Entertainment

Tanya Tucker

Tanya Tucker, now 56, recorded her first country music hit at the age of 13 in “Delta Dawn” and the rest is history. The nine-time Grammy nominated singer will perform inside the Grand Event Center at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, La., on Friday, July 24, at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $55-$40 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the venue. The concert is restricted to ages 21 years and older. Born in the West Texas town of Seminole, Tucker went on to release a string of No.

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In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed Proclamation 5219, setting aside an entire month for celebration of his favorite treat and designating an official day in honor of what he described as “the perfect dessert.”

July has been National Ice Cream Month ever since, and on the third Sunday of July, folks all over the country celebrate National Ice Cream Day. It’s July 19 this year.

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It’s a rock show you don’t want to miss as Podunk headlines Summer Jam on Saturday, July 18, at The Gig on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont. Doors open at 8 p.m. for ages 18 years and older. Tickets are $10 and will be available at the door.

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Jo-el Sonnier

The Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La., presents Crossroads Festival VI on Saturday, July 18, inside the Pavilion. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com or at the Coushatta box office.

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