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Live entertainment returns to Longview’s Belcher Center

Live entertainment returns to Longview’s Belcher Center

It’s been a while since audiences have been entertained at The Belcher Center in Longview. Patrons last enjoyed The Spongebob Squarepants Musical in February 2020 – just before the pandemic led to nationwide closures. But the LeTourneau University venue is bringing a great lineup of acts to the stage, starting with comedian Tim Hawkins on December 11, 2021.

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. With 300,000,000 video views online and over 100 sold-out concerts every year, his Jackwagon Crew has grown into a revolution of multi-generational proportions.

Tim’s gut-busting comedy show entertains the entire family while doubling down on the funny, a daunting task in an age where the obscene has become routine. His act is 1 part gifted + 2 parts twisted – the only certainty being his on-the-nose observations that expose the ridiculousness of daily life while marveling in its hilarity. The perils of marriage, homeschooling, and growing up in the Midwest may not exemplify the rock star life, but they make for really good punchlines.

And while his stand-up is riotous, fans are often more amazed at his singing voice and guitar chops. Tim’s hilarious music videos have brought him viral YouTube fame with fan favorites including The Chick-fil-A Song, Yoga Pants, Cletus Take The Reel, and The Government Can.

Purchase your tickets here.

More on the horizon at The Belcher Center:

The Music of Sam Cook

Starring Brad Marquis

Soul Music Tribute Show

Saturday, January 15, 2022

The Age Gap Tour

Comedian Heather Land

Saturday, January 29, 2022

Mutts Gone Nuts

Dog Stunt & Comedy Shot

February 25, 2022

With more shows coming in the spring of 2022, Longview and East Texas have much to look forward to. The S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center opened in Fall 2007. Designed by professionals in architecture and theater design, the center features 1,400 seats on the ground level and another 600 seats in two, opera-style balconies.

Austin Sandy

Austin Sandy

Austin Sandy is the Audience Development and Brand Manager for KLTV and KTRE. He has production design experience and used that everyday to help make KLTV 7 News, KTRE-TV, and advertisers as visually successful as possible.