Grammy-winning and multi-platinum country music artist Dwight Yoakam will be performing live on Thursday, Nov. 2 at the UGA Campus Conference Center in Tifton. The show is being produced by the same companies (Six String Southern Productions and Mcalpin Entertainment) responsible for bringing in talents like Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Vince Gill, and Travis Tritt.
Credited as a genre-bending country artist, Dwight Yoakam drew in music fans of all different tastes with his blend of honky-tonk and bluegrass sound. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multiplatinum albums with five of those albums topping the Billboard Country Albums chart with 14 songs peaking in the Top 10.
Yoakam has also been featured in many publications like the Rolling Stone, where he made their Top 100 Country Songs of All Time list. In addition to his prestigious music career, Yoakam built a successful career as a film and television actor rubbing elbows with thespians like Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Leto, and Matthew McConaughey.
Doors open at 6 p.m. with performances starting at 7:30 p.m. opening with the Craig Brown Band of the Detroit, described as the city’s most beloved bartender, cook, and ping-pong champion. Tickets are still available for purchase at ticketalternative.com or by phone at 877-725-8849.
Tickets are still available here: https://www.ticketalternative.com/event/dwight-yoakam