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Rodeos, dancing, shows, concerts available as entertainment options in four-states

Thursday, July 23, 2009

This week in Monett: Joe Levanti's Horseshoe Theatre will feature Alan Young and Friends in the show at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Monett City Hall Auditorium. Corky Dow on mandolin, Terry Johnston on banjo, Tom Willis on upright bass and Joe Smith on dobro will play as well. Admission is $5.

In Wheaton, the band Ricochet will play at 8 p.m. on Saturday at Gizmo's Event Center.

This week in Springfield: On Friday, the Sounds on the Square free concert series at Park Central Square downtown features the Ernie Bigg's piano players, Jackson Hunt, selections from Springfield Regional Opera and Captain Black and the Sea Dogges. On Saturday, starting at 7 p.m., performers will be North Decade, Sun City Casualties and Eddie Gumucio and the Electrics.

Continuing at the Vandivort Theater, 305 E. Walnut, are performances of Disney's "High School Musical 2" through August 2.

"Barefoot in the Park" will be offered by the Poor Thespian Productions Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday at the Gillioz Theater, 325 Park Central East. Admission is $5.

The "Watercolor USA" exhibit at the Springfield Art Museum runs through August 2.

This will be the second weekend for "Her Story: Greene County Women's History Unchained" at the Springfield History Museum, showcasing hundreds of Greene County women from pioneer days through the 1980s.

At the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, running for its second weekend is Ron Boutwell's "From the Mountain Top," continuing through Aug. 22. Information is at 417-581-9192.

In Branson, the Cowsills perform at 8 p.m. on July 27 through August 8 at the RFD TV Theatre, 2080 W. Hwy. 76.

This week in northwest Ark.: The Sweet Can Circus hosts an open rehearsal from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 27 to 29 at the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville. The circus performs July 30 to Aug. 1. Tickets start at $20.50.

At GoodFolks, 229 N. Block in Fayetteville, the Hudsons perform at 8 p.m. on July 25. Tickets are $15.

This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, Speakeasy, Mountain Sprout, Joe Giles and LaFuSo on Friday; Fade to Fall, Calling Toyko, Kind, Black Leaf Clover, Wake and Theory of Failure on Saturday; and Earth Society on July 30.

Through Saturday, "How to Survive the End of the World" is running at Nadine Baum Studios, 505 W. Spring St. in Fayetteville. Shows are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $14.

Meredith Willson's "The Music Man" is running at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., on Friday and Saturday and on weekends through Aug. 9. Tickets can be ordered at 479-631-8988.

Friday and Saturday will be Grapefest at the city park in Altus, on Highway 64. Vineyard tours, grape stomps, wine tasting, Bacchus look-alike contest and music is planned.

On Saturday will be the 10th annual Eureka Springs Bike Show, Swap Meet and Tattoo Contest at the Iron Horse Stables.

On Friday and Saturday will be a Christian meditation retreat at the Little Portion Retreat Center in Eureka Springs, facilitated by John Michael Talbot. Information is at 479-253-7379.

The fourth annual Renagade Scooter Rally will be held July 29 to August 9 in Eureka Springs, with the Travelers Inn as the base.

The Sky High Arena in Huntsville hosts the 12th annual IPRA Rodeo at 8 p.m. Friday.

This week in Neosho: The Crowder College Community Theatre presents Lanford Wilson's play "Talley's Folly" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Elsie Plaster Theatre on the Crowder College Campus. Tickets are $6.

This week in Joplin: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" is running at Stained Glass Theater West, 1318 W. 26th St. Ticket info is at 417-624-1982.

A ballroom dancing showcase is offered at the Holiday Inn Convention Center on Friday and Saturday. The Joplin Shrine Club, 1040 S. Joplin Ave., will host a dance featuring the Bob Russell Band at 7 p.m. on Friday.

The Workman Bluegrass Band will play a the Music in the Park series at 6 p.m. Sunday in Landreth Park.

This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, playing will be Big Bad Bubba on Friday and Saturday and the T.J. McFarland Band on July 29.

This week in Miami, Okla.: Playing at the Buffalo Run Casino will be the John D. Hale Band on July 24.

"Trout Fishing in America" will be presented live at the Coleman Theater, 103 N. Main, at 7:30 p.m. Friday

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: A traveling show of the Broadway musical "Wicked" runs through August 9 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. downtown. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. weekdays, 8 p.m. and 2 p.m. on weekends and may sell out. Tickets are $32 to $125 and can be ordered by calling 918-596-7122.

The touring "American Idols Live" show comes to the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, at 7 p.m. on Friday. Tickets are $40.50 to $69.50.

Aerosmith appears in concert with ZZ Top at the BOK Center at 7:30 p.m. on July 30. Tickets are $49.50 to $129.50.

On Sunday at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Hollywood Undead, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Mest and The Sleeping.

D Fest is underway through Saturday. The music conference is held at the Crown Plaza Hotel at 100 East 2nd Street. The music festival is held in the Blue Dome entertainment district between 1st and 2nd Streets and Elgin and Detroit. Among the performers will be Vangough at 9 p.m. Friday and Rooney on Saturday.

Also on Friday, Kirk Franklin performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.

At The Marquee, 222 N. Main, the Rocketboys and Dear Future play on Monday.

On July 29, Hippiefest, "a concert for peace and love," is at the SpiritBank Event Center, 105th and Memorial.

In Bristow, the 52nd annual Bristow Western Heritage Days Rodeo is at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

In Sallisaw, the ACRA/International Professional Rodeo Association sanctioned Sallisaw Lions Club Rodeo, sponsored by the Okla. Twister Rodeo Series, will be July 30 and 31.

In Fairland, the country, bluegrass and gospel is at 7 p.m. Friday in the Aurora Community Center.

This week in Kansas: An ACRA/IPRA sanctioned rodeo will be held at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Wilson County Fair by the Barnes and Sons Rodeo Company in Fredonia.

The Chautauqua County Fair in Sedan has an ACRA/IPRA rodeo at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The Labette County Fair Rodeo is at 7:30 p.m. July 28 and 29 in Oswego.

The 93rd annual Crawford County Fair Rodeo is at 8 p.m. July 29 and 30 in Girard.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Lyle Lovett performs at the Starlight Theatre in Swope Park. Rev. Horton Heat plays at Crossroads at Grinders, 417 E. 18th St.

On Saturday, Jamie Foxx performs at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut, at 8 p.m. Tickets are $59.75 and $69.75. Mo'Nique plays at the Star Pavilion at the Ameristar Casino. Big Bang Country Night featuring County Road 5, Emily Rose and Lance Combs will be at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Kevin Costner and Modern West with Linda Ortega play at Grinders.

On Sunday, Rusted Root and Seedlove play at the Beaumont Club. The Wailers play at Grinders.

On July 27, the Wallflowers perform at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.

On July 28, Rod Stewart performs at the Sprint Center at 8 p.m. Tickets are $49.50 to $89.50. "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang" opens for a run through Aug. 2 at the Starlight Theatre at 8 p.m.

On July 29, the Jonas Brothers play at the Sprint Center at 7 p.m. Tickets are $29.50 to $89.50.

On July 30, Steve Azar and Billy Doores play at the Beaumont Club.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Chuck Berry will play as part of the "Three Stars over the Garden concert in the Missouri Botanical Gardens amphitheater. Tickets are $60. Coldplay will perform at the Verizon Amphitheater. Jamie Foxx performs at the Chaifetz Arena at St. Louis University. Angie Stone performs on the levee under the Arch at 6 p.m.

On Saturday, Artie Lange performs at 8 p.m. at the Roberts Orpheum. Tickets are $35 and $45. Gretchen Wilson plays at the levee under the Arch.

On July 27, The Muny continues its Broadway series with "Camelot," at 8:15 p.m. in Forest Park.

On July 28, the Jonas Brothers play at the Scottrade Center.

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