Bette Midler will perform at the Smoothie King Center May 16, 2015. She releases her new album It's the Girls! tomorrow. The album is a collection of covers of songs by girl groups from World War II-era Andrews Sisters up to TLC in the 1990s. Online ticket buyers get a copy of the album. Tickets go on sale Nov. 24. It's Midler's first tour in more than a decade.
Bayou Country Superfest will announce its Memorial Day weekend (May 22-24, 2015) festival lineup Wednesday. It previewed that announcement with news that Taylor Swift will perform Friday, May 22. The country music festival takes place at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge. Festival tickets go on sale Nov. 13. Bayou Country Superfest is produced by Festival Productions BMC, a subsidiary of the company that produces the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and AEG Live.