Dwight Yoakam visits Music Hall
Gramming-winning country rocker Dwight Yoakam will play The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 7. Yoakam has a dozen gold albums and nine platinum or multi-platinum albums, including the triple-platinum “This Time.” More than 30 singles have charted, with 22 going Top 20, including “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.” Yoakam's latest release is 2012's “3 Pears,” which a collaboration on two tracks with singer/songwriter Beck, and a Kid-Rock co-penned tune, “Take Hold Of My Hand.” Yoakam also has hit notes on the big screen in films including “Sling Blade,” “Panic Room” and “The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.” Tickets to the Seacoast show range from $68 to $78. For details, call 436-2400 or log onto themusichall.org.
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