That “Little Old Band from Texas” heads over to Southwest Louisiana this Saturday night as ZZ Top will perform inside the Grand Event Center of the Golden Nugget Casino in Lake Charles, La. Tickets are $65-$80 each for ages 21 and older at all Ticketmaster outlets. Photo by Tommy Mann Jr.

By Tommy Mann Jr. – For The Record

There will be no shortage of activities this week across the area as live music, featuring local and national acts, community theater and spring festival season continue. Visit www.localmusicguide.net for more information on artists and venues.

Wednesday, April 20

Rob Copeland @ Bar Local

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

Rod Rishard @ Cafe Del Rio

Curse and the Cure @ The Capri Club

Chester Daigle @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

LN and the Crush @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

3HG @ Rush Lounge

Total Strangers, Hulk DMI, Idiginis, Dayeater, Pug Johnson @ Texas Rose Saloon

Tim Burge @ Tradewinds Tavern

Thursday, April 21

“Into the Woods” @ Orange Community Players

Heather and the Hellcats @ The Bayou Cafe #2

The New Waves @ Blue Martini

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

The Kings of Mojo @ Cafe Del Rio

Tomplay @ Caribbean Cove

The Black Lillies, Curse and the Cure @ Courville’s

Rusty Yates @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Skeeter Jones @ Good Times Pub

Zach Gonzales @ La Cantina – Port Arthur

The Cadillacs @ Larry’s French Market

Bronco Jr. @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

BB and Company @ Mackenzie’s Pub

LN and the Crush @ Madison’s

Jerry D and Rockin’ Randy @ Orange VFW Hall

John Cessac @ Paul’s Seafood

Tin Pan Alley @ Rancho Grande

3HG @ Rush Lounge

Dustin Sonnier @ Sawdust Saloon

David Lee Kaiser @ Tradewinds Tavern

Alex Rozell @ White Horse Bar and Grill

Friday, April 22

Belinda Carlisle @ Golden Nugget Casino

Daryl Singletary and the Jones Boys, Twangsters Union @ Jerry Nelson’s Hill Country

“Into the Woods” @ Orange Community Players

The New Waves @ Blue Martini

The Cadillacs @ The Boudain Hut

The Flava Band @ Cafe Del Rio

Herbie Stutes and Grand Shin @ Caribbean Cove

Bayou Bash Band @ Cotton’s Cay

Bryan Martin @ Cowboys

Rusty Yates @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

BB and Company @ Gator Lounge

Underage @ The Gig

Ken Marvel Band @ Larry’s French Market

Matt Owen and the Eclectic Tuba, Appalache, Tack Somers @ The Logon Cafe

Bryce Shaver @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

Tin Pan Alley @ Mackenzie’s Pub

Throwdown Kings @ Madison’s

Wayne Cook @ New York Pizza – Calder Ave.

Sarah Hobbs @ Pine Tree Lodge

The Kings of Mojo @ Putter’s Deli

Rapture @ Rush Lounge

Rod Rishard @ Taco Rey

Jamie Bergeron and Kickin’ Cajuns, Mixx Fixxer @ Texas Bar-B-Q Festival in Vidor

Chemical X, Evan LeBouef, Tendo @ Texas Rose Saloon

Heather and the Hellcats @ Thirsty’s

J. Paul Jr. and the Zydeco Nu Breeds @ West Cal Arena and Sports Center

Curse and the Cure @ White Horse Bar and Grill

Saturday, April 23

ZZ Top @ Golden Nugget Casino

“Into the Woods” @ Orange Community Players

“New Orleans on Orleans Festival” feat. Ariel Bush, Warren Rabbit, Tendo, Mars Logic, Steve Fitzner, PN-G Jazz Band @ The Music Studio

The New Waves @ Blue Martini

The Cadillacs @ The Boudain Hut

Three Legged Dawg @ Cafe Del Rio

JAG @ The Capri Club

Nightbird (Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks Tribute Band) @ Caribbean Cove

Zach Gonzales @ Cecil’s

Underage, Darkness Divided, Mirages @ The Center Stage

Mixx Fixxer @ Double H Bar and Grill

Rusty Yates @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

BB and Company @ Gator Lounge

Hear N Ade, Pulse Rate Zero, Thorium Reactor @ The Gig

Still Cruisin @ Larry’s French Market

Blake Sticker @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

Mid-Life Crisis @ Mackenzie’s Pub

Atomic @ Madison’s

LA Bayou Band @ Quaker Steak and Lube

Courtney Hale Revia @ Relay for Life – Nederland

Delicious Fuzz, Boxing Dei Dei @ The Red Room

Rapture @ Rush Lounge

The Kings of Mojo @ Texas Ave Tavern

LA Roxx, Encore @ Texas Bar-B-Q Festival in Vidor

Cody Johnson @ Texas Longhorn Club

Avaris, Colossi, Von Noir, Slow Future @ Texas Rose Saloon

Paul Orta and the Kingpins @ Thirsty’s

Tin Pan Alley @ Tiki Beach Bar and Grill

Johnny Riley and the Delta Beats @ White Horse Bar and Grill

Sunday, April 24

“Into the Woods” @ Orange Community Players

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

Zach Gonzales @ The Boudain Hut North

Zydecane @ Jefferson County Singles Club

Cecile McLorin Salvant @ Banners at McNeese State University

Billy Poullard and Zydeco Combo @ Pine Tree Lodge

Monday, April 25

Stacy Bearden @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Tuesday, April 26

Blake Sticker @ Dylan’s

Kenneth Espree @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Edwin Worthy and Mike Babin @ Madison’s

Kris Harper @ Rush Lounge

Tim Burge @ Tradewinds Tavern