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 407, 912 John Stine Road, Westlake — Dance with Howard Sonnier and the Highway Lights, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Aug. 30, 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.

CIGAR CLUB, 1700 E. Prien Lake Road — RKW Show, 9 p.m. Friday; Free Bayou Rum Tasting, 7-10 p.m., Loaded 44RZ, 9 p.m. Saturday; Mike

Dolan & Dick N Jane, 9 p.m. Aug. 28. No covers. Info: 337-562-8889.

COOLER’S ICE HOUSE, 362212 Ryan St. — Mike Nash, 6-9 p.m. today, no cover; karaoke with DJ David Verrett, 8 p.m.-midnight, Friday. no cover; Mark Reeves

and Twisted X, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, $5 cover; karaoke with DJ David Verrett, 7-10 p.m. Aug. 28, no cover.


U.S. 165, Kinder — Mikko Live: Bernie Alan, 7 p.m. today; Mixed Nuts, 9

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

all free admission. Pavilion Events Center: Gary Allan, 8 p.m.

Saturday, sold out. Tickets available at Ticketmaster and at

the Coushatta Box Office. Info:;


CUZ’S LOUNGE, 2116 E. Napoleon St., Sulphur — DJ Wilson, 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays. No covers. Info: 533-8688.

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


2717 La. 3063, Vinton — Gator Lounge: City Heat, 9 p.m. Friday and

Saturday, no cover. Info:


Broad St. — Certain Satellites, Jenny & the Reincarnation, Purple,

10 p.m. Friday, $5 cover; Dolo Jazz Suite #5 with AF

the Naysayer, 7 p.m., Saturday, $7 cover; Mason Feduccia, 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 — Caribbean Cove: Jag, 8 p.m. today; Crossroads, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday; Ryan Harris and Killin

Time Band, 8 p.m. Saturday; Brandon Ledet and Creole Touch, 8 p.m. Aug. 28, no covers. Otis and Henry’s: Kory Fontenot, 5

p.m. today; Wayne Dylan, 5 p.m. Friday. No Covers. Headliners: John Anderson, 9 p.m. Friday, tickets cost $15 and $25 with

a Fan Club Card, $5 and $10 without. For more information, visit

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 — JC Melancon, 7 p.m. Friday; Songwriters’ Nite, 7 p.m Tuesdays. No covers.

L’AUBERGE CASINO RESORT, 777 Avenue L’Auberge — Jack Daniel’s Bar and Grill: DJ Mata, 10 p.m. today and 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday; karaoke with

DJ Eric Scott, 8 p.m. Mondays; Liquid Society: Ratt, 8:30 p.m., today, tickets cost $15.25; Jen Kober’s Home Grown Comedy

Show, 9 p.m. Wednesdays in August, $10 admission. Jerry Lewis, 9 p.m., Aug. 30, tickets start at $45. 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 — COD (Cajun on Demand) , 5-8 p.m. Sunday. No covers.

LONGHORN ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX, 2374 La. 109 South, Vinton — Mark Reeves and Twisted X, 11 p.m.-3 a.m. Friday. 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 — JC Melancon, 5 p.m. Sunday; Lil Abe Amanuel and The Dew Knot Playboyz, 5 p.m. No covers.

MICCI’S, 3606 Ryan St. — Brad Brinkley, 8 p.m. tonight, no cover; John Guidroz and Kevin Lambert, 10 p.m. Friday, no cover; Honey

Jar, 10 p.m. Saturday, $3 cover; Kris Harper, 8 p.m. Aug. 28, 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.

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.

SHA SHA’S OF CREOLE RESTAURANT, 609 Ryan St., 337-494-7227 — Josephine & The Soul Machine, 7-10 p.m. Friday, no cover.

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. — Karaoke

by Entune, 7-11 p.m. Friday, no cover; Howard Sonnier, 4-8 p.m. Sunday,

no cover; Wii Bowling tournament, 6 p.m. Tuesdays.

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 2130, 1900 Country Club Road, Lake Charles — Knight Train, 7-11 p.m. Saturday, $7 cover. Info: 477-7546.

VFW POST 8107, 1325 E. Napoleon St. Sulphur — Louisiana Scramble Band, 8 p.m.-midnight, Friday, no cover.

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 — Taytem’s Day Benefit, plate lunches start at 11 a.m., bands start at 1 p.m., Saturday; 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,” Howard Noel, Jr. & Cajun Boogie, 6-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Liberty Theater in Eunice. Doors open at 4 p.m. Admission $5. Info:


MARKSVILLE — Paragon Casino Resort, The Beatles tribute band The Fab Four, 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

L’Auberge Casino Resort —Barenaked 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. 28. Tickets available at

NATCHITOCHES — Zydeco Festival & Poker Run, Aug. 30- 31 in the Landmark Historic District. Admission is free on Friday, $7 on Saturday for persons 12 and over. For

more information, call 800-259-1714

CARENCRO — Lafayette Reggae & Cultural Festival, Aug. 24-25 at Pelican Park. Admission costs $20, $10 for students with valid I.D., free for children 10 and under with an

adult. For more information, call 337-886-0572.

IOWA — Iowa Arts and Crafts Festival 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday at the Iowa Community Center, 209 U.S. 90. Free admission. For more information, call 337-721-7101

or 337-582-3597 if calling within Iowa.

Family and Youth Festival, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Charles Civic Center. Tickets cost $3 for adults and $2 for children. For more information,

call 337-436-9533 or visit

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, “Jack and John,” running until Sept. 19. 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

Black Heritage Gallery, Photography by Richard Buckley, running until Aug. 26. 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.