Photo by Tommy Mann Jr.

Regional party and dance band Encore will perform starting at 9 p.m., Friday, April 8, at Madison’s on Dowlen Road in Beaumont. Admission is charged at the door and the show is for ages 21 and older.

Entertainment for the week

By Tommy Mann Jr.

The Record

Festival season hits full stride in Orange County this month and it all begins this weekend with the Orange County River Festival, which is being held in conjunction with the Elite Redfish Series Classic Kick Off fishing tournament at the City of Orange Boat Ramp. Visit for information on artists and venues.

Wednesday, April 6

The Hot Sardines @ Lutcher Theater

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

David Joel @ Cafe Del Rio

John and Thomas Teague @ The Capri Club

Chester Daigle @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Danny Dillon @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

Orphan Annie @ Rush Lounge

Curse and the Cure @ The West Bar and Grill

Thursday, April 7

GoGo Dolls @ Blue Martini

Clint Faulk @ The Boudain Hut

Frank Gilligan @ Cafe Del Rio

Will Wesley and the Jukebox Band @ Caribbean Cove

Midnight River Choir, Tyler Darby @ Dylan’s

Kay Miller and Aaron Horne @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Deep Creek Band @ Good Times Pub

Dickie and the Tornadoes @ Larry’s French Market

David Joel @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

BB and Company @ Mackenzie’s Pub

Baby Birds @ Madison’s

The Cadillacs @ Orange VFW Hall

John Cessac @ Paul’s Seafood

Orphan Annie @ Rush Lounge

Zach Gonzalez @ White Horse Bar and Grill

Friday, April 8

KC and the Sunshine Band @ Golden Nugget Casino

GoGo Dolls @ Blue Martini

Creole Cookin’ @ The Boudain Hut

Tin Pan Alley @ Cafe Del Rio

David Joel Band @ Caribbean Cove

Breaktime for Francis, The Nobody’s @ The Center Stage

Haywire @ Cotton’s Cay

Glen Templeton @ Cowboys

The Fresh Hits @ Dylan’s

Twangsters Union @ Elk’s Lodge – Beaumont

Kay Miller and Aaron Horne @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Prime Time @ Gator Lounge

Heavy Trails, Here/After, Boogerbear, Warren Rabbit @ The Gig

The Cadillacs @ Honky Tonk Texas

The Kadillacs @ Jack Daniels Bar and Grill

Bag of Donuts @ Jerry Nelson’s Hill Country

Frayed Soul @ Larry’s French Market

Crossroads Trio @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

High Street @ Mackenzie’s Pub

Encore @ Madison’s

Wayne Cook @ New York Pizza – Calder Ave.

Rick Danna @ New York Pizza – Neches St.

Brad Brinkley and Comfort Zone @ Orange Boat Ramp

John Cessac @ Pine Tree Lodge

Orphan Annie @ Rush Lounge

Rod Rishard @ Taco Rey

Delicious Fuzz, Atlantic Thrills, Snorlaxx @ Texas Rose Saloon

Tim Burge and the Reckoning @ White Horse Bar and Grill

Saturday, April 9

Travis Tritt @ Golden Nugget Casino

Idel Minds @ 171 Junction Roadhouse

Alez Rozell @ Beau Reve

Rod Rishard @ Big Boi’s Crawfish – Central Mall

GoGo Dolls @ Blue Martini

Creole Cookin’ @ The Boudain Hut

Bayou Rush @ Cafe Del Rio

Fast Lemon @ The Capri Club

The Kadillacs @ Caribbean Cove

Signature @ The Center Stage

The Lakeview Band @ DeQuincy Railroad Festival

Throwdown Kings @ Dylan’s

Kay Miller and Aaron Horne @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Prime Time @ Gator Lounge

Richard LeBouef and Two Step @ Honky Tonk Texas

Ken Marvel Band @ Larry’s French Market

Evil Triplett, Jamey Lewis and The Noose, Good Grief @ The Logon Cafe

John Cessac @ Luke’s Icehouse Beaumont

Crossroads Band @ Luke’s Icehouse Mid-County

Wayne Dylan @ Mackenzie’s Pub

The Pegwinders @ Madison’s

Craig Campbell, Chad Richard @ Orange Boat Ramp

The SLAGS @ Rush Lounge

Heather and the Hellcats @ Tammy’s

Three Legged Dawg @ Texas Ave. Tavern

Ten Pole Drunk, Semon Demon @ Texas Rose Saloon

Courtney Hale Revia @ Vine 2 Wine

Sunday, April 10

The Lakeview Band @ 171 Junction Roadhouse

Creole Cookin’ @ The Boudain Hut

Ken Marvel Band @ Jefferson County Singles Club

Keith Kire and Honky Tonk Special @ Pine Tree Lodge

Black Irish Texas, The Ramblin’ Boys, The Burnpile @ Texas Rose Saloon

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

Monday, April 11

Stacy Bearden @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Tuesday, April 12

Carlin Renshaw @ Dylan’s

Kevin Lambert @ Ember Grille and Wine Bar

Matt and Katie @ Rush Lounge