, Port Arthur, Texas

Things to do

April 1, 2011

Things to Do: State Fair, Local bands fill out weekend


Big Nasty’s

Joyce Rainey and karaoke are featured every Friday at Big Nasty’s in Bridge City, and guests ages 21 and older are welcome to come out and participate. Then, on Saturday night, a last minute schedule change has Darren McGill back at Big Nasty’s for a rocking good time. Admissions is always free. Call 409-697-3053 for details.


An acoustic rock music party awaits guests this Saturday night at Madison’s as Dead or Alive, also known as Butt Roxx, performs hits from the 80s and 90s. Also appearing is local musician Todd Howard. Admission is charged at the door for ages 21 and older.

The work week schedule has changed slightly, but El Floppy Tacos are still featured every Tuesday on the patio. Wednesday night is now the weekly karaoke party starting at 9:30 p.m., and Thursday night has live music from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. Performing this Thursday is the band known as the Ramblin’ Boys of Pleasure. Visit for information.


Music is featured on the patio four nights per week at Goodfellas in Beaumont. Performing this week are Chad Richard, tonight; Tony Buagas and Michael Moore, Saturday; Kris Harper, Wednesday; and Todd Howard, Thursday. Call 409-861-2500 for info.

Starvin’ Marvin’s

Music fans who are in their late 40s and older may recognize the band name Mixx Fixxer. Well, get ready to party because the once dead band has been reborn and will perform a variety of old school classics tonight at Starvin’ Marvin’s Bar and Grill in Beaumont.

On Saturday night The Rock Agents perform on stage starting at 9 p.m., while the weekly Open Mic Night resumes at 7 p.m., Tuesday. Live music is featured at 7 p.m., Wednesday, from Kenny Wiebusch and The Outstanding Warrants.

Admission is always free and everyone is welcome to attend. Call 409-347-0058 for details.

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