“There’s nothing to do in East Texas!” We’ve all heard someone say this but we have to argue that this is totally not true. There’s thousands of things to do, including watching some pretty big names in the music industry gracing our stages. Here are some upcoming concerts we think you need to know about. Be sure to get tickets soon before they sell out.
March 16th, 7pm
The Chieftains will be performing at Cowan Fine & Performing Arts Center March 16th at 7pm. The Cowan Center is located at 3900 University Blvd. on the UT Tyler campus. Tickets are available at the box office by calling (903)566-7424 or go to cowancenter.org.
2019 marks the 57th Anniversary of The Chieftains beginning. Since 1962 they have been six-time Grammy Award winners and been highly recognized for re-inventing traditional Irish music on a contemporary and international scale. Their ability to transcend musical boundaries to blend tradition with modern music has notably hailed them as one of the most renowned and revered musical groups to this day.
Tickets are available at (800)235-5712 and at thechieftains.com/tours.
March 23rd, 7:30pm
No entertainer can move and excite an audience like Tony Orlando. One of America’s most endearing and enduring stars, Tony is best known for his timeless recording of “Tie A Yellow Ribbon ‘Round The Ole Oak Tree.”
Tony brings to the stage a warmth and exhilarating energy that electrifies an audience. From million selling records (five number one hits), a popular television variety series, movies, and Broadway (“Barnum” and “Smokey Joe’s Café”), Tony Orlando has conquered every facet of show business.
Tickets are $45-$65. Belcher Performance Center at LeTourneau University is located at 2100 S. Mobberly, Longview. For more info call (903)233-3080 or go to belchercenter.com. A pre-show Q&A start at 5:30pm and is available with Artist Circle tickets only.
Beach Boys at The Oil Palace
March 26th, 7:30pm
The Beach Boys are a legend in themselves of music in the United States. “Fifty years ago, we started something very big,” says Brian Wilson.
Through it all, the good times and the bad, The Beach Boys have always been at heart a musical family. And to mark a half-century of musical excellence, the surviving members of The Beach Boys family are reuniting as only family can to reflect and celebrate.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 and recipients of The Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Grammy® Award, The Beach Boys are a beloved American institution that remains iconic around the world.
Tickets are $45-$75. The Oil Palace is located at 10408 Hwy. 64 East, Tyler. Tickets are available by calling (903)566-2122 or at OilPalace.com.
For King & Country
April 18th, 7pm
This spring, join For King & Country in an intimate setting at Belcher Center in Longview where they’ll perform music from their third studio album, “Burn the Ships.” Experience this theatrical, inspirational, laser/LED video wall-filled concert featuring the uplifting track “God Only Knows,” and the infectious anthem “joy,” as well as previous hits like “Fix My Eyes,” “Shoulders,” and “Priceless.”
Tickets are $25-$55. Belcher Performance Center at LeTourneau University is located at 2100 S. Mobberly, Longview. For more info call (903)233-3080 or go to belchercenter.com. A pre-show Q&A starts at 5:30pm and is available with Artist Circle tickets only.
April 27th, 7:30pm
Jim Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music.
The hit-making songwriter is the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 21 Number One albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in the industry bible, “Billboard Magazine.” He’s garnered two Grammy nominations, gospel music’s Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Year Awards, and the Canadian Country Music Award. He also has a music scholarship named for him by his alma mater, the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music.
As a true artist who lives and breathes the music he creates, Jim Brickman is thrilled to introduce fans to his most recent songs and perform them live in concert halls across the world.
Tickets are $35-$55. Belcher Performance Center at LeTourneau University is located at 2100 S. Mobberly, Longview. For more info call (903)233-3080 or go to belchercenter.com. A pre-show Q&A start at 5:30pm and is available with Artist Circle tickets only.
Outlaws & Renegades Tours: Travis Tritt & The Charlie Daniels Band
June 29th, 8pm
The “Outlaws and Renegades Tour” is coming to the Oil Palace on Saturday, June 29th.
Travis Tritt will perform. A two-time Grammy Award Winner and four-time CMA Award Winner, Tritt’s got five number one hits including “Help Me Hold On,” “Anymore,” “Can I Trust You with My Heart,” “Foolish Pride,” and “Best of Intentions.”
The Charlie Daniels Band will also take the stage. The career of the Charlie Daniels Band spans six decades. They are best known for their number-one country hit “The Devil Went Down to Georgia.” Daniels is an inductee of the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame.
The Cadillac Three will also perform. Fronted by Grammy-nominated songwriter Jaren Johnston, The Cadillac Three have a sound that hovers between radio-ready country anthems, hard-and-heavy rock ballads and traditional Southern folk. The trio performs songs from their latest album, “Legacy,” an album that saw the group strip back to basics.
Tickets are $37-$97. The Oil Palace is located at 10408 Hwy. 64 East, Tyler. Tickets are available by calling (903)566-2122 or at OilPalace.com.
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