Pat Aldred and Becca Chance revealed the artists and performances that are part of the Angelina Arts Alliance’s 2022-23 season during the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce’s First Friday luncheon.

Aldred is AAA’s board chairman. Chance is the immediate past chairman.

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The Temple Theater’s Performing Arts Series kicks off Sept. 3 with An Evening with Kristin Chenoweth.

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band is New Orleans’ most celebrated modern brass band. The group has taken the traditional foundation of brass band music and incorporated it into a blend of genres including bebop jazz, funk and R&B/soul.


Nochebuena: Christmas Eve In Mexico features Ballet Folklorico de Los Angeles and Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuellar.

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Mutts Gone Nuts is a “comedy canine cabaret” for all ages featuring dogs that were in shelters before becoming showstoppers.


Afrique en Cirque is a highly colorful creation featuring a handful of amazing acrobats and musicians performing their authentic choreography to the frantic rhythms of djembes and other native instruments of Guinea.

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As the child of country music legend Mel Tillis, Pam Tillis made her own way in the music business. She is a member of the Grand Ole Opry, a three-time CMA award winner including the Female Vocalist of The Year, and been nominated multiple times for Grammy’s Best Female Country Vocal Performance.

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With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered one of the greatest bands of all time. It remains the most popular and sought-after big band in the world today.

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