Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader
LAKE CHARLES, La. —
Fall is a time for big music events, especially the weeks prior to Thanksgiving and the start of the holiday season. Below is a list of events during the years for the week of Nov. 13 - Nov. 19.
• Nov. 16, 2012 Country music artist Lee Brice performed at the Isle of Capri Casino in Lake Charles in support of his April 2012 release, “Hard 2 Love,” featuring the No. 1 singles, “Hard to Love” and “I Drive Your Truck.”
• Nov. 16, 2002 Alternative metal band Tool performed a sold-out showcase inside the Montagne Center of Lamar University as the band toured in support of its May 2001 double-platinum release, “Lateralus,” which features the singles “Schism,” “Parabola” and the title track.
• Nov. 17, 2012 Singer and songwriter Brantley Gilbert performed at Ford Park Arena in Beaumont in support of his March 2010 release, “Halfway to Heaven,” featuring No. 1 single “Country Must Be Country Wide.” Opening the show were Greg Bates and Brian Davis.
• Nov. 17, 2012 Wynonna and the Big Noise performed, featuring Wynonna Judd, performed at Delta Downs Event Center in Vinton, La.
• Nov. 17, 2005 Southeast Texas natives, music legends and siblings, Johnny and Edgar Winter performed a rare concert together, with their respective bands, at the Beaumont Civic Center.
• Nov. 17, 1987 Kiss returned to Southwest Louisiana with a concert at the Lake Charles Civic Center in support of its September 1987 release, “Crazy Nights,” which peaked at No. 18 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. Opening the show was White Lion, touring in support of its multi-platinum album, “Pride,” which peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard albums chart and had two Top 10 singles, “Wait” and “When the Children Cry.”
• Nov. 18, 2005 The golden age of rock n roll was alive and well this day in history in Orange as groups The Coasters, The Platters and The Drifters performed inside the Lutcher Theater in Orange.
• Nov. 18, 2003 The Houston-based band and nationally renowned rock act Kings X performed inside Antone’s on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont.