A great weekend of live entertainment can be found at Dylan’s this weekend, and it all begins Friday as regional variety act Soul Vacation dishes out hit after hit, and, on Saturday, its one of the most talented bands in the area as Crossroads performs on stage. Admission is charged at the door each weekend for ages 21 and older.
Get your fill of acoustic music every Tuesday night as well. Performing this Tuesday is Darren McGill and admission is free. Call 409-722-1600 for more information.
- Jake’s Place
Located on Spurlock Road in Nederland, Jake’s Place is celebrating its 17th anniversary in style this Saturday as Joyce Rainey brings her karaoke and good times to town. Admission is always free and ages 21 and older are always welcome. Call 409-721-5852 for information.
- Larry’s French Market
Jackie Caillier and Cajun Cousins perform Friday at Larry’s French Market in Groves, so make it a point to get there early for some good food and dance the rest of the night away.
And be sure to start your weekend early on Thursday night with a performance by Clint Faulk and Sherri Lynn. Call 409-962-3381 for more information.
- Capri Club
Get your fill of karaoke and music at the Capri Club in Mid-County on a weekly basis.
Live music is featured this Saturday from Bayou Rhythm, while Clint Faulk takes the stage every Wednesday night. And don’t forget karaoke is held every Thursday and Friday night.
The Capri Club is a private venue and requires a $10 per year membership for ages 21 and older. Call 409-724-1030 for details.
- “Murder on the Orient Express”
Act 1 Scene 1 Theatre Company will present the dinner theatre “Murder on the Orient Express” at the Courtyard Cafe, 4321 Lincoln Ave., Groves. Roxane Gray will direct the suspenseful play that she says Agatha Christie wrote based on her own travels of the famous train ride from Istanbul, across Europe. The story plays out on a three-day journey to Calais, France. Tickets are $25 for Friday and Saturday night performances, Oct. 15, and 16. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the show to begin at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. Matinees will include a dessert buffet, tea and coffee. For reservations, call 781-1028.
- Nutty Jerry’s
Big name musicians continue to frequent Nutty Jerry’s in Winnie, and this weekend’s slate is as start studded as any other.
Performing on stage Friday is the Jamie Talbert Band. Tickets are $15 at the door for ages 18 and older.
Meanwhile, on Saturday night, country music legend John Conlee travels to Southeast Texas for a concert at Nutty Jerry’s.
Conlee is best known for his string of number one hits, including “Rose Colored Glasses,” “Lady Lay Down,” “Backside of Thirty,” “Common Man,” “In My Eyes,” “I’m Only in It for the Love,” and more. Tickets are $15 at the door and special guest is Bobby Bare.
Sadly, Thursday night’s concert featuring the reunited band Exile has been canceled.
Fore more information and ticket sales call 877-643-7508. Nutty Jerry’s is located at 18291 Englin Road in Winnie. More information about artist line-ups and special events will be updated as it becomes available at www.nuttyjerrys.com.
- Julie Rogers Theatre
The Julie Rogers Gift of Life Program invites you to attend an “Evening with Marie Osmond” on Monday night inside the beautiful Julie Rogers Theatre.
Osmond, best known as singer and entertainer during the 1970s and 1980s with her brother, Donnie, is also a best selling author, and has appeared on numerous television programs, including “Dancing with the Stars.”
What many people may or may not know is that Osmond co-founded the “Children’s Miracle Network” in the 1980s and remains a powerful voice for children in need of medical care.
Tickets are on sale for $50-$75 at all Ticketmaster outlets. Osmond will not only provide a dazzling evening of entertainment with “Love songs and life stories.” Call the Beaumont Civic Center at 409-838-3435 for more details.
- Ford Park
It’s time to head on down to Sesame Street because Sesame Street comes to Beaumont this weekend.
Ford Park welcomes back Elmo and all his pals as “Sesame Street Live: Elmo’s Green Thumb” takes the stage inside Ford Arena for four performances this weekend.
Performances are at 7 p.m., today; 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Saturday and 2 p.m., Sunday.
Tickets are available at the Ford Park box office and all Ticketmaster outlets for $12 - $25, and $30 for gold circle seats. All tickets on opening night are $12, except Gold Circle seats. Visit www.fordpark.com for more information.
- Big Nasty’s
Big Nasty’s in Bridge City is the place to be for music and fun this weekend.
Joyce Rainey returns with karaoke beginning at 8 p.m., Friday, while the legendary Scott McGill, along with his bandmates in Old Dog Mac, make the music come alive on Saturday night.
Then, from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., every Sunday, it’s the open mic jam session where you are the attraction. Bring your instruments, your voice and your friends and jam the night away. Call 409-697-3053 for details.
- Connect the Dots Music Festival
Get ready for a dose of local and regional rock this weekend as the 3rd annual Connect The Dots Festival is back in Southeast Texas.
Tickets will be available at the door tonight for $15 to ages 18 and older for a two day pass. Tickets are $10 for a one day admission either Friday or Saturday.
According to information from the press release, more than 20 bands from Austin to New Orleans will converge on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont for two great days of music. All shows will be held inside The Concert Bar, formerly known as Antone’s and the Scout Bar, and the Ten Club.
Artists scheduled to perform tonight inside The Concert Bar are DJ Tanner, Jenny and the Reincarnation, Gonzo Sirens, Follow That Bird, Blind Pets, Roky Moon and Bolt and, main attraction, We Were Wolves. Inside Ten Lounge, patrons can see Dragan Alexander, Evolett, Castle Lights, Daylight Broadcast and The Amorist, which will headline this venue tonight.
On Saturday, inside The Concert Bar, bands performing include Misinformed Astronauts, Unclassified Rhythm and Soul, Mr. Go, Til We’re Blue or Destroy, Hello Chief, La Snacks and featured act Sour Mash. The Ten Lounge schedule includes Cussins, The Shammies, Ashlynn Ivy and The Ramblin’ Boys and Friends.
Visit www.CtheDs.com for more details about this event.
Cheap Whiskey brings its good time fun to Beaumont on Saturday night as Madison’s welcomes this talented group to its stage. Admission is charged at the door for ages 21 and older.
It’s music on the patio every Tuesday night with El Floppy Tacos, and it’s a party like you have never experienced before. Admission is free. Call 409-924-9777 for more info.
Good food and music are part of the atmosphere at Goodfellas.
Performances this weekend include Tony Buagas and Michael Moore, Friday, while Paige Price returns on Saturday. Call 409-861-2500 for more information.
- Starvin’ Marvin’s
It’s a rock and roll party at Starvin’ Marvin’s Bar and Grill in Beaumont this weekend.
Taking the stage for a night of fun and good tunes Friday is Darren McGill and the Texas Speedbumps, while Saturday’s showcase features the multi-talented Larry Tillery and The Real Deal.
If the work week has you down, then stop in on Tuesday and enjoy open mic night with The House Band, or come back in on Wednesday for another dose of Larry Tillery.
All ages are always welcome. Call 409-347-0058 for more information.