This week in Springfield: Performances at the Missouri State University Tent Theatre behind Coger Hall at Grand and National, features "Miss Firecracker" on July 3 and 8. "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" opens on July 9. Tickets are $10 to $22.
This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be a Eyes Set To Kill, David Davis and the Warrior River Boys and Jake McVey on Friday at 6 p.m. On Saturday, Richard Owen and the Heartland Band, Jake McVey and Randy Buckner will play.
This week in northwest Ark.: "Legally Blonde" the musical opens for a week-long run at the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville on July 7. Tickets start at $30.
This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Blackwater on July 4. Paper Chase, Mt. Vicious, the Counterlife and Perpetual Werewolf play July 6. Jenny Lewis plays on July 7, Spoonfed Tribe plays July 8 and Drowning Pool with A Good Fight play July 9.
The 65th annual Rodeo of the Ozarks will be held Friday and Saturday at Parsons Stadium in Springdale.
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History, 118 W. Johnson Ave. in Springdale, hosts its annual Old West Film Festival on July 4, featuring classic silent movies.
A Gun and Knife Collectors Show with 325 tables of merchandise will be held July 4 and 5 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1500 S. 48th St. in Springdale.
Opera in the Ozarks continues its season at Inspiration Point, west of Eureka Springs, 16311 Highway 62 West. Fully staged performances include the double bill of "Pagliacci" and a shortened version of "Hansel and Gretel" on July 3 and 8, Britten's "Albert Herring" on July 5 and 9. Massenet's "Manon" is on July 6, and Shows are at 8 p.m. with a pre-curtain talk at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and $20. Information is at 479-253-8595.
This week in Joplin: Performing at The Foundry, 3405 S. Hammons Blvd., on July 8 will be Venia, Continuance and Take It Back.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revisited performs at 8 p.m. on Sunday. Scott Ellison plays Friday and Saturday, Earl and Them plays Saturday, Full Flava Kings and Elvis Busboys play Sunday.
In Carthage, the Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre, 796 S. Stone Lane, is running a production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood." Tickets are $20.
This week in Miami, Okla.: Chuck Wicks performs Friday at the Buffalo Run Casino.
Light Opera Oklahoma brings its production of "My Fair Lady" to the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main., on July 9.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second St. downtown, Light Opera Oklahoma concludes its season in the Charles Norman Theatre. "My Fair Lady" will be at 8 p.m. Friday. Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Gondoliers" has its last show at 8 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 and $29.
Two one-act plays by James McLure exploring small-town life in Texas: "Lone Star" and "Laundry and Bourbon", are running July 9 to 11 in the Liddy Doenges Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $5.
"Transcendance," an exploration of women's lives and issues using dance, music and dramatic monologues, will be presented by the Resonance Center for Women at 8 p.m. on July 10 and 11 in the Charles Norman Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center. The show is based on real-life experiences of women served by the Resonance Center. Tickets are $10.
At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver downtown, Disney Channel star Demi Lovato with David Archuleta will perform at 7:30 p.m. on July 6. Tickets are $39.50 and $49.50. Jamie Foxx will perform at 8 p.m. on July 9. Tickets are $59.75 and $69.75.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, Wanda Jackson, with Ronny Elliott, Nancy Apple and The Oklahoma Geniuses perform at 8 p.m. on July 7. On July 8, The Expendables perform with Hiphopotamus.
Haste The Day will play on July 6 at the Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. 2nd St. Also playing will be the Chariot, Sleeping Grant Project 86, Oh Sleeper and Gwen Stacy. Drop Dead Gorgeous plays at 7 p.m. on July 7 at The Marquee, 222 N. Main.
At the SpiritBank Event Center, 105th and Memorial, Gavin McGraw performs July 7 and comedienne Kathy Griffin performs July 10.
The 137th annual Quapaw, Okla., Pow-Wow runs Friday through Sunday at the Quapaw Pow-Wow grounds. Grand entrances are at 8 p.m. Friday and 7 p.m. other evenings. Gourd dances are held every night.
This week in Kansas City: Through July 5 the Broadway series at the Starlight Theatre features "Legally Blonde" the Musical.
On July 4, Anthony Hamilton is at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave.
On July 6, No Doubt with Paramore performs at the Starlight Theatre.
On July 7, Lacuna Coil plays at the Beaumont Club with Kill Hannah, Seventh Void and Dommin.
On July 9, The Black Crowes perform at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.
Running through August 2 is a new musical of kids, U: Bug: Me by Jeremiah Neal, at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center, Grand at Pershing Road.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, The Fray with Jack's Mannequin perform at 7 p.m. at the Verizon Amphitheater. Counting Crows play at the Gateway Arch.
On Saturday, the 132nd annual Veiled Prophet Parade takes place downtown at 10 a.m. Train and Nat and Alex Wolff perform a free patriotic concert under the Gateway Arch, at 8 p.m. Fireworks will follow.
The Muny continues its summer Broadway musical series at Forest Park with "Meet Me In St. Louis," July 6 to 12 at 8:15 p.m. Tickets are $9 to $66.
The X Band performs at Faust Park at 7 p.m. on July 7.
On July 8 the Tony Simmons Band plays in the amphitheater at the Missouri Botanical Garden at 7:30 p.m. Cost is free with garden admission price.
No Doubt with Paramore performs at 7:30 p.m. on July 8 at the Verizon Amphitheater.