Music

Though he was born in Mississippi, it was Houston – or Pasadena, to be exact – where Mickey Gilley laid his musical foundation. And in 1971, his signature honky tonk became a global trendsetter — Gilley’s.

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(photo by Dove Shore)

Steve Aoki is a musical genius. And it doesn’t take someone like me to figure that out. For starters, Aoki graduated from UC-Santa Barbara with two bachelor degrees.

He started his own record label, Dim Mak, and began creating music for the masses.

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Not much can be said about Bryan Adams that hasn’t already been said — 12 No. 1 singles, more than 20 million albums sold and a Grammy Award. The 52-year-old still-photography guru is bringing the Bare Bones Tour to the Julie Rogers Theatre on Friday, Jan. 27, at 8 p.m. Tickets for the show are on sale now for $69.50, $49.50, $35 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster locations including the Beaumont Civic Center box office. Also, tickets purchased for the original show date of Oct. 14, 2011, can also be used.

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The first big rock show of the outdoor season! The four-time Grammy nominated rock band GODSMACK and Multi-platinum rock band STAIND will be bringing their co-headline “THE MASS CHAOS TOUR” to Ford Pavilion with HALESTORM on Tuesday, April 24.

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Fresh off the heels of their self-titled seventh studio album, Staind singer Aaron Lewis has announced he will soon release his first full-length solo album — country music style.

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