‘Honky Tonk Man’ Dwight Yoakam Returns to IP July 14

BILOXI, Miss.—Country music legend Dwight Yoakam will bring his top hits to Studio A at IP CASINO RESORT SPA on Friday, July 14.

Best known for his remake of the Johnny Horton song “Honky Tonk Man” and his hit single “Guitars, Cadillacs,” Yoakam’s rose to fame in the 1980s with his unique brand of honky-tonk country music. In his more than 30-year career, Yoakam has released three country Top 40 singles and achieved three consecutive No. 1 Billboard Country albums. The country singer’s “Honky Tonk Man” music video also became the first country music video to ever play on MTV. To date, Yoakam has 12 Gold albums and nine Platinum or multi-Platinum albums, including the triple-Platinum album “This Time.” Additionally, Yoakam has won several Grammy and Academy of Country Music Awards throughout his career.

Aside from working on his music, Yoakam has also starred in several films, including “Sling Blade,” “Panic Room,” “Bendidas” and more. Yoakam has also made recurring appearances in the television shows “Wilfred” and “Under the Dome.”

Showtime is 8 p.m. Doors open one hour prior to the show. Tickets start at $45 plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets are available online at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the IP Box Office or at the Ticketmaster kiosk located on property. Guests may call Ticketmaster at (800) 653-8000. Advanced purchase tickets must be picked up at the Box Office the day of the show starting at 1 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older to attend the show.  No refunds or exchanges will be permitted.


Winner of the elite AAA Four Diamond award, the IP CASINO RESORT SPA is the Gulf Coast's premier entertainment resort destination. Towering 32 stories over the scenic Back Bay of Biloxi, the IP is home to more than 1,000 elegantly appointed hotel rooms and suites, live entertainment, award-winning restaurants, and a first-class spa. For further information, visit www.ipbiloxi.com. IP CASINO RESORT SPA is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey.  Boyd Gaming and IP press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.