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The Gig on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont TX will be filled with electronic rock on Wednesday, April 23 as Powerman 5000 headlines plus performances by The Hunger, 9 Electric and local acts Henly, and Etyma.

Tickets are $15, for ages 18 years and older, and can be purchased at the venue or online at outhousetickets.com.

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If any current active rock band sounds better than Alter Bridge, I’d love to hear them. Touring in support of their fourth studio release, Fortress, Alter Bridge put on one helluva (as we say in the South) sold out show at the House of Blues in Houston on April 15.

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Roses at the Beaumont Rose Gardens

The Golden Triangle Rose Society annual Spring Rose Show will be held Saturday, April 26, at the Tyrell Park Garden Center at Tyrell Park. The show is Free to the public and invitations are heareby issued to those who would like to exhibit their home garden grown roses in our show, regardless of membership in GTRS.

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The Vidor Chamber of Commerce presents the Texas Star Music Festival and Texas Bar-B-Q Fest on April 24-27 at Conn Park located near I-10 and Old Hwy 90 in Vidor. Over 40 cook teams will be competing and festivalgoers can enjoy plenty of good food, vendors, carnival rides and live entertainment. Admission is $2 per person with a parking fee of $5.

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The 11th annual Gulf Coast Gala will be rocking to the sounds of legendary rock-n-roll musician Johnny Rivers on Saturday, April 26, at 6 p.m. inside the Carl Parker Center on the campus of Lamar State College-Port Arthur. Individual tickets to this formal event are $125.

Rivers has had nine Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and 17 in the Top 40 from 1964-1977. In total, he has sold over 30 million records and collected 17 gold records, 29 chart hits and two Grammy Awards.

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