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Shreveport-Bossier Getaways - April 2016
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee ZZ Top comes to Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on April 24.

Upcoming Concerts Feature Stars of Country, Rock and Comedy

This April, Shreveport-Bossier’s live entertainment calendar is as packed with big-name concerts as we’ve ever seen it. Whether you prefer country, classic rock or stand-up comedy, we’ve got just the ticket for a fun getaway. Six-time GRAMMY® winner TobyMac kicks things off with an April 1 tour stop at CenturyLink Center followed by The Jacksons at Horseshoe Casino and Hotel on April 2. Chart-topping country duo Montgomery Gentry will perform at Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City on April 16 and country superstar Carrie Underwood will bring her Storyteller Tour to CenturyLink Center on April 22.

If you love classic rock, check out Johnny Rivers at The Strand Theatre on April 23 and ZZ Top at Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on April 24. Alt-rock stars Modest Mouse will bring their national tour to Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on April 28. Stand-up comedy fans should mark their calendars for Katt Williams at CenturyLink Center on April 2 and Rodney Carrington at Horseshoe Casino and Hotel on April 22.

These are just a few notable entertainment events coming to Shreveport-Bossier in April. To browse a full list of concerts and more, check out www.SBFunGuide.com.

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CORK: A Red River Wine Event sells out every year. Get your tickets early.

Upcoming Events Celebrate Food and Drink


One of Shreveport-Bossier’s oldest eateries has a big birthday coming up in April. Herby-K’s will celebrate 80 years in business during their annual Block Party and Benefit on Sunday, April 10. The party will feature live music, fun and games for kids, and a huge buffet featuring popular Herby-K's menu items like shrimp busters, gumbo, and more. Admission is $25 per person and free for children ages 10 and under.

Other popular annual food and drink-related events on the horizon include CORK: A Red River Revel Wine Event on Saturday, April 2, the Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-Off on Saturday, April 9, and the Bossier Arts Council’s Artini on Saturday, April 16. These “foodie-friendly” events are just a small taste of the unprecedented number of upcoming food and drink-focused happenings in Shreveport-Bossier. For a full list of food and drink events on the horizon, check out www.SBFunGuide.com.
Since 2007 the ASEANA Foundation has hosted bi-annual festivals of Asian culture.

20x49.com: ASEANA Festival Spotlights Laotian Culture


Each Spring, the ASEANA Spring Festival honors the culture of a different Asian country. On Saturday, April 2, the ninth annual installment of this free festival will celebrate Laotian culture with an evening of music, dance, art, and food. The festival takes place at the Asian Gardens of Shreveport, located at Milam Street and Texas Avenue in downtown Shreveport. In past years, more than 2,000 attendees have gathered at the park to enjoy the performing arts presentations and traditional Asian cuisine that highlight this event.

The festival begins at 4 p.m. and a cultural program featuring traditional Laotian folk songs and dance performances, known as “Sa Bai Dee,” will begin at 6 p.m. For more information on the ninth annual ASEANA Spring Festival, visit SBFunGuide.com or check out our blog post at 20x49.com.

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Learn about Shreveport-Bossier's culinary history by watching our new "Eat Here" video series

 

See Spring festivals and more on our Instagram channel, @SeeShreveportBossier.
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Upcoming Events


Cook the Book: Dumplings All Day Wong
Thursday, March 24
Sainte Terre
 
Travis Tritt
Friday, March 25
DiamondJacks Casino and Resort
 
Harlem Globetrotters 90th Anniversary World Tour
Monday, March 28
CenturyLink Center
 
TobyMac's Hits Deep Tour 2016
Friday, April 1
CenturyLink Center
 
ASEANA Spring Festival
Saturday, April 2
Asian Gardens of Shreveport, Milam Street at Texas Avenue
 
The Jacksons
Saturday, April 2
Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Riverdome
 
Cork: A Red River Revel Wine Event
Saturday, April 2
Festival Plaza

Katt Williams: Conspiracy Theory
Saturday, April 2
CenturyLink Center
 
Ark-La-Tex Ambassadors BBQ Cook-Off
Saturday, April 9
Festival Plaza

Nitro Circus
Friday, April 15
Independence Stadium
 
Artini
Saturday, April 16
Harrah’s Louisiana Downs
 
Montgomery Gentry in Concert
Saturday, April 16
Margaritaville Resort Casino
 
Carrie Underwood - The Storyteller Tour
Friday, April 22
CenturyLink Center
 
Rodney Carrington
Friday, April 22
Horseshoe Casino & Hotel Riverdome
 
Rainforest Art Foundation Earth Day Celebration
Friday, April 22
Marlene Yu Museum

Johnny Rivers
Saturday, April 23
Strand Theatre
 
Dead Man Walking: Shreveport Opera's 67th Season
Saturday, April 23
Riverview Theater
 
ZZ Top in Concert
Sunday, April 24
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
 
Modest Mouse
Thursday, April 28
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium
 
Barksdale Air Force Base Airshow
April 30 – May 1
Barksdale Air Force Base
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