Dwight Yoakam to perform Feb. 9 at The Joint
BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
12/12/12 at 3:06 AM
Country music pioneer Dwight Yoakam makes a return trip to Green Country with a Feb. 9 tour stop at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Tickets start at $45 and go on sale Dec. 27, available at tulsaworld.com/hardrockcasino, the venue box office or by calling 918-384-ROCK. All patrons must be at least 21 years old.
This will be his third concert at the venue in as many years.
His latest album, "3 Pears," was released in September and includes collaborations with Beck, Ashley Monroe and Kid Rock. It's his first full album of new music in seven years.
Since his breakthrough in 1986, he's created hits including "Honky Tonk Man," "Please Please Baby," "Little Ways," "I Sang Dixie," "It Only Hurts When I Cry" and "Fast as You," and he successfully covered Elvis Presley's "Suspicious Minds," Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," Cheap Trick's "I Want You to Want Me," Clash's "Train in Vain" and the Grateful Dead track "Truckin'."
He's also earned 21 Grammy nominations and won two.
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Dwight Yoakam is shown performing Jan. 27 at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. The honky tonk star returns to the venue for the third time on Feb. 9. Courtesy