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Baton Rouge’s Texas Club To Celebrate 40 Years With CJ Solar as Headliner

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The Texas Club has been the place to go for live music in Baton Rouge for 40 years and it’s time to celebrate! The club has hosted legendary acts such as Merle Haggard, George Strait, George Jones, the Marshall Tucker Band and many more. After being closed for more than a year due to COVID restrictions, Baton Rouge native, CJ Solar will return home to be the first national touring act to perform at the club’s grand re-opening and 40-year anniversary celebration this Saturday, May 1, 2021.

“I’m excited to get back on the stage at The Texas Club in my hometown and honored to be the band playing their 40th Anniversary show. This is an important place to me, to the city of Baton Rouge and to every touring artist that has, and will, grace that stage.” ~ CJ Solar

The Rogers family opened the venue as the Texas Dance Hall on April 22, 1981. Three months later, Hank Williams, Jr. put the 1000-capacity club on the map, making it a must-stop venue for just about every touring band. In addition to country artists, the club caters to other genres, and has hosted acts like The Allman Brothers, Three Dog Night, Joan Jett, .38 Special, Cheap Trick and others.

The Texas Club is currently run by brothers Mike and Mark Rogers and with COVID restrictions now being lifted, they are excited to get back to the business of live music. The 40th Anniversary celebration on May 1st will feature a VIP pre-party with early entry at 7 PM. Singer/songwriter Abby Leigh, co-host of Off the Record with Abby Leigh & Brittany Rose on 100.7 The Tiger WTGE, will open the show. For tickets and more information, please visit https://www.thetexasclub.com

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To keep up with everything CJ Solar, please visit his website at https://www.cjsolar.com/

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Patti McClintic
I'm Patti. Rock music is my first love. Country came later, but once I was in, I was all in. I'm a history geek, so I love learning about classic country and anything attached to it. You might find me strolling the cemeteries of Nashville, having silent conversations with the songwriters and artists that shaped this amazing genre. I'm an amateur genealogist with over 20,000 people on my family tree. I'm a Buffalo, New York girl living in a Nashville, Tennessee world with my husband and my furry kids. My real kid is an adult and lives in New York with her own three daughters. I'm addicted to SongPop and I don't care to enter rehab to fix that. If you ask me about myself, I'll tell you I have an eight-year old mind, a 77-year old soul and a middle-aged body. I'm a mess. :)
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