Yoakam goes blue with White
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
– -Dwight Yoakam will release two new songs he recorded with Jack White.
White's label, Third Man Records, will be out with a seven-inch single "Tomorrow's Gonna Be Another Day" (Boyce/Venet, popularized by The Monkees) b/w "High On The Mountain of Love" (Dorman, popularized by Kenny Lynch, then Johnny Rivers and The Beach Boys) on June 10. White produced the songs as part of his label's Blue Series.
The Third Man band - Lillie Mae Rische, Daru Jones, Cory Younts, Dominic Davis, Fats Kaplin - backed up Yoakam.
Yoakam was out last year with "Second Hand Heart" on Warner/Reprise. He also has been touring. Tour dates are:
June 3-4 Venetian Casino Las Vegas, NV
June 5 Celebrity Theatre Phoenix, AZ
June 11 Red Rocks Amphitheatre Morrison, CO
June 24 AT&T Performing Arts Center Dallas, TX
June 25 Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Woodlands, TX
July 3 Dauphin's Countryfest Dauphin, MB
July 7 Snoqualmie Casino Snoqualmie, WA
July 9 Deep Water Amphitheater Manson, WA
July 14 Stanislaus County Fairgrounds Turlock, CA
July 15 Santa Barbara County Fairgrounds Santa Maria, CA
July 17 California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento, CA
July 21 Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino Lemoore, CA
July 22 Charles Brown Audit./Tri-county Fairgrounds Bishop, CA
July 23 Edgewater Hotel & Casino Laughlin, NV
July 29 Schermerhorn Symphony Center Nashville, TN
July 30 Timberwood Amphitheater Hot Springs, AR
Aug. 5 IP Casino Biloxi, MS
Aug. 13 Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City, IA
Sept. 2 South Dakota State Fair Grandstand Huron, SD
Sept. 3 Deadwood Mt. Grand Hotel & Casino Deadwood, SD
Sept. 16 Peppermill Concert Hall West Wendover, NV
Sept. 30 All Seasons Arena Minot, ND
Oct. 14 La Hacienda Event Center Midland, TX
Oct. 21 River Cree Resort & Casino Enouch, AB
Oct. 22 River Cree Resort & Casino Enouch, AB
Nov. 3 Majestic Ventura Theater Ventura, CA
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