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Dwight Yoakam comes to Rialto Square Theatre on March 29

Dwight Yoakam performs at the 50th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)[]

JOLIET – Country music star Dwight Yoakam will perform at the Rialto Square Theatre on March 29.

The Rialto on Friday announced that Yoakam will come to Joliet as part of his “Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars” album tour.

Yoakam has sold more than
25 million albums, the Rialto said in its news release. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have been charted on Billboard with 14 reaching the Top 10.

Yoakam’s latest album, “Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars”, was released in September 2016 and is his first bluegrass album.

Yoakam also has acted, appearing in the films “Sling Blade,” “The Newton Boys” and “Logan Lucky.”

Tickets go on sale Jan. 19. Prices are $45, $65, $89 and $125. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 800-745-3000, and at the Rialto box office located at 102 N. Chicago St.

Information is available at www.RialtoSquare.com.