Mike Zito at Bayou Café 2

Mike Zito

Mike Zito, along with fellow Southeast Texas musicians Scott McGill, Tod Stark and Carl Richardson, will play Bayou Café 2 (8460 Central Mall Drive) in Port Arthur on Saturday, Dec. 26, at 8 p.m. For ticket information, call (409) 724-0402. Zito is a fan favorite in Southeast Texas and has performed many sold-out shows in the area. He started performing at the age of 5 and has played all over the world and earned numerous awards including Song of the Year for “Pearl River” at the 2010 Blues Music Awards. His song “Roll On” was also used on an episode of the FX television hit series Sons of Anarchy. Zito debuted his new band, The Wheel, in 2012, and their latest record is Gone To Texas, which was nominated for the Rock/Blues Album of the Year at the Blues Music Awards last year. “Texas saved my life. Sounds a bit dramatic, but absolutely true,” says Zito. He also released an album titled Songs from the Road in 2014, which was recorded at the Dosey Doe in The Woodlands. For more information, view mikezito.com.

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