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June 18, 2014

This Week in Local Music History (June 18 - June 24)

ORANGE — Take a look back at some of the great music events featuring national artists which have traveled through Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana over the years. Below are the shows for the week of June 18 through June 24.

• June 19, 2007 Blues great B.B. King performed a rescheduled concert inside the Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts in Orange.

• June 20, 2013 Country music superstar Tim McGraw performed at Ford Pavilion in Beaumont. Special guests included Brantley Gilbert and Love and Theft.

• June 20, 1955 Elvis Presley performed the first of two shows in a two day span inside the Beaumont Municipal Auditorium.

• June 21, 2012 Country music star John Conlee, along with special guest Johnny Lee and the Urban Cowboy Band, performed at Whiskey River in Beaumont.

• June 21, 2008 Country music star and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood performed to a capacity crowd at Ford Arena in Beaumont as the singer toured in support of her multi-platinum album, “Carnival Ride.”

• June 21, 1955 Elvis Presley performed the second of two shows inside the Beaumont Municipal Auditorium.

• June 22, 2013 Bret Michaels returned to Southeast Texas for the first time in more than five years with a concert at Nutty Jerry’s.

• June 22, 2012 Country music singer Miranda Lambert returned to Beaumont in support of her fourth album, “Four the Record,” featuring “Baggage Claim” and “Over You.” She also used the show as a fundraising event for the Fifth Annual Cause for the Paws tour. Opening acts included Wade Bowen and the Josh Abbott Band.

• June 22, 2012 Rock band Foreigner performed inside the event center at L’Auberge Casino and Resort in Lake Charles, La.

• June 22, 2007 Rapper Tone Loc traveled to Southeast Texas for a concert at Antone’s in downtown Beaumont.

• June 23, 2012 Country music legend Kenny Rogers performed in front of a small, but lively crowd at Nutty Jerry’s Entertainment Complex in Winnie.

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