Music

Puddles

Puddles is more than just your average 6-foot, 7-inch clown. No, he doesn’t appear at carnivals, circuses or make animal balloons; he’s a sad clown who doesn’t speak yet has one of the best singing voices to ever grace a stage. Plus he has a strange addiction to actor Kevin Costner.

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Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee, circa 1980 (Photo courtesy of Kirk West)

The ninth annual Hardin County Music Festival takes place Saturday, May 16, at Kountze Trade Days at 980 N. Pine St. in Kountze, with gates opening at noon.

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Philippe Bianconi

The Symphony of Southeast Texas (SOST) presents the grand finale of its Classics Series this season with a great celebration inclusive of the entire community on Saturday, April 11, inside the Julie Rogers Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

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Pine Leaf Boys

The Southeast Texas Arts Council along with the City of Port Arthur Commission on the Arts, through the Cajun French Music Association, present the first ever Carnival Des Cajuns on Saturday, April 11, at the Port Arthur Pavilion at 500 Procter. Tickets are $5 for adults and children 12 and under are free. Gates will open at 10 a.m. and tickets can be purchased onsite or online at setxac.org.

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For the first time ever, WWE superstar Chris Jericho and his rock band Fozzy will perform in Beaumont on Friday, May 22 at the historic Jefferson Theatre. Tickets for this all ages show go on sale on Friday, April 3, at 10 a.m. via the Beaumont Civic Center box office and ticketmaster.com for just $10.

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