Around the Area

Around the Area HeaderA variety of shows, events, activities beyond the casino scene


Thursday-Saturday, March 23-25
What:  The Mohave High School Drama Department presents “Fiddler on the Roof,” the Tony winning musical.
Where: Mohave High School Auditorium, 2251 Hwy 95 (corner of Hancock and Hwy 95), Bullhead City
When: Thurs-Sat, March 23-25 (7 p.m.)
Cost: $7; $5 for students with ID
Info: Call Lori Garner at 928-758-3916, ext 1247 or email


Friday-Sunday, March 24-26
What: GraceArts Live presents “The Sound of Music” based on the award winning musical story. Familiar songs include “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Me,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” and the title song.
Where: GraceArts Live theatre, 2146 McCulloch Blvd, Lake Havasu City.
When: Fri-Sun, 17-19, 24-26 (Fri-Sat shows 7:30 p.m.; Sun shows 2 p.m.)
Cost: $25 adults (plus tax/fees); $12 (plus tax/fees) ages 17 and under. Seats are reserved. Advanced tickets are available at the theater box office, M-F (3-6 p.m.) and one hour before show time; or online at
Info: Call 928-505-ARTS (2787) or visit the theater or


Saturday, March 25
NOTE: this program is also presented on Fri, March 24 (2 p.m.) as part of the Mohave County Library, Bullhead City Branch’s schedule; see under “Ongoing” section that follows
What: “Our Time, Our History” presented by Sounds of Kingman features the program, “Arizona Songbirds: The Lives of Marty Robbins and Linda Ronstadt”.
Where: Mohave Museum of History and Art, 400 W Beale St, Kingman
When: Sat, March 25 (2 p.m.-3 p.m.)
Cost: free
Info: Contact 928-725-0288 or email; or go to


Saturday, March 25
What: The Nola Charles Memorial Golf Tournament benefits area kids winter coat and summer swim programs. Sponsored by the Morning Kiwanis Club of Bullhead City, this is a 2-person scramble format, with a shot gun start.
The price includes a gift bag, contest prizes and a late lunch. First, second and third place prizes and trophies. No cash prizes.
Sponsorship packages available.
Anderson Ford in Bullhead City will award a new Ford Fusion for a hole in one.
Where: Huukan Golf Club at Desert Lakes, 5835 Desert Lakes Dr., Fort Mohave, Arizona.
When: Sat, March 25 (check in 8 a.m., shot gun start 9 a.m.)
Cost: $75 per person, $45 for Huukan members
Info: Lynn (970-485-2585, Karla 928-715-0484 or Charlie 714-392-2737


Saturday, March 25, April 8
What:  The Kingman Kut-Ups Square Dance Club invites the public to join their evening of square dancing.
Where: Kathryn Heidenreich Adult Center, 1776 Airway Ave., in Kingman
When: Sat, March 25, April 8 (7 p.m.)
Info: Call Nancy Atkeson, 928-530-8919, or visit their website:


Sunday, March 26
What: Beale Celebrations hosts a Bridal Expo that includes a fashion show highlighing today’s fashions.
Where: Beale Celebrations, 201 N. 4th Std, Downtown Kingman
When: Sun, March 26 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)
Cost: $5 per person, children under 12 free, includes a swag bag.
Info: Call Jamie Taylor, 928-530-2056.


October through March
Next one is Thursday, March 30
What: The Colorado River Concert Association presents their 2016-17 series of community concerts and shows with the following line-up:
•Thurs, March 30, 2017: Equinox Little Big Band features Jeremy Davis and Clay Johnson and The Fabulous Equinox Little Big Band who present the best original arrangements and exceptional musicianship on a tour of the Great American Songbook; Big Band music for a new generation; see for more
Where: All performances at Mohave High School Performing Arts Center, 2251 Highway 95, Bullhead City.
When: Thurs, March 30 (7 p.m.)
Cost: $25
Info: See or email


Friday, March 31
What: Beale Celebrations hosts a concert with live music featuring country rock band Brad Johnson & The Killin’ Time Band, and alternative rock band Wayland.
Where: Beale Celebrations, 201 N. 4th Std, Downtown Kingman
When: Fri, March 31 (doors open 7 p.m., show starts 8 p.m.)
Cost: Tickets range from $20-$45
Info/Tickets: see


Friday, March 31
What: Experience the nostalgia of a Drive-In Movie when the Kingman Parks & Rcreation department hosts their upcoming event. Watch the film from the comfort of your car.  Concessions will be available and this season’s proceeds will benefit Kingman Little League. Movie title TBA.
Where: Southside Park, 1001 Buchanon Ave, Kingman
When: Fri, March 31 (movie starts at dark, or about 7 p.m.).
Info: Call 928-757-7919


Friday, March 31, Saturday, April 1
What: The Colorado River Medical Center presents the 41st Colorado River Round Up, coordinated by the Needles Rodeo Association. Sanctioned by the Grand Canyon Professional Rodeo Association, Slash M Rodeo and Scott McDaniels witll provide the rodeo stock for all the traditional rodeo events fans expect to see. Bob Weir will be the announcer, Austin Singley is the rodeo clown. All proceeds go back into the tri-state area. Bradley Chevrolet is the VIP sponsor.
Events include the 2nd Annual Colorado River Round Up Horseshoe Tourney, Moto X Barrel Racing, the Lil Wrangler Rodeo, and Junior barrel racing.
Rodeo dances will follow rodeo performances Friday and Saturday nights, featuring Briana Payne and The Boys, from Kingman, Az., providing live music.
The Rodeo Store opens at 800 W. Broadway, Suite A in Needles from Mon, March 27-Thurs, March 30 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Lil Wrangler Rodeo registration available here for Saturday’s mutton bustin’ and calf riding events.
Where: Needles Rodeo Grounds, 1001 San Clemente, Needles, California
When: Friday, March 21,(gates open 4 p.m., performances start 6 p.m.); Saturday, April 1 (5 p.m.)
Lil Wrangler Rodeo with mutton bustin’ and calf riding (gates open 9 a.m.; competition  starts 11 a.m.)
Cost: $10 for ages 18 & older; $5 for ages 6-17; free for ages 5 and under. Two-day tickets are $15 ages 18 and older; 6-17 $5.
Info: Call Judy Thornton (760-333-5255), Cory Payne (760-267-5455) or Mike Shott (760-218-4891)


Friday-Sunday, March 31-April 2
What: The 5th Annual “Family Fun Fest” community carnival sponsored by St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church; carnival rides (including a 75 foot ferris wheel); carnival midway; food court; beer/wine gardens; daily entertainment including jazz performed by K-Brick Show (1 p.m.-3:30 p.m.); nightly bands; vendors; bounce houses and Kids Fun Zone; raffles for cash prizes with multiple chances to win over $6,000 in payouts (winners need not be present to win); drawing held April 2 at 4:30 p.m.
Where: Rotary Park, 2315 Balboa Dr (off Riverview Dr), Bullhead City
When: Friday-Sunday, March 31-April 2, Fri (4:30 p.m.-10 p.m.); Sat (11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.); Sun (11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.)
Cost: Free admission and parking; $30 one-day wristbands for amusement rides ($23 if purchased in advance at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church parish office, 1691 Oatman Rd, Bullhead City, or ACE Hardware in Riverview Mall, 2350 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City, or ACE Hardware, 4515 Hwy 95, Ft Mohave.
Raffle tickets are $2 each; $20 for a book of ten (includes a free early bird ticket); $40 for three books; tickets can be purchased in advance at the parish office and ACE Hardware in the Riverview Mall (addresses listed above) or at number below.
Info: Olivia McCormick 928-716-4143 or go to; for vendor information contact Kim Zaborsky at 928-234-9946


Saturday, April 1
What: The Bullhead City Farmers Market (“We Make It, Bake It, and Grow It!!”) offers an array of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods; gourmet foods and condiments; olive and garlic specialties; jellies & jams; honey; crafts in leather, fabric, metal and wood; natural soaps/salves/lotions; handmade jewelry; make-up and much more; local businesses are also on hand witth booths to highlight their products and services; food by The Hut (the best pastrami sandwiches in the area); Suzi Bounce House for the kids; live radio broadcast by Murphy Broadcasting.
Where: Bullhead Community Park, 1251 Hwy 95, Bullhead City (look for the giant tortoise right on Hwy 95)
When: Sat, April 1  (9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Cost: free admission, free parking
Info: Call 928-219-2333 or email or go to


Saturday, April 1
What: Dig It Kingman Community Gardens presents their Annual Dig It Dash, a 5k Run/Walk. The race starts and finishes at the Dig It Kingman Community Garden. Post-race refreshments and awards ceremony takes place directly afterwards.Proceeds will benefit the Community Garden.
Where: Dig It Community Garden, 301 Lillie Ave., Kingman
When: Sat, April 1 (8 a.m.).
Info: Call Denise at 928-530-8072 or email her at: or register in person at Chicago Title Co, 2699 E. Andy Devine Ave.


Saturday, April 1
What: The Kody Bressman Memorial Golf Tournament benefits the U.S.A.C.C. Scholarship Program. The tournament is a 3-Person scramble.
The price includes entry, golf cart, a gift bag, lunch and mancy chances to win various prizes.
Where: Los Lagos Golf Club, 6365 S. Entrada Via Verdes, Fort Mohave, Arizona.
When: Sat, April 1 (shot gun start 9 a.m.)
Cost: $100 per person
Info: Bill Bressman, 928-542-1144 or email him: to sign up


Friday, April 7
What:  We Care Cancer Support Inc presents 5th Annual Meat Bingo Fund Raiser. Bingo with hands of three playing cards, if your three cards are drawn before anyone elses you win. Prizes include a variety of meats (beef, pork, puoltry, etc). In addition there will be a 50/50 raffle, bake auction, and live entertainment by the Class Act Band.
Where: Board of Realtors Conference Hall, 841 Hancock Road, Bullhead City, AZ
When: Friday, April 7 (6 p.m.- 10 p.m.)
Cost: $15 (includes dinner, beverage, and one bingo hand; extra fee for additonal bingo hands; tables available for $105)
Info: Call We Care Cancer Support Inc at (928) 299-5022


Saturday, April 15
What: Hosted by Food Four Paws Pantry, the 4th Annual Easter Bone Hunt for Dogs and Spring Fling for Kids this years event includes pictures with the Easter Bunny, a fashion show for kids and dogs, a bunny hop sack race, egg/spoon race, kids karaoke, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts table and an egg hunt for the kids. For the dogs in addition to the bone hunt, there’s a practice agility course, a practice Rally-O course and contests like biggest dog, smallest dog, best kisser, best tail wag and best trick. Prizes will be awarded
Where: Rotary Park, 2315 Balboa Drive (at the large ramada near the dog park, Bullhead City.
When: Saturday, April 15 (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
Cost: all activities are free with the donation of a 3.5 lb. bag of dry dog or cat food, or 10 lb. cat litter
Info: Call Mutt Manners Dog Training, 714-926-8629


Saturday, April 15
What: The Colorado River River Historical Society has created the inaugural Nancy Upton Memorial Egg Hunt for children ages 7 and under. Tthe historical society wanted to homor the woman who hosted an annual Easter egg hunt for 20 years for area children until she passed away in November. 2016.
Donations of andy and toys can be dropped off at Upton Appliance 1824 Hwy. 95 Mon-Fri (8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.), Sat (9 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sun (10 a.m.-2 p.m.)
In addition to the egg hunt, there will be refreshments, a raffle, $1 ticket cakewalk and silent auction. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance. Proceeds benefit the Historical Society’s museum fund.
Where: Bullhead Community Park (near the Little Red Schoolhouse), 1251 Hwy 95, Bullhead.
When: Sat, April 15 (prompty 10:30 a.m.).
Info: Call the museum, 928-754-3399.



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To have info listed on these pages, contact the Laughlin entertainer at or call 928-763-2505, ext 7232

•Canyon 66 Restaurant & Lounge (Lounge)-3100 E. Andy Devine Ave, Kingman (inside the Ramada Hotel); 928-529-5010—Comedy and live entertainment—first Thurs of the month; next one is Thurs, April 6 (8 p.m.)

•Cattle Crossing Saloon-4105 Hwy 68, Golden Valley, Arizona; 928-565-3630—Mark & Marilyn of Galaxy (rock/variety)—Sat (starting at 7 p.m.)

•Cocktails (Lounge)-3935 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-758-4955— Class Act with Grace Black, Eddie Sedillo and Johnny Hull (wide variety; pop/rock/country/salsa)—every Tuesday (7 p.m.-10 p.m.); Open Range (country, classic rock & pop)— Friday, March 17 (7p.m.)

•Colianno’s-2200 Hwy 95 (corner of Hancock and Hwy 95), Bullhead City; 928-758-7104—Bella (strolling accordion music)—Wed (5 p.m.-8 p.m.); Melody Louise (variety)—Thurs (6 p.m.-9 p.m.); Entertainment All-Starz Flyin’ Brian & Baby Jane—Sun (6 p.m.-9 p.m.)

•Crazy Ray’s Creative Creations-in Oatman, Arizona at south end of Main St (Historic Route 66) at entrance to self-guided mine tours; 951-436-6480—Bumpin Uglys featuring Crazy Ray and George Joseph (classic rock and roll, country, originals)—daily (10 a.m.-3 p.m., intermittently depending upon when the Uglys feel like “bumpin’”); play at least one song with them and become a member of the Bumpin’ Uglys, the fastest growing band going

•Diana’s Cellar Door Wine Bar-414 E. Beale St., Kingman; 928-753-3885— entertainers TBA—Wed-Thurs (7 p.m.); Sat  (8 p.m.), Tues  (noon);  K-Brick Show (jazz reeds/vocals), Fri, March 31, Fri, April 14; see for more info

•Eagles Lodge of Kingman-4536 N. Patsy Dr., Kingman; 928-757-8635­—bands TBA (usually country/classic rock ‘n’ roll)—Fridays (6 p.m.-10 p.m.);  open to members of any Eagles Lodge and guests

•El Rio Golf Club-Entertainment All-Starz Flyin’ Brian & Baby Jane—Thursday, March 16 (5 p.m.-8 p.m.)

•Fire House Coffee Shop-Riverview Mall, 2350 Miracle Mile #306, Bullhead City; 928-201-6211—Antiquated Systems performing solo and with friends in a style of show called “Reminiscing with Goofy” (traditional country, Oldies of ’50s-’70s plus a few new ones), Sun, March 19 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.)

•Hackberry General Store-311255 E Hwy 66, Hackberry, AZ; 928-769-2605—Moonshadow – Bridget Langston on vocals/keyboard (intimate, classic rock favorites)—Sat, March 24 (noon-4 p.m.)

•La Casa Del Pollo-2064 Hwy 95 (at Talc Rd), Bullhead City; 928-704-0029—Class Act with Grace Black, Eddie Sedillo and Johnny Hull (wide variety; pop/rock/country)—Thursdays (5 p.m.-8 p.m.); ROSS “Live”— Tuesday, March 21 (5p.m.-8 p.m.)

•Lazy Harry’s-2170 Rio Grande Road (next to Arizona Veterans Memorial on the river), Bullhead City; 928-758-6322—Blues Night Jam hosted by Buck Naykid, third Thursday of each month; next one is Thurs, March 16 (7 p.m.-10 p.m.); Sunday Jam Session with Overdrive (Ray Gunn, Kenny Mohs, Bruce Speakman)—Sundays (2 p.m.-6 p.m.)

•Lisa’s Bistro-1595 Mohave Dr. #4, Bullhead City (on street across from north side of Walmart); 928-219-5911— K.Brick Show (sax, clarinet, flute, jazz/R&B)—Mondays (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.); Stan Ruffo (blues)—Wednesdays (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.); An intimate evening with Billy Kay and friends (variety)—Thursdays (5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.)

•Loyal Order of the Moose, Lodge #1860 Bullhead City-2620 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City; call 928-763-1860—Class Act with Grace Black, Eddie Sedillo and Johnny Hull (wide variety; pop/rock/country/salsa)—Sat, March 18; Sat, April 1 and 22, (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); open to members of any Moose Lodge and their guests

•Oatman Hotel-181 Main St (Historic Route 66), Oatman, Arizona; 928-768-4408—Mike Fox (guitar/vocals, country, folk, spirituals)—daily (from 12:30 p.m.; after the first Old West gunfight on Main St. until ?);

•Old Town Saloon-2850 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin; 702-298-3866—Pat O’Brien—Tuesdays in March (5 p.m.-9 p.m. NV);  Briana Payne Band—Sat, March 25 (8 p.m.-midnight NV); Profound Sound—Sat, April 1 (8 p.m.-midnight NV); Crosscut Band—Sat, April 15 (8 p.m.-midnight NV); David Kane Band—Sat, April 22 (9 p.m.-1 a.m. (KISS after party); Whiskey Maidens—Sat, April 29 (8 p.m.-midnight)

•O’Leary’s Pub-1063 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-754-4226—St. Patrick’s Day Party with DoubleXXCross (variety, rock, blues, country), Fri, March 17 (4 p.m.-???)

•The Ridge at Fox Creek Amphitheater-2537 Trade Wind Dr (off the Bullhead Pkwy), Bullhead City; 928-758-0177 or email—The K Brick Jazz Show (jazz, reeds, vocals)—Sun, March 26, Sun, April 23, Sun, May 7, Sun, June 11 (4 p.m.-6 p.m.)

•Roadhouse 95 Bar & Grill-5100 Hwy 95, Fort Mohave; 928-577-2510—  Open mic/jam session hosted by Billy Kay and ROSS “Live”—Fridays in March (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•Stetson Winery-10965 N. Moonscape Way, Route 66 at Valle Vista, 17 miles east of Kingman; 928-757-7206—solo/small combos (variety)—Sundays; (all music from 4 p.m.-7 p.m.; winery opens 1 p.m.)

•VFW #2190-main street Chloride, Arizona; 928-565-9555—Double Diamond Band (country)—Saturdays (6 p.m.)

•Yesterday’s Restaurant-9827 2nd St., Chloride, Arizona; 928-565-2559— Moonshadow – Bridget Langston on vocals/keyboard (intimate, classic rock favorites)—Sun, March 26 (1.-5 p.m.)



Information on karaoke compiled with the help of Dick Patzold of Karaoke Specialties. For updates on karaoke information, contact Patzold at 928-704-0077 or  You can also call us directly at 928-763-2505, ext 7232 or

•19th Hole Bar & Grill-at the Rivers Edge Golf Course, 144 Marina Dr, Needles; call 760-326-3343—Karaoke with Jeff—call for dates (6 p.m.-10 p.m. CA)

•American Legion Post #87-2245 Clearwater Dr., Suite B, Bullhead City (next to Iguana’s Mexican Restaurant); call 928-763-0305—Karaoke with Sandy and Ingrid—Fri (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); Karaoke with Mike Borders—Sat (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); open to any American Legion member and guests; the kitchen is now open

•Amvets Post #19-4310 S. Hwy 95, Suite A, Ft. Mohave; call 928-704-1992—Karaoke with various KJs—Fridays (6 p.m.-10 p.m.); open to members and guests

•Bikini Bay Nightclub-1955 S. Casino Drive (at the mall), Laughlin; 702-299-3311— Top 40 & club music—Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun; exclusive “mashup” videos on 150″ screen

•Chaparral Golf & Country Club -1260 Mohave Dr, Bullhead City; 928-758-3939—Karaoke with Janice—Sat (4 p.m.-8 p.m.);

•Cocktails (Lounge)-3935 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-758-4955—Karaoke with Top Shelf Entertainment – Dustin & Judy—Wed (8 p.m.-midnight)

•Fast Fanny’s Place-Main St (Historic Route 66), Oatman; 928-768-7400—Karaoke with Bob Murray, unique afternoon karaoke—daily (10 a.m.-5 p.m.)

•The Hideout-2311 S.Casino Drive, Laughlin (across Casino Drive from the Pioneer); 702-299-0008— Karaoke with Profound Sound—Fri-Sat  (9 p.m.-1 a.m. NV)

•Jester’s Sports Lounge-877 Hancock Road, Bullhead City; 928-763-0850 —”Party-Oke” with DJ Loke (combo karaoke and DJ)—Fri (9 p.m.-2 a.m.)

•Kathryn Heindriech Adult Center-1776 Airway Ave, Kingman; 928-757-2778 and ask for Debbie—karaoke with Todd Maehren—Mon (4 p.m.-7 p.m.), $1 admission

•La Casa Del Pollo-2064 Hwy 95 (at Talc Rd), Bullhead City; 928-704-0029—Karaoke with Rhapsody Entertainment—Fridays (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); Karaoke with Grace Black—Mondays (5 p.m.-8 p.m.); Karaoke with Jeff—Tuesdays (5 p.m.-9 p.m.)

•Lazy Harry’s-2170 Rio Grande Road (next to Arizona Veterans Memorial on the river), Bullhead City; 928-758-6322—Karaoke/dancing hosted by DJ Firelilly (also Ladies Night specials)—Tuesdays (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•Moose Lodge Post #1860 Bullhead City-2620 Miracle Mile, Bullhead City; call 928-763-1860—Karaoke with a variety of KJs—Fri and Sat (6 p.m.-10 p.m.); open to members of any Moose Lodge and their guests

•O’Leary’s Pub-1063 Hwy 95, Bullhead City; 928-754-4226—”Party-Oke” with DJ Loke (combo karaoke and DJ)—Sun (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•OldKAR Town Saloon-2850 S. Casino Dr., Laughlin; 702-298-3866—David Kane Band—Sat, March 18 (8 p.m.-midnight NV); Briana Payne Band—Sat, March 25 (8 p.m.-midnight NV)

•The Pour House-845 Hancock Rd, Bullhead City; 928-299-5220—Aloha Friends Karaoke with host Karaoke Kalani—Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat (8 p.m.-midnight).

•The Red Dog Saloon-914 W. Broadway, Needles; 760-326-9919—Karaoke with Tony—Thurs (8 p.m. CA)

•Roadhouse 95 Bar & Grill-5100 Hwy 95, Fort Mohave; 928-577-2510—  Karaoke with Jeff—Wednesdays (7 p.m.-11 p.m.)

•Route 66 Bar-1900 Needles Highway, Needles, California; 760-326-2277—Karaoke Las Vegas—Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun (8:30 p.m.-? CA)
•The Time Out Tavern-2601 N. Stockton Hill Rd, Kingman; 928-753-2334—Karaoke with Don West—Wed and Thurs (9 p.m.-1 a.m.); Karaoke with LA Sound—Sun (9 p.m.-closing)

•VFW #10005-1611 Marble Canyon Dr (across from Scooters off Miracle Mile), Bullhead City; 928-758-7808—  Karaoke with Rhapsody Entertainment—every Monday and Saturday (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); also Karaoke with variety of KJs—Wed, Fri (5 p.m.-9 p.m.); open to members of any veterans organizations and their signed guests

•VFW #2190-main street Chloride, Arizona; 928-565-9555—Karaoke with Sharon—Fri (6 p.m.); Karaoke with Frank & Friends—Sun (2 p.m.-6 p.m.)