2024 has already proven to be a banner year for country music fans, but as the old saying goes, "You ain't seen nothing yet."

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As you probably already know, Cody Johnson has announced he'll come to Brookshire Grocery Arena on September 14 and tickets for that show go on sale to the general public at 10:00 am this morning.

Even Jelly Roll has announced he'll come to Bossier City on October 20, but you won't have to wait that long to see some incredible live country music.

Next Friday, May 10, at 8:00 pm, the ACM and Grammy Award winner, Dwight Yoakam will hit the stage at Shreveport's historic Municipal Auditorium. 

Publicity photo from The Strand Theater
Publicity photo from The Strand Theater

From "Guitars, Cadillacs" to "Streets of Bakersfield", "Little Sister", "Fast as You" and "Ain't That Lonely Yet", Yoakam became a household name as he renewed that Bakersfield Country sound first popularized by Buck Owens and Merle Haggard.

Jason Kempin/Getty Images
Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Even those who might not have been country music fans during the prime of Dwight Yoakam, might recognize him from his many Hollywood movie credits including:

  • Sling Blade (he was Doyle Hargraves)
  • Wedding Crashers (he was Mr. Kroeger)
  • The Newton Boys (he was Brentwood Glasscock)
  • Four Christmases (he was Pastor Phil)
  • Crank (he was Doc Miles)

Those can be purchased online HERE from ticketmaster.com for as little as $49 plus service charges.

Tickets are also available by calling 800-745-3000 or at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium box office which is open weekdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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