The McNeese Cowboys have been on the road for three straight weeks playing LSU, Southern, and Incarnate Word. Finally, they will head back to Lake Charles for a home game this Saturday afternoon in Cowboys stadium.

So with the football team returning back home, it's time for another installment of the McNeese block party concert series and it is going down this Friday evening. Best of all, it's free to attend and is open to all ages.

This Friday, the concert series will feature Gyth Rigdon and The Charlie Waye Band. Both artists are from the Southwest Louisiana area and are hometown boys.

Gyth was trusted into the national spotlight when he auditioned for NBC's The Voice and made it on the show landing on Blake Shelton's team. Gyth made it all the way to the finale of the show and finished as the runner-up of the show.

Charlie Wayne is a powerhouse singer whose original songs are getting major airplay on the radio. You will hear his hits like If You Showed Up, Lonely, Buzzin', and his current single Dance. 

The block party is put on by the McNeese Athletic Foundation, Legacy Jewelers, Chick Fil A of Lake Charles, and Lake Charles Toyota.

Doors open at 7:00 pm and the concert will take place on the corner of Common and McNeese Streets in Lake Charles. Bring and lawn chair and it is also BYOB so bring your drinks,.They will have food trucks there in case you get hungry.

We will see you this Friday night saw Gator 99.5 will host the event for concertgoers.

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