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Cook-off cancelled, but rest of BBQ Fest continues

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Enjoy a weekend full of fun, music and food at the Texas Barbecue Festival that kicks off Friday and runs through the weekend at Conn Park in Vidor, Texas. According to the Vidor Chamber of Commerce, the cook-off has been cancelled due to the weather, but the festival is still a go as of Thursday night. Tickets are $10, $5 for children, parking is free.

Texas BBQ FestHere is your musical line-up:
Friday, June 2
6 p.m.-John Cessac and The Outlaws
8 p.m.-UnKle Jam
10 p.m.- Bag of Donuts

Saturday, June 3
4 p.m.-Angela Jordan
6 p.m.- Mike Bueller
8 p.m.- Zydecane
9 p.m. – Travis Matte

The Voice runner-up Jake Worthington headlines Crawfish Fest

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Who is ready for some crawfish? … and great music? Wayne Toups and Jake Worthington will headline the concert series at the 37th annual Mauriceville Crawfish Festival April 21-23. The gates will open at 5 p.m. today at 7441 Cohenour Rd, Orange Texas, with Danny Dillon on stage. The festival runs through Sunday.

Jake Worthington was named “Runner-Up” on Season 6 of the hit NBC TV Show “The Voice.” Wayne Toups has been an area favorite for years.

Other regional acts include: Twangsters Union, Bernie Allan and Bretten Low. Specific times can be viewed at http://www.crawfishfest.org/featured-entertainers Continue reading The Voice runner-up Jake Worthington headlines Crawfish Fest

Champagne Room cancels at Music Fest Saturday

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Update: Music Fest will end at 6:30 p.m. instead of 9 p.m. due to Champagne Room cancellation. No rain cancellation at this time. Champagne Room rescheduled for September Boat Races.

I was working on this announcement from the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau that it was now OK to bring coolers to Saturday’s Music Fest. I went to tomorrow’s headliner, Champagne Room’s Facebook page and discovered this announcement…”It is with great disappointment that we must announce that we will not be performing at the Orange County Music Festival tomorrow night, March 25th, 2017. Please keep our friend and bandmate Jay Stauffer in your prayers for a speedy recovery.” Continue reading Champagne Room cancels at Music Fest Saturday