live music

Travis Linville

There’s something inexplicably authentic about Oklahoma’s Travis Linville, and it’s carried him from dive bars and classrooms to The Tonight Show and esteemed theaters and festivals across the globe. Linville will bring his talent to Southeast Texas to play the Neches Brewing Company on Monday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. His acclaimed solo releases include 2012’s Sun or Moon and 2014’s Out on the Wire, called “rich, soulful and beautiful” by Jimmy LaFave. A live audition of a track from the latter even netted him a role in a William H.

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Jake Worthington

Jake Worthington, runner-up of Season 6 of NBC’s hit singing competition The Voice, returns to Southeast Texas and this time will perform at Charlie’s Bar & Grill in Winnie on Friday, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m. Worthington, from La Porte, opened up a lot of eyes in 2014 when country singer Blake Shelton picked Jake to be on his team during that season of The Voice.

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T.G Sheppard

It’s a night of classic country as T.G. Sheppard performs at Honky Tonk Texas in Silsbee on Saturday, Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. Sheppard, now 73, saw 21 of his songs go No. 1 including 14 between 1974-86 and eight consecutive between 1980-82.

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Styx

Legendary, multi-platinum rockers STYX, featuring the vocals of original and founding members Tommy Shaw and JY Young, will perform inside the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Friday, Jan. 19, at 8:30 p.m. Forming in 1972, they are best known for “melding rock guitar balanced with acoustic guitar, synthesizers mixed with acoustic piano, upbeat tracks with power ballads, and incorporating elements of international musical theatre.” The band recorded monster hits including “Lady,” “Come Sail Away,” “The Best of Times,” “Mr.

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Andrew Duhon

Grammy nominated New Orleans native Andrew Duhon comes to Beaumont to with his honest and gritty voice to play Courville’s on Wednesday, Jan. 24. Duhon has released three albums, his first in 2009 titled Songs I Wrote Before I Knew You recorded in Nashville with three-time Grammy winner Trina Shoemaker. A year later, Duhon released Dreaming When You Leave, an EP with Grammy winning producer John Synder. Duhon’s latest effort came in 2013, The Moorings, which earned him a Grammy nomination for Best Engineered Album.

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Twisted Throttle

The newest rock band to emerge from Southeast Texas is Twisted Throttle, and the four-some will perform at Dylan’s in Port Arthur on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 8 p.m. The lineup features female vocalist Mindy Tompkins alongside Aaron Williams on guitar, Ben Sanders on bass and Nathan Currie on the drums. 

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Country music artist Kevin Fowler

Texas Country pioneer Kevin Fowler returns to Southeast Texas to perform at Dixie Dance Hall on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont on Saturday, Dec. 30, with doors opening at 7 p.m. From Amarillo, Fowler is no stranger to the area and has sold out venues and festivals for more than 15 years. He’s recorded seven full-length albums, the latest in 2016, called Coming To a Honky Tonk Near You.

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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.

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the Houston Symphony are set to perform selections from Harry Potter

Cars fly, trees fight back, and a mysterious elf comes to warn Harry Potter at the start of the second year of his amazing journey into the world of wizardry. CineConcerts invites you to rediscover the magic of Harry Potter on Dec. 29-30 at Jones Hall (615 Louisiana St.) in downtown Houston. Enjoy your favorite moments from the 2002 film Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, which grossed more than $800 million at the box office.

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Kenny G

Take a joyous ride through the smooth sounds of jazz with the one-and-only Kenny G when he performs at the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles on Friday, Dec. 8, for his Miracles Holiday & Hits Tour at 8:30 p.m. The 61-year-old Kenny G has sold more than 75 million albums, and the Grammy winner is touring in support Miracles: The Holiday Album, which has sold 8 million copies. In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 23 albums, Kenny G has solidified his reputation as the premier saxophonist in contemporary jazz.

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