FORT WAYNE, Ind. (ADAMS) – The Foellinger Theatre says they are bringing an authentic outlaw to town.
The reigning king of California country, Dwight Yoakam will play a show on Saturday, May 25 along with songwriting legend, Steve Earle. Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. Five of his albums have topped Billboard’s Country Albums chart, with another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted, with 14 peaking in the Top 10.
Master storyteller Steve Earle is one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters of his generation, a protege of legendary songwriters Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark. His 1986 debut record, Guitar Town, shot to number one on the country charts. What followed was a varied array of releases including the Grammy Award Winning albums The Revolution Starts…Now (2004), Washington Square Serenade (2007), and Townes (2009).
His songs have been recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, The Pretenders, and countless others. He performs in concert with his long-time band The Dukes.
Tickets are priced from $49 to $99 plus service charges and go on sale Friday, April 5, 10:00 a.m. You can get them here