Dwight Yoakam

SBL Entertainment Presents

Dwight Yoakam

me&you

Fri, July 5, 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Crest Theatre

Sacramento, CA

$69.00 - $99.00

Dwight Yoakam
Dwight Yoakam
DWIGHT YOAKAM2018APPROVED BIOGRAPHY –SHORTUPDATED: 03/23/18Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and heis a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums,with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chartand another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted on Billboard, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. He is also the recipient of the Artist of the Year award from the Americana Music Association,the most prestigious award offered by the organization. Set for the summer of 2018, theLSD Tour, featuring Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle, and Dwightwith support from Los Angeles rock outlier King Leg, unites three of music’s most celebrated and iconic voices on one epic cross-country package for the very first time. Yoakam’s self-curated SiriusXM channel,titled Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat ‘Where Country Went Mod’, will launch in late April. The channel celebrates the Bakersfield sound and those whom it has inspired. In2016,Yoakam releasedhis bluegrass albumSwimmin’ 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 acover of Prince’s “Purple Rain”.Produced by nine-time GRAMMY winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton), Jon Randall (songwriter of “Whiskey Lullaby”), and Yoakam 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 inspiredhim for many years thereafter.In addition to his musical career, Yoakam is a formidable film and television actorwho has appeared in over 40 feature films including Sling Bladeand Panic Room. In 2016, he recurredin David E. Kelley’s Amazon seriesGoliath. Recently, he appeared in director Steven Soderbergh’s filmLogan Luckywith Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig. Yoakam iscapable of seamlessly melting into his rolesand impressively standing toe-to-toe with some of the world’s top thespians over the course of his storied and successful acting career,including Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker, and Matthew McConaughey.
me&you
me&you
With two backpacks, one guitar, and a month’s supply of whiskey and chocolate, brother and sister Connor and Karlee Hormell found themselves living in a campervan in the backcountry of New Zealand in November of 2016. Luckily, the Sacramento, CA natives found just what they were looking for, a new batch of songs and a new sense of purpose in their music. It was in the van that the siblings planted the seeds for the their americana/folk project, me&you, and wrote their latest EP release, Chasing Trails (July 2018).

After returning to the states, the pair connected with producer Ben Tolliday (Lord Huron, Hozier) in Los Angeles, CA and instantly knew they’d found a home for the songs they’d written on the road. With Tolliday producing the project, the duo recorded the 5 song EP with an all-star cast of musicians; Matt Mayhall (Aimee Mann, drums), Anna Butters (Phoebe Bridgers, bass), Aaron Embry (Willie Nelson, Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros, keys), and Brett Farkas (Lord Huron, guitar).

Having grown up together playing music, the siblings’ innate harmonies and chemistry on stage naturally lend themselves to the homeyness of their folk, americana, and country roots. Described as a “warm summer night, out having a beer with friends” by Sacramento News and Review, the band’s “instantly infectious, jangly folk-rock” (For Folk’s Sake) has garnered them opportunities to support John Paul White (Civil Wars) and Devin Dawson on tour and open for artists Barns Courtney, Kris Allen, Crystal Bowersox, Robert Ellis, Tyrone Wells, Jon Foreman, Bastille, and Blue October among others.
Venue Information:
Crest Theatre
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95814
http://crestsacramento.com/