Dwight Yoakam Heads To New West

Santa Monica, Calif.-based Americana label New West Records has signed Dwight Yoakam.

Santa Monica, Calif.-based Americana label New West Records has signed Dwight Yoakam.

The label debut by the country singer, whose most recent album "Population: Me" was issued by Audium last year, is expected in 2005.

Yoakam will appear at New West's March 19 showcase at the South By Southwest Music Conference & Festival in Austin.

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