Music

Courville’s welcomes the singer-songwriting duo of Shake Russell and Michael Hearne on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. The two have been playing music for more than 40 years yet only recently have they begun to play together. Hearne, a Dallas native, has had a long career not only solo, but also with his band South by Southwest and as a member of Michael Martin Murphy’s band back in the ’80s. He’s written songs for the likes of Jerry Jeff Walker, Gary P. Nunn and Johnny Rodriguez.

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It’s a night of Music by the Stars in Vidor and local country music sensation Mark Chesnutt performs Friday, Feb. 16, at the Plaza Event Center in Vidor with doors opening at 6 p.m.

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Tomoko Kanamaru

The Symphony of Southeast Texas kicks off 2018 in grand style as they present their third concert in the Classic Series, The Elegance of Elgar, on Saturday, Feb. 10, inside the Julie Rogers Theatre in downtown Beaumont at 7:30 p.m.

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The Rat Pack is Back

Enjoy a dinner and a show in Lake Charles as L’Auberge welcomes one of Las Vegas’ top shows – The Rat Pack is Back — on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m. Relive the days of the Rat Pack with Las Vegas’ most famous entertainers and their live big band as they appeared live in the Sands Hotel Copa Room. The only Vegas-based show with national touring companies and an award from the U.S. Congress is now in its 18th smash year with over 6,000 performances in over 40 states, four foreign countries and over 2 million tickets sold.

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Whiskey Myers

From the northeast Texas town of Palestine, Red Dirt Texas country band Whiskey Myers will play the Dixie Dance Hall on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont on Thursday, Feb. 8. Loud and proud, they sing about what they know with a refreshing directness and clarity. Some call it rebel music, but it’s more like everyday soul. The group began when teen friends Cody Cannon (singer) and Cody Tate (lead guitar) began playing together then decided to take the band to a more serious level. They’ve since released four studio albums, with the latest, Mud, reaching No.

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Parker McCollum

Austin country singer Parker McCollum returns to Beaumont to perform at the Dixie Dance Hall on Crockett Street on Saturday, Feb. 3, with doors opening at 7 p.m. Just 25, McCollum is touring in support of his sophomore release Probably Wrong, which contains the radio single “I Can’t Breathe.” Grammy winner Lloyd Gaines produced the record. It was at 16 when McCollum began playing gigs around the Houston area before he made the permanent move to Austin.

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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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