Dwight Yoakam is scheduled to return to Maricopa in May.

Who: Dwight Yoakam
When: May 11, doors open 7 p.m., showtime 8 p.m.
Where: Harrah’s Ak-Chin Concert Venue, 15406 N. Maricopa Road
How much: $84.50. $64.50. $44.50 (plus tax/fees)
Info: HarrahsAkChin.com, Ticketmaster.com

Dwight Yoakam will bring his chart-topping music to Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino May 11 at 8 pm. Tickets go on-sale to the public on Friday.

Yoakam previously performed an outdoor concert at Ak-Chin Circle in 2015.

He has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide and is a 21-time nominated, multiple Grammy Award winner. Pulling from 12 gold albums, nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, five topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart and another 14 landing in the Top 10, this show promises to have something for everyone to enjoy

Nearly 40 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.

In addition to his musical career, Yoakam has appeared in more than 40 feature films including Sling Blade and Panic Room. In 2016, he recurred in David E. Kelley’s Amazon series “Goliath.” Recently, he appeared in director Steven Soderbergh’s film Logan Lucky with Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig.

Yoakam is capable of seamlessly melting into his roles and 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.

The Harrah’s Ak-Chin Concert Venue seats 2,000 and is part of the property’s multi-million-dollar expansion.


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