Events Taylor Swift. (Juice file photo)

Taylor Swift. (Juice file photo)

Country stars in town this week: Dwight Yoakam vs. Taylor Swift

Published on July 30th, 2013 | by Joe Lawler

Dwight Yoakam
 Taylor Swift
“Honky Tonk Man”
Breakthrough hit
“Our Song”
Grammys won
Mostly, yes
Do they write their own songs?
Mostly, yes
“Sling Blade,” “Panic Room,” “Crank”Acting experience
“Valentine’s Day,” “The Lorax,” “Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience”
Most frequent music guest in “Tonight Show” history
Notable TV moment
The Kanye West interruption at the VMAs
Playing LA clubs with X, the Blasters
and Los Lobos
Notable early work
Modeling for Abercrombie & Fitch
“Train in Vain” (originally by the Clash)
Interesting cover
“American Girl” (originally by Tom Petty)
Beck, Kid Rock, Buck Owens
Has collaborated with
Def Leppard, the Civil Wars, Tim McGraw
2003 at Hoyt Sherman Place
Last played
Des Moines
2011 at Wells Fargo Arena



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