Massive May Music in the area

(Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - Whatever mood you are in for music, it’s coming to the Ark-La-Tex in May. Plus it’s that time of year for plenty of dance performances. Click on the name of the concert to be taken to the ticket purchasing page.

May 5

Colton Dixon

7 p.m. - Whatley Center for the Performing Arts in Mt. Pleasant

The Build a Boat Tour cruises into the Ark-La-Tex with Alexander Pappas and special guest Coby James.

Brad Upton “I’m Not Done Yet” Comedy Tour

7 p.m.

Start the month of May with a good laugh. This man has performed with Joan Rivers and at the Grand Ole Opry.

May 6

The Southern Hospitality Tour

6 p.m. - The Strand Theatre in Shreveport

Cuhdeejah, Sean2 Miles and Paschan performs with an 8 piece band and dancers.

Kane Brown: Drunk or Dreaming Tour

7 p.m. - Brookshire Grocery Arena in Bossier City

You don’t want to miss one of the hottest acts in Country Music and this incredible pioneer in the music industry.

Masterworks Series #8: Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

7:30 p.m.

The current season for the Shreveport Symphony comes to a close with Wideman Gold Medalist Crystal Jiang playing the piano.

May 11

GRIT (Girls Raised in Texas)

7:30 p.m. - Memorial City Music Hall in Marshall

This acoustic touring group brings together some of Texas’s great Country Music female artists.

May 12-13

Rodney Carrington

7 p.m. - Paradise Theater at Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City

The Texas-sized down-home humor returns to Bossier City for two shows featuring great comedy.

May 13

Let’s Rock & Rock Dance Recital

2 p.m. - Perot Theatre in Texarkana

The Lana LaVoice Grounds School of Dance performs to popular Rock and Roll music.

Boyz II Men

7:30 p.m. - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

Tracing their roots all the way back to the mid 1980s, Boyz II Men have been one of the biggest acts to come out of Philadelphia. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear the greatest hits of this acapella R&B group right before Mother’s Day. Read more about it here.

The Black Jacket Symphony presents Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon

8 p.m. - The Strand Theatre in Shreveport

With the 50th anniversary of the legendary Pink Floyd album, this symphony recreates the album in it’s entirety. Plus a visual experience you won’t forget.

Voices 4.0 Reunion Concert

8 p.m. - Old Harrison County Courthouse in downtown Marshall

Come listen to 14 musicians with a range of genres from Classic Rock to Country & Western along with the Marshall Symphony.

May 17

Alice Cooper - Too Close for Comfort Tour

7:30 p.m. - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

One of the greatest shock rockers of all time is coming to town. Get ready for a night of great music with a good dose of darkness.

May 19

Jimmie Vaughan

7:30 p.m.

Four time Grammy winner Jimmie Vaughn plays his country and blues for you.

Tab Benoit

8 p.m. - First Financial Music Hall in El Dorado, Ark

Get your fill of gritty and soulful Delta Swamp Blues with this Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist

May 19-20

77th Revue

Various Times - Perot Theatre in Texarkana

See the amazing dancers from the Judith McCarty School of Dancing.

May 20

Art in Motion

2 p.m. & 7 p.m. - The Strand Theatre in Shreveport

The Power & Grace School of Performing Arts celebrates 30 years of dance. This show features everything from ballet to hip-hop.

May 25

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder

8 p.m. - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

Country Music Hall of Fame, IBMA Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame, The National Fiddler Hall of Fame... this list goes on and on for this true legend of American music.

May 25-28

Once on This Island

Various Times - Shreveport Little Theatre

This one act, coming-of-age stage musical is a Caribbean twist on the classic The Little Mermaid fairy tale.

May 27

Scott McCreery

8 p.m.

Country music and Hallmark Movie lovers are going to enjoy this concert. Hear new music from his latest 2022 release and many of his top-selling hits. Limited number of seats remaining.

May 28

Beauty and the Beast Ballet

2:30 p.m. - Perot Theatre in Texarkana

The Texarkana Dance Academy presents this classic ballet.

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.