SW La. nightlife calendar: There’s always something to do

Nightlife

Bodega Wine Dive, 3505 Country Club Road — The Cooley’s, 7-10 p.m. Saturday.

Bon Temps Bar & Grill, 330 Arena Road inside the DoubleTree by Hilton — JC Melancon, 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Crying Eagle, 1165 E. McNeese St. — Brew-zy Brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.

Golden Nugget, 2550 Golden Nugget Blvd. — Blue Martini: DJ Big Kev & Turbo, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. tonight; Time Machine, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday; DJ TySki, 11 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Friday-Saturday; Three Thirty Seven, 8 p.m.-midnight Sunday. Rush Lounge: Mo Jiles Band, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday-Sunday.

Jeanne’s Bourbon Street BBQ, 915 Sampson St., Westlake — Cajun Jam Session, 5-8 p.m. every two weeks on Mondays.

L’Auberge Casino Resort, 777 Avenue L’Auberge — John Guidroz, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday.

Luna Bar & Grill, 719 Ryan St. — Lost Riders 7-10 p.m. Saturday; Street Side Jazz Band, 11 a.m. Sunday.

The M Bar Sports Bar & Grill, 3231 Kirkman St. — Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Thursdays.

Mellow Mushroom, 3420 Ryan St. — Jazz Night, 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays.

Panorama Music House, 331 Broad St. — Julian Primeaux Band 9 p.m. Friday; Dueling Pianos with New Orleans Piano Maniacs, 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday; L.A. Roxx, 9 p.m.-midnight Sunday.

Paul’s Rib Shack, 4800 Nelson Road — Three Sheets, 6-9 p.m. Friday; Doc Wilder, 6-9 p.m. Saturday.

Rikenjaks Brewing Company, 3716 Ryan St. — Taylor Fillion, 6-9 p.m. Sundays.

Concerts

Downtown at Sundown Concert Series — 6-9 p.m. May 24, 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center.

Golden Nugget — Matt Mathews, 8:30 p.m. May 24, no tickets available; Casey Donahew Band, 8 p.m. May 25, tickets $10-$20; Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan, 8:30 p.m. May 31, tickets $20-$25; Steve Trevenio, 8 p.m. June 8, tickets $20-$35.

L’Auberge — Trace Adkins, 8 p.m. June 1, tickets $65-$97; Chris Janson, 8 p.m. July 20, tickets $55-$85; Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m. Aug. 17, tickets $100-$125.

Art Exhibits

1911 Historic City Hall, 1001 Ryan St., open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday with free admission — “Spring Showcase” by the Artisans’ Gallery through June 15 in the first-floor gallery; Justin Garcia’s “If These Walls Could Talk” through Aug. 17; Buddy White’s “Storytelling,” through July 20 in Gallery By the Lake; Artwork by Angel Allen-Tardivel through May 31 in the Black Heritage Gallery.

Dance

Central School Arts & Humanities Center, 809 Kirby St., Room 307 — Group country dance class, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $15 class fee.

WESTLAKE — Pinederosa Park Freedom Hall, 3104 Westwood Road — Free dance lessons 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays.

VINTON — Ward 7 Recreation Community Center, 1615 Horridge St. — Country western dance classes 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays; cost $10 per person.

Special

Avenue of Flags — 6 a.m.-5 p.m, May 27, Orange Grove/Graceland Cemetery, 2023 Broad St.

Calcasieu Parish Short Film Festival — 11 a.m. May 25, Henning Cultural Center, 932 Ruth St. in Sulphur.

Kiwanis Club of Lake Charles Crawfish Boil — 1-5 p.m. May 25, OB’s Bar & Grill.

Sasol’s Nature in Focus: Wings of Wonder and All Things Birds, 10 a.m.-noon May 25, Tuten Park, 3801 Nelson Road.

Smoke on the Water — Car show at North Beach-Interstate 10,  8 a.m.-6 p.m. May 25.

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