This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, singer/songwriter Jon Douglas Jessup from Branson will perform at 6:30 p.m. on Friday. The song selection will include originals and chart covers from Christian and country fields.
This week in Springfield: Missouri State University's Tent Theatre opens June 9 with "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee," running for two weekends. Additional shows run through July 18.
Final performances of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)" are at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Springfield Contemporary Theatre, 305 East Walnut, on the fourth floor of the Vandivort Center.
The Springfield Regional Arts Council Members Show at the Creamery Arts Center, 411 N. Sherman, runs through June 28.
The Southwest Missouri Senior Games run to June 6 at the Northview Center, 301 E. Talmadge. Athlete registration is $10.
This week at the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., will be J.M. Buttermilk on Saturday.
This is the final weekend for "Robert Kipniss: Works on Paper and Canvas, Gifts from the James F. White Collection" at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 E. Brookside Dr.
A bicycle ride on the Frisco Highline Trail running from Bolivar to Willard will be held on Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $30, going toward trail maintenance.
Running through July 3 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark, is Crystal Kiser's "Summer of Hope," describing the troubles and triumph of a teenage girl facing a world turned upside down. Shows run Thursday through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Info is at 417-581-9192.
This week in northwest Ark.: The rock festival Wakarusa runs through Sunday at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, east of Fort Smith. A total of 91 bands are booked to perform. Limited camping options are still available. Single day passes are available for $66.
At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson, the Williams Dance and Gymnastics and Cheer Center annual recital will be held at 2 and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. The catered annual Winemaker's Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. on June 10. Tickets are $200.
This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Big Uns and Oreo Trio on Friday; and Giving Tree Band, Simplified and Passafire on June 7.
|The Seyquoyah Music Festival offers concerts in Fayetteville this week. The Midwest Winds from the Air Force Band of Mid-America play at 7:30 p.m. on June 7 and again at 7:30 p.m. on June 9, both at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at the University of Arkansas. A festival honors recital will be held at 4:30 p.m. on June 9.||The Fulbright annual summer chamber music festival continues with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on June 10 at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall at the University of Arkansas.|
Strings & Things perform at 8 p.m. on Saturday at GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville. Tickets are $15.
At the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. 2nd St., Ray Cooney's British farce "It Runs In The Family" will be presented Friday through Sunday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.
The Eureka Springs Blues Weekend has concerts running through Sunday at the Auditorium, 36 S. Main. Charlie Musselwhite and the Tablerockers, "Lil' Slim" Holt and Kelley Hunt play at 7 p.m. on Friday. Magic Slim and the Teardrops, Shaun Murphy, Otis Taylor, Grady Champion and Buddy Shute play at 3 p.m. on Saturday. Additional free concerts are at the Basin Park Hotel ballroom and Ozark Room, Basin Park bandshell, Chelsea's Corner Café and Henri's Just One More.
This week in Joplin: Bach to the Future, playing classical to jazz and world rhythm, perform at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Hall, 503 N. Pine.
The Stained Glass Theatre, 1318 W. 26th St., opens "Ants'hillvania," the theater's first all-youth production, has performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, plus more shows next weekend.
Joplin Boomtown Days begins a three-day run on June 10 at Landreth Park.
At the Woodshed, 311 S. Main in the northwest corner of the square in Carthage, Drywood Bluegrass and the Claytons perform at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, playing this week will be Voyager on Friday, Cool Beenz and ABS Band on Saturday.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, Boogie Fever and UB 80s perform on Friday.
"Le Dragon Cirque," a show by the Golden Dragon Chinese Acrobats, will be given at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Coleman Theater, 103 N. Main. Tickets are $22.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., Light Opera Oklahoma opens its season on June 10 with Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience" in the John H. Williams Theatre. Shows run for three weekends plus July 2. Tickets are $25 and $29. Sandy Wilson's "The Boy Friend," a spook of 1920s musicals, opens June 8 and 9 and runs through June 30 in the Charles Norman Theatre.
At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus opens June 10 for a weekend run.
At the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis, the Miss Oklahoma and Outstanding Teen Scholarship Pageant runs June 8 to 12.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Social Genosyde, StArBoX, John VanZant, Quiet Place, Johnny LaRue, Kane Kirby, Jump The Gun, Lucid States of Divinity and Chronic Soul on June 7; Tech N9ne, Brotha Lynch Hung, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Big Scoob, Prozak and Cognito on June 9; and Wade Bowen on June 10.
The Flytrap Music Hall, 514 E. 2nd St., will host the Tulsa Blues Expo at 5 p.m. on Saturday.
The sixth annual Skiatook Bluegrass Festival runs through Saturday in Skiatook, north of Tulsa. Friday concerts include the ZooGrass Boys, Sparkle Brook Band, Bonham Revue, Rockin' Acoustic Circus, Social Consensus, Hankerin' for Hank. Saturday shows fiddle contests in the morning; Blue Pearl, Hillbenders, John Reishman, the Jaybirds, ZooGrass Boys, Bonham Review, and Hankerin' for Hank.
Rodeos this week include Jim Shoulder's Roundup Rodeo on Friday and Saturday in Henryetta, south of Tulsa, and the B&E Rodeo on June 9 and 10 in Stroud, west of Tulsa.
This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: At Memorial Hall, 503 N. Pine, the Jody Phillips Dance Company Show will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday.
In Columbus, the Kansas Oldtime Fiddlers, Pickers and Singers will perform at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Cherokee County Hospitality Center, 516 N. Kansas Ave.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Weezer plays at City Market, 20 E. 5th St. Moonlight Drive presents a tribute to the Doors at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. Country musicians Jim White and Sam Baker play at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St.
On Saturday, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons perform at the Starlight Theater in Swope Park. The John Butler Trio plays at Crossroads, 417 E. 18th St.
On Sunday, Dweezil Zappa plays the music of Frank Zappa at Crossroads. "Heavy Metal Wedding" is slated at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.
WorthStock 2010, a music fest hosted by Worth Harley-Davidson at 9400 NW Prairie View Road, will have live music on Friday and Saturday, including Angie and the Flaunt Girls, James Otto and Chris Cagle on Friday; Billy Ray Cyrus, Stairway to Zeppelin, Nigel Dupree, Brother Clyde and Jackyl on Saturday.
The Kansas City Symphony closes its season with Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto #1 with Vladimir Feltsman as soloist; Prokofiev's Symphony #5 and an overture by Kalalevsky. Concerts are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Lyric Theater, 11th and Central and at 2 p.m. Sunday at Yardley Hall on the Johnson County Community College campus, Overland Park, Kan.
On June 7, the vocal ensemble Pink Martini plays at 8 p.m. at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main.
On June 8, psychic Sylvia Browne's national book tour stops at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. The Bamboozle Roadshow stops at the Uptown Theater with Third Eye Blind, Good Charlotte, All Time Low, Boys Like Girls, Forever the Sickest Kids and more.
On June 9, George Clinton plays at Crossroads.
On June 10, 50 Cent performs at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main.
The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre's production of the musical "The Light in the Piazza" runs through Sunday at 3614 Main.
"The Dixie Swim Club" runs through June 27 at the American Heartland Theatre, in Grand Center, 2450 Grand. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee. Performances run Tuesday to Sunday.
Old Shawnee Days run Friday through Sunday in Shawnee, Kan. Bands include Four Fried Chickens and a Coke on Friday; the Rhythmia, Garrett True Band and Trampled Under Food on Saturday; and Kansas City Dixieland Band and the Shawnee Concert Band on Sunday.
This week in Sedalia: The Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival runs through June 5. Friday concerts are at State Fair Community College, Smith Cotton Junior High School and the First United Methodist Church downtown. Saturday concerts at the United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. and the Music Hall Show at 8 p.m. at smith Cotton Junior High. Free outdoor performances offered in many venues each afternoon. Tickets can be ordered at 866-218-6258.
This week in Columbia: The "Blind" Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival has performances at 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. on June 9 and 10 at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts. 203 S. 9th St. Morten Gunnar Larsen and the Ophelia Orchestra plus many top stride piano and ragtime performers are scheduled.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons perform at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. The Peter Martin Trio plays at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd. behind the Fox. Styx, Kansas and Foreigner play at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.
On Saturday, Liza Minnelli sings with the St. Louis Symphony at 8 p.m. at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand. The Riverfront Times offers a music fest on Washington Ave. downtown featuring two outdoor stages of local bands. WWE Smackdown performs at the Scottrade Center at 7:30 p.m.
On Friday and Saturday, the national tour of Beatlemania Now is at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. Shows are at 8 p.m.
On Sunday, Diana Ross performs at the Fox Theatre. Jewel plays at the Sheldon Concert Hall.
On Saturday and Sunday the International Horseradish Festival runs in Collinsville, Ill. The annual Strawberry Festival runs in Kimmswick.
Opera Theatre of St. Louis continues its season at the Loretto-Hilton Center at Webster University in Webster Groves. Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" is on Sunday at 7 p.m. and on June 9 at 8 p.m. Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" is offered at 8 p.m. on June 10.
The St. Louis Black Repertory Company presents "The Me Nobody Knows" at the Grandel Theatre, in Grand Center, through July 2.
This week at the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, will be the Temper Trap and Warpaint on June 9.