38 Special at Golden Nugget Lake Charles on Dec. 29th

Florida Southern rock act 38 Special

Florida Southern rock act 38 Special with original co-leader singer Don Barnes will perform inside the Grand Event Center at Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Friday, Dec. 29, at 8:30 p.m. The band formed in 1974 and began selling millions of albums shortly thereafter. Their first big album came in 1981 with Wild-Eyed Southern Boys, which featured the hits “Hold On Loosely” and “Fantasy Girl.” Their very next album, Special Forces, also sold more than 1 million copies thanks to another big hit — “Caught Up in You.” Other hits include “You Keep Runnin’ Away,” “If I’d be the One,” “Back Where You Belong” and “Second Chance.” Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $20-$35 and can be purchased online at ticketmaster.com.