Country music artist Clint Black returns to Southeast Texas this summer for a concert at the Julie Rogers Theatre in Beaumont on Thursday, Aug. 4. Tickets are $43 – $65 and are on sale now. Also at the Julie Rogers Theatre this summer, Dwight Yoakum will perform on Friday, Aug. 19. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, July 1 for $44.50-$74.50. Photo by Tommy Mann Jr. 

By Tommy Mann Jr. – For The Record

Summer is about to really heat up for country music fans as two well known country artists are headed for Southeast Texas this August.

Clint Black and Dwight Yoakum are hitting the tour trail this summer and both country music artists have scheduled separate events in the Golden Triangle, which will surely please country music fans in Southeast Texas.

Clint Black will perform at 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 4, inside the Julie Rogers Theatre in downtown Beaumont. Tickets are $43 – $65 each and are on sale now at all Ticketmaster outlets, including the Beaumont Civic Center box office, HEB Plus on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

Black, 54, is touring in support of his September 2015 release, “On Purpose,” his first studio album of original material in 10 years. The album peaked at number 13 on the U.S. Country albums chart and features a diverse mix of music for the Katy, Texas-resident.

The song “You Still Get to Me” is the third duet with his wife, Lisa Hartman Black, while the tracks “Beer” and “Better and Worse” are considered to be some of his most upbeat songs ever recorded.

“I really don’t want to conform to what other people think I should be doing with my music,” Black said in a press release. “Instead, I’ll take my chances being me.”

Black has sold more than 20 million albums around the world. He has released 57 singles, 22 of which peaked at number one on the singles chart and 31 of which were Top 10 smashes.

He is best known for his hit singles “Killin’ Time,” “Nobody’s Home,” “A Better Man,” “Loving Blind,” “A Good Run of Bad Luck,” “Like the Rain,” “Spend My Time” and many more.

Visit www.clintblack.com for more information on this artist and his upcoming tour.

Grammy Award winning artist Dwight Yoakum will perform at 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 19, inside the Julie Rogers Theatre in downtown Beaumont. Tickets are $44.50 – $74.50 each and go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, July 1, at all Ticketmaster outlets, including the Beaumont Civic Center box office, HEB Plus on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, online at www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

Yoakum, 59, has sold more than 25 million records around the world since his debut in the early 1980s. Over the course of his career, he has five number one albums to his credit, which includes 12 gold albums, nine platinum albums and the multi-platinum record, “This Time.”

Yoakum is touring in support of his April 2015 release, “Second Hand Heart,” which peaked at number two on the U.S. Country albums chart and number 18 on the Billboard Top 200 albums chart.

He has released 46 singles, which includes the number one hits “Streets of Bakersfield” and “I Sang Dixie.” Other well known tracks include “Guitars, Cadillacs,” “Fast as You,” “A Thousand Miles from Nowhere,” “You’re the One,” “Ain’t That Lonely Yet” and many more.

Visit www.dwightyoakum.com for more information on this artist. Visit www.discoverbeaumont.com for more information on events in the City of Beaumont and its facilities.