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Nutty Jerry's
News Release
Thursday, September 02, 2010

Southeast Texas largest entertainment complex to open September 18th

WINNIE TEXAS  – The question that has been on Beaumont area billboards for the last two months is about to be answered. Nutty Jerry’s: What is it?

Nutty Jerry’s is a 60,000 square foot multi-purpose entertainment complex, currently under construction at the corner of Englin Road and Highway 73 in Winnie Texas. Jerry Nelson is Nutty Jerry, and he has big plans for his new club.

“For years I wanted to have a facility in this area, where we could rodeo, bull ride, have concerts, And make it affordable to the General Public” said Nelson. “After years of playing with this idea, I finally pulled the trigger…. Nutty Jerry’s will offer Southeast Texas more variety of music and entertainment, as well as a dining environment, never before seen here.”

The original concept for Nutty Jerry’s started out as the Double J Rodeo Palace in 1993. Jerry hosted PRCA Rodeos and Professional Bull Rider events in the semi-enclosed arena. As the popularity of his rodeos grew, Nelson started to book major concert acts in conjunction with his rodeos. In the early and mid 90’s people came from all over Texas to see acts as diverse as Paul Rogers and Bad Company, Johnny Winter and Ray Price. After building a successful national touring rodeo and bull riding business, Nelson acquired the SETX Mavericks professional basketball team in 2008. After two successful basketball seasons, including winning the 2010 ABA Championship, Jerry started to envision a new venue to showcase basketball…but why stop at basketball? What about concerts? What about rodeo and bull riding? What about anything to show people a good time…

Nutty Jerry’s is unlike any club in the Golden Triangle area! The fully air-conditioned Nutty Jerry’s will have 8 acres of parking for easy access. The main distinction that will separate Nutty Jerry’s from other venues is the 60,000 square foot main floor which will provides ample space for any type of event. There is virtually not a bad seat in the house! Customers will be able to take in shows from an upper level VIP seating section, bleacher seating and VIP floor seating. Nutty Jerry’s will have the largest sound and light show of any club between Houston and New Orleans and customers will be able to watch the show via many large-screen video monitors.

Nutty Jerry’s is also the new home of the ABA Champion Southeast Texas Mavericks. Nutty Jerry’s acquired the original basketball floor form the Philadelphia Spectrum for the Mavericks’ home games. The legendary ABA star Julius Erving first played on the floor that will be installed at Nutty Jerry’s. In addition to top notch entertainment, Nutty Jerry’s will feature 3 full service bars serving beer wine and frozen drinks. Nutty Jerry will also feature a full service restaurant serving a mix of Seafood, Steaks, Chicken and Barbeque dishes. Weekly specials will be offered.

A full slate of concerts and sporting events is scheduled for Nutty Jerry’s with more events to be announced:

9/18 GRAND OPENING - Dwight Yoakam with Stoney LaRue & Whiskey Myers

9/23 Jamie Talbert with Allen Duhon & the Gulf Coast Cowboys

9/24 Asleep at the Wheel with Jamie Talbert

9/25 Travis Matte & the Kingpins with Mike Trahan & the Highstreet Band

9/30 Doug Stone

10/1 Don Gay’s Championship Bull Ride featuring Pat Green in concert

10/2 Don Gay’s Championship Bull Ride featuring Pat Wade Bowen in concert

10/8 Lou Gramm from Foreigner

10/9 Lee Ann Womack

10/15 Daryle Singletary

10/16 John Conlee & Bobby Bare

10/21 EXILE Reunion Tour featuring all original members

10/22 Get off the Pain Tour featuring Gary Allan & Jerrod Neimann

10/23 Marshall Tucker Band

10/29 Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin Cajuns

10/30 George Jones & Jason Meadows

115-7 World’s Largest Yearling Bucking Bull Sale

11/6 David Ball

11/11 SETX Mavericks Basketball – Exhibition w/ Jarrod Birmingham concert

11/12 Jake Hooker and the Outsiders

11/13 Moe Bandy

11/20 Grand Funk Railroad


11/26 Alan Duhon / Roger Creager / Jack Ingram

11/27 Alan Duhon / Rio Grande / Brandon Jenkins / Johnny Cooper / Reckless Kelly / Randy Rogers

11/28 Willie Nelson

12/2 SETX Mavericks Basketball

12/3 Kansas

12/4 SETX Mavericks Basketball vs. Dallas

12/10 A night at Galveston with GLEN CAMPBELL

12/11 SETX Mavericks Basketball

12/11 T Graham Brown

12/16 SETX Mavericks Basketball vs. Houston

12/17 The Bellamy Brothers

12/23 SETX Mavericks Basketball vs. Mobile Bay

12/28-30 SETX Mavericks Basketball Holiday shootout

12/31 New Years Eve with Wayne Toupes

Tickets for the listed events are available by calling 877-643-7508. General admission tickets are available at all participating Fastlane convenience stores. Tickets will also be available at Nutty Jerry’s during regular business hours.

As Nutty Jerry’s is truly a multipurpose entertainment complex, it is also available for private parties and corporate functions. Nutty Jerry’s staff can help plan and book entertainment for any type of event. For facility tours and private booking information contact the Nutty Jerry’s at 877-643-7508.

Nutty Jerry’s regular business hours will be Thursday through Saturday from 6pm – 2 am. Nutty Jerry’s kitchen will be open from 6-10 pm. Nutty Jerry will be open for special occasions outside regular business hours. Nutty Jerry’s is located at 18291 Englin Road, Winnie TX 77665. For More information call 877-643-7508  

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