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Yoakam streams "Second Hand Heart"

Monday, April 6, 2015 – Dwight Yoakam is streaming his forthcoming album, "Second Hand Heart," exclusively on NPR First Listen.

Yoakam self-produced "Second Hand Heart," out on Warner/Reprise on April 14. The album was mixed by engineer Chris Lord-Alge, who also co-produced three tracks with Yoakam ("She," "Believe," and "The Big Time").

Yoakam will perform a set as part of the "Second Hand Heart" Record Release Party Show & Dance at Whisky A Go Go in Los Angeles on Monday, April 13. The show streams live on Yahoo! screen beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Upcoming tour dates are:
April 13 West Hollywood, CA Whisky A Go Go
April 24 Baltimore, MD Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric
April 25 Charlottesville, VA nTelos Wireless Pavilion
April 26 Wilkesboro, NC MerleFest
May 1 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Live!
May 2 Goliad, TX Schroeder Dance Hall
May 7 San Francisco, CA Regency Ballroom
May 8 San Diego, CA North Park Theatre
May 9 Coachella, CA Spotlight 29 Casino -The Spotlight
May/15 Fredericksburg, VA Celebrate Virginia Live!
May/16 Atlanta, GA Shaky Boots Music Festival
May/22 Robinsonville, MS Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino - Bluesville Showroom
May/23 Bossier City, LA Horseshoe Bossier City - Riverdome
May/29 Clear Lake, IA Surf Ballroom
May/30 Topeka, KS Kansas Expocentre
June 4 Cincinnati, OH PNC Pavilion
June 5 Huber Heights, OH Music Center at The Heights
June 6 Salamanca, NY Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel - Events Center
June 19 Lincoln City, OR Chinook Winds Casino
June 20 Lincoln City, OR Chinook Winds Casino
June 27 New York, NY Farm Borough Music Festival
June 28 Webster, MA Indian Ranch
July 11 Somerset, KY Master Musicians Festival
July 17 Prior Lake, MN Lakefront Music Festival
July 18 Brooklyn, MI Faster Horses Festival
Aug. 23 Shelton, WA Little Creek Casino Resort - Event Center
Aug. 26 Kennewick, WA Benton Franklin Fair
Aug. 29 Laughlin, NV Edgewater Casino Resort - The E Center
Sept. 4 Nashville, TN Ryman Auditorium

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Dwight Yoakam appears to be a many of mystery on the cover. With two side-by-side images of himself, the Kentucky honky tonker dons a trademark cowboy hat, jeans jacket and jacket and plucking his electric, legs spread and head pointed down. But there really is no mystery about Yoakam, who has been making music longer than some of the contemporary country acts have been alive. And Yoakam has a thing or two to show these young turks what country music used to be - and based on this sterling, »»»
3 Pears CD review - 3 Pears
It's comforting to know that in an unpredictable, fast-paced world, there are certain things that will always remain the same. Dwight Yoakam will never come up short when it comes to sharing a cool groove. Indeed, here he is, some 35 years after making his debut, still looking sharp with that cowboy hat perched low over his eyes, giving the impression he hasn't aged a single day, and back at home on Warner Bros., the label that launched him originally. It's also assuring to know »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: The Lil Smokies provide the perfect antidote – On a night when the world to be falling further apart thanks to coronavirus (this would be the night the NBA postponed the season), there stood The Lil Smokies to at least in some small measure save the day. The quintet is part of a generation of musicians with bluegrass as the basis, but not totally the sum of the music either.... »»»
Concert Review: White makes the case for himself, no matter how dark the music – John Paul White opined with a glint in his eyes that his songs were not of the uplifting variety. In fact, they were downright dark. How else to explain "The Long Way" with the line "long way home back to you." Or "James," a song inspired by his grandfather who suffered from dementia. But lest you think that the Alabama... »»»
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