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Yoakam coming to Grand Forks March 11

Country music star Dwight Yoakam will play the Chester Fritz Auditorium in Grand Forks on March 11, with special guest Brandy Clark. Tickets are on sale now. (Submitted photo)

Country star Dwight Yoakam is coming to Grand Forks — and he's bringing along a special guest.

Yoakam will perform March 11 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium, according to a news release. The artist who has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide will perform with Brandy Clark, who has written songs for The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and Kacey Musgraves.

"Guitars, Cadillacs" was Yoakam's debut recording single, but he has recorded numerous other singles, including "Honky Tonk Man," "Suspicious Man" and "Streets of Bakersfield."

He's also appeared in several movies — including "Sling Blade" and "Wedding Crashers" — and had a guest appearance in the animated series "King of the Hill."

Tickets for the concert are on sale online at and; reserved seats are$49.50 and $69.50, though some additional fees may apply. Anyone can buy tickets at the Chester Fritz Box Office in person, or b calling 800-745-3000 or 701-777-4090.