BEAUMONT — The arrival of Christmas and New Years has always been a slower time of year for national artists on tour, but several have still found time to perform at venues across Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana. Below are events which occurred during the week of Dec. 18 - Dec. 24.
• Dec. 18, 2006 Multi-platinum rock act Foreigner, featuring sole original member Mick Jones, delivered a stellar concert inside the Beaumont Civic Center.
• Dec. 18-19, 1993 Singer Anne Murray performed two concerts to capacity crowds at the Lutcher Theater in downtown Orange.
• Dec. 21, 2006 Rock music fans received an early Christmas present as Saliva, Papa Roach, Hed P.E. and Black Stone Cherry performed inside Ford Arena in Beaumont.