Dwight Yoakam signs on with ESMF

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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
Music  Festival.

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
and  Twitter.

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

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