Enjoy the cool temps and beautiful spring weather with these April events in Bossier

Spring has arrived in Bossier Parish and there’s no better way to enjoy the beautiful weather than taking in some of the varying events from live music and 5Ks to the return of the farmers market.

Chasing Benjamins at Hurricane Alley

Hurricane Alley frequently offers music, festivals, and events in the Bossier’s entertainment district and will continue its season with a concert of classic rock hits from Chasing Benjamins Thursday, April 4.

When: 7-11 p.m. April 4

Where: Hurricane Alley in Bossier City’s East Bank District

Find out more on their Facebook here.

East Bank 5K Run and Team Beer Mile

The First East Bank 5k Run and Team Beer Mile will take place in the East Bank District, starting in front of BeauxJax Crafthouse and the Team Beer Mile taking place behind BeauxJax Crafthouse. Proceeds will go toward Community Renewal.

When: 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 6.

Where: The East Bank District, 400-1100 blocks of Barksdale Blvd.

Find out more on Facebook here.

Bossier City Farmers Market

The 2024 Bossier City Farmers Market, voted the No. 1 farmers market in Louisiana, kicks off April 6 and is open every Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October in the south parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall.  The market has more than 75 vendors with a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, breakfast and lunch, jams, salsa, honey, Venezuelan and Cuban cuisine, handmade soap, baked goods, jellies, pickles, tamales, fresh gulf shrimp, flowers, kettle corn, BBQ, shaved ice, fresh-squeezed lemonade, boudin, real fruit smoothies, seasoning blends, peppers, wood and metal crafts, art, southern comfort food, live music, face painting, balloons and much more.

When: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6.

Where: Pierre Bossier Mall in Bossier City

Find out more at their website.

Gary Allen in concert

Gary Allan has won over fans, peers, and critics with his signature blend of smoldering vocals, rebellious lyrics, and raucous live performances. While becoming a force on the country music scene, Allan has remained true to his artistic voice each step of the way. Allan’s most recent album, “Ruthless,” was released in June 2021. His previous album,
“Set You Free,” topped the Billboard 200 Pop Chart. The album also made its debut at the top of the Billboard Country Album chart and produced his fifth No.1 country radio chart topper with “Every Storm (Runs Out of Rain).” He has appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Live with Kelly and Michael and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

When: 7 p.m. April 6.

Where: Margaritaville Resort Casino near the Louisiana Boardwalk

Find out more here.

The 16th Annual Shreveport Blues Festival 

The Blues Is Alright Tour comes to the Brookshire Grocery Arena with the 16th Annual Shreveport Blues Festival. The Blues is musical storytelling filled with stark emotion and a revolving reality check. It’s authentically raw; transforming tragedy, adversity, and heartache into a visceral and cathartic experience. This special night of emotive lyrics and guitar-driven accompaniment features performances by Tucka, King George, Pokey Bear, J’Wonn, West Love, and LJ Echols.

When: 8 p.m. April 12.

Where: Brookshire Grocery Arena in south Bossier

Find out more at the BGA website.

Battle of the Badges

Come support your local firemen and police as they step into the ring and battle for bragging rights in this amateur, charity boxing event. Organized by the Bossier City Fire Fighters Local 1051.

When: 8 p.m. April 13.

Where: Margaritaville Resort Casino near the Louisiana Boardwalk

Find out more at Eventbrite.

2D Super Select NIT

The 2024 Super Select Nit is the largest youth event in North Louisiana hosted across Bossier City, Ruston, Monroe, and Sterlington. This event is sponsored by Raising Canes Chicken Fingers and Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission. This invite-only event is open to 7u -14u teams.

When: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., April 14

Where: Tinsley Park off Highway 80 East in Bossier City

Find out more here.

Hank Williams Jr. with Neal McCoy

Join Country legend Hank Williams Jr. and his rowdy friends as they head out on tour in 2024! Don’t miss Hank Jr. joined by special guest, Neal McCoy in Bossier City.

When: 7 p.m., April 20

Where: Brookshire Grocery Arena

Find out more on the BGA website.

Riley Green: Ain’t My Last Rodeo Tour
Riley Green, the rising star known for hits like “There Was This Girl” and “I Wish Grandpas Never Died,” is embarking on this nationwide tour in anticipation of his highly awaited album release, “Ain’t My Last Rodeo”. With a blend of traditional country sounds and a modern edge, Riley Green has captured the hearts of fans across the country.

When: 7:30 p.m., April 26

Where: Brookshire Grocery Arena

Find out more on the BGA website.

Caravan live in concert at Hurricane Alley

A local band full of talent ready to blow you away at this all ages show live in the Hurricane Alley. Hurricane Alley in the East Bank District offers a beer garden vibe to the patrons of BeauxJax, Bayou Axe, and Frozen Pirogue.

When: 7-11 p.m., April 27

Where: Hurricane Alley in the East Bank District

Find out more on their Facebook here.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *