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Music festivals, fairs, concerts offered as entertainment options in week ahead

Thursday, September 3, 2009

The Beach Boys will perform an outdoor concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Downstream Casino near Joplin. [CMP Entertainment photo]

This week in Monett: Running through Sept. 11 at the Jeannine Blankinship Photography and Gallery, 207 3rd St., is the Local Artists Show, with more than 50 works at 10 local artists on exhibit. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

This week in Springfield: The Vandivort Theatre's production of Arthur Miller's "All My Sons" runs for the second of three weekends at 305 E. Walnut. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sundays.

Edward Albee's "The Zoo Story" is running at Big Momma's Back Porch Coffee House, 217 E. Commercial. Shows are at 7:30 p.m.

This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., playing Friday are Sweetwater Abilene, Ghost Dance and Adam Faucett. On Saturday is Harvest Season.

Performing Sept. 10 at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts will be the Ahn Trio, with classical and contemporary pieces. Music is at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 to $26.

The Brazilian film "Meia-noite" (Midnight) by Walter Salles will be shown on Sept. 8 as part of the Multilingual Film Festival at Missouri State University, in Craig Hall. On Sept. 10, the German film "Auf der Anderen Seite" (The Edge of Heaven) will be shown, both at 5 p.m.

On Sept. 8, the sixth annual dog swim will be held at Fassnight Pool, Meadowmere and S. Campbell at 4 p.m.

The Missouri Fox Trotting Horse Breed Association Show runs Sunday through Sept. 12, one mile north of Ava on Highway 5.

A Civil War artillery exhibit will be offered beginning at 11 a.m. on Sept. 7 at the Wilson's Creek Battlefield near Republic.

A stage production of "Ben-Hur," offered in conjunction with the Second Baptist Church of Springfield, will be presented through Saturday at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark. Show time is 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Information is at 417-581-9192.

On Saturday at The Rock House, 41 High St. in Reeds Spring, Distant Relative plays at 8 p.m. Admission is $10.

This week in northwest Ark.: The Charlie Hunter Duo plays jazz at 8 and 10 p.m. on Saturday at the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville. Tickets start at $15.50. Jimmy LaFave plays at 8 p.m. on Sept. 10 at GoodFolks in Fayetteville. Tickets are $15.

This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, Jason Boland, the Stragglers and the Sarah Highes Band plays Friday; Anomaly, Chemical Discipline, 90 pound Wrench, Calling Toyko, SilverStone and Wrought play on Saturday. On Sept. 9, James McMurtry and Cletus Got Shot plays Sept. 9. Framing Hanley and Wasting Days plays Sept. 10.

At the Arkansas Music Pavilion, on the west side of the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, Ghostland Observatory plays Friday. Collin Raye and Restless Heart give a free concert on Saturday.

Running through Saturday will be the Washington County Fair in Fayetteville and the Carroll County Fair at the fairgrounds in Berryville.

The Bella Visa Men's Chorus performs at 7 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Central united Methodist Church, 2535 W. New Hope Road in Rogers. Tickets are $10.

The 33rd annual Banjo Rally will be held Friday and Saturday in Eureka Springs. Daily jam sessions and workshops are planned. Admission is $5.

Melanie Linker offers her "Story of a Heart" dance performance on Saturday at the Auditorium in downtown Eureka Springs.

This week in Joplin: The Beach Boys perform Sunday at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin. Gates open at 1 p.m. The concert area is outside the main parking lot. Reserved seating is $25. General admission is $10 for seating on the lawn. Playing in the regular entertainment venue will be the Joe Giles Band on Friday and Saturday, Felonious Monk on Sunday and the Red Dirt Rangers on Sept. 9.

Friday and Saturday at the Red Oak II facility near Carthage will be the second annual Farm Girl Fest. Crafts, food, music, and demonstrations of traditional skills are offered. Admission is free.

This week in Miami, Okla: At the Buffalo Run Casino, Wade Bowen performs Friday.

In Grove, the 11th annual Jana Jae Fiddle Camp and Music Festival runs Friday through Sunday. Workshops, master demonstrations and group sessions are planned 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Civic Center. Concerts begin at 6 p.m. nightly at Snider's Camp. Information is at 800-526-2523.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: On Saturday, an ensemble of musicians from India will present a concert of North India classical music and dance at 7:30 p.m. in the John H.Williams Theatre at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St. downtown. Tickets are $20 to $45. Also on Saturday, the Chris Duarte Group performs at the Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. 2nd St.

This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main in Tulsa, will be Fly Me Anywhere, A Hope Forgotten, The Balcony Scene, Saturday Knight, Infinite Sound Supply, Re-Agent, the Fiascos and Daniel Dew beginning at 6:15 p.m. on Sunday. Mars Volta plays on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Two Tons of Steel plays Sept. 10.

This week at the Marquee, 222 N. Main, will be Emmure and Evergreen Terrace on Friday, the Honorary Title, Cory Brannon and Good Old War on Saturday, Alsenana on Sunday and Slick Idiot on Sept. 9.

At the River Spirit Casino, 1616 E. 81st St., entertainers include Mid-Life Crisis on Friday, Jimmy "Preacher" Ellis on Saturday, Admiral Twi on Sept. 7, Wall Street Band on Sept. 8, Merla Jam on Sept. 9 and Crowding 50 on Sept. 10. Sweatin' Bullets performs on Sunday at the Osage Million Dollar Elm Casino, 951 W. 36th St. N. At the Hard Rock Casino, playing Friday are the Jon Glazer Trio, Crossland and Brian Capps. On Saturday is the Glazer Trio, James Muns and Sierra.

This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: The 25th annual Little Balkans Days Festival runs Friday through Sunday in various locations. At Memorial Auditorium, the Pittsburg Community Theatre offers a 1940s music revue "Club 502" at 2 p.m. on Saturday. A quilt show is in the auditorium 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday. Train rides will be offered across town. The Folk Life Festival will be at Pritchett Pavillion, 2nd and Broadway.

This week in Kansas City: Rock The Light X plays Friday and Saturday at the Starlight Theatre in Swope Park.

On Friday, Gretchen Wilson plays at Crossroads at Grinders, 417 E. 18th St. The Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, is hosting Battle for Freaker's Ball with 14 bands on two stages. Blink-182 performs at the Sandstone Amphitheater in Bonner Springs, Kan.

On Saturday, the Kansas City Symphony offers its free Pops in the Park concert at 7 p.m. at Shawnee Mission Park, 7710 Renner Road in Shawnee, Kan.

This week at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania, is the Kansas City Music Festival on Friday through Sunday: 24 bands on Friday, 29 bands Saturday and 18 on Sunday. A $10 pass covers all three days. On Sept. 7 is Pleasure P, Bleu Edmondson on Sept. 9, Every Time I Die, Bring Me The Horizon, OH Sleeper and the Architects on Sept. 10.

The musical "Mama Mia!" runs Sept. 8 to 13 at the Starlight Theatre.

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre, 3614 Main, opens its season with Edward Albee's "The Seascape" on Sept. 10 for a three-week run. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. Sunday matinee. Tickets are $15 to $25.

This week in Columbia: Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" is running at the Maplewood Barn Theatre, 2900 E. Nifong, through Sunday. Tickets are $8.

This week in St. Louis: The Art Fair at Queeny Park runs Friday through Sunday.

The Big Muddy Blues Festival runs Saturday and Sunday on Laclede's Landing, beginning at 3 p.m. Shows run continuously on three stages both days.

The 33rd annual Japanese Festival runs Saturday through Monday at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Cost is $15.

The St. Nicholas Greek Festival runs Saturday through Monday at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church.

The Gateway Cup Bicycle Race runs Friday through Monday in different locations each day. Information is at (314) 644-6445.

The Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls" opens Friday for a month-long run at the Robert Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Civic Center. Tickets are $48.

The Moody Blues perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Fox Theater, 527 N. Grand.

The Labor Day Parade is at 2:30 p.m. on Monday downtown.

Repertory Theatre of St. Louis opens its fall season with the musical "Amadeus" on Sept. 9 for a month-long run at the Loretto-Hilton Center in Webster Groves.

This week at The Pageant, 6161 Delmar, on Friday will be Loo Underground, Strych9hollow, All Fall Down, 40till5, Exit 714 and Sooner Than Later. On Saturday is a band competition with Rhyme or Reason, the Dusty Brothers, Midwest Avengers and Illphonics.

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