Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader
VINTON, La. —
British singer Billy Ocean is headed to Southwest Louisiana this summer.
Billy Ocean will perform on Saturday, July 13 inside the Delta Downs Event Center in Vinton, La. for ages 21 and older. Tickets are $20-$25 each and go on sale at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 1, at all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
Ocean, 63, is best known for his 1984 number 1 hit song “Caribbean Queen,” which also earned him a Grammy Award in 1985. He is also known for chart topping songs “Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car” and “There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry).” Other well-known hit songs include “Loverboy” and “When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going.”
Ocean is touring in support of his new album, “Here You Are,” which was released on May 13 and features the single, “Having a Party,” originally recorded by Sam Cooke in the 1960’s.
Visit www.billyocean.com for more information on the artist and www.deltadowns.com for more information on this and other Delta Downs events.