List of entertainment events in Southwest Louisiana


The American Press compiles a list of entertainment events scheduled for Southwest Louisiana. The full list is posted online each Wednesday night while a condensed guide is printed each Thursday in our Scene section. The deadline for submission is the Monday before the publication date. To have your entertainment news included, write: Scene P.O. BOX 2893 LAKE CHARLES, LA 70602. Contact Scene Copy Editor Brad Robichaux at 494-4073 (office), 494-4070 (fax) or email him at


AMERICAN LEGION POST 154, 304 North St., Leesville — Katelyn Johnson, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Info: 238-2606.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 407, 912 John Stine Road, Westlake — Karaoke with John Murry, 6 p.m., first and third Fridays each month, no cover. Pool tournaments

$5, 2 p.m. every Sunday.

ANNIE’S DRINKERY, 6212 Common 513-9003, 474-3943 Karaoke by Lunchbox, after hours Saturdays, no cover.

BOB & PETE’S, 2345 Industrial Drive, Sulphur — DJ Bear 8 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday; Karaoke 9 p.m. Fridays. No covers. Info: 882-1757.

CARRIBEAN HUNT, 4680 Common St. —Katelyn Johnson, 9 p.m.-midnight Friday. Info: 480-0755.

CIGAR CLUB, 1700 E. Prien Lake Road — Wayne Dylan, 9 p.m. Friday; Tiffany Rene, 9 p.m. Saturday. No covers. Info: 337-562-8889.

COOLER’S ICE HOUSE, 362212 Ryan St. — Rick Shettino, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, no cover; Frayed Soul, 8 p.m.-midnight, Friday. $5 cover; Jimmy Partin, 8:30

p.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturday, no cover; and karaoke with DJ David Verrett, 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, no cover.


U.S. 165, Kinder — Mikko Live: Reminisce, 9 p.m. today; No Idea, 9 p.m.

Friday and Saturday; karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays,

all free admission. Pavilion Events Center: Journey, 8 p.m. Aug.

15, tickets start at $112.25. Tickets available at Ticketmaster

and at the Coushatta Box Office. Info:; 800-584-7263.

DAR’S PLACE, 203 Post Oak Road, Sulphur — Larry’s DJ/karaoke, 7-10 p.m. Wednesday, no cover.


2717 La. 3063, Vinton — BB and Company, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday on

the casino floor, no cover. Info:


Broad St. — Andy and The Panda Bandits, Thee Andys, Mothership, 10 p.m.

Friday, $5 cover; Sargent Doobie, 9 p.m. Monday,

no cover; Vinyl Night with Daniel Castro, 9 p.m. Wednesdays, no

cover; Open Mic Night, 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays, no cover.

Info: 337-433-3144 or

FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES #2523, 803 N. 28th St., Orange, Texas — Music Jam, 3-7 p.m. Sundays, no cover. Info: 409-886-7381 or

FROSTY FACTORY, 4688 Common St. — Karaoke, 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, $3 cover. Info: 474-9019.

ISLE OF CAPRI, 100 Westlake Ave., Westlake — Tracy Lawrence, 7 p.m. Aug. 17, tickets cost $15 and $25 with a Fan Club Card, $20 and $30

without. Info:

JACKPOT JUNCTION, 2708 S. Ruth St., Sulphur — DJ Big Red, 7-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, no cover.

JACKY’S WESTERN BAR, 2090 Pujol Road, Lake Charles 70615 — Live band, 10 p.m. Fridays, no cover. Karaoke with Doug, 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Rooster

karaoke DJ, 8 p.m. Thursdays. Info: 337-433-7300.

LAMPLIGHTER LOUNGE, 1906 N. Martin Luther King Highway — Live Band or DJ, 7 p.m. Fridays; Songwriters’ Nite, 7 p.m Tuesdays. No covers.


777 Avenue L’Auberge — Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill: Karaoke with DJ

Eric Scott, 8 p.m. Mondays; Jen Kober’s Home Grown Comedy

Show, 9 p.m. Wednesdays in August, $10 admission. Tickets

available at 800-745-3000, at Legends or at the L’Auberge Business

Center. Info:

LINDA’S KARAOKE & SPORTS LOUNGE, 4338 Lake St. — Karaoke with Shakey, 8 p.m.-midnight Mondays; karaoke with Russ, 8:30 p.m.-midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays

and 8:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. No covers.

LOGGERHEAD’S BAR, 3748 La. 3059 — JC Melancon, 5-8 p.m. Friday; Judd Bares, 7-11 p.m. Saturday; Brian Fontenot Band, Sunday. No covers.

LONGHORN ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX, 2374 La. 109 South, Vinton — No covers at the Lucky Longhorn Casino, no cover until 10 p.m. for ages 21 and up, $10 cover

for minors at the Texas Longhorn Club. Info: or 589-5647, ext. 108.

MARY’S LOUNGE, 4017 E. Broad St., 337-433-2952 — Cruzin Da Coast Poker run, music by Jimmy Partin and X It 43, 4 p.m. Saturday; Brad Brinkley

and Comfort Zone, 5 p.m. Sunday. No covers.

MICCI’S, 3606 Ryan St. — Brad Brinkley, 8 p.m. tonight, no cover; Cory Fontenot, 10 p.m. Saturday, no cover; Kris Harper, 8 p.m. Aug.

21, no cover. Info: 478-0606.

NO NAME LOUNGE, 6120 Common St. — Karaoke with Shakey, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Fridays; Karaoke with Rooster, 7-11 p.m. Sundays. No covers.

O.B.’S BAR & GRILL, 1301 Ryan St. — Katelyn Johnson Band / Bike Night, 7-10 p.m. today. Info: 494-7336.

OLD TOWN TAVERN, 2801 Kirkman St. — Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, no cover. Info: 337-430-0330.

PARADISE DAQUIRIS, 2021 Country Club Road — Tom Brandow, 8 p.m., Saturday. Info: 240-8496.

SAM’S COVE, 3609 Davis Road, Westlake 430-0380 — Shake N Bake Karaoke, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays and 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturdays.

No covers.

SHE-B’S LOUNGE, 1603 U.S. 90 W., Jennings — Karaoke, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, no cover. Info: 824-5070.

THE SPOT BAR & GRILL, 5402 Common St. — Kenzie Newman & Free Food, 7-11 p.m. today, no cover; karaoke by Entune, 7-11 p.m. Friday, no cover; Jerry Dee and Rockin Randy, 4-8 p.m.

Sunday, no cover; Wii Bowling tournament, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Info: 310-0548.

TROPICAL SPIRITS, E. Napoleon, Sulphur — Karaoke by En-Tune, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays, no covers.

VFW POST 8107, 1325 E. Napoleon St. Sulphur — T K Hulin, 8 p.m.-midnight, Friday.

VFW POST 2130, 1900 Country Club Road, Lake Charles — Ellis Vanicor and Lacassine Playboys, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, $7 cover. Info: 477-7546.

VFW POST 3802, 5416 La. 27, DeQuincy —Redbone Cookin´, 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, $5 singles, $8 couple; Call 786-3802.

WAGIN’ CAJUN, 2706 S. Beglis Parkway, Sulphur — Karaoke by Rox, Wednesdays, Live DJ on Thursday Ladies night; Live DJ Friday. No covers.

WAYNE & LAYNE’S DELI, 3906 La. 27 S., Sulphur 558-6029 — Ellis Vanicor and the Lacassine Playboys, 3-7 p.m. Sundays, $5 cover.


Singles Club, 6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Little Habibi Center, 2928 Pack Road. Married couples invited. $5 cover. Info: 477-5636.

Teen dance,

7-10 p.m. Fridays at JoBeck’s, 504 N. Beglis Parkway, for ages 11-17,

$5 admission. Info: 337-485-9353 or visit


EUNICE — “Rendez-vous des Cajuns,”

Goldman Thibodeaux & The Lawtell Playboys and Hubert Maitre &

The Triangle Aces, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Theater in

Eunice. Doors open at 4 p.m. Admission $5. Info: 337-457-7389,

MARKSVILLE — Paragon Casino Resort,

Survivor, 8 p.m. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased on, at LA 1 Gifts and Voila or by calling 1-800-745-3000.

For more information visit

BEAUMONT — Ford Park, Vince Neil, 5 p.m. Aug. 17. Tickets start at $18.50 and can be purchased at Ticketmaster outlets, the Lake Charles Civic

Center box office or by phone at 800-745-3000.

L’Auberge Casino Resort —Bare Naked Ladies,

Oct. 25. Doors open at 8 p.m.; show begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $45.

All tickets are standing room only and go on sale

Friday, August 16 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased in person at

the Business Center, at Legends at L’Auberge, or by visiting Tickets can also be purchased by calling

Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. Guests must be 21 years of age

and present a valid photo ID.


USS Orleck Naval Museum,

604 N. Enterprise Blvd. — USS Orleck World War II destroyer tours,

admission $6 for ages 60-plus, $7 adult, $4 ages 6-12,

5 and under free. Museum hours: weekdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday

10 a.m.-4 p.m., closed Sunday for private events. Laser

tag public play, Monday-Thursday 4-9 p.m. Laser tag birthday

parties also available. Ship can be reserved for other events.

Info:, email:, phone: 337-214-7447.

Jennings Main Street Farmers’ Market,

every Saturday 7-10 a.m. and Wednesday 4-6 p.m. in Founder’s Park.

Contact Jo-Anne O’Quain for more information at 337-821-2723

or email at

Cinemark, Classic Film Series, “Pulp Fiction,” 2 p.m. Sunday and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Tickets available at

JENNINGS — Movie Night at the Strand, “Charade” 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 17. Tickets cost $5 for adults and $3 for children up to 12 and seniors 60 and older. For

more information, call 821-5509.

Bedford Blues & BBQ Festival, Aug. 30-Sept. 1 . Journey tribute concert Friday; barbecue cook-off and performances by blues legends John Mayall, Jimmie

Vaughan and Buddy Guy Saturday and Sunday. Info:

Art Exhibits

Associated Louisiana Artists Gallery by the Lake, “Virtual Paint” by Linda Ritchey, running until Sept. 13. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Info: or call 337-436-1008.

Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center, “Elvis: Grace and Grit,” running until Sept. 7; “The Dopamine Chronicles,” by Marty Bee, running until Sept. 7; “Abraham

Lincoln: The Image,” running until Oct. 12. Info: 491-9147 or visit

ORANGE — Stark Museum of Art,

“Tales and Travels,” running until Jan. 11, book discussion with Tim

Severin on “In Search of Robinson Crusoe,” 11 a.m.

Aug. 17; “Painting the Pages: Hidden Treasures,” running until

Oct. 12 Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission costs

$6 for adults, $5 for seniors age 65 and older, $2 for children

4-9 and free for toddlers 3 and under. Info:409-886-2787 or


The W.H. Stark House, “Tales and Travels: A Family Scrapbook,” running until Jan. 11. Open Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 409-886-2787

or visit

SULPHUR — Henning Cultural Center, “Works of Men,” ending today. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Call 337-524-0357 for more information.

McNeese State University, Abercrombie Gallery: Foundation Design Juried Exhibition, running until Aug. 30.

The Abercrombie Gallery is located in Room 125 in the Shearman Fine

Arts Center. The Grand Gallery is located at the entrance

of the Shearman Fine Arts Annex. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.

For more information, call the visual arts department at


JENNINGS — Zigler Art Museum, “The Buccaneer Artists Have Landed,” featuring

18 artists from Calcasieu Parish, running until Aug. 31. Hours: 10

a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Admission

is $5 for adults and $2 for children. For more information call

337-824-0114 or email

Gallery on the Bluff, Artwork by Marilyn Cox. The gallery is located at 1435 La. 378 Suite C in Moss Bluff.

Black Heritage Gallery, Photography by Richard Buckley, running until Aug. 27. Call 337-488-0567 for more information.

Gueydan Museum, 212 Main St., Gueydan — Sculptures by Frederick O. Daspit, running through September. Hours are 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday

and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Info: 337-536-0443.