(Orange, Texas)

December 20, 2012

Entertainment week of Dec. 20 - Dec. 26, 2012

Tommy Mann Jr.
The Orange Leader

BEAUMONT — It’s the weekend before Christmas and that means family and friends are returning to town for the approaching holiday, so why not enjoy some quality time out with any one of the great music events on tap across the region.

Cotton’s Cay

Thursday, karaoke. Friday, Choctaw, $5. Saturday, karaoke. Tuesday, karaoke. Ages 18 and older. 409-886-9042. (Orange)


Friday - Saturday, karaoke. Ages 21 and older. 409-883-8175. (Orange)

La Cantina - Orange

Thursday, David Joel and Alastair White, free. 409-670-9830 (Orange)

Orange VFW Hall

Thursday, Creole Cookin’. Ages 21 and older. 409-886-9738 (Orange)

Bayou Club

Thursday, karaoke. Friday, Dax Riggs. Saturday, karaoke. Ages 21 and older. 409-882-9299. (Orange)

Big Nasty’s

Friday, Open mic with Three Legged Dawg. Saturday, Three Legged Dawg, free. Ages 21 and older. 409-697-3053. (Bridge City)

Vidor VFW

Saturday, Karaoke. Ages 21 and older. 409-768-1482 (Vidor)


Friday, Katie Whitney and the Draw. Saturday, The Ruxpins, Josh Tatum. Tuesday, El Floppy Tacos, free. 409-924-9777. (Beaumont)


Thursday, Carl Richardson, free. Friday, Kris Harper. Saturday, Michael Rector and Ted Mitchell. 409-861-2500 (Beaumont)

Logon Cafe

Thursday, Diversion. Friday, Buffalo Blonde. Saturday, Y2Steve. Tuesday, karaoke. (Beaumont)


Friday, SK8 and Tune Junkie, free. Saturday, John Guidroz, free. Ages 21 and older. 409-866-6066. (Beaumont)

Mackenzie’s Pub

Thursday, B.B. and Company, $7. Saturday, Crossroads, $7. Tuesday, Ed Dix and Friends, free. Ages 21 and older. 409-866-2288. (Beaumont)


Friday, Justin Judalet Band, John Tauzin Band, $5. Ages 21 and older. 409-866-2100 (Beaumont)

Major League Grill

Saturday, Kris Harper and Blake Sticker. Wednesday, Todd Howard and Blake Sticker. 409-898-7500 (Beaumont)


Thursday, Lee Pelly. Friday, Aaron Williams. Saturday, John Tauzin Band. Wednesday, Jamie Talbert. 409-347-8139 (Beaumont)

The Art Studio

Tuesday, Exploding Boy Toys, Yella Bellies, Erktaperder, Too Heavy Boxes. All ages. 409-838-5393 (Beaumont)

Starvin’ Marvin’s

Friday, John Riley, free. Saturday, Jamie Talbert, free. Tuesday, Smokin' Joe and the Tru Tones, free. Wednesday, Scott McGill, free. Call 409-347-0058 for info. (Beaumont)

Tradewinds Tavern

Thursday, John Cessac. Ages 21 and older. 409-842-3600 (Beaumont)

The Gig

Friday, Jive Train. Saturday, Bretten Low Band and Friends. Ages 18 and older. (Beaumont)

Tequila Rok

Saturday, Hello Chief, The Ramblin’ Boys, the Misdemeanors, We We Were Wolves, Louis G., DJ Elektrosaurus. Ages 18 and older. (Beaumont)

Texas Rose Saloon

Saturday, Larry Tillery Band. Ages 21 and older. 409-833-3900 (Beaumont)


Friday, Earl Collins. Saturday, Mickie Smith. Sunday, Ronnie Stallworth. (Beaumont)

Dixie Dance Hall

Friday, Jimmy Kaiser Band, David Lee Kaiser and the World Champions, Jamie Talbert, Lee Pelly, Midnight River Choir. $5-$10. Ages 18 and older. 409-833-4002 (Beaumont)

Whiskey River

Thursday, Kevin Fowler, Curtis Grimes. Ages 18 and older. (Beaumont)

The Thirsty Rose

Thursday, karaoke. Ages 21 and older. 409-246-4669 (Silsbee)

Honky Tonk Texas

Friday, John Thibodeaux Band. Saturday, Steve Mays and 3 of a Kind. Ages 21 and older. (Silsbee)


Saturday, LA Roxx. Tuesday, Alex Rozell. Ages 21 and older. 409-722-1600. (Port Arthur)

The Place

Saturday, karaoke, free. Ages 21 and older. 409-736-2650. (Port Acres)

Jake’s Place

Saturday, Dickie and the Tornadoes, free. Ages 21 and older. 409-721-5852. (Nederland)

Mr. Giggles

Friday, Chaos featuring Tony Faulk. Saturday, Paul Orta and the Kingpins. Ages 18 and older. 409-960-6395 (Port Arthur)

King’s Cue Stick

Friday, Avaris, Behelit, Derapute Undead, Social Bomb, Prince Albert in a Can of Whoopass. 409-722-8899 (Port Arthur)

Port Neches KC Hall

Saturday, Dear You, Invent Animate, Red Box Harbor, Hollow Vessels, Crimson Arrow, A Southbound Romance, An Ivy League Summer, The Senior Summer, Here's to Cheers, The DayDreamer Brothers, Peregrine Reverie, Wake the Day, $6-$10. (2 p.m. - 11 p.m.) All ages. (Port Neches)

Tropical Grill

Friday, Club Salsa. Ages 18 and older. 409-727-1002

Uncle Bill’s

Friday, Larry Peterson and Joe Licatino. Wednesday, karaoke. Ages 18 and older. 409-853-1673 (Nederland)


Thursday, open mic night. Saturday, Roger Ward and Storm. Ages 21 and older. 409-237-5078 (Nederland)

The Shop

Thursday, Injun Joe. Sunday, The Booze Brothers. Ages 21 and older. 409-960-6449 (Port Arthur)

The Boudain Hut

Thursday, Sunday, Wednesday, Phillip Glyn and Daze. Friday-Saturday, Creole Cookin’. Tuesday, karaoke. 409-962-5079. (Port Arthur)

La Cantina

Thursday, Skeeter Jones, free. 409-727-0404 (Port Arthur).

Capri Club

Thursday- Friday, Lucky Star Karaoke. Saturday, Parabellum, $5. Ages 21 and older. 409-724-1030 (Port Arthur)

Larry’s French Market

Thursday, Scott McGill. Friday, Zydecane. Saturday, Eazy. 409-962-3381. (Groves)

The Embers Club

Saturday, David Joel and Marcus Breaux. 409-722-2121 (Nederland)

Double H Bar and Grill

Friday, The Cadillacs, $5. Ages 21 and older. 409-296-2522. (Winnie)


Friday - Saturday, karaoke, free. 409-296-9818 (Winnie)

Gator Lounge

Friday - Saturday, BB and Company, free. Ages 21 and older. (Vinton, La.)

Texas Longhorn

Friday - Saturday, Uhnayus, All Things Undone. Ages 18 and older. 337-589-5647 (Vinton, La.)

Lucky Longhorn Casino

Saturday, Kenny Spears. Ages 21 and older. 337-589-5647 (Vinton, La.)

Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Thursday - Saturday, Jason Martin and Josiah Menard. Ages 21 and older. (Lake Charles, La.)

Caribbean Cove

Thursday, Johnny Guinn and Rue Louisane, free. Friday, Keith McCoy and CEO, free. Saturday, The Cadillacs, free. Wednesday, Static. Ages 21 and older. (Lake Charles, La.)

Otis and Henry’s

Thursday, Alex Rozell. Friday, Deuce Jacko. (Lake Charles, La.)

Wayne and Layne’s

Sunday, Ellis Vanicor and the Lacassine Playboys, $5. Ages 21 and older. 337-558-6029 (Carlyss, La.)


Friday, The Chee Weez. Saturday, Horace Trahan and Ossun Express. Ages 21 and older. (Lake Charles, La.)

Luna Live

Thursday, The Revivalists. Friday, The Lochness Mobsters, Bujie and the High Rise, The Worst. Saturday, Vagabond Swing. 337-433-4388 (Lake Charles, La.)

Happie Hippy Pizza

Saturday, Sky Hog, Cheater Pipe, Large Marge. 337-421-1717 (Lake Charles, La.)

OB’s Bar and Grill

Friday, Signature. 337-494-7336 (Lake Charles, La.)

My Place American Pub

Friday, Andy Frasco. Ages 18 and older. (Lake Charles, La.)

Cigar Club

Friday, Lingus, free. Saturday, Kory Fontenot, free. Wednesday, Kris Harper, free. Ages 21 and older. 337-562-8889 (Lake Charles, La.)

Nate’s Place

Saturday, Take This City, Gods Forgotten, With or Without, $5-$7. Ages 18 and older. 337-474-4715 (Lake Charles, La.)

Mike’s Place

Saturday, Brad Brinkley. 337-625-4916 (Sulphur, La.)

Send all entertainment listings to or call 409-721-2819.