Tonight's top show: Dwight Yoakam in Aurora

Dwight Yoakam: Don’t let the cowboy hat fool you. Bringing the sound of Bakersfield country traditionalism forward, Yoakam is a postmodern honky-tonker with an outsider streak. His latest album, “3 Pears” (Warner), is his first of original material in seven years, and his decision to have Beck produce should tell you something about his willingness to play outside the margins, 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, $50, $65, $79; paramountaurora.com.

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