PORT ARTHUR —
Cheap Whiskey rides into Mid-County this weekend as the group is scheduled to perform at Dylan’s starting at 9 p.m., tonight. Meanwhile, on Saturday night, it’s Darren McGill and The Texas Speedbumps. Ages 21 and older are always able to attend and admission is charged at the door each weekend night.
On Tuesday night, it’s acoustic music from local singer and songwriter Lee Pelly starting at 8:30 p.m. Also, karaoke is featured free of charge on Wednesday from Joyce Rainey.
- The Place
One of many local concerts this month using the moniker “Octoberfest” takes place starting at noon, Saturday, at The Place in Port Acres. Several bands will be on tap to help make the most of this outdoors concert featuring several bands. The performance is free of charge and all ages are welcome to attend since it is being held outside of the venue.
Bands scheduled to perform include: Raggamuffins, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.; Six Hits and a Miss, 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.; My Beautiful Disaster 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.; The Alley Kats 3:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. Call The Place at 409-736-2650 for more details.
- Pine Tree Lodge
Fall may be here, but the music is still keeping things hot at the Pine Tree Lodge in LaBelle.
Scott McGill and Old Dog Mac are scheduled to perform from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., Saturday, while Herbie Stutes and the Grand Shin Band will perform on the patio from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday.
Everyone is welcome and there is always lots to enjoy at the Pine Tree Lodge. Visit www.thepinetreelodge.com for schedule information.
- Larry’s French Market
Zydeco and swamp pop reign supreme at Larry’s French Market this weekend with performances by the Ken Marvel Band slated for tonight and Billy Poullard and Zydeco Combo on tap for Saturday evening.
For those looking to start next weekend a bit early, be sure to catch the Thursday night performance by Southern Spice. Call 409-962-3381 for more information.
Do Not Destroy takes the stage this Saturday night for a showcase at Madison’s, located on Dowlen Road in Beaumont. Ages 21 and older are always welcome, and admission is charged at the door. Also, El Floppy Tacos are featured every Tuesday on the patio and this week is no different. Call 409-924-9777 for more info.
Live music is the perfect combination with the great food at Goodfellas, and this weekend is no exception. Performing from 8 p.m. - 10 p.m., tonight, is Paige Price, while local singer and songwriter Rick Danna is scheduled for Saturday. Call 409-861-2500 for more information about these and other events.
A special canine-friendly event is being held from 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Saturday in downtown Beaumont.
“Dogtoberfest” takes place at the big fire hydrant in downtown Beaumont in conjunction with the Fire Prevention and Family Safety Festival. Admission is free.
An array of fun activities await, including the “Best Dressed Dog Contest” at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, as well as “Cutest Pooch” and “Best Tail Waggin’ Contest.” Visit www.beaumontmainstreet.com or call 409-838-2202 for more information.
- Starvin’ Marvin’s
The weekend kicks off with the Front Porch Band from 8 p.m. tonight until midnight, while The House Rockers are on tap Saturday evening. All ages are always welcome and admission is free. Also, be sure to check out open mic night every Tuesday featuring The House Band. Call 409-347-0058 for more information.
- Logon Cafe
Deja Blues is back on stage at the Logon Cafe this Saturday night after a lengthy hiatus from performing. The band takes the stage at 8:30 p.m. and admission is $5 at the door. Visit www.logoncafe.net for more information about this and other shows.
- Honky Tonk Texas
It’s a country music party this weekend at Honky Tonk Texas in Silsbee as Ramsey Redd performs at 8 p.m., tonight, and Junior Gordon takes the stage at 9 p.m., Saturday. Ages 21 and older are always invited for the fun. Admission is $5 at the door. Visit www.honkytonktexas.us for more details.
- Big Nasty’s
The name has changed, but the regular schedule of events remains as Big Nasty’s, formerly known as Brewsky’s, welcomes karaoke with Joyce Rainey starting at 8 p.m., tonight.
Then, on Saturday night, check out live music from area variety group Larry Tillery and The Real Deal. It’s a show you will not want to miss.
Every Sunday is Open Mic Jam from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., so bring your voice, bring your instrument or bring your friends. It’s fun regardless and admission is always free. Call 409-697-3053 for information.
- Nutty Jerry’s
It’s a rock party few will hate to miss tonight at Nutty Jerry’s in Winnie as one of the most distinctive voices in rock history travels to Southeast Texas for a showcase.
Lou Gramm, the former lead vocalist of Foreigner, will perform tonight at Nutty Jerry’s with special guest Seventh Rize. Tickets are $15-$30 each at the door.
Then, on Saturday night, country music singer Lee Ann Womack travels to Nutty Jerry’s for a great showcase at this newly opened venue. Tickets are $35-$25 each and special guests include Rich O’Toole and Jason Helms.
For more information and ticket sales call 877-643-7508. Nutty Jerry’s is a new entertainment facility 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.
- Ford Arena
One of the fall’s hottest Christian music tours comes to Beaumont as the “Make a Difference Tour 2010” arrives in Ford Arena tonight.
Artists scheduled to perform include the popular acts Max Lucado, Michael W. Smith, Tobymac, and Third Day. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, including the Ford Park box office, for $27.50 - $52.50 each. The doors to today’s concert open at 6 p.m. and the showcase begins at 7 p.m.
George Jones is not just a legend, but a true country music icon, which makes sense his show at the Delta Downs Event Center on Saturday night has already sold out.
For those who do want to see Jones again soon, keep in mind that he will be performing at Nutty Jerry’s in Winnie on Oct. 30.