Entertainment for the Week (Sept. 30 – Oct. 6, 2015)

Fall is here and the activities are everywhere you look, whether it is festivals, carnivals, theater or live music events. Find something you enjoy and make the most of the week and weekend.


Wednesday, Sept. 30

Lions Club Carnival @ Lions Den Park – Orange

Kevin Fowler, American Aquarium, The Bayou Blackbirds @ Texas Rice Festival – Winnie

Jimmy Kaiser @ Tradewinds Tavern

Dead or Alive @ Blue Martini

Lee Pelly and Friends @ The Capri Club

Perkins Road @ Rush Lounge

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

Jessie Taylor, Casey Courville @ Luna Bar and Grill

Brian Moore @ Cigar Club

Josephine @ Jack Daniels Bar and Grill

Chris Miller and Bayou Roots @ Loggerheads Bar

Blake Sticker @ Luke’s

Chester Daigle @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar


Thursday, Oct. 1

Lions Club Carnival @ Lions Den Park – Orange

Josh Abbott Band, Jamie Talbert and the Band of Demons, Honky Tonk Jones @ Texas Rice Festival

Midnight River Choir, Nate Rodriguez, Curse and the Cure @ Courville’s

Skeeter Jones @ La Cantina – P.A.

BB and Company @ Mackenzie’s Pub

Jimmy Kaiser @ Luke’s

The New Waves @ Blue Martini

Perkins Road @ Rush Lounge

Blake Sticker @ The Grill

Keith Kire and Myles Myers @ Madison’s

Drivin’ Dixie @ Rancho Grande

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

Mark Nesmith @ Tradewinds Tavern


Friday, Oct. 2

Dwight Yoakum @ The Grand Ballroom of Golden Nugget Casino

Lions Club Carnival @ Lions Den Park – Orange

“The Hobbit” @ Port Arthur Little Theater Playhouse

Wayne Toups and ZydeCajun, Jamie Bergeron and Kickin’ Cajuns, Geno Delafose and French Rockin’ Boogie @ Texas Rice Festival

Keith Kire @ Cecil’s

Guesswork @ Cotton’s Cay

The Scheme @ Madison’s

Danny Dillon @ Bar Local

The Vibes @ Dylan’s

Curse and the Cure @ The Bayou Cafe #2

The Tugboats, Shady Rest Band @ Luna Live

Caylan Daughrity @ Luke’s

Bernie Alan Band @ The Center Stage

Wayne Cook @ New York Pizza and Pasta – Calder Ave.

Rick Danna @ New York Pizza and Pasta – Downtown Bmt

The New Waves @ Blue Martini

Perkins Road @ Rush Lounge

Casey Chesnutt @ Pine Tree Lodge

Reed Planchard @ Loggerheads

Creole Cookin’ @ The Boudain Hut

Ward, Bowen and Steinman @ The Logon Cafe

Larry Tillery and the Vagabond Dreamers @ Texas Longhorn Club

Texas Legacy @ Rusty Nail


Saturday, Oct. 3

Jerry Lee Lewis, Jake Rowley and The Payola Kings @ Julie Rogers Theatre

The Orchestra @ Golden Nugget Casino

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” @ Lutcher Theater (2 shows)

Lions Club Carnival @ Lions Den Park – Orange

“The Hobbit” @ Port Arthur Little Theater Playhouse

Bag of Donuts, Aaron Watson, Shinyribs, Johnny Lee @ Texas Rice Festival

HELLCAT HOEDOWN feat. Knuckle Deep Acoustic, Autumn in April, Bronco Jr., Danny Dillon, Spencer Marks, The Bayou Blackbirds @ The Capri Club

Fast Lemon @ Dylan’s

Buhu, Sexual Thunder @ The Logon Cafe

Brandon Rhyder @ Stingaree Down Under

Tyler Darby and Justin Judalet @ Luke’s

Zerohead, Delicious Fuzz, Jake A. Hooker @ Texas Rose Saloon

Daniel Lynn @ Hardheads

The New Waves @ Blue Martini

Perkins Road @ Rush Lounge

AEP @ Jack Daniels Bar and Grill

Jerry Mullin @ Sartin’s – Nederland

Jimmy Kaiser @ The Grill

Tim Burge @ Cecil’s

The Ruxpins @ Madison’s

Eric Tessmer @ Texas Ave. Tavern

Creole Cookin’ @ The Boudain Hut

The Fanatics @ Bamboo Beach Bar

Larry Tillery and the Vagabond Dreamers @ Loggerheads Bar

Texas Legacy @ Rusty Nail


Sunday, Oct. 4

“The Hobbit” @ Port Arthur Little Theater Playhouse

Billy Poullard and the Zydeco Combo @ Pine Tree Lodge

Ken Marvel Band @ Jefferson County Singles Club

Wayne Cook @ Suga’s Deep South

Chester and Jairus Daigle @ Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill

Creole Cookin’ @ The Boudain Hut

Ellis Vanicor and the Lacassine Playboys @ Wayne and Layne’s


Tuesday, Oct. 6

Kris Harper @ Rush Lounge

Caylan Daughrity @ Dylan’s

Tim Burge and Black Sticker @ Madison’s

Alex Rozell @ Tradewinds Tavern

Shaylee Sarver and Company @ Rusty Nail


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