This week in Monett: The Horseshoe Theater performance at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Monett City Hall Auditorium features the Missouri Mountain Gang. Admission is $5.
This week in Halltown: The Sac River Bluegrass Band will give a free bluegrass show and open jam at the Sycamore Music Jamboree Hall, five miles south of Halltown on Highway O. Other bluegrass bands will play. Music starts 6:30 p.m. on Saturday.
This week in Springfield: Missouri State University's drama department will present Sophocles' "Oedipus Rex" in Coger Theater in Craig Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $8 to $16.
Juanita K. Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts hosts "CSI: Live!" at 7 p.m. tomorrow. Aided by supervisor Gil Grissom and a room full of audience recruits, the CSI team will use logic and forensic know-how to investigate crime at a Las Vegas magic show. Tickets are $11 and $17. Trumpeter David Scott performs at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Hammons Hall. On Tuesday, the MSU Symphony Orchestra will give a free concert showcasing young artists in the annual concerto competition at 7:30 p.m. at the Hall.
On Friday and Saturday, Big Smith plays at The Outland Ballroom, 326 South Avenue. Dallas Jones and the American Pennyroyals opens Friday, and Charliehorse opens Saturday. Admission is $10.
On Sunday, 2-5 p.m., the Missouri State University Music Department will host a Big Band concert at the Shrine Mosque as a fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House. Tickets are $20.
The Vandivort Center Theatre's production of "The God Committee" by Mark St. Germain continues at the main stage theater, 305 E. Walnut, fourth floor. At the second stage, 440 S. Campbell, the play "Columbinus," exploring the Columbine massacre from actual discussions and police evidence. Both shows run through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee and again next weekend. Tickets are $18 at the main stage, $16 at the second stage, available by calling 888-452-0930.
Springfield Little Theater's run of Disney's "Mulan Junior" continues for its second weekend at the Landers Theater.
Evangel University Jazz Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. on April 6 in Barnett Recital Hall. The Evangel Symphony Orchestra will play at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday in Chapel Auditorium.
This week in Reeds Spring: Greg Klyma performs in concert at 8 p.m. at The Rock House, 41 High St. in downtown Reeds Spring. Admission is $10 at the door.
This week in Carthage: The Farnom plays at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at The Woodshed Emporium, northwest corner of the square in downtown Carthage. Admission is $5.
|The Stone's Throw Theater concludes its run of "That Darn Plot", Friday through Sunday. Tickets are available by calling 417-358-9665.|
This week in Joplin: Area high school district music competition for instruments, solos, bands and vocalists on Friday and Saturday at Missouri Southern State University. In Corley Hall at MSSU on Monday, pianist Guiseppe Lupus will give a free piano recital at 7:30 p.m.
On Sunday the World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions will pervorm at Joplin Memorial Hall, 212 W. 8th St. downtown, at 2 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $22.50.
This week at the Downstream Casino west of Joplin, bands performing include Oreo Blue on Friday and Saturday, and Full Flava Kings on April 8.
This week in Miami, OK: Trent Willmon plays Friday at the Buffalo Run Casino.
The Grace Ann Productions' touring show of "The Altar Boyz" plays Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main St. downtown.
This week in Tulsa: The Tulsa Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow in Chapman Music Hall at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. downtown. Guest conductor Gerhardt Zimmermann will lead the orchestra in the Symphony No. 10 by Shostakovitch and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1 with Zuo Zhang, soloist. Tickets are $5 to $60.
"Through the Ticket," a storybook ballet based on Aesop's Fables, and a ballet version of the opera "Gianni Schicchi" will be given in a special ballet program for children at 7 p.m. Saturday in the John H. Williams Theater in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. All tickets are $5.
At the BOK Center, 200 N. Denver Ave. in downtown Tulsa, the touring Sesame Street show "Elmo's Green Thumb" through April 5. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band perform at 7:30 p.m. on April 7 at the BOK Center. Tickets are $41 to $91.
At the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady in downtown Tulsa, performing on Monday will be Avenged Sevenfold with warm-up bands Papa Roach and Violence to Vegas. Performing on April 7 will be the All-American Rejects.
This week in northwest Arkansas: Performing at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville on April 4 will be Mozambican fado singer Mariza, at 8 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $18 to $32. The play "For Love or Money" will be offered at 2 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $25. At 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Commodores will perform. Tickets are $30 to $75.
Also in Fayetteville, on Saturday, the 2009 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Regional Competition will be held at Barnhill Arena in Fayetteville. On Monday, Former President George H.W. Bush will speak at 8 p.m. at Barnhill Arena on the University of Arkansas campus.
In Springdale on Friday and Saturday, the Quilt Guild of Northwest Arkansas will host a Quilt Show at the Holiday Inn NWA Convention Center, 1500 South 48th St., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5.
The comedy play "Father Knows Best" is running at the Sager Creek Arts Center in Siloam Springs Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.and at 2 p.m. Sunday.
In Eureka Springs, the Spring Diversity Weekend runs Friday through Sunday.
The "French Flying Machine Murder" will be offered Friday and Saturday as part of the Eureka Springs murder mystery weekend in packages offered through the Crescent Inn and the Bridgeford House Bed and Breakfast.
Folk singer Bill Morrissey appears in concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 8 at the Eureka Springs Unitarian Church, 17 Elk St. Admission is $12.
This week in Kansas City: Britney Spears appears with the Pussycat Dolls in concert today at 7:30 p.m. at the Sprint Center, 1100 N. Walnut downtown.
"The Phantom of the Opera" touring production continues its nightly run at the Music Hall through April 19.
Disney on Ice presents "Mickey and Minnie's Magic Journey" at Kemper Arena through April 5.
On Friday, Johnny Winter plays at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino. The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra plays at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. Flee the Scene concert, with The Forecasts, The Architects and Snake Eater plays at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway.
On Saturday, the Terrance Blanchard Quintet plays at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater. Beautiful Discord is at the Gem Theater, 1616 E. 18th St. Hate Incorporated and Zack Walther are at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave.
On April 7, Morrissey performs at the Midland Theater at 8 p.m. Alterciopelados plays at 9 p.m. at the Beaumont Club.
On April 8, the All American Rejects play at the Beaumont Club. Nickelback with bands Seether and Saving Abel play at the Sprint Center.
Final performances of the new musical "Winesburg, Ohio" run through Sunday at the Spencer Theater, in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus.
The Kansas City Symphony and soloist Emmanuel Ax will perform Piano Concerto No. 1 by Brahms and the Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in concert Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Lyric Theater, 12th and Central downtown. Tickets start at $35.
This week in Columbia: The Ninth Street Philharmonic Orchestra will perform Piano Concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Missouri United Methodist Church, 204 S. 9th St., with soloist Amanda Kirkpatrick.
This week in St. Louis: A juried art fair will be held in the recreation complex at Queenie Park Friday through Sunday. The annual Mississippi River Celtic Festival runs in various locations around the city Friday through Sunday. The Broadway musical "Stomp" is running at the Fox Theater, Grand and Washington, Friday through Sunday.
On Saturday, Cirque du Erotica with fire dancers and local dancers performs at the Casa Loma Ballroom. The Five Browns perform at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand, at 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday and Sunday at the Cahokia Mounds Historic Site in Collinsville, Illinois, Indian Market Days will run with a Native American village on Saturday and Sunday.
At the Pageant, Delmar and Skinker, the Ting Tings perform on Friday, Blue October with Ours on Sunday, Morrissey on April 8 and the All-American Rejects on April 9.
A production of Shakespeare's "Macbeth" opens April 8 for a weekend run at the Blanche Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus.