Seven June concerts you don’t want to miss

June is almost here and there are many exciting new concerts coming to the Ark-La-Tex.


MARGARITAVILLE RESORT AND CASINO – BOSSIER CITY, LA 

June 8 – Jamey Johnson

Looking to gamble and listen to some great music?  Well get ready because Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson is coming to Margaritaville this summer.  He is known for his hit song “Give It Away”. He has won several awards in his career, he is the only musician in country music history to win two song of the year awards from the American Country Music Awards and Country Music Association Awards. Go here to get tickets!


RIVERDOME AT HORSESHOE CASINO & HOTEL – BOSSIER CITY, LA

June 15 – Gary Allen 

Country music artist, Gary Allan, is a fan favorite with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics and sharp live performances.  Allen has stayed true to his unique artistic style of music and recently signed with Universal Music group Nashville label.  In addition, he released an album called “Set You Free,” which topped the Billboard 200 charts for pop and produced his fifth #1 country radio chart topper, “Every Storm Runs Out of Rain.”  You don’t want to miss this soulful, rough around the edges artist perform a live unforgettable show. Get tickets here.

June 21 – Lady Antebellum

The Band, Lady Antebellum, is a trio group that consist of (from left to right) vocalists Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, and Dave Haywood.  This multi-platinum country group is releasing their new album, Heart Break, and wanted to do something different with their music creatively to make the next big record.  Since 2006, the trio has sold over 18 million units and nine No. 1 singles on the country charts as well as seven Grammy awards with Record and Song of the Year for “Need You Now.”  You do not want to miss this amazing group perform. Get tickets here.


DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & HOTEL – BOSSIER CITY, LA

June 20 – Chris McCaa   

Shreveport’s own Chris McCaa is coming to a stage near you.  Get ready for some fun, jazz and excitement! His music style is influenced by the music of New Orleans, Austin and Memphis.  McCaa inspiration for music began at the age of 9.  He currently performs under the name Professor Porkchop. You don’t wont to miss him. To get tickets, you can go here.


FESTIVAL PLAZA – SHREVEPORT, LA

June 21 – Let The Good Times Roll Festival

It is the time again! The 33rd Annual Let The Good Times Roll Festival is back in Shreveport and bigger than ever! Hosted by the Rho Omega and Friends, the festival comes every year during a weekend in June month to celebrate culture, music, art, fashion, and unity of African American community in the Ark-La-Tex.  Most of the entertainment are local, regional, and national artists in the area and more than 25,000 people attend every year.  To be apart of this community event and see the growth of the arts as well as support the youth mentoring program Omega Lamplighters. Click here.


MUSIC CITY TEXAS THEATER – LINDEN, TX

June 7 – Linda Davis in the Round

Linda Davis in the Round is a collaborating between Grammy award winning artist Linda Davis and the duo of Lang Scott and Bill Whyte.  The group all originated in Nashville, Tennesse and want to bring an intimate night of acoustic music to the Music City in Texas.  These country artists are familiar with the tones and sounds of each other and wanted to collaborate to make the songs very personal for everyone that listens.  They will be singing country’s hottest songs today as well as original music that they wrote in a twisted, unique and humorous way.  You don’t want to miss this time of fun and song.  Get tickets here.


MONROE CIVIC CENTER JACK HOWARD THEATRE – MONROE, LA

June 28 – John Conlee

Mr. John Conlee is coming to Monroe, Louisiana to perform some of his greatest hits as well as songs from his new album, Classics 2.  Conlee is respected vocalists during the emerging genre of urban cowboy era music with his distinctively melancholy voice.  He moved to Nashville in 1971 and didn’t not release a hit single until 1978 with the song, “Rose Colored Glasses” (which rocketed him into the country charts top five). In addition, he went on to have two number one singles like, “Lady Lay Down” and “Backside of thirty.”  With his new album,  He dedicated it to one of the co-writers of the album, Phil Thomas, whos grandfather and great-grandfather served in the local sheriffs’ departments.  You don’t want to miss this timely artists perform.  Get tickets here.


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