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10th annual Jazz+Blues Fest scheduled

BEAUMONT — The City of Beaumont and Kinsel Lincoln will present the 10th Annual Jazz+Blues Fest, Saturday, July 18, at 3 p.m. at the Jefferson Theatre.

Celebrating its 10th year, this annual festival brings an unbeatable line-up of live music on two stages (indoors and outdoors), food, and fun for the entire family.  Attendees can enjoy the sounds of local, regional, and national musicians at one of Beaumont’s true historical gems, and one with rich music history, the Jefferson Theatre.

Performances include headliner, John Lee Hooker, Jr., Dean James featuring Kyle Turner, Bill Brooks and Stone Cold, Paul Childers and the Black Tie Affair, Jimmy Simmons, The Beans, Barbara Lynn, The Flava Band, and Danika and Jeb.

All tickets are $10 and are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com, and the Civic Center Box Office. Everyone must have a ticket. No coolers, umbrellas or pets allowed.

Visit www.discoverbeaumont.com for schedule and more information.

About Roger Cowles

Roger Cowles is the editor of The Port Arthur News. Born in Port Arthur, he grew up in Groves. He is a graduate of Port Neches-Groves High School and Lamar University, where he was editor of the University Press. Cowles is married to Celines Del Valle, is a member and past president of The Rotary Club of Port Arthur and serves on a number of boards for local agencies, including the United Way of Mid and South Jefferson County and the Salvation Army.

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