Smashing Satellites

Want to go to a free rock concert? Jefferson Theatre (345 Fannin) in downtown Beaumont will host Rockfest 2016 on Friday, Sept. 23, for an all-ages show with doors opening at 7 p.m. Schedule to perform is national touring act Smashing Satellites and local act The Ruxpins. To pick up free tickets, go by the Beaumont Civic Center box office or call (409) 838-3435. Former My Darkest Days guitarist Sal Costa leads Smashing Satellites, which has one full album to their credit in Sonic Aluzion. Earlier this year, the band released a new song to radio titled “Gamblin’ Man.” The Ruxpins are a four-piece Americana rock band from Southeast Texas that formed in 2011 consisting of Brandon St. John, Canaan Barborek, Cade McKay, Randall Garrett and Chris Williamson.