Tag Archive: music

Nov 01 2013

‘Oprah’s Next Chapter’ features Patti Labelle

First Look: Oprah’s Next Chapter with Patti LaBelle Oprah and music icon Patti LaBelle meet at the famed Apollo Theater for a conversation about Patti’s extraordinary 50 years in show business. Watch as Patti reflects on a lifetime of music and what it means to be a living legend. Tune in Sunday, November 3, at …

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Oct 24 2013

LHS musicians shine

The Longview High School (LHS) Lobo band has won a first division rating from the entire judging panel to secure its 64th consecutive “superior” score in University Interscholastic League contest rating competition. This extends the “Big Green Marching Machine’s” record for consecutive superior ratings in regional competition. For more than 80 years the LHS band has …

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Oct 08 2013

Guitar great:Guitarist Monte Montgomery returns to Liberty Hall

Liberty Hall is pleased to announce the return of blues guitarist, Monte Montgomery on October 18 at 8 p.m. Montgomery is well known around East Texas and was named one of the “Top 50 All-Time Greatest Guitar Players” by Guitar Player Magazine in 2004; he’s been called everything from “guitar-god” to the “answer to the …

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Aug 30 2013

Strings for life

St. Mary’s Catholic School is among the recipients of Ken Chinn’s generosity. Chinn, whose daughter Tara attends St. Mary’s, told the East Texas Review, “My passion is music. I guess I want to share it with everybody.” Chinn’s Guitar Project donated several guitars to the school. Ms. Laura Leahy, who took a sabbatical to take …

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May 09 2013

Arts abound: Experience Downtown Longview differently with AlleyFest

AlleyFest 2013, a 3-day street festival, kicks off Friday, May 9 in Downtown Longview and runs through Sunday the 11th. Sponsored by One Hundred Acres of Heritage Main Street, this year’s 3-day street festival is bringing AlleyFest back to its roots featuring all Texas bands as part of MusicFest 2013. This year’s lineup includes Westbound …

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Jun 12 2012

ArtWalk features new artists, musicians, demos

Downtown Tyler’s popular ArtWalk continues on Thursday, June 14, 4 to 8 p.m., throughout the downtown area. More than 20 visual and performing artists will display their work at the event, which is organized by the Downtown Tyler Arts Coalition under the umbrella of the City of Tyler Main Street Department and Heart of Tyler, …

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May 01 2012

AlleyFest: Real East Texas Fun looms

lleyFest, is organized by Longview Main Street is slated May 11-13. The date is approximately one month earlier than the annual June time with hopes for cooler temperatures. AlleyFest features music, Alley run, arts, kids fest, delectable food, fun and more. For more information visit  www.AlleyFest.org or call 903-237-4000.

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Mar 27 2012

‘Ricky Nelson Remembered’ on stage this Friday

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Nelson is the only artist to have a No. 1 song, No. 1 movie and No. 1 TV show all in the same week. Life Magazine coined the phrase ‘Teen Idol’ after him, and he is credited with pioneering the country rock sound. Nelson’s life and music touched …

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