul Shaffer … Read more

Check Out Dwight Yoakam’s Bluegrass-y “Gone” On “The Late Show”

Dwight Yoakam brought some extra twang to his set last night on “The Late Show.” Performing a blue grassed-out version of his single “Gone (That’ll Be Me),” Dwight’s up-tempo take featured banjo, mandolin, an upright bass, and no shortage of acoustic guitars. The band sounded really tight. Maybe not as tight as some of Dwight’s … Read more

10 Dance Moves Proving Dwight Yoakam is the Greatest Dancer in Country Music History

These days Luke Bryan gets a lot of flack for incorporating dance moves into his live shows. Really, any man in country music that dances in a backwards baseball cap gets a lot of flack. Luke may have the most well known dance moves in country music right now, but the real pioneer of country … Read more

My Favorite CMA Awards Moment Was Probably One You Didn’t See

Growing up, my parents weren’t really into country music, but my brother and I couldn’t get enough of Garth Brooks, Brooks & Dunn and George Strait. Seeing these legends on the stage (together) during the 50th Annual CMA Awards was almost magical. And really, the whole night was magical and full of touching, unforgettable moments, … Read more

10 Best Honky-Tonk Songs From Dwight Yoakam

Dwight Yoakam is undeniably one of the smartest, most ambitious and most enduring artists to come out of the neo-traditionalist era. During a a time when country music was at a crossroads, a cavalcade of artists stood at the ready to return the format to its earthy roots, while also pushing the envelope in exciting … Read more

Dwight Yoakam Covered Prince’s “Purple Rain” as a Gift to People Everywhere

Dwight Yoakam is still taking the genre of country music to places it has never been. Most recently with his cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain” off his forthcoming bluegrass record Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… The track is a bluegrass interpretation of Prince’s legendary hit and comes just a few months after the legendary artist’s death. … Read more

Dwight Yoakam Covers “Peaceful Easy Feeling” In Honor of Glenn Frey

Dwight Yoakam has a lot of friends in the music business including the late Glenn Frey. In honor of Frey, the lead singer of The Eagles who passed away earlier this year, Dwight Yoakam has been singing one of the Eagles’ classic, “Peaceful Easy Feeling” during his concerts. “This is something I’ve been doing the … Read more