PICS: Dwight Yoakam and Friends at SDSU’s Open Air Theatre

Talk about a country/folk quadruple whammy! Dwight Yoakam, Lucinda Williams, and Steve Earle staged an "LSD" takeover on Aug. 3 at SDSU's Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre.

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Dubbed "The LSD Tour," Yoakam -- known for his country music songs and acting chops -- played headliner.
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Williams, the rock/folk/blues/country singer-songwriter, is a long-time fan -- and music critic -- favorite. It's always great to have her back in town!
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Same goes for old-school country/folk rocker Steve Earle.
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With his popularity beginning in the mid-'80s, Yoakam has recorded more than 20 studio albums and charted more than 30 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.
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He's also sold more than 25 million records, recorded five No. 1 Billboard albums, 12 gold albums and nine platinum albums.
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In addition to all that, Yoakam is also the most frequent music guest in the history of "The Tonight Show"!
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He's also established himself as a stellar actor -- some of his most well-known starring roles were in such films as "Sling Blade," "Panic Room," and "The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada." He's also been featured recently in the first season of the Amazon series, "Goliath," starring Billy Bob Thornton.
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Yoakam is also the winner of two Grammy awards: Best Country Vocal Performance, Male in 1994 (for "Ain't That Lonely Yet") and Best Country Collaboration with Vocals (for 1999's "Same Old Train").
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Lucinda Williams released her first studio album "Ramblin' on My Mind" in 1978. It was a collection of country and blues covers. When it was reissued, the title was shortened to "Ramblin'."
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In 1988, Williams released the self-titled album containing the single "Changed the Locks," which received radio airplay around the country and was eventually be covered by none other than Tom Petty.
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That was followed by 1992's "Sweet Old World." Six years later, she'd release her breakthrough album, "Car Wheels on a Gravel Road," which she won a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album. Her 2001 album "Essence" won the Grammy Award for best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the single "Get Right with God" (fun fact: Ryan Adams played Hammond organ on the track).
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Williams has released several more studio albums since then, with 2016's "The Ghosts of Highway 20," as her latest. Rolling Stone magazine has named Williams one of the 100 Greatest Country Artists of All Time.
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"Guitar Town," Earle's breakout album, was released in 1986.
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The record hit the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart, and has twice made "Rolling Stone" magazine's top 500 albums of all time list.
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Earle doesn't just write his own hits, however -- he also penned a number of chart-toppers for other musicians. Carl Perkins, Johnny Lee and Zella Lehr recorded songs written by Earle, as did Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Emmylou Harris.
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Earle has released 15 other studio albums and received three Grammy awards.
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King Leg, the moniker for singer/guitarist Bryan Joyce and his band, opened the show. With a voice that's been compared to Roy Orbison, and after time spent gigging in Nashville and LA, Joyce was eventually signed to Sire Records. King Leg's debut full-length album, "Meet King Leg," was released in October of 2017, and was co-produced by none other than Dwight Yoakam.
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