Shreveport's concert calendar for 2023 is filling up pretty well for only being February. At this point, there are already multiple Rock & Roll Hall of Fame members who are scheduled to appear in the first half of this year.

One of those performer's is a name well known to Shreveport and Bossier City residents.

The living legend himself, Alice Cooper...

Alice Cooper
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Alice Cooper is scheduled to appear at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on May 17th, 2023. You can get ticket info on the show here.

With a career that spans more than 50 years, what has Alice Cooper not done? He's a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member. Rolling Stone called him the most "beloved heavy metal entertainer" of all time.

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But it's not just music. He's a horror culture icon...He's appeared in a ton of movies, playing Freddy Krueger's stepfather, with John Carpenter in Prince of Darkness, and also contributing the theme for Jason Voorhees in Jason Lives, "The Man Behind The Mask".

He has been in the Simpsons, made his comic book debut in Marvel Presents, and was named by VH1 as one of the 100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.

Just a couple years ago, fans in Shreveport were able to get up close and personal with Alice, when he appeared at Shreveport's comic con, Geek'd Con. That appearance came in 2021, and thousands of fans came out to meet him in-person.

You can also hear him weekly in Shreveport and Bossier, on Highway 98.9 with his 'Nights With Alice Cooper' show. That show airs Saturday nights at 7pm.

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History Of Geek'd Con Guests

Geek'd Con is Shreveport's biggest comic and pop culture event. Launching in 2015, the event quickly became one of the premiere comic con style events in the entire state of Louisiana.

A big part of that growth has been the celebrity guest lineups. Since the first show in 2015, the quality of guests attending Geek'd Con rivals any pop culture event of this size. From classic Star Wars stars to guests from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Geek'd Con has welcomed the biggest names from multiple generations. Here's a look at the history of guests at Geek'd Con.


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