Tag Archive: music

Apr 17

Foster Band wins coveted sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Band this past weekend earned a rare distinction among Texas middle school bands – the coveted Concert & Sight-Reading Sweepstakes award. And the judges were unanimous in their decision, which is even rarer. Bands that compete at concert and sight-reading contests must first perform pieces that they’ve rehearsed for several weeks.  …

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Feb 03

“Color and Texture deadline loom”

   Gallery Main Street is accepting entries into the jury process for its upcoming “Color and Texture: A Fiber Arts Exhibit” until Friday, February 7.    “Color and Texture” will be the second juried exhibit of 2014 for the gallery.    The Gallery is managed by the City of Tyler Main Street Department in cooperation …

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Jan 17

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage to perform Friday

LeTourneau University announces Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview. Tickets are still available with prices ranging from $15 to $35, plus applicable fees, based on seating. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.belchercenter.com/2013/index.html or by …

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Nov 01

‘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

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

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

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

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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