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March 18, 2011

THINGS TO DO: Full schedule welcomes Spring

Lutcher Theater

The Lutcher Theater season continues at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, as it welcomes “Bus Stop” to its stage.

According to a press release, the production is described as “an infinitely soft and mellow love story set against the wild west and the ‘Bus Stop’ becomes a metaphor for the human race and the battle of sexes with a natural finish.”

Tickets are $15-$35 each and can be purchased online at www.lutcher.org or by calling 409-886-5535.

Dylan’s

Variety cover band Kris Harper and Do Not Destroy are back at Dylan’s tonight for another crowd pleasing performance. Whether you enjoy Tom Petty, Sublime or the Red Hot Chili Peppers, this band does it all and they do it well.

On Saturday, regional act Cowlick is back in Mid-County for a showcase which will blow your mind.

Admission is charged at the door each weekend night for ages 21 and older.

Be sure to catch an great acoustic performance from local musician Lee Pelly starting at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday. It’s free for ages 21 and older. Call 409-722-1600 for details.

Capri Club

Karaoke is the activity of choice this week at the Capri Club in Mid-County.

Karaoke is featured tonight, Saturday, and again on Thursday.

The Capri Club is a private membership venue and requires a $10 per year fee to join for ages 21 and older. Call 409-724-1030 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.

Porky’s

Located on Gulfway Drive in Port Arthur, Porky’s invites ages 21 and older to stop in and enjoy karaoke tonight and Saturday. Ages 21 and older are invited and admission is free. Call 409-548-4881 for information.

Larry’s French Market

A fabulous weekend of music is in store at Larry’s French Market in Groves and it all begins tonight with a showcase by Jackie Caillier and Cajun Cousins. On Saturday, Bobby and the Rockers are back at Larry’s for your listening and dancing pleasure.

Also, on Thursday night, Clint Faulk and Sherri Lynn will be performing. Call 409-962-3381 for more information.

Jake’s Place

It’s a karaoke party this Saturday night at Jake’s Place on Spurlock Road in Nederland as hostess Joyce Rainey keeps the party rolling all night. Admission is free for ages 21 and older. Call 409-721-5852 for information.

Nat’l Guard Armory

Get your wrestling fix this Saturday night in Port Neches as Gulf Coast Power Pro Wrestling returns to the National Guard Armory at 511 Grigsby for an evening of hard-hitting, high flying action. 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.

The match of the evening will feature a monstrous bout for the GCPPW Heavyweight Championship as champion Max Muscles takes on challenger ZenZen. Also on the card is a match between Larry Sweeney and Chaz Taylor, while an all out war takes place as four men battle it out as Hector Montoya vs Jen Alise vs Avarice vs Hambone. Visit www.gcppw.com for more information.

Pine Tree Lodge

Get your groove on this Sunday, from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m., at the Pine Tree Lodge in LaBelle as Billy Poullard and the Zydeco Combo perform. Visit www.thepinetreelodge.com for more information.

Madison’s

One of the best party and dance bands in the area is JAG, and the group is back at Madison’s on Dowlen Road in Beaumont this Saturday night. Get there early because seats will be hard to find after 10 p.m. Admission is charged at the door for ages 18 and older.

Also, the musical group known as El Floppy Tacos are featured every Tuesday on the patio. It’s fun and it’s free, so check it out. Call 409-924-9777 or visit www.madisonsondowlen.com for info.

Goodfellas

Live acoustic music is featured every weekend at Goodfellas restaurant in Beaumont, including live performances by Donice Morace, tonight, and Jerry Mullin on Saturday. Then, on Tuesday, catch Kris Harper starting at 7 p.m. Call 409-861-2500 for details.

Starvin’ Marvin’s

The House Rockers put the weekend into high gear with a showcase tonight at Starvin’ Marvin’s Bar and Grill in Beaumont, and, on Saturday night, pianist Ezra Charles takes things up a notch with a night of classic music and fun.

The weekly open mic night activity, held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., every Tuesday, is one of the best in Southeast Texas, so get there early and check it out. Also, on Thursday night, you know spring break is here and summer can’t be far off as the beach sounds of Jerry Diaz and Hannah’s Reef fill the air. Call 409-347-0058 for information.

The Gig

One of the newest cover bands in Southeast Texas is The Champagne Room, and the group has its sights set on The Gig and Crockett Street in downtown Beaumont this Saturday night. The group is comprised of several members of local rock band The Kinship, plus bassist Carl Richardson, and is guaranteed to be a darn good time. Admission is $7-$12 at the door for ages 18 and older. Visit www.thegigbeaumont.com for more information.

Big Nasty’s

One of the most respected guitarists in Southeast Texas is Scott McGill, and Mr. McGill and his bandmates in Old Dog Mac travel to Bridge City this Saturday night for a concert at Big Nasty’s on Texas Avenue. See this master of the six-string once and you will know why he is arguably one of the best in the area. Admission is free for ages 21 and older. Call 409-697-3053 for details.

Send all entertainment listings to tmann@orangeleader.com or call 409-721-2819.

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