The Venetian Las Vegas Presents a Two-Night Limited Engagement with Country Legend Dwight Yoakam

The Platinum-Selling Artist Will Appear at The Venetian Theatre on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4

Feb 22, 2016, 07:00 ET from The Venetian® Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed musician, actor and film director Dwight Yoakam will perform at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian Las Vegas for a two-night, limited engagement on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 at 8 p.m.

TWEET IT: .@DwightYoakam comes to @VenetianVegas on 6/3 & 6/4 for two nights in The Venetian Theatre.  Tix on-sale 2/26 at venetian.com/dwightyoakam

Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, placing him in an elite group of global superstars. He has 12 gold albums and 9 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. Nearly 40 of Yoakam's singles have charted, with 14 peaking in the Top 10, including the hits "Honky Tonk Man," "Please, Please Baby," "Little Ways," "I Sang Dixie," "It Only Hurts When I Cry," and "Fast as You." He is a 21-time nominated, 2-time GRAMMY Award winner. In celebration of his critically-acclaimed album, '3 Pears,' he received the Artist of the Year award at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony, the most prestigious award offered by the organization. Rolling Stone Magazine ranked the song "Guitars, Cadillacs" #94 in their list of the 100 greatest country songs of all time. In 2015, Yoakam released his 16th studio album, Second Hand Heart. The album was self-produced by Yoakam, and according to NPR, "feels as fresh as anything he's ever done."

In addition to his musical career, Yoakam is a formidable film and television actor, capable of seamlessly melting into his roles, and impressively standing toe-to-toe with some of the world's top thespians over the course of his storied and successful acting career, including Jodie Foster, Tommy Lee Jones, Jared Leto, Forest Whitaker, and Matthew McConaughey.

Tickets start at $36.40 (plus applicable fees) and a VIP experience with a meet and greet is available. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 26 at 10 a.m. PST at any box office at The Venetian or The Palazzo, online at www.venetian.com/dwightyoakam or by calling (702) 414-9000 or (866) 641-7469.

About The Venetian® Las Vegas
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian Las Vegas features all-suite accommodations, exquisite restaurants by celebrity chefs and world-class entertainment and shopping. The luxury resort offers 4,028 elegant suites, including standard suites that are nearly double the size of the average Las Vegas hotel room. The Venetian is home to restaurants from celebrated chefs including Wolfgang Puck, Mario Batali, Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse and Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro. The resort also features Canyon Ranch SpaClub; a five-acre pool and garden deck; TAO nightclub; the Grand Canal Shoppes retail and dining mecca; a 120,000-square-foot casino and The Strip's largest poker room; and more than 2.25 million square feet of meeting and convention space.  For more information, visit venetian.com, @venetianvegas and facebook.com/venetianlasvegas.  The Venetian Las Vegas is a property of global integrated resorts developer Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS).

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