Best Bets, Weekend of 4/13- 4/15

4/13- 4/15

LOCAL EVENTS:


***New Time**** iHEART RADIO RED/BLUE SPRING GAME - Sat 9 am, Ladd Stadium

Get your first look at the Jags under new Head Coach Steve Campbell. Game time is at 9 am, with FREE admission and parking.  Look for our iHeartRadio team and register to win a VIP Suite Package for you and three friends at this fall’s football season opener.  CLICK HERE  


****CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER CONCERNS****GUMBO-CHILI SHOWDOWN- Sat 10am-12noon, Ladd Stadium East parking lot  CLICK HERE   


BLACK JACKET SYMPHONY presents GUNS N’ ROSES “APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION”- Sat 8pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre

The Black Jacket Symphony offers a unique concert experience through recreating classic albums in a live performance setting. he first set features the “Appetite for Destruction” album being recreated as a true symphonic piece. The second set, which features a selection of Guns N’ Roses’ “greatest hits,” features an incredible light display.  CLICK HERE    


***RESCHEDULED to 4/16: STYX and REO SPEEDWAGON, with special guest DON FELDER (formerly of the Eagles)- Monday 7pm, Wharf Amphitheater, Orange Beach, CLICK HERE   


TRAVIS TRITTSun 7pm, Mobile Saenger Theatre, CLICK HERE    


SOUTHSOUNDS MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL - Fri-Sun, various venues in downtown Mobile

SouthSounds is the first festival in the country dedicated to showcasing the best emerging and independent Southern music and art.  Festival attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy 70+ shows in more than a dozen different venues over a three-day period. Musical artists span an array of genres including Americana, Indie, Country, Bluegrass, Rock, Alternative, Metal, Soul, Funk, Blues, R&B and Hip-Hop.  CLICK HERE   


LODA ARTWALK- Fri 6pm-9pm, Lower Dauphin Arts District, downtown Mobile

Celebrating the arts in downtown Mobile! Explore this free monthly showcase of visual and performance arts!  April ArtWalk coincides with the 2018 SouthSounds Music & Arts Festival...get your VIP tickets now!   CLICK HERE   


TITANIC IN THE PARKFri 7:30pm, Mardi Gras Park, downtown Mobile

There is no charge to see this award-winning film, so bring a blanket/lawn chair and get ready to enjoy "Titanic" under the stars. Before and during the movie, be sure to check out their “Titanic Honour & Glory” Exhibition for only $5. The exhibition features real artifacts, personal stories as well as props and costumes from the 1997 film.  CLICK HERE    


TALL SHIPS PENSACOLA- Thurs 3pm-5pm (Parade of Sails); Fri/Sat 10am-10pm (Tall Ships Festival); Sun 10am-7pm (Tall Ships Festival), Plaza de Luna, downtown Pensacola

This is the first time in history Tall Ships America® will bring its TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Series of Tall Ships® races and port festivals to the Gulf of Mexico.  The grand event will occupy three-complete festival days, which will include onboard tours, sail away ventures, VIP viewing parties and events, private ship receptions, entertainment, food, and vending booths. CLICK HERE   


BALDWIN COUNTY STRAWBERRY FESTIVALSat/Sun 9am-5pm, Loxley Municipal Park

Enjoy crafts, music, carnival games and rides, a car show...and of course, strawberry shortcake! Funds raised benefit Loxley Elementary School and the ARC Baldwin County.   CLICK HERE


CIRQUE ITALIA- Thurs/Fri 7:30pm; Sat/Sun 1:30pm, 4:30pm, and 7:30pm, Cordova Mall, Pensacola

Cirque Italia water circus has a brand new show, featuring an ultra-modern water curtain that controls every droplet of water meticulously, synchronized with the most creative display of superhuman talent. CLICK HERE  


4th Annual GULF COAST SPRING FEST - Sat 7pm, Mississippi Coast Coliseum

Featuring Lil Wayne, Jeezy, Yo Gotti, Rick Ross, 2Chainz, Moneybagg Yo.   CLICK HERE    

Other BLACK BEACH WEEKEND EVENTS include TWERK FEST, SPRING BREAK CAR & BIKE SHOW, and SPRING BREAK REHAB.  CLICK HERE 

TRAFFIC WILL BE HEAVY FOR THIS EVENT. EXPECT TRAFFIC DELAYS. PLAN TO ARRIVE EARLYClick here for traffic plan. 


THE TEMPTATIONS & THE FOUR TOPS - Fri 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE   


BUSH- Sat 8pm, IP Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


QUEENSRYCHE- Sat 8pm, Hard Rock Live Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


RON WHITE- Fri 7pm and 10pm, Beau Rivage Resort & Casino Biloxi, CLICK HERE    


COREY SMITH, NOAH GUTHRIE- Fri 8:30pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE


J. RODDY WALSTON & THE BUSINESS, GREAT PEACOCK, JOHNNY NOSun 7pm, Soul Kitchen, downtown Mobile, CLICK HERE        


MOBILE POPS BAND DISNEY CONCERTSat 6pm, Medal of Honor Park, Hillcrest Road, Mobile

This is a family friendly concert, exploring the world of Disney, with selections from your all-time Disney favorites, such as Mary Poppins, The Lion King, Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, Pirates of the Caribbean, Frozen, and  more! Free and open to the public. This is an outdoor concert, so bring your chairs, blankets, and picnic basket.  CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA CIVIC BAND presents HEAL OUR LANDSat 7:30pm, Pensacola Saenger Theatre

Music has always been a vehicle used to unify and bind people together. With all the division throughout our country, we invite everyone to come together and celebrate who we are as Americans in this concert event, "Heal Our Land."  CLICK HERE   


THEATRE USA presents PERICLES- Fri/Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Laidlaw Performing Arts Center, USA campus

One of Shakespeare’s final plays, Pericles follows the adventures of the title character as he sets out to woo a princess, only to be pursued by an evil king across the vast seas. As with all of Shakespeare’s final “romances,” this stunning work deals with loss, miracles, and redemption.  CLICK HERE   


LITTLE WOMENThurs/Fri 7:30pm, Sat/Sun 3pm, Pensacola Litle Theatre, Pensacola

A story that never will grow old for its treatment of a mother's love for her children and their appreciation for the love of friends and family.   CLICK HERE   


ST MARY CRAWFISH & BLUEGRASS EXTRAVAGANZA- Sat 4pm-8pm, St Mary Catholic School, Old Shell Rd

Featuring Fat Man Squeeze! Feast on thousands of pounds of crawfish and gumbo and listen to foot stomping music into the night. This family-friendly, award-winning bluegrass festival will benefit Veterans Recovery Resources.  CLICK HERE   


LOCAL GOODNESSSun 4pm, Strada Patient Care Center, 1601 Center St

Good Food. Good Music. Good Cause.  Local Goodness is a Farm to Table event featuring local talent, Fat Man Squeeze, and benefitting the Pediatric Emergency Department at USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital.  CLICK HERE   


USA JAGS BASEBALL vs GEORGIA SOUTHERN- Fri 3:30pm (doubleheader), Sun 1pm, Stanky Field, CLICK HERE  


USA JAGS SOFTBALL vs ULM- Fri 4pm /6pm (doubleheader); Sun 1pm, Jaguar Field, CLICK HERE   


PENSACOLA BLUE WAHOOS BASEBALL vs CHATTANOOGA LOOKOUTSWed/Thurs/Fri 6:35pm, Sat 6:05pm, Sun 1:05pm, Blue Wahoos Stadium, downtown Pensacola

Promotions include Fireworks Saturday and Family Sunday.  CLICK HERE    



MOVIES:


TRUTH OR DARE (PG13)A harmless game of Truth or Dare among friends turns deadly when someone -- or something -- begins to punish those who tell a lie or refuse the dare. Stars Lucy Hale, Tyler Posey, Violett Beane


RAMPAGE (PG13)Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry transforms this gentle ape into a raging monster. Stars Dwayne Johnson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan


ISLE OF DOGS (PG13)Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. Animated, featuring the voices of Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum


SGT STUBBY: AN AMERICAN HERO (PG)A stray dog - Sgt. Stubby - gets adopted by a soldier while training for World War I. For his valorous actions, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history.  Animated, featuring the voices of Helena Bonham Carter, Logan Lerman, Gérard Depardieu 


KRYSTAL (R)A young man living a sheltered life develops a crush on a stripper and joins her Alcoholics Anonymous group just so he can be in the same room with her.  Stars Nick Robinson, Rosario Dawson, William H. Macy, Kathy Bates, Felicity Huffman


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