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  • Brian McKnight

    Brian McKnight announces performance at Golden Nugget Lake Charles spring 2019

    R&B crooner Brian McKnight has announced a special performance at the Golden Nugget Lake Charles in Lake Charles, LA. The special evening will take place Mother's Day weekend, Saturday, May 11. Tickets for the show will go on sale Friday, Feb. 15 at 10 am CST, being available to purchase through...
  • The Adventure Zone announces live podcast event at Orpheum Theater in 2019

    The Adventure Zone announces live podcast event at Orpheum Theater in 2019

    Back in the day, if people would have thought of what a podcast based off of the highly-popular game Dungeons & Dragons would be, it probably would have taken the form of The Adventure Zone. Hosted by the McElroy brothers of Justin, Travis, and Griffin, along with their father Clint McElroy...
  • Keith Sweat performing at Golden Nugget in Lake Charles this fall

    Keith Sweat performing at Golden Nugget in Lake Charles this fall

    Keith Sweat will forever be known for his trademark “whine.” No one in the R&B world could whine like Sweat could, and he used that singing attribute to power a number of hits that still get a ton of airplay on R&B stations. Sweat perfected his chops while performing as a member of Jamilah...
  • Concerts and shows in New Orleans during July 4th week 2018

    Concerts and shows in New Orleans during July 4th week 2018

    New Orleans has its own flavor on traditional American holidays. Thanks to its Cajun flavor and festive atmosphere, taking in a holiday in New Orleans feels like one huge party. There will, no doubt, be an enormous amount of things to do around the 4th of July, one of them taking in a concert or...
  • Golden Nugget Lake Charles 2018 summer preview: Ludacris, Kenny Loggins, Isley Brothers and more

    Golden Nugget Lake Charles 2018 summer preview: Ludacris, Kenny Loggins, Isley Brothers and more

    While it may seem like a sleepy backwater, Lake Charles, Louisiana has been immortalized in songs by The Band and one of its most musical native daughters, the singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams. There’s also nothing sleepy about it; Lake Charles is a casino town and the Golden Nugget Lake Charles...
  • Hank Williams Jr., Air Supply, Night Ranger and more coming to Golden Nugget Lake Charles this Summer

    Hank Williams Jr., Air Supply, Night Ranger and more coming to Golden Nugget Lake Charles this Summer

    In the small, Southwest Louisiana city of Lake Charles, where else can you see big-ticket legends like Air Supply and Night Ranger rocking a crowd of out-of-state visitors? The Golden Nugget, that's where. For the past few years, the Golden Nugget Lake Charles Hotel and Casino have been an economic...
  • Dirty Projectors announce first tour in five years

    Dirty Projectors announce first tour in five years

    Oh, where has the Dirty Projectors been? It’s been five years since anyone has seen the Brooklyn-based band live and in person, and many were beginning to wonder if the band was even still together. Well, after today, your questions have been answered. Yes, the Dirty Projectors are still together...
  • Family holiday and Christmas events in New Orleans 2017

    Family holiday and Christmas events in New Orleans 2017

    The Christmas season is a terrific time to enjoy seasonal activities with family and friends in New Orleans. Take the family to see the festive holiday decorations, visit with Santa Claus, and to sing Christmas Carols in 2017.  St. Nick Celebration Nov. 25-26, Dec. 2-3, 9-10, & 16-17 @ 11 a.m...
  • Where to see Christmas lights in New Orleans 2017

    Where to see Christmas lights in New Orleans 2017

    The holiday season is festive and bright in New Orleans, LA and the surrounding area. Take the family to enjoy the beautiful holiday light shows for a cheerful and fun-filled evening in 2017.     Celebration in the Oaks Nov. 25-Jan. 1 @ 6 p.m. City Park, 7 Victory Av., New Orleans, LA 70124 The...
  • Free family Thanksgiving events in New Orleans 2017

    Free family Thanksgiving events in New Orleans 2017

    Thanksgiving is a season of homecomings, reunions and family gatherings in New Orleans. There will be several free family-friendly events to celebrate along with family and friends in 2017. Check out all the special events in New Orleans that will be fun for kids and adults. French Market Tree...
  • Turkey trots and Thanksgiving parades in New Orleans 2017

    Turkey trots and Thanksgiving parades in New Orleans 2017

    New Orleans is a city that loves to party, but it will turn into a city of families for Thanksgiving. The neighborhoods that make up one of America’s most unique cities will be home to relatives who will make the trip to the Big Easy to celebrate this fantastic holiday, and for some, they’ll be...
  • Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near New Orleans 2017

    Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near New Orleans 2017

    Fall is certainly a great time to be in New Orleans. In addition to their rollicking party atmosphere and historical heritage, New Orleans comes alive with great pumpkin patches and corn mazes that will dazzle most Big Easy area families. So, if you’re looking for the perfect pumpkin for Halloween...
  • Halloween events for kids in New Orleans 2017

    Halloween events for kids in New Orleans 2017

    Kids will have spooktacular fun at the Halloween events being held in New Orleans, Louisiana in 2017. Get the Halloween costumes ready for these family-friendly events with not-so-scary activities geared for children this year. Halloween Family Concert Oct. 15 @ 3:15 pm. Louisiana Philharmonic...
  • Halloween parties and concerts in New Orleans 2017

    Halloween parties and concerts in New Orleans 2017

    Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons. This Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and New Orleans has plenty going on, from big weekend festivals to today's biggest country stars. So, guys and ghouls, get your costume picked out, grab your tickets and let the music put a spell...
  • AXS TV Fights to livestream weigh-ins ahead of LFA 23 on Sept. 22

    AXS TV Fights to livestream weigh-ins ahead of LFA 23 on Sept. 22

    Legacy Fighting Alliance is back with another night of highly anticipated fights, including two title fights. LFA 23 will be taking over Louisiana's Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Sept. 22 with the Main Card televised on AXS TV at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT (find out how to watch here). The event will...
  • Charlie Wilson is 'In It to Win It' on fall tour

    Charlie Wilson is 'In It to Win It' on fall tour

    Nobody can say that Charlie Wilson isn’t still doing his thing on the stage today. After several decades as the lead vocalist of The Gap Band, the R&B crooner went out on his own in 2004 and hasn’t lost any steam. By performing “Uncle Charlie,” which was first penned by Snoop Dogg, Wilson keeps...
  • Interview: Slide guitarist Sonny Landreth talks about new album 'Recorded Live in Lafayette'

    Interview: Slide guitarist Sonny Landreth talks about new album 'Recorded Live in Lafayette'

    When the name Sonny Landreth is uttered the first thing that comes to mind is “slide guitar master.” And that Landreth is, but he’s also a guy who’s collaborated with Eric Clapton and John Mayall, played in the late Clifton Chenier’s legendary Red Hot Louisiana Band and in the equally-revered Coral...
  • Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in New Orleans 2017

    Concerts and shows to check out July 4th weekend in New Orleans 2017

    You've got a cookout planned, a great spot for fireworks, and you're relaxing in the summer heat. What's left? Live music. Few things are more fun than a concert, especially to celebrate a holiday in the middle of summer, when the concert season is at its peak. And New Orleans has a lot of concerts...
  • Best events in New Orleans for Spring Break 2017

    Best events in New Orleans for Spring Break 2017

    The good times always rolls in New Orleans. This city is filled with awesome bars, clubs, and restaurants, all for you to enjoy if you want more of a city vibe for Spring Break. So if you’re heading for the Big Easy to celebrate a break from school and work, here are the best activities and events...
  • St. Patrick’s Day shows and concerts in Baton Rouge 2017

    St. Patrick’s Day shows and concerts in Baton Rouge 2017

    St. Patrick’s Day is a perfect day for people to get together, enjoy some green beer and traditional Irish food, and catch some great music. While there are plenty of places for live music in the nearby New Orleans, Baton Rouge doesn’t have as many options when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day live...
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