The above music video is for Dwight Yoakam’s song “These Arms”, from his 1998 album A Long Way Home. You will notice an appearance in the video from North Little Rock native and actress Joey Lauren Adams. Also in the video is actor Vince Vaughn. His new album is Get 3 Pears.
If you might want to catch a live show of Yoakam’s, the Grammy Award-winner singer will perform in El Dorado at the El Dorado Municipal Auditorium (100 W. 8th St.) on March 14. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
According to GAC, ( Great American Country) the long-time Los Angeleno has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide. He has 12 gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum This Time. Five of those albums have topped Billboard’s Country Albums chart with another 14 landing in the Top 10. More than 30 singles have charted, with 22 going Top 20, including the “Honky Tonk Man,” “Please Please Baby,” “Little Ways,” “I Sang Dixie,” “It Only Hurts When I Cry,” “Fast as You” and “Thousand Miles from Nowhere.” He’s won two Grammy’s and earned 21 nominations.
Over the past 15 years, Yoakam has also carved a niche as an actor on film having appeared in Academy Award-winner Sling Blade as well as Panic Room, The Newton Boys and more.
Yoakam will be bringing The Railers to El Dorado as his opening act.
Tickets are reserved-seating and are on sale now. They are available at www.mainstreeteldorado.org or by calling the office of Main Street El Dorado at (870) 862-4747.