, Port Arthur, Texas

Things to do

April 8, 2011

The Temptations among talent performing this weekend

— There is plenty to do in and around Southeast Texas this weekend, including live music featuring

• Nutty Jerry’s — For more than 50 years The Temptations have been recording and performing music all over the world. The group will perform in Winnie at Nutty Jerry’s tonight. Although Otis Williams is the sole remaining original member, The Temptations are still as entertaining as ever in the 21st century. This band has that Motown magic to dance and sing like few others can. Hit songs include “My Girl,” “Get Ready,” “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone,” “Ain’t to Proud to Beg” and more. Tickets are $30-$20 and available at the door. For ticket sales call 877-643-7508 or visit for more info.

• Dylan’s — The Fuse performs on Friday, and My Beautiful Disaster makes its Dylan’s debut on Saturday. My Beautiful Disaster has successfully made the conversion from a cover rock band to an all around cover band performing rock hits by Buckcherry, 3 Doors Down, Janis Joplin and Paramore, while including dance hits by artists such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Rihanna, and even country hits by Miranda Lambert and Reba McEntire. Admission is charged at the door each night for ages 21 and older. On Tuesday, check out an acoustic music party featuring Jimmy Kaiser from 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Admission is free of charge. Call 409-722-1600 for more information.

• Porky’s— Whether you stop in on Friday night for karaoke, or this Saturday night for live music from Joe Mendoza, Porky’s is the place to be for good times and good friends. Admission is free and ages 21 and older are always welcome. Call 409-548-4881 for info.

• The Place — A benefit is on tap during the day this Saturday at The Place in Port Acres, featuring music from The Alley Kats, as the group and area residents lend their help to a worthy cause. On Saturday night, Joyce Rainey returns for her first of two karaoke sessions this month. Admission is always free and ages 21 and older are always welcome. Call 409-736-2650 for details.

• Larry’s French Market — It’s swamp pop time this Saturday, starting at 6 p.m., as the Ken Marvel Band returns to Larry’s French Market in Groves. Dance the night away and enjoy a great meal while you’re there. Call 409-962-3381 for more information.

• Capri Club — Lucky Star Karaoke at the Capri Club is always a great way to spend your Thursday and Friday nights, and ages 21 and older are welcome to do just that this week. Plus, be sure to check out a special karaoke session featuring DJ Rock Star on Saturday night. The Capri Club is a private membership venue and requires a $10 per year membership. Call 409-724-1030 for details.

• Jefferson County Singles Club — Located at 111 Green Ave. in Nederland, the Jefferson County Singles Club offers plenty of great music this weekend. Performing tonight is No Clue, while Sunday’s showcase features the Ken Marvel band from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Admission is charged at the door. Call 409-727-0013 for details.

• Big Nasty’s - Joyce Rainey returns to Big Nasty’s in Bridge City tonight with her weekly karaoke session starting at 8 p.m. On Saturday, ages 21 and older are invited back for live music from area band Fuse. Admission is free at the door. Call 409-697-3053 for details.

• Madison’s — JAG performs this Saturday night for ages 21 and older at Madison’s, located on Dowlen Road in Beaumont. Admission is charged at the door. Meanwhile, on Tuesday, check out live music from the patio with El Floppy Tacos, or try out the new karaoke night on Wednesday. Live music is featured from Michael Moore and Blake Williams on Thursday. Call 409-924-9777 for more info.

• Goodfellas — Performances this week include Donice Morace, tonight; Jerry Mullin, Saturday; Kris Harper, Wednesday, and Thomas Cokinos on Thursday. Call 409-861-2500 for details.

• Starvin’ Marvin’s — Music begins at 9 p.m. tonight on the patio with The Drive, while Saturday’s showcase features the LoCash Cowboys. Admission is free. Open Mic Night starting at 7 p.m., Tuesday. Call 409-347-0058 for details.

• The Gig — Saturday night in downtown Beaumont is the Rhinestone’s reunion party. Admission is $15 in advance for ages 21 and older, and tickets can be purchased online at Tickets will also be available at the door.

• Cafe Del Rio — The Bogarts return to Cafe Del Rio in Beaumont tonight for another showcase on the patio. Whether you enjoy classic rock hits or modern tunes on the radio, this quartet can do it well. Visit for information.

• Tequila Rok — The Ramblin’ Boys will be performing tonight for ages 21 and older on The Blue Iguana Patio inside Tequila Rok on Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont. Admission is charged at the door. Visit for more information about this event.

• The Art Studio — Local rockers The Scraps hold a special reunion concert as this punk-influenced fivesome performs tonight at The Art Studio on Franklin Street in downtown Beaumont. Admission is $5 at the door and all ages are welcome to attend. Also performing are We Were Wolves, The Shammies and Purple. Call 409-838-5393 for more information.

• Logon Cafe — Jack Edery and UltraSuede perform classic rock hits tonight at the Logon Cafe. Admission is $5 at the door and the show starts at 8 p.m. More rock and blues is featured on Saturday night as Crossroads makes a rare appearance at the Beaumont venue. Admission is $5 at the door. If you want to be entertained, then check out The Quartet as this group features some of the most talented musicians in Southeast Texas performing an unbelievable selection of music. Admission is $5. Visit for details.

• Honky Tonk Texas — Country music is the music of choice for fans of Honky Tonk Texas and this weekend’s performances guarantee a good time for everyone. Performing tonight is Old Trick, while Saturday’s concert features Southwind. Admission is $5 at the door each night. Call 409-386-1995 for details.

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