Cody Canada, probably the most acknowledged names within the Oklahoma “purple grime” music tradition, and his band, The Departed, returns to Paris this week to headline the second within the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce’s summer season reside music live performance collection.
The 903 Solar Units live performance is to be held on the Plaza Thursday. Occasion organizers will shut the sq. to all car site visitors at 4 p.m. the day of the live performance, and the music kicks off at 6:30 p.m. Drivers via downtown are suggested to observe all detour indicators.
For over 15 years, Canada fronted the nation rock band, Cross Canadian Ragweed, which appeared typically in Paris and Lamar County in these days. Canada was a visitor on the one 12 months anniversary celebration of the then-popular Paris membership Crosswire, and he and the group appeared at Three Brothers Drafthouse in Solar Valley. He additionally donated some band attire to be auctioned to assist elevate funds throughout a profit for the Roxton ISD principal.
Cross Canadian Ragweed broke up in 2011 and Canada and bassist Jeremy Plato shaped The Departed, an influence trio together with drummer Eric Hansen, and since then has carried on in a gritty and lyrically provocative type that retains packed crowds hanging on each phrase. Cody Canada and The Departed will quickly launch a reboot of “Soul Gravy,” a catalog traditional that Ragweed recorded in 2004 throughout a short stick with Common South Data.
Opening for Cody Canada and the Departed on the Paris look will likely be Holly Beth, an Oklahoma-born -and-raised singer/songwriter who launched her first album in 2017.
The present, sponsored by the Chamber’s Guests and Conference Council, in cooperation with its visitparis.com program, is free to the general public. For extra data on sponsors and on food and drinks to be accessible on the location, go to https://www.paristexas.gov/, or VisitParisTX on Fb.
The final present of the live performance collection is about for July 21 and is to characteristic Honey Grove native Tyler Bryant and his band, The Shakedown, with opening act Rue 82.