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April 2015

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23rd Annual MS Coast Coliseum Crawfish Music Festival

April 16-19, 23-26

A family of four can afford this festival for less than they would pay for just one admission ticket at other festivals in the region! Great talent, exciting midway rides, unique vendors, games, give-a-ways, and contests for one low daily price.

In addition to fabulous music enjoy thrilling carnival rides, arts & crafts vendors, delicious food, and more. The festival is a two-weekend event with the second weekend highlighted by a Coast Crawfish Cook-off where teams compete for trophies and cash.

If you love great music, mudbugs (crawfish), thrilling family fun carnival rides, and delicious food this is a festival you won't want to miss. The festival draws crowds from three states and averages 55,000 guests.


Awarded "2007 Southern Travel Treasure" by AAA's magazine, AAA Southern Traveler
Awarded Southeast Tourism Society (STS) Top 20 Spring Event 2004, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015

  • Date(s): 04/16/2015 - 04/26/2015
  • Times: Check website for complete schedule
  • Location: MS Coast Coliseum, 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Phone: (800) 726-2781 or (228) 594-3700
  • Admission: Admission Charged – Call for tickets

63rd Annual Mississippi Gulf Coast Spring Pilgrimage

April 22-26

The week-long event features beautiful homes, gardens, and historic locations. The event features elegant homes, gardens, and historic landmarks along the Mississippi Gulf Coast from Pascagoula to Diamondhead. Experience the treasures in each of our communities! Hosted by Gulf Coast Council of Garden Clubs. Click here for tour schedule.

Awarded American Bus Association (ABA) Top 100 Events 2004
Top Events USA 2011, 2012 & 2013

  • Date(s): 04/22/2015 - 04/26/2015
  • Location: Throughout MS Gulf Coast
  • Contact: Linda Domino - Event Coordinator
  • Phone: 228-861-5826
  • Admission: Free – Donations Appreciated

17th Annual ColOhr Fest

April 24-26

A Celebration of the ExtraOHRdinary. A celebration of the arts, held on the beautiful beachfront grounds of the world famous Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi. Enjoy the cool Gulf breezes under the shade of our sprawling 100 year old oak trees. Browse and shop through a huge variety of "Ohriginal" art from local and regional artists. Pick up some treasures from dozens of arts and crafts booths as well as home-grown veggies, plants and much more in our Ohr Marketplace. Dine on delectable dishes for which the Coast is famous! Relax and enjoy non-stop free entertainment. Try your hand at creating your own work of art - workshops and demos for adults and kids! Laugh and marvel at the often hilarious "Potter Games"...or sign up for one of our ColOhrful Contests!


  • Date(s): 04/24/2015 - 04/26/2015
  • Times: Fri. 5pm-9pm; Sat. 9am-8pm; Sun. 10am-6pm
  • Location: Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art (OOMA)
  • Phone: 228-374-5547
  • Admission: $5
  • General Admission Child: Free (ages 12 and under)

Calendar of Events

Advanced Wheel Throwing

April 2-30

Thomas Feyrer is an accomplished studio potter from Waterford, Wisconsin. He has been a successful studio potter for over 30 years, and works with advanced forms and glazing techniques. He has recently returned from extended study in Jingdezhen China and now comes to the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum of Art to share his skills and knowledge with our ceramics students. Don't miss this great opportunity to develop your throwing and glazing skills, and have fun in the process. 

  • Date(s): 04/02/2015 - 04/30/2015
  • Times: 6pm-9pm (Thursdays)
  • Location: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Ohr Okeefe Museum of Art (OOMA)
  • Phone: 228-374-5547
  • Admission: $225 (ages 16-up) 5wks class

Best Little Whore House in Texas

April 17-19; 24-26

This happy-go-lucky view of small-town vice and state-wide political side-stepping recounts the good times and the demise of the Chicken Ranch, known since the 1850s as one of the better pleasure palaces in all of Texas. The rural community of Gilbert has long tolerated, secretly relished, and certainly patronized Miss Mona's cosy homelike bordello. Governors, senators, mayors, and even victorious college football teams-sponsored by an alumnus-frequented the Chicken Ranch until that puritan nemesis Watchdog focused his television cameras and righteous indignation on the institution.

  • Date(s): 04/17/2015 - 04/26/2015
  • Times: Saturday 10am-2pm; Sunday 1pm-4pm
  • Location: Gulfport Little Theatre, 2600 13th Avenue, Gulfport
  • Contact: Gulfport Little Theatre
  • Phone: 228-864-7983
  • Admission: Call for tickets.

1699 Historical Society 2015 Weekend of Discovery

April 24-26


Friday April 24, 2015
Weekend of Discovery Kickoff!  5:30 to 7:30pm- Hancock Bank, Washington Avenue. Traditional Full Dress Presentation of d'Iberville and the Landing Party, Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours, with Merchant Costume Contest Awards. Location: Hancock Bank, Washington Avenue.

Saturday April 25, 2015 
Race to Discovery: 5K run/walk and 1-mile free kids' fun run! (in partnership with Junior Auxiliary "Fit for Life" Program) Fort Maurepas Park, Front Beach. 5K run/walk begins at 8:30 a.m., 1 mile free kids run/walk begins at 9:15am

10am  Special Mass at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church. Landing Participants in Full Dress Attire. St. Alphonsus, 502 Jackson Avenue.

Discovery Regatta! Day 1. Ocean Springs Yacht Club/Front Beach/Fort Maurepas- 10am 

Sunday April 26, 2015 Discovery Regatta Day 2. 11am
Children's Pet Parade! All ages, all pets welcome to attend and participate. Registration begins at 10am at Little Children's Park, Washington Avenue. Parade begins at 11am and travels to Marshall Park. Lunch and Awards Presentation with Landing Participants. Ocean Springs Yacht Club 12pm

The Landing of d'Iberville--Full Dress Reenactment! Fort Maurepas Park, Front Beach. Festivities begin at 3pm- Landing reenactment to begin at 4pm 

SPECIAL DOWNTOWN BIRTHDAY! Presented by Rex Distributing. Featuring Crooked Letter Brewery; 5:30pm, following the Landing Reenactment.

  • Date(s): 04/24/2015 - 04/26/2015
  • Times: See Times Above
  • Location: Fort Maurepas Park, Beach Blvd & Downtown Ocean Springs
  • Phone: 228-627-8585

Seussical Jr.

April 24

Triple Threat Academy and The Mary C presents Seussical, Jr. Horton the Elephant, the Cath in the Hat, and all of your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in Seussical, Jr. a fantastical musical extravaganza. 

  • Date(s): 04/24/2015 - 04/26/2015
  • Times: Fri & Sat. 8pm; Sun 2pm
  • Location: Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center, 1600 Government Street, Ocean Springs,
  • Contact: Mary C. Cultural Center
  • Phone: 228-818-2878
  • General Admission Adult: $15
  • General Admission Child: $10

29th Annual Gorenflo's Cobia Shoot Out

April 25

Sports anglers from across the nation converge on the Mississippi Gulf Coast for participation in a one day event that net the winners cash prizes! 

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Location: Point Cadet Marina, Highway 90, Biloxi - Behind Golden Nugget Biloxi
  • Contact: Danny & Laurie Pitalo - Event Coordinators
  • Phone: (228) 432-7387 or (228) 432-0454
  • Admission: Fishing Entry Fee Only - Spectators Free!

Bill Engvall

April 25

Most famous for his bit "Here's Your Sign," Engvall released his debut album of the same title in 1996. This single was ranked number one on the Billboards Country Sales Chart for 10 weeks, was the number-one-selling comedy album of the year and went gold, selling more than 500,000 albums. By 1999, he had released his second album titled "Dorkfish" and in 2000, his third, "Now That's Awesome." He has found tremendous success as a member of the "redneck quartet" of the Blue Comedy Collar Tour, where he is joined by Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White. The group toured together from 2000 until 2003 when their first movie of what would soon become a trilogy was released. "Blue Collar Comedy Tour," the first in the series, was released in 2003, followed by "Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again" just one year later. Engvall has appeared on the WB's "Blue Collar TV" and was host of the CMT series "Country Fried Home Videos." He also stars in the film "Delta Farce" with Larry the Cable Guy.

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 8pm
  • Location: IP Casino Resort & Spa, Studio A, 850 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi
  • Phone: 228-385-2600
  • Admission: Tickets start at $45, plus taxes and convenience fees - guests must be 21 or older

Blessed Gyrls Rock Women's Conference

April 25

Event features special guest speakers, entertainment, shopping, informational booths, lunch, and plenty of door prizes! Lucimarian Roberts Awards" also will be given to women who are an inspiration and leader to others. To purchase tickets, please visit Group rates are available for five or more attendees. Special sponsorship for churches are available as well. GROUP RATES 20 or more attendees: $12 10-19 attendees: $15 5-9 attendees: $18.

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 8:30am-3pm
  • Location: Biloxi Civic Center, 578 Howard Ave, Biloxi
  • Contact: Kearn Cherry
  • Phone: 228-239-1867
  • Admission: $25

Cookies & Canvas

April 25

Each month, learn how to paint a themed canvas while snacking on some yummy cookies! Adults and children welcome as this is a great class for the entire family to join! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult.  

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 12pm-2pm
  • Location: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Contact: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Phone: 228-207-1218
  • Admission: $20
  • Accessibility:
    • Fully Accessible

Great American Clean Up Biloxi

April 25

The City of Biloxi, has selected Saturday April 25th as Great American Cleanup day along with. Harrison County and the City of Biloxi invite all who are interested in making a difference in the cleanup efforts of our community.

Please participate starting on Saturday April 18th to Saturday April 25th in a City wide clean up event to make Biloxi more CLEAN & GREEN. We are asking for individuals, businesses, organizations, church groups, school groups and civic clubs to be involved. If you would like to select a specific cleanup area for your group or neighbor-hood, please call to register. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Supplies can be picked up from the Bond Grant House 932 Howard Ave. anytime during the week before, or on Saturday morning until noon April 25th at the Biloxi Town Green.


  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 8am-12noon
  • Location: Biloxi Town Green, 710 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Kay Miller - Event Coordinator
  • Phone: 228-435-6339/228-435-6248 (fax)
  • Admission: All Supplies Provided - Come Help & Have FUN!

Gulf Coast Symphony Concerts

April 25

The Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra 2014-2015 season "Building Bridges" includes several concerts at the Saenger Theatre. Performances will be conducted by Dr. Peter Rubardt, Leif Bjaland and Andrew Sewell. The concerts includes classic favorites by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Bach, Bernstein, Williams and more.


  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 7pm
  • Location: Saenger Theatre, Biloxi
  • Contact: Gulf Coast Symphony
  • Phone: 228-896-4276
  • Admission: Tickets start at $25
  • General Admission Child: $12 student & military

Lee Brice

April 25

Performing live at the 2015 Crawfish Music Festival.Lee Brice is an American country music singer signed to Curb Records. Throughout his career, he had Billboard Year-End's Top Country Song of 2010 with "Love Like Crazy", the title track to his 2010 debut album; this song spent a total of 56 weeks the Hot Country Songs chart by peaking at #3 and setting a record for the longest run in the chart's history. 

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 6pm
  • Location: MS Coast Coliseum and Convention, 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Phone: (800) 726-2781 or (800) 745-3000
  • Admission: Call for tickets.

Somebody's Darling

April 25

If you haven't yet heard about Somebody's Darling, an inventive rock band from Dallas, Texas, chances are you will soon. The group has played relentlessly over the last five years, clocking in over 500 shows through multiple headlining tours, numerous festival stops and supporting great artists like Shovels & Rope, Lucero and Divine Fits. The group has gained such a strong reputation across Texas - with their frenetic performances and energetic live show - that they were recently honored by Red Bull Music and invited to become an official Red Bull Sound Select Artist. SD is spearheaded by lead singer Amber Farris, whose unrefined yet tender vocals belt out blistering songs that command the attention of anyone in earshot. She's oft-likened to great singers such as Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi and Erika Wennerstrom (Heartless Bastards), but there's no borrowing, and you can't really make comparisons. Adult Roommates, released in September 2014, is the band's third full-length release and their first new recorded music in two years. Fans of My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Dawes, and the Black Keys will appreciate the band's unique sound - with roots in live expression rather than that studio-perfected sort of vibe, drawing on a range of vintage influences. 

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 6pm
  • Location: Shed Barbeque & Blue's Joint, 7501 Hwy 57, Ocean Springs
  • Contact: The Shed BBQ
  • Phone: 228-875-9590
  • Admission: No Cover charge

Wag Fest

April 25

Bring your wiener dog or small dog out for a family fun-filled afternoon! Small pups compete in heats as well as a pet costume contest! Raffle, food, & FUN for All. (Registration & Regulations) Sponsored by Hard Rock Casino & Coast Young Professionals. 

  • Date(s): 04/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: Noon-3pm
  • Location: Hard Rock Casino, 777 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Kelsey Blum - CYP Director
  • Phone: 228-604-0014
  • Admission: $10 Pet Entry Fee in advance; $15 at door

On-Going Events

Paint Party

3rd Tuesday

Wake up the inner artist. Gain insight into painting and design. Take home your work. Let's Paint!

  • Date(s): 10/21/2014- (No End Date)
  • Location: Moss Point Riverfront, 4400 Denny st, Moss Point
  • Contact: Kerry Steward/ Raechell Thomas
  • Phone: 228-475-7887
  • Admission: $25

Art Exhibits @ Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

Two new art exhibits are now on display at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. The art exhibits feature the work of Suzy Templin and Betty Magee.

Suzy was born and raised in Minnesota where she earned two bachelor degrees in Fine Art from the Minnesota State University graduating in 1996. She relocated to South Mississippi's Keesler Air Force Base in 1989 where she was hired as a Military Fine Artist. She has been doing coastal artwork for 25 years where her true love for the Gulf Coast is portrayed. She has won the Biloxi Seafood Festival Poster Contest five times. Suzy recently won Chefs to the Coast event's poster contest and the Blue Moon Art Project that was held during The Peter Anderson festival in downtown Ocean Springs.

Betty Magee began seriously painting over 40 years ago. Betty was born in McComb, MS where her father was a very prolific graphic artist, and her roots were really in New Orleans, LA where she began her art career. She won awards in her first four shows she entered which was an endorsement for her to go forward. Betty is accomplished in all mediums oils, pastels, ceramics, watercolor, acrylics and more. Art is her identity. Betty loves to paint nature. The native flora and fauna of the coast, especially the bogs with pitcher plants are represented in her exhibit in the airport. Betty also is one of the founders of the Mary C. O'Keefe Cultural Center of Arts & Education.

Both exhibits occupy the display cases located near the airline gates on the second floor of the terminal building.  

  • Date(s): 11/12/2014 - 05/31/2015
  • Location: Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport, 1100 Hangar Street, Gulfport
  • Contact: Ashley Duke
  • Phone: (228) 863-5951 x 3036

Sit! Stay! Read! Read to the Dogs!

A program for reluctant readers to practice their reading skills with dogs. This is a program where a group of trained dogs will sit and listen to a story read by the child. *You do not bring your dog.* Please call and sign your child to participate in this FREE program. The sessions will held on the 4th Saturday of each month at BILOXI PUBLIC LIBRARY! Dates for this program JANUARY 24, 2015 FEBRUARY 28, 2015 MARCH 28, 2015 APRIL 25, 2015.

  • Date(s): 01/24/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 10am-12pm
  • Location: Biloxi Library, Howard Avenue
  • Contact: Liz Catalano
  • Phone: 228-436-3095
  • Admission: Free
  • Accessibility:
    • Children

Performing & Visual Arts Conservatory

The Salvation Army Kroc Center's Performing & Visual Arts Conservatory will allow students, ages 8-15, to gain an all-encompassing, one of a kind, music & art experience. Students will choose their elective from art/set design, brass, drama, drums, guitar, or keyboard. Each student will be placed in the appropriate level, as well as take part in Chorus and Music Theory Classes. Students do not have to own their own instrument to participate. Instructors will also give performances for students to top off this experience! At the end of the semester, students will have their chance to perform in a Recital on May 16th!

  • Date(s): 01/27/2015 - 05/12/2015
  • Times: 5pm-7pm
  • Location: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Contact: The Salvation Army Kroc Center
  • Phone: 228-207-1218
  • Admission: $12

UNRIVALED - The 6th Annual High School Art Competition

February 25-May 23

UNRIVALED!!! is the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum's popular high school art competition for students in grades 9-12 will be on display for three months. This year's juror is Ocean Springs Artist Carole Marie, who specializes in multiple types of media, including ceramics, photography, sculpture and painting. Three-dimensional works of art created in various media by high school students will be on display. Cash prizes are awarded to Best in Show and First, Second and Third Place. A must see show! 

February 27  - Reception (Free)
Enjoy refreshments and see the Ohr-O'Keefe Museum's popular high school art competition.

  • Date(s): 02/25/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 10am-5pm daily; Reception 5pm-7pm
  • Location: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Ohr Okeefe Museum of Art (OOMA)
  • Phone: 228-374-5547
  • Admission: Reception is FREE
  • General Admission Adult: Adults (18+): $10; AAA & Military (with ID): $8
  • General Admission Child: Student (with ID): $5; Children (Under 5): Free
  • General Admission Senior: Seniors (60+): $8

Alex North Photography Exhibit & Workshop

March 9 - May 1

Back by popular demand, a photography exhibit by Coast native Alex North, featuring new, never-seen-before works along with some of his iconic images. "Color Blind Eyes" Alex North Photography Exhibit. The public is invited to the "Meet-The-Artist Reception", March 15 from 2-4 p.m. 

Sign up for the Photography Workshop, "Get off Auto" with Alex North and Jason Taylor, Saturday, April 18. This class is designed to help budding photographers learn how to get the most from their camera and all those settings. Workshop fee $125. Space is limited. 

  • Date(s): 03/09/2015 - 05/01/2015
  • Times: 8am-5pm daily (Reception 2-4pm March 15)
  • Location: Biloxi Visitors Center, 1050 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Bill Raymond or Biloxi Visitor Center
  • Phone: 228-374-3105
  • Admission: Free Exhibit & Reception ($125 workshop)

Katrina + 10

This daily exhibition is an examination of the catastrophic destruction, immediate relief, sustained recovery, shared experience and progress on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina striking South Mississippi. Moving multimedia exhibitions tell the story of the Katrina experience from those on the front lines: The Sun Herald, WLOX, and Mississippi Power Company. Two static environments, in the iconic pods will represent the inspirational volunteer effort from individuals and groups from around the world (coordinated by Hands on Mississippi), and the rebuilding of roads and bridges by the Mississippi Department of Transportation. 

  • Date(s): 03/20/2015 - 09/12/2015
  • Times: 10am-5pm daily
  • Location: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Ohr Okeefe Museum of Art (OOMA)
  • Phone: 228-374-5547
  • Admission: Museum admission

Learn to Draw

March 31-April 28

Learn To Draw! Beginners and continuing students. Register now (class size is limited to 10). All supplies are included. Taught by veteran art teacher Dave Jones. Please call to register and for more information. 

  • Date(s): 03/31/2015 - 04/28/2015
  • Times: 6pm - 7:30pm
  • Location: Gail Keenan Art Center, 5065 Espy Ave, Long Beach
  • Contact: Dave Jones
  • Phone: 228-234-1610
  • Admission: $75 (4 sessions)


Gulf Coast farmers markets regularly offer fresh seasonal produce; old-world handmade artisan breads; meats and sausage; artisan cheeses, butter, and cream-top milk; jams, jellies, and pickles made from local foods; cookies and other baked goods; gumbo, tamales, and other prepared foods; plus plants and handmade milk soaps and lotions. Some feature cooking demonstrations, live music, and more!  NOTE:  Locations & Times may change.

 BAY ST. LOUIS MARKET (Depot Produce & Country Market)
Location: Historic Train Depot Grounds, Bay St. Louis
Open: Year Round - Thursdays 2pm-6pm; Saturdays 9am -2pm

Location: Under the I-110 Bridge overpass on Howard Avenue, Biloxi
Open: (April - September) - Tuesdays & Thursdays
Times: 6am-4pm

Location: 10383 Automall Parkway (in front of Civic Center)
Open: Year Round - Monday-Saturdays
Times: 7am-4pm

Location: Jones Park Pavilion, Highway 90
Open: Wednesdays 9am-1pm
Saturdays 2pm-5pm

Location: 3068 Longfellow Drive, Bay St. Louis
Open: Year Round - Wednesdays
Times: 9am-1pm

Location: Jackson County Fairgrounds, 2902 Shortcut Road, Pascagoula
Open: (April-September) Wednesdays & Saturdays
Times: 7am-1pm

Location: 125 Jeff Davis Avenue - Downtown Long Beach
Open: Year Round - Saturdays
Times: 9am-12pm

Location: L&N Depot, 1000 Washington Avenue, Ocean Springs
Open: Year Round - Saturdays
Times: 9am-1pm

Location: Victory Parking Lot, 3214 Pascagoula Street, Pascagoula
Open: (April - October) - Wednesdays & Saturdays
Times: 7am-1pm

Location: War Memorial Park, Highway 90, Pass Christian
Open: Year Round - Saturdays
Times: 8am-Noon

Location: Interstate 10 at 8095 Menge Ave, Pass Christian
Open: Fridays
Times: 3pm-7pm

  • Date(s): 04/01/2015 - 12/31/2015

OOMA Homeschool Clay Play

April 1-29

Each Wednesday in April the focus is on a different clay technique and project. All instruction, glazes, and firing are included in class cost. Please sign up for each class individually and in advance. Open to all ages and skill levels. Please call to speak with the instructor if you have specific questions or ideas. 

  • Date(s): 04/01/2015 - 04/29/2015
  • Times: 10:30am-Noon
  • Location: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Ohr Okeefe Museum of Art (OOMA)
  • Phone: 228-374-5547
  • Admission: Each class individually priced.

Learn to Paint

April 2-30

Learn To Paint! Beginners and continuing students. Register now (class size is limited to 10). $80 for 4 sessions, supplies NOT included (supply list provided). Gail Keenan Art Center, 5065 Espy Avenue, Long Beach, MS. Taught by veteran art teacher Dave Jones.

  • Date(s): 04/02/2015 - 04/30/2015
  • Times: 6pm - 8pm
  • Location: Coast Episcopal School, Gail Keenan Art Center, 5065 Espy Ave, Long Beach
  • Contact: Dave Jones
  • Phone: 228-234-1610
  • Admission: $80 (4 sessions)

Live Entertainment Chill - IP Casino

Performing Live!

April 16-18 Gas Station Disco 9pm-1am
                  DJ 10pm-Until
April 19   Johnny Hozey Acoustic Duo 8pm-Midnight
April 20   Gram Rea & Friends 8pm-Midnight
April 21   Redfield Acoustic 8pm-Midnight
April 22   Brennan Roybal Duo 8pm-Midnight
April 23   Roulette Ramblers 9pm-1am
               DJ 10pm-Until
April 24-25  Grand Theft Audio 9pm-1am
                    DJ 10pm-Until
April 26   Ty Taylor Duo 8pm-Midnight
April 27    Gram Rea & Friends 8pm-Midnight
April 28   Redfield Acoustic 8pm-Midnight
April 29   Brennan Roybal Duo 8pm-Midnight
April 30   Electric Ladies Night 9pm-Until

  • Date(s): 04/16/2015 - 04/30/2015
  • Times: Performances hours above
  • Location: IP Casino Resport Spa, Chill, 850 Bayview Ave, Biloxi
  • Phone: (888) 946-2847 or (228) 436-3000
  • Admission: Free

Hard Rock Live

Performing Live!

April 17    Bible Bingo presented by Late Night Catechism. Tickets begin at $9.99
April 24    B Street Band-A tribute to Bruce Springsteen. Party packages begin at $14.99
May 1      Boz Scaggs. Tickets begin at $19.99
May 2      Biloxi Sweet Science 3 Professional Boxing. Tickets begin at $20.00
May 15    Satisfaction; the international Rolling Stones Tribute. Party packages begin at $14.99
May 22    Weird Al Yankovic-The Mandatory World Tour. Tickets begin at $29.99

  • Date(s): 04/17/2015 - 05/22/2015
  • Times: 8PM
  • Location: Hard Rock Casino, 777 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Phone: (877) 877-6256 or (228) 374-7625

Live Entertainment - Sunset Bar

Come enjoy this sleek & sexy new venue with an indoor bar and lounge area with easy access to our poplar outdoor deck. Sunset Bar has an open feel, complemented by its magnificent view of the Gulf.

April 17 Todd O'Neill
April 18 Cheri & Tony
April 24 Kelsey Moran
April 25 Gary "Redd" Necaise

  • Date(s): 04/17/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 9pm-1am
  • Location: Island View Casino Resort, 3300 West Beach, Gulfport
  • Phone: (877) 774-8439 or (228) 314-2100
  • Admission: Spectators Free - Must Be 21 or Older

Live Entertainment - View Showroom

Come and enjoy these dynmaic artists live in the Island View Showroom.  

April 17 West Story Road
April 18 Fun House
April 24 David St. Romain
April 25 Lisa Lee Albritton Band

  • Date(s): 04/17/2015 - 04/25/2015
  • Times: 9pm-1am
  • Location: Island View Casino Resort, 3300 West Beach, Gulfport
  • Phone: (877) 774-8439 or (228) 314-2100
  • Admission: Spectators Free - Must Be 21 or Older

Katrina Cafe

Katrina +10 will host a weekly series of "Katrina Cafe" presentations where well-known community leaders will discuss the challenges of Katrina in their respective fields and how they have overcame those challenges.  Admissions to luncheons, which will be held a the Ohr-O-O'Keefe, is $10 per person which includes lunch. Reservation required in advance.  For more information visit the Katrina +10 website,
April 24- Technologically Speaking; A Hancock Bank representative
May 1 - 10-8: Officers on Duty; Biloxi Police Chief John Miller
May 8 - Paying it Forward; Biloxi Fire Department
May 15 - Rooms With a View; Linda Hornsby, MS Lodging Association
May 22- A Helping Hand; Holly Gibbs, Hands On Mississippi
May 29 - Eddie Favre: The Long and Short of It
June 5 - Congressman Gene Taylor 
June 12 - Promise and Possibility; Habitat for Humanity
June 19 - D'iberville: The Little City That Could and Did; Bobby Eleuterius, city manager
June 26 - The Cellular Storm; C-Spire
July 3 - A Visiting Chief; Steve Gerard of New Sharon, Iowa
July 10 - Working Through the Storm
July 17 - Keesler: Rebuilt and Renewed
July 24 - Katrina RIP; Gary Hargrove, Harrison County Coroner
July 31 - Dealing With Disaster; Rupert Lacy, Harrison County Emergency Management Agency
Aug. 7 - Finding Salvation; Salvation Army
Aug. 14 - And Justice For All; Reilly Morse
Aug. 21 - Housing and Economic Recovery; Gerald Blessey
Aug. 28 - Lessons Learned; Mike Womack, MS Emergency Management Agency

  • Date(s): 04/24/2015 - 08/28/2015
  • Times: 12pm-1pm
  • Location: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd, Biloxi
  • Contact: Ohr Okeefe Museum of Art (OOMA)
  • Phone: 228-374-5547
  • Admission: $10 (includes lunch)