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Upcoming Ark-La-Tex concerts you don’t want to miss

From Harry Connick, Jr. and Toby Keith, to 2 Chainz and Tobymac, the Ark-La-Tex is going to be rockin’ in the next few months! Several big names from across the music industry have upcoming Ark-La-Tex concerts in the area. Here are a few concerts that you don’t want to miss.


Musicfest XXXI – This year’s Musicfest in the Murphy Arts District is bringing some huge acts. On Friday, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Morris Day & the Time, and Shelia E will rock the stage. Saturday’s marquee musicians are Sammy Hagar & the Circle, Bret Michaels, and Lita Ford. Late Friday, rap artist 2 Chainz will perform. Day 3 of Musicfest XXXI will be for country and bluegrass fans. Toby Keith, Justin Moore, Carly Pearce and Jimmie Allen will play. Tickets can be purchased here.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 – 7:00pm – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport

David & Tamela Mann: Us Against the World Tour

Grammy winner Tamela Mann and her family are coming to town for an evening of gospel music, comedy, and family entertainment. You’ll hear new music from their latest album, “Us Against the World.” Tickets are available here.

Mann tour

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 – 8:00pm – Legends Theatre at Diamondjacks Casino & Hotel, Bossier City

Award winning, Billboard chart topping, 10 studio albums. That’s just some of John Michael Montgomery’s list of accomplishments. Come see the Grammy nominated country superstar at Diamondjacks. Get your tickets here.

John Michael Montgomery

SATURDAY,  OCTOBER 20 – 7:30pm – CenturyLink Center, Bossier City

RBRM – Ronnie DeVoe, Bobby Brown, Ricky Bell, and Michael Bivins are ready to come to the CenturyLink Center. They have joined forces to combine their huge catalog of extensive hits into a high energy stage production. This is your chance to see Bobby Brown and Bell Biv Devoe on stage together. Tickets are available now through the CenturyLink Center website.


FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 – 7:30pm – CenturyLink Center, Bossier City

Turnpike Troubadours – This 6 member country music band out of Oklahoma takes the CenturyLink Center stage. They’ve become a huge hit and we like their record label “Bossier City Records.” Stoney LaRue will be joining them. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 21 at 10:00am and can be purchased here.


SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3 – 8:00pm -Paradise Theater @ Margaritaville Resort Casino, Bossier City

Martina McBride – The multi-Grammy nominated country icon is coming for a night of fun. She’s had 6 #1 hits and 20 top 10 singles and sold more than 18,000,000 albums to date. Tickets can be purchased here.

Martina McBride

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18 – 7:30pm – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport

Tobymac and Diverse City: The Theatre Tour – 6-time Grammy winner Tobymac brings his modern Christian and Gospel sound to the Municipal. Get your tickets to this wonderful night of music here.


SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8 – 8:00pm – Paradise Theater @ Margaritaville Resort Casino, Bossier City

The James Burton Christmas Concert: Memories of Elvis – The James Burton International Guitar Festival presents this one-of-a-kind concert. Hear Christmas music as well as some of the artists favorite songs and a tribute to Elvis from James and some of his friends. Find more information and ticket info here.

James Burton

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13 – 7:15pm – CenturyLink Center, Bossier City

Reason to Drink…Another Tour – 3 of country music stars are coming to town for a night of great music. Cole Swindell along with Dustin Lynch and Lauren Alaina will be performing their best hits. Tickets are available now. Get them here.

Cole Swindell

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14 – 8:00pm – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport

Chad Prather’s Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour – He’s known for his way with words. He’s a comedian, musician, and armchair philosopher. Tickets are available now here.

Chaf Prather

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16 – 7:30pm – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport

Harry Connick Jr., A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration… Holiday Edition – Join Harry and his amazing band as they celebrate New Orleans’ 300th birthday and the influences that shaped his career. He’ll also perform a selection of holiday favorites. Tickets on sale Thursday, September 27th here.

Harry Connick Jr

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21 – 7:30pm – Perot Theatre, Texarkana

The TEN Tenors Holiday: Home for the Holidays – Experience one of Australia’s greatest entertainment success stories. These 10 tenors have unmistakable charm, camaraderie, and vocal power. See more and get your tickets here.

Ten Tenors

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22 – 8:00pm – Paradise Theater at Margaritaville Resort Casino, Bossier City

Moe & Joe – Two of Country music’s most enduring legends will perform. Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley are back together to sing their classic songs. Tickets for this concert can be bought here.

Moe joe

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26 – 8:00pm – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis – This holiday favorite returns to Shreveport in 2018. Mannheim Steamroller has sold more than 29 million Christmas albums. Even though it is the day after Christmas, you will still enjoy this holiday concert. Tickets can be purchased here.

Mannheim Steamroller

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28 – 7:00pm – Perot Theatre, Texarkana

Rodney Carrington – The multi-talented comedian, actor, singer, and writer brings his wit and country charm to Texarkana. Come laugh and have a great time with this country music star. This concert is for mature audiences only. Purchase tickets here.

Rodney Carrington

We’ll keep you updated whenever we receive news of upcoming Ark-La-Tex concerts coming to the area. You can also check out the calendar section of Ark-La-Tex Weekend.