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Upcoming Ark-La-Tex Concerts & More for 2021

With the Covid-19 vaccine available, more and more events and concerts are starting to return to the Ark-La-Tex in 2021. Recently, many venues posted new acts coming to our area. Here is a list of what we found so far. Keep in mind that the Coronavirus is still around and we may experience waves of infections that could postpone or cancel events. We will try to keep this list as updated as possible. If city and/or state laws change, make sure to be aware and follow them. Click on the name of the event to be taken to the event website.

 


AUGUST

Blippi The Musical – Aug. 14 @ 2:00pm – Kids 8 and under will enjoy the performance based on the hit TV show. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City


SEPTEMBER

Rodney Carrington – Sept. 4-5 – Comedy and country star, Carrington returns to the area for two concerts filled with good times. Location – Paradise Theater at Margaritaville Resort Casino: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City

Anomaly: The Magic of Robby Bennett – Sept. 11 @ 7:00pm – From the Las Vegas Strip and many TV programs, Bennett will amaze and keep you in awe with his new magic acts. Location – The Strand Theatre: 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

Jamey Johnson – Sept. 18 @ 8:00pm – Outlaw country star and award winning Jamey Johnson rolls into town. Location – Paradise Theater at Margaritaville Resort Casino: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City

The Second City Legendary Laughs – Sept. 18 @ 8:00pm – The legendary comedy club presents some of their most popular sketches that will leave you in stitches. Location – The Strand Theatre: 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

Peppa Pig’s Adventure – POSTPONED – ¬†Join Peppa Pig and all her friends on an exciting camping trip in the woods. Peppa Pig, her brother ,George, and school friends Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and fun surprises. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City

Music Prize & Fashion Prize – Sept. 24-25 – A competition between ten musical acts and several designers for a chance to win prizes. Location – Music Prize Garage: 211 Market St., Shreveport and Sci-Port Discovery Center (Fashion Prize): 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport

Louisiana Film Prize, Food Prize & Comedy Prize – Sept. 30-Oct. 3 – Short films, local chefs and comedians compete for prizes. Online and at various locations in Shreveport-Bossier.


OCTOBER

Ron White – Oct. 2 @ 8:00pm – The comedy giant and classic storyteller comes back to Bossier City. Location – Paradise Theater at Margaritaville Resort Casino: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City

Gabriel Iglesias Beyond the Fluffy World Tour РOct. 10 @ 7:00pm РGo big or go home is the tagline to this comedic great. Location РBrookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City

Joe Bonamassa – Oct. 13 @ 8:00pm – It’s the guitar event of the year as legendary bluest guitarist Joe Bonamassa comes to town. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Casting Crows – Oct. 15 @ 7:00pm – The contemporary Christian rock band’s concert will be uplifting and a great time. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City

Theresa Caputo The Experience Live! – Oct. 15 @ 7:30pm – From the hit TV show Long Island Medium, Caputo will share personal stories and how her gift works. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

The Dude Perfect Tour – Oct. 17 @ 7:00pm – These guys have been making amazing sports videos for a while and now you can see them in person. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City

Parker McCollum – Oct. 21 @7:00pm – The Country music star comes to Shreveport bringing his Texas roots with him. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Paw Patrol Live – POSTPONED – Kids everywhere can’t enough of Paw Patrol and they will be here for 4 performances. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City


NOVEMBER

REO Speedwagon – Nov. 7 @ 8:00pm – Selling over 40 million records makes REO Speedwagon one of the best rock bands in the last few decades. Location – Riverdome at Horseshoe Bossier City: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City

Ron White – Nov 11 @ 8:00pm – The comedy giant and classic storyteller comes back to El Dorado, Ark. for another night of fun. Location – First Financial Music Hall, 101 E. Locust St., El Dorado, Ark

In Real Life Comedy Tour – Nov. 12 @ 7:00pm – Actor and Comedian Mike Epps brings some friends for some non-stop laughs. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Bach @ Bloch – Nov. 13 @ 7:30pm – The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra brings Bach superstar Simone Dinnerstein to play some of the composer’s best works. Location – First Baptist Shreveport, 543 Ockley Dr., Shreveport

Lynyrd Skynyrd – Big Wheels Keep on Turnin’ Tour – Nov. 19 @ 7:00pm – When their farewell tour was rudely interrupted by the pandemic, they had to wait and now they are back on the Southern Rock road. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City

The Prophecy Show: The Music of Trans-Siberian Orchestra – Nov. 20 @ 7:00pm – Paying tribute to the popular Trans-Siberian Orchestra, this band plans to rock out. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport


DECEMBER

Postmodern Jukebox – Dec. 2 @ 8:00pm – Take current music hits and rework them for vintage genres like 1920s jazz and you’ll hear unique performances. Location – The Strand Theatre: 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

John Crist Fresh Cuts Comedy Tour – Dec. 3 @7:00pm – He’s one of the most popular comedians online (1 Billion video views). Get ready to be cracked up. Location – The Strand Theatre: 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

ZZ Top – Dec. 4 @ 8:00pm – The little band from Texas returns to the Ark-La-Tex for a celebration. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer The Musical – Dec. 15 @ 7:00pm – The beloved Christmas TV show comes to the stage with its time honored themes of love and kindness. Location – The Strand Theatre: 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

Midland – The Last Resort Tour – Dec. 16 @ 8:00pm – The chart topping Country Album band from Texas comes to town for a night of great music. Location – Shreveport Municipal Auditorium: 705 Grand Ave., Shreveport

Holiday Pops with Erich Bergen – Dec. 18 @ 7:30pm – The Shreveport Symphony Orchestra along with Jersey Boys star Erich Bergman presents this Christmas concert that will get you in a festive mood. Location – Riverview Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport


In case you missed them…

JULY

3 Doors Down – The Better Life 20th Anniversary Tour – July 29 @ 8:00pm – Fans of post-grunge and alternative rock will be super stoked about this band coming to the area. Location – Brookshire Grocery Arena: 2000 Brookshire Arena Dr., Bossier City

Jordan Davis – July 30 @ 8:00pm – Shreveport native Jordan Davis comes home for a great Country music concert. Location – Paradise Theater at Margaritaville Resort Casino: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City

Three Dog Night – July 31 @ 7:15pm – Along with the group Night Ranger, the legendary rock band brings their impressive repertoire (21 consecutive Top 40 hits!) for one night. Location – Riverdome at Horseshoe Bossier City: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City

Enjoy these 2021 Ark-La-Tex concerts safely!


Related Topic: See the full 2021-2022 Strand Theatre schedule here.

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