Legendary multiple GRAMMY Award winner and star of film and television, Dwight Yoakam continues to sell out shows across the nation. He’s on his way to doing it again at the new Capital One Hall in McLean, Va., on Thursday, Jan. 13.
In 2016, Dwight released his bluegrass album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… on Sugar Hill Records. Featuring a band of bluegrass luminaries, this album boasts a collection of reinterpreted favorites from his catalogue, as well as a cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.” Produced by nine-time GRAMMY winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton), Jon Randall (songwriter of “Whiskey Lullaby”), and Dwight himself, and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, this album reflects the love for bluegrass music that Yoakam developed at an early age in Kentucky and that has inspired him for many years thereafter.
In 2018, Yoakam released two songs, “Pretty Horses” and “Then Came Monday” (the latter written with Chris Stapleton).
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With 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, Yoakam’s hits consistently top Billboard’s Country Albums chart; nearly 40 of Dwight’s singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. Yoakam’s popularity renown in the industry lead to his self-curated SiriusXM channel, titled Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat: Where Country Went Mod, which celebrates the Bakersfield sound and those whom it has inspired. Yoakam is a recipient of AMA’s prestigious Artist of the Year Award and was recently inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in Nashville.
Capital One Hall
Thursday, Jan. 13
Show @ 8pm