Ruthie Foster, Tracy Byrd and a comedy troupe are among the concerts and shows that will be presented in February at Liberty Hall in downtown Tyler.

The lineup at the city-owned venue was released this week.

Feb. 2: Ruthie Foster

An evening with Ruthie Foster is set for 7 p.m. Feb. 2. The music of the three-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter spans everything from blues and folk music to gospel and soul. She has been compared to Bonnie Raitt and Aretha Franklin. 

Feb. 7: Linda Gail Lewis 

Linda Gail Lewis, the sister of Rockabilly Hall of Fame member Jerry Lee Lewis, will be in concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 7. Linda Gail Lewis, was inspired by her brother and the sounds of Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline and Lavern Baker.

Feb. 8: "Natural Hair: The Movie" 

Empowerment CDC will present "Natural Hair: The Movie" at 7 p.m. Feb. 8. This film explores the past, present and future of natural hair worn by women of color in America. Half of the proceeds will go to Empowerment CDC.

Feb. 14: Card 53

Improv comedy troupe Card 53 will present its first show of the year at 8 p.m. on Valentine's Day. Although the comedians seek to present a clean show, viewer discretion is advised.

Feb. 21: Tracy Byrd

Tracy Byrd will bring his tour to the venue at 7 p.m. Feb. 21. Byrd broke through in country music in 1993 with his No. 1 hit "Holdin' Heaven." Byrd has charted more than 30 hit singles in his career.

Feb. 22: Reel Talk 

On Feb. 22 at 7 p.m., watch "Hidden Figures" as part of Reel Talk, a program which encourages the attendees to stay and join a discussion about the film. The movie chronicles the contributions of African-American women to the early U.S. space program. 

Feb. 28: Black History Month

The city of Tyler will celebrate Black History Month with a free program at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 that will include historical videos, music and speakers.

More information on the programs and tickets are available at libertytyler.com.

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