Head over to Mid-County this weekend as Dylan’s is the place to be for quality entertainment.
Tonight’s featured attraction is The Stark Experiment, while Saturday’s concert is provided by the fabulous Mike Zito Band. Ages 21 and older are allowed and admission is charged at the door.
Also, every Tuesday, it’s acoustic music free of charge and this week’s artist is Lee Pelly. Call 409-722-1600 for more information.
One of Mid-County’s best kept secrets is Jake’s Place on Spurlock Road in Nederland, but you can experience it for yourself this weekend.
Tonight, the venue welcomes Mark and the Maniacs back for its regularly scheduled monthly performance. Admission is free of charge for ages 21 and older. Call 409-721-5852 for information.
The Boudain Hut
This Port Arthur venue is known for its food and its music, and you can the best of both nearly every day of the week.
Catch area band Creole Cookin’ on stage tonight and Saturday, while Riding High keeps the good times going every Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday at The Boudain Hut.
And something new for the music lovers is karaoke, which is now featured from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m., every Tuesday. Call 409-962-5079 for info.
The venue has only been open for a short time, but the word is getting out. Located on Gulfway Drive in the old Oasis location, Porky’s looks to become a staple of the area’s music scene.
Karaoke is on tap tonight for ages 21 and older and admission is free, but big events are on the horizon. Call the venue at 409-548-4881 for more information.
Pine Tree Lodge
It’s a double dose of live music this weekend at the Pine Tree Lodge.
Performing on Saturday evening is Cajun Harmony, while Sunday afternoon’s concert features Billy Poullard and the Zydeco Combo. Visit www.thepinetreelodge.com for schedule information.
Larry’s French Market
Put on your dancing shoes and take a trip to Groves this weekend for some great music from the Ken Marvel Band tonight, along with special guest Jivin’ Gene. Meanwhile, on Saturday, it’s Chris Miller and Bayou Roots on stage.
Also, don’t forget to start your weekend early with live music from Clint Faulk and Sherri Lynn on Thursday night. Call 409-962-3381 for more information.
Check out live music from Guesswork Saturday night at the Capri Club in Mid-County.
Live music is also featured on Wednesday night from Clint Faulk, while karaoke is the thing to do every Thursday and Friday night.
The Capri Club is a private venue for ages 21 and older and requires a $10 per year membership fee. Call 409-724-1030 for details.
One of the newest bands in Southeast Texas is My Beautiful Disaster, and this five-piece band is definitely worth seeing. The band covers a vast array of rock music from the 60s through modern hits from artists such as Janis Joplin, 3 Doors Down, The Black Crowes, Evanescence, Reba McEntire, Flyleaf and much, much more. Admission is $5 at the door for ages 21 and older. Call the Riverside in Port Neches at 409-722-9039 for more information.
Cash’s Bar and Grill
A new band from the Houston-area makes its way to Mid-County this Saturday night, and you don’t want to miss it. The group is Alibi Nation, which features former Forever Falls guitarist Matt Johnson, and the band is performing at Cash’s Bar and Grill for ages 21 and older. Cash’s is a private club and requires a $10 per year membership fee. Call 409-729-6639 for details.
It’s a great night for country music as Gary Allan, Randy Houser and Jerrod Neimann are set to perform at Nutty Jerry’s in Winnie. Admission is $65 to $25 at the door for ages 18 and older.
Then, take a spin around the dance floor on Saturday night as area band Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin’ Cajuns perform. Admission is $20 to $10 at the door. For more information and ticket sales call 877-643-7508 or www.nuttyjerrys.com.
“Murder on the Orient Express”
Act 1 Scene 1 Theatre Company will present the past weekent of “Murder on the Orient Express” directed by Roxane Gray at
First Christian Church of Port Arthur, 5856 Ninth Ave. Friday and Saturday nights dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m. $25 per person. Sunday afternoon matinee at 2:30 p.m. with desserts at intermission. $15 per person. For reservations, call (409) 790-6782.
MegaPlay USA Inc.
MegaPlay USA Inc., 3500 Regional Drive in Port Arthur, will present The Golden Triangle Invasion bringing together some of the best in Urban Entertainment of Rap and Hip Hop music the industry has to offer on Saturday. The center will host BET’s Rap City own DJQ45, Ashley Cheatham and Magic 102.5's DJ Supa Dave. Doors open at 7 p.m. with an open invitation to all ages. Supa Dave right from MegaPlay Lounge's DJ box will host the early evening event. A little latter on in the evening in the event room the doors will open at 9 p.m. with DJQ45 as Master of Ceremonies and controlling turntables. Ashley Cheatham will also be present until last call at 2 a.m. $15 at the door of the Event Room for general admission. VIP passes for $35.
The 2010-2011 Lutcher Theater performance season begins with a bang this Monday night with the presentation of “Momix Botanica.”
This production is a breathtaking masterpiece of visual beauty and images of nature combined into one night of entertainment. There are still some tickets available for $20-$50 at the Lutcher Theater box office and online at www.lutcher.org. Call 409-886-5535 for more information.
The final installment of the Futrelle sisters and their town of Fayro, Texas is now playing as the Orange Community Players present “Southern Hospitality” at 7:37 p.m., today and Saturday, and a special matinee performance at 2:37 p.m., Sunday afternoon.
You’ll laugh until your sides hurt as the sisters — Frankie, Twink, Honey Raye and Rhonda Lynn — do their best to save their beloved community from its latest disaster. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students. Call 409-882-9137 for reservations.
Start your weekend off with karaoke at 8 p.m., with hostess Joyce Rainey, as Big Nasty’s is the place to be in Bridge City.
Then, this Saturday, it’s live music from Smokin’ Joe Soliz and Miss Candy. And, for those who enjoy being able to participate, check out the Open Mic Jam session from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. every Sunday night. Call 409-697-3053 for details.
Dixie Dance Hall
Get your Texas country music fix at the Dixie Dance Hall in downtown Beaumont tonight as the Eli Young Band returns to Southeast Texas.
The band is still touring in support of its 2008 release, “Jet Black and Jealous,” but will also perform some new material from its yet-to-be-released album next year.
Admission is $20 at the door for ages 18 and older. Call 409-833-1881 for more information.
Get your fill of live music with area band Still Cruisin’ this Saturday night at Madison’s on Dowlen Road in Beaumont. Admission is charged at the door for ages 21 and older.
Also, Tuesday night is live music on the patio from El Floppy Tacos. It’s fun and it’s free, so there’s no excuse for missing out on the fun. Call 409-924-9777 for details.
Live music is a staple of Starvin’ Marvin’s Bar and Grill each weekend and this weekend is no exception as Section 8 performs tonight and Chris Johnson and Cheap Whiskey take the stage on Saturday. Admission is always free and the fun lasts until midnight. Call 409-347-0058 for more information.
The Concert Bar
Rock music returns to Crockett Street this Saturday night as The Concert Bar, formerly known as Scout Bar, welcomes up-and-coming act My Darkest Days.
The band is generating a lot of publicity thanks to its single “Pornstar Dancing,” which features special appearances by Chad Kroeger of Nickelback, rapper Ludacris, and metal musician Zakk Wylde.
Admission is $10-$15 at the door and ages 18 and older are welcome to attend. Visit www.beaumontentertainment.com for details.
Arguably the best venue for live music this weekend, both tonight and Saturday, is the Logon Cafe on Calder Avenue in Beaumont.
Performing tonight is musician Kenny Sanders, one of the most talented guitarists to originate from Southeast Texas, and joining him are Jason Knox and Brice Shaffer.
Meanwhile, get your fill of American rock and roll this Saturday as area rockers Buffalo Blonde makes its first live appearance of the fall at the Logon. Admission is $5 each night at the door. Visit www.logoncafe.net for more details.
This friendly little venue, located on College Street in Beaumont, offers patrons a great night of rock variety from cover band The Bogarts. Ages 21 and older are always welcome.
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