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The Hardin County MusicFest is bringing in some heavy hitters this weekend as Joe Diffie will headline on Friday, May 2 and John Anderson will do the same on Saturday, May 3. Tickets for each day are $20 per person and children 6 and under are free. This year’s event is located at the Big Thicket Trade Days on Highway 69 in Kountze.

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Nutty Jerry’s Entertainment Complex welcomes Grammy Award winning Christian artist MercyMe on Saturday, April 26 with doors opening at 7 p.m. Tickets to this all ages show are $75 (VIP front chairs), $50 (VIP front table seats), $40 (bleachers) and can be purchased at the venue, online at nuttyjerrys.com or by phone at (877) 643-7508.

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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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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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