Bakersfield inspired a lifestyle, an attitude and a musical movement… it also inspired Dwight Yoakam to put that all together and make this channel. “The Bakersfield Beat” is a celebration of the artistry from Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, to Dwight’s music, California Country, California Country-rock, Cow-punk and Now-punk… ALL influenced by the “Bakersfield Sound”.
Everything dedicated to Dwight Yoakam: never-before-heard recordings, exclusive interviews, live concerts, unplugged moments, and more.
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Dwight Yoakam and The Bakersfield Beat
Music from Dwight Yoakam, and all of the artists that shaped the Bakersfield sound… and beyond.
Join Dwight Yoakam for a weekly musical discussion, exploring all the limbs and branches of the Bakersfield sound.
Chris Hillman's Burrito Stand
Legendary Bluegrass, Folk Rock and Country Rock pioneer, Chris Hillman explores the sounds that shaped California Country and California Country Rock though interviews with his close friends that laid the foundation for the genre.
Cow Punks to Now Punks
Hosts Bill Bentley, Eugene Edwards and Mitch Marine play the defining sounds that shaped LA's Cow Punk and Now Punk scenes. Including music from X, Rand and FIle, Lone Justice and more.