October Ark-La-Tex concerts you don’t want to miss

Classical, comedy and country music! Plus a few more genres.

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - Click on the concert name to be taken to event and ticket page.

October 1

Symphony in the City - 4:30pm

This is a kid-friendly and free concert by the Marshall Symphony Orchestra. Listen to some of your favorite children’s movie songs.

Location - East side of the courthouse in downtown Marshall

October 6

The Drifters - 7:30pm

One of Rock & Roll’s original vocal groups comes to the area. Listen to their greatest hits including “Stand By Me” and “Under the Boardwalk.”

Location - The Whatley Center for Performing Arts, 2886 FM1735, Mt. Pleasant, Tex

October 7

“Weird Al” Yankovic: The Unfortunate return of the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent Ill-Advised Vanity Tour - 8:00pm

The comedian/musical superstar asks you to lower your expectations (again) for this tour. Comedian Emp Phillips joins the spectacle.

Location - The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

Luke Bryan: Raised Up Right Tour - 7:00pm

Riley Green, Mitchell Tenpenny and DJ Rock open for the country superstar. Go Country On at this major concert.

Location - Brookshire Grocery Arena, Bossier City

October 8

Zach Williams Fall 22 - 7:00pm

Enjoy a great night of music and ministry as Zach Williams along with Ben Fuller for a unique Contemporary Christian event.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Blvd.

Zuill Returns! - 7:00pm

One of the best cellists in the world comes to perform with the Texarkana Symphony.

Location - The Perot Theatre, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Tex

October 12

Kevin Gates: Big Lyfe Tour - 7:00pm

The Louisiana native takes the stage for a spectacular rap concert. DJ Chose hosts the concert that features OMB Peezy and Hunxho.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Blvd.

October 13 - 23

Popcorn Falls

Small town drama explodes in a hilarious comedy. A small town has to produce a play in a week or face bankruptcy.

Location - Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Pl.

October 15

The Music of ABBA performed by ABBAcadabra - 7:30pm

Does “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia” and “Take a Chance on Me” ring a bell? The Shreveport Symphony welcomes the Las Vegas group for a fun night.

Location - Shreveport Riverview Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy.

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October 18

Aureum - 7:30pm

Experience the magic of incredible aerial routines, amazing acrobatics and impressive visual effects. It will be a heart-stopping adventure.

Location - The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport

October 21

Christ Stapleton - 7:00pm

Another country music superstar swings into the Ark-La-Tex. Chris is bringing his All American Road Show with special guest Elle King.

Location - Brookshire Grocery Arena, Bossier City

October 22

Mutts Gone Nuts - 5:00pm

This show highlights some amazing four legged canines. You’ll laugh and be amazed at what these dogs can do.

Location - The Perot Theatre, 221 Main St., Texarkana, Tex

The Mann’s Concert & Comedy Tour - 7:00pm

GRAMMY award winner Tamela Mann will sing from her latest Gospel album while her husband, David Mann (of Tyler Perry movie and TV fame) will make you laugh with his comedy routine.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Blvd.

October 28-30

Seva May: On My Own

Leading lady Seva May entertains with a reflection of her life on stage.

Location - Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Pl.

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.