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Dixie Theatre set for big music weekend

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Ruston's Dixie Center for the Arts is bringing major music to North Louisiana. The world's greatest guitarist Tommy Emmanuel and longtime Louisiana favorite Louisiana's Le Roux will be performing at the Dixie.

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Louisiana's Le Roux will be in concert on Saturday, January 14 at 7 p.m. The Louisiana legends make a musical gumbo that blends various instruments & vocals into a spicy, mouth-watering southern rock sound. LeRoux was founded in Baton Rouge, that saw its heyday from 1978-1983. Their biggest hits were "Take a Ride On a Riverboat" with its 4-part acapella intro, the regional smash "New Orleans Ladies", "Nobody Said It Was Easy (Lookin' For the Lights)" (their highest charting single), "Addicted", and "Carrie's Gone".

Tommy Emmanuel is coming to Ruston on Sunday, January 15 at 7 p.m. Eric Clapton and Chet Atkins both said that he is the greatest guitarist they ever saw, and Todd Rundgren stated, “The two best guitarists in the world are Tommy Emmanuel.”
. Chet Atkins gave him the (C.G.P.) - Certified Guitar Player title.

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.