(Orange, Texas)

January 3, 2013

This Week in Local Music History (Jan. 3 - Jan. 9)

Special to The Leader

BEAUMONT — The musical history in Southeast Texas is a rich tapestry woven from the fine fabrics of the music world. Below is a list of shows which occurred during the week of Jan. 3 through Jan. 9.

• Jan. 5, 2010 Rap artist Lil’ Wayne performed to a rowdy crowd with a highly entertaining concert inside Ford Park Arena in Beaumont. This show was one of the quickly scheduled events by the artist after he was sentenced to prison, which was to begin in March of 2012.

Special guests included Lil’ Flip and Sean Garrett.

• Jan. 7, 2012 Country music star and Texas native Willie Nelson performed at Nutty Jerry’s in Winnie, Texas.