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Grammy award winner Dwight Yoakam will play to a sold-out crowd of fans at Shooting Star on Friday. Submitted Photo

Dwight Yoakam at Shooting Star

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Grammy Award-winning country superstar Dwight Yoakam will perform live this Friday, Feb. 22, at 8 p.m. on the stage of Mahnomen's Shooting Star Casino, Hotel and Event Center. Tickets for the show are sold out.

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Kentucky native Yoakam has been writing and performing music for more than 30 years. He has been awarded two Grammys and 21 nominations throughout his career. Some of his most recognizable classics include "Guitars, Cadillacs," "Fast As You," "A Thousand Miles from Nowhere," and "Suspicious Minds," which have all gone Top 20 on Billboard's Country Albums chart.

Yoakam is currently riding a new wave of musical success and acclaim with his latest album, "3 PEARS," and single, "A Heart Like Mine."

In addition to his illustrious music career, Yoakam has starred in several critically acclaimed films, such as Sling Blade, directed by Billy Bob Thornton, and Panic Room, starring Jodie Foster and Forest Whitaker. He has received nominations from the Screen Actors Guild for his performance in "Sling Blade," and a Western Heritage Award for Outstanding Theatrical Motion Picture for "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada."

Shooting Star Casino is located at 777 Casino Road in Mahnomen. For more information about upcoming events and shows, please call 800-313-7469.

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