One of the best party bands in Southeast Texas, JAG, will perform tonight at Dylan’s in Port Arthur, so get your groove on and see what makes this band so special.
Then, on Saturday night, area band Crossroads will dazzle you with its myriad of cover tunes throughout the night and prove to you why it is one of the most talented groups in the region. Admissions is charged at the door each weekend night for ages 21 and older. Call 409-722-1600 for information.
The Boudain Hut
Live music is featured five nights per week at The Boudain Hut on Gulfway Drive in Port Arthur.
Tonight and Saturday, catch Creole Cookin’ burning up the dance floor, while Ridin’ High delivers the music on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday. And don’t forget about karaoke from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m., every Tuesday. Call 409-962-5079 for info.
Karaoke is the featured activity of choice every Friday and Saturday at Porky’s in Port Arthur, and this weekend is no different. Ages 21 and older are welcome and admission is free. Call Porky’s at 409-548-4881 for more information.
Enjoy music starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, as the Sweet Stevie Band performs free of charge at The Place in Port Acres. Ages 21 and older are always welcome. Call 409-736-2650 for details.
Pine Tree Lodge
The Port Arthur Playboys close out the month in style from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday, at the Pine Tree Lodge in LaBelle. Visit www.thepinetreelodge.com for scheduling and more information.
Larry’s French Market
Dance until your heart is content at Larry’s French Market tonight as the Ken Marvel Band performs, or, on Saturday, as Chris Miller and Bayou Roots perform for all to enjoy. Call 409-962-3381 for more information.
Karaoke is available for club members tonight and Saturday at the Capri Club, a private membership venue in Mid-County. Karaoke is also featured every Thursday. Ages 21 and older only. Membership is $10 per year. Call 409-724-1030 for details.
Nat’l Guard Armory
It’s a night of wrestling like you have never seen this Saturday as Gulf Coast Power Pro Wrestling is back at the National Guard Armory, located in Port Neches. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children. The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the bell rings at 8 p.m., Saturday.
Matches on Saturday’s card include a Cruiserweight Championship Match between Avarice and challenger Hector Montoya. Other matches include Zen Zen vs David Stahr, “Sweet N Sour” Larry Sweeney taking on Chaz Taylor, and more. Also, Fame and Fortune are scheduled to make a big announcement. Visit www.gcppw.com for more information.
Music returns to Jake’s Place on Spurlock Road in Nederland this weekend as area band The Alley Cats perform for ages 21 and older on Saturday night. Admission is free. Call 409-721-5852 for information.
“The Color Purple” is the next Broadway production headed for the Lutcher Theater in Orange, so hurry to get your tickets for these two showings before they are gone.
According to a press release, “The Color Purple” is the unforgettable and inspiring story of a woman named Celie, who finds the strength to triumph over adversity, and discover her unique voice in the world. With a joyous, Grammy-nominated score featuring gospel, jazz, pop and the blues, “The Color Purple” is about hope and the healing power of love.
Tickets are available for $65-$35 each for the 7:30 p.m. performances on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Here’s your chance to see the final two performances of “I’m Not Rappaport” by the Orange Community Players at 7:37 p.m., today and Saturday, inside the Orange Community Playhouse, 708 W. Division St. in downtown Orange.
Fans have been raving about the latest production, which focuses on the realities of aging and two cranky, old men who spend their days on a bench in Central Park.
Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students and are available at the door, or call 409-882-9137 for reservations.
Big Nasty’s in Bridge City has plenty of entertainment in store for patrons this weekend.
Tonight, guests are able to take part in the weekly karaoke party with hostess Joyce Rainey, while, on Saturday, it’s a triple treat of music.
Bands scheduled to perform include Sgt. Doobie and the Good Time Revolution, The Kronies, and Alibi Nation. Call Big Nasty’s at 409-697-3053 for details.
This Saturday night at Madison’s on Dowlen Road in Beaumont, you can catch one of the region’s more entertaining trio’s as Kris Harper and Do Not Destroy perform. Whether you like the Red Hot Chili Peppers or Tom Petty, this band can do it all and they do it well. Admission is charged at the door for ages 21 and older.
Also, like every other Tuesday night, it’s live music on the patio from El Floppy Tacos. Admission is free. Call 409-924-9777 for more info.
Soft, acoustic music and fine dining are in style at Goodfellas this weekend as Todd Howard performs tonight, while Thomas Cokinos entertains guests on Saturday. Call 409-861-2500 for more information.
Get dressed up, grab your friends and head out to The Gig tonight as Club Salsa is back.
Arrive early for a refresher course, and then hit the dance floor all night long to the music of Grupo Betacha. Admission is $10 for ages 21 and older. Ages 18 to 20 are also welcome. Dress code is enforced. Visit www.salsabeaumont.com for more information.
A special mid-week concert is scheduled for area heavy metal fans on Tuesday as the “Restore the Insanity 2011 Tour” featuring Ill Nino arrives at The Gig in downtown Beaumont. Special guests include A New Revolution, Ekotren, Fashion Bomb, and could also include local metal monsters, The Kingdom Mafia, pending logistics. Admission is $15 at the door for ages 21 and older, and $20 for ages 18-20. Visit www.thegigbeaumont.com for advance ticket locations.
Located on North 11th Street in Beaumont, Starvin’ Marvin’s Bar and Grill is one of the hottest locations in Southeast Texas for live music several nights each week.
Live music from the Wards of the State is scheduled tonight, while area country music group Phil Work and Southwind perform on Saturday. The weekly open mic jam is a big draw from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m., every Tuesday, and live music is featured on the patio from Darren McGill and Texas Speedbumps on Wednesday and Pearl Street Riot on Thursday. Call 409-347-0058 for details.
One of the most popular children’s characters ever created is making a special appearance inside Ford Arena today, as Barney, everyone’s favorite dinosaur, is live in concert to celebrate his birthday.
The show features more than 25 fun and upbeat tunes, which will have you be singing and dancing in the aisles with you favorite purple dinosaur and his friends Baby Bop, BJ and Riff. Barney’s Birthday Blast is featured at three performances, all today, at 11 a.m., 3 p.m., and 7 p.m. Tickets are $51-$16 each and available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the Ford Park box office.
On Sunday, one of the greatest basketball franchises in sports history returns to Beaumont to celebrate its 85th anniversary as the Harlem Globetrotters appear inside Ford Arena.
The Globetrotters, which have arguably contributed more to the game of basketball than any other team in the history of the game, have implemented a four-point shot as part of its 2011 season. The shot is located from 35 feet from each basket and promises to add extra excitement.
Tickets are $80-$18 each and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online and at the box office. Visit www.fordpark.com for more information.
Live music has returned to Suga’s Deep South Cuisine in downtown Beaumont this month, and three fantastic shows are on tap this weekend.
Performing tonight is Wendell Brooks, while Saturday’s entertainment is provided by piano man, Jack Flash. On Sunday, it’s music from Kay Miller. Call Suga’s at 409-813-1808 for more information.
Jack Edery and Ultrasuede take the stage tonight at the Logon Cafe in Beaumont starting at 8:30 p.m. This dynamic group is definitely worth the price of admission, and it just happens to be $5.
Local classic rock act Longneck Road performs a special event this Saturday night inside the Logon Cafe.
The group will dazzle fans with great covers from bands such as ZZ Top, Steppenwolf, Jimi Hendrix and more. Admission is $5 at the door and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Danny O’Flaherty will perform a special concert from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday, and admission is $15. Visit www.logoncafe.net for details.
Dixie Dance Hall
Country music artist Jerrod Niemann travels to the Golden Triangle this week for a concert Thursday night inside the Dixie Dancehall on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont.
Neimann released the single “Lover, Lover” in 2010, and it reached number 1 in August of the same year. Neimann, who first made his mark in country music as a professional songwriter for artists such as Garth Brooks, Blake Shelton and Neal McCoy, is touring in support of his major label debut, “Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury.”
Tickets are available for $12 in advance and are also available at the door for ages 18 and older.
Send all entertainment listings to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 409-721-2819.
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