About Dwight Yoakam
One of country music’s true originals, Dwight Yoakam’s rise to prominence is a study in hard work and perseverance. Shunned by Nashville, he brought his innovative brand of country music to Hollywood, which accepted him with open arms. After developing a large and devoted fan base known as cow-punks, the major labels took notice, he was signed, and No. 1 albums followed, one after another. After Yoakam’s music career blossomed, he branched out into acting on both the stage and screen to rave reviews. With over 25 million albums sold and a respectable feature film acting career to his name, Dwight Yoakam is truly one of country’s great modern Renaissance men.