orangeleader.com (Orange, Texas)

September 11, 2013

This Week in Local Music History

Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader

ORANGE — The end of summer still has been a great time for live music and below is a list of national acts which have performed throughout the region during the week of Sept. 11 - Sept. 17.



• Sept. 15, 2012 Country music artist Lee Greenwood performed at Texas Bar-B-Q Festival at Claiborne West Park in Vidor.



• Sept. 16, 2011 Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown performed at the first ever “SRO” (Standing Room Only) showcase in foyer-area of Ford Arena in Beaumont as the group toured in support of its new release, “From the Sandcastle.”



• Sept. 16, 1999 British rockers Def Leppard traveled to Southeast Texas as the band performed inside the Beaumont Civic Center in support of its June 1999 release, “Euphoria,” which featured the hit single “Promises.” Soulmotor, featuring bassist Brian Wheat of Tesla, served as the opening act.