Country music artist Vince Gill returns to the region for a concert performance on Friday, Aug. 19, at the Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles, La. Tickets are $45-$60 at all Ticketmaster outlets. Others shows added for the venue this summer include America, Jana Kramer and Jerry Jeff Walker. Courtesy photo

By Tommy Mann Jr. – The Record

The summer is going to be a hot one at the Golden Nugget Casino as the venue’s summer concert lineup continues to heat up.

The Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles, La. has added several more shows to its constantly growing lineup of live entertainment featuring nationally recognized and popular artists for its performances inside its Grand Event Center. The most recent and biggest addition for the summer includes Vince Gill.

Country music artist Vince Gill will perform at 8:30 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19. Tickets are $45-$60 at all Ticketmaster outlets, including HEB Plus on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

Gill, an Oklahoma native, has released more than 50 singles during his career and five of those songs, including “One More Last Chance” and “I Still Believe in You,” have reached number one on the Billboard Country Music chart.

Gill is touring in support of his new album, “Down to My Last Bad Habit,” which was released on Feb. 12, 2016 through MCA Nashville label and peaked at number four on the Billboard Country Albums chart and number 35 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart. The album sold approximately 33,700 units in its first week of release.

Visit www.vincegill.com for more information on this artist and his new album.

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July weekend than with a rock concert by  the band, America. The group will perform on Friday, July 1. Tickets are $22-$38.50 and on sale now.

America has released more than 40 singles from its 18 studio albums and has several number one hits to its credit, including songs “A Horse with No Name,” “Tin Man,” “Sister Golden Hair,” “Today’s the Day” and others. The group’s most recent studio album, “Lost and Found,” was released in May of 2015.

Country music artist and actress Jana Kramer will perform at the Golden Nugget Casino on Friday, July 29. Tickets are $12.50-$24.50 and are available now at all Ticketmaster locations.

Kramer, 32, who is an actress on the television series, “One Tree Hill,” and portrays the character Alex Dupre, released her first country music single “Why Ya Wanna” from her 2012 self-titled debut. The song, which climbed to number three on the U.S. Country singles chart, helped propel the album to number 19 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart.

Kramer is touring in support of her sophomore effort, “Thirty One,” which peaked at number 10 on the Billboard Top 200 chart and features the hit songs “Love” and “I Got the Boy.”

Visit www.janakramer.com for more information on this artist.

Country music artist Jerry Jeff Walker is one of the most iconic artists of the Texas country music scene and the captivating artist is set to perform at 8 p.m., Saturday, July 30 at the Golden Nugget Casino. Tickets are $20-$35 and on sale now.

With a career spanning six decades, the 74-year-old Walker is best known for his hit song “Mr. Bojangles.” Other well known songs include “Jaded Lover,” “Trashy Women,” “It’s a Good Night for Singing” and many others.

His most recent studio album, “Moon Child,” was released in 2009. Visit www.jerryjeff.com for more information.