submitted by the Eastern Sierra Music Festival
Dwight Yoakam signs on for Eastern Sierra Music Festival
Organizers urge ‘save date’ for event benefiting Wounded
Warrior Center, Mammoth
Eastern Sierra Music Festival organizers are pleased to
announce that Grammy-‐award winning singer-‐songwriter
Dwight Yoakam will be a part of the inaugural Eastern Sierra
The July 22-‐23 festival will be held right here at
Bishop’s Tri-‐County Fairgrounds. Yoakam will headline
Friday night at the festival, with the legendary Gatlin
Brothers heading up Saturday night. Organizers will
announce additional artists as participation is confirmed.
Tickets for the Eastern Sierra Music Festival will go on
sale in the next few weeks. To keep up-‐ to-‐date on
festival news, visit the event’s website, WWMusicFest.org,
or follow the Eastern Sierra Music Festival on Facebook
The Eastern Sierra Music Festival benefits the National Wounded Warrior Center. Yoakam has recorded more than 21 albums, charted more than 22 top 20 singles, and sold more than 25 million records. He has recorded five #1 albums, 12 gold albums, and nine platinum albums, including the triple platinum, This Time.
Among his best-‐known songs are A Thousand Miles from Nowhere, Ain’t That Lonely Yet, Guitars and Cadillacs, Honky Tonk Man, Fast as You, and Streets of Bakersfield, his duet with the late great Buck Owens.
In addition to his many achievements in the performing arts, he is also the most frequent musical guest in the history of The Tonight Show.
cover photo provided by ESMF