Monday, October 3, 2011

Two big concerts coming to Plaisance in November

    National music acts will perform Nov. 19-20 at the Ultimate Jam and the KXKC Big Country Bash, two concerts coming to Zydeco Park, site of the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival in Plaisance. Rap superstar Ludacris headlines the Ultimate Jam Saturday Nov. 19.
   Ludacris, a.k.a. Christopher Brian Bridges, is a Grammy-winning rapper and actor with roles in 2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast Five and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. His opening acts include Lloyd, Bobby V, Trill Fam, J. Paul, Tucka, Mr. Magic, Charlie Boy and Kirko Bangz.
    Young country stars Chris Young and Easton Corbin take the stage Sunday, Nov. 20 for the KXKC Big Country Bash. Since 2009, Young, 26, has scored four No. 1 country hits – Gettin’ You Home (The Black Dress Song), The Man I Want to Be, Voices and Tomorrow.  Corbin, 29, hit No. 1 in 2009 with A Little More Country Than That and Roll with It in 2010.
    Other performers include national hitmakers Chris Cagle and Josh Thompson, along with Kaplan’s homegrown singer and songwriter Jaryd Lane. A limited number of $25 advanced tickets are available through Oct. 16 at The price increases to $30 on Oct. 17. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.
    Ultimate Jam tickets of $20 are available through Oct. 16 at Tickets increase to $30 Oct. 17. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.
    99.1 KXKC, Nissan of Opelousas and Cumulus Media are Big Country Bash sponsors. Cumulus and Nissan, along with Q95.5 KRRQ and Magic 104.7 KNEK present the Ultimate Jam.
    For more information on these concerts, contact Cumuls Media at (337) 232-1311.

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