This week in Monett: The Christian band Soulstice plays at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway.
The annual Broiler Fest in Crane runs through Saturday at the city park. The Miss Chick contest is at 6 p.m. on Friday in the Community Center. Missouri Boatride plays bluegrass at 8 p.m. Friday. On Saturday, the parade is at 10 a.m. The band 65 South plays at 8 p.m.
This week in Springfield: The Ozarks Music Fest runs Friday and Saturday in the Bass Pro shops parking lot, 1935 S, Campbell, on two stages. Music starts at 5:45 p.m. Friday with Aunt Kizzy'z Boys, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Zac Harmon, Shemekia Copeland. Performers on Saturday, starting at 12:30 p.m., will be the Cate Brothers, Tallan Noble Latz, the Reba Russell Band, Papa Grows Funk and Michael Burks. Tickets are $20 on Friday and $30 for Saturday or $40 for both.
The Dickerson Park Zoo has admission for $1 on Saturday.
The Metropolitan Bridal Expo runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Exposition Center, 625 St. Louis.
A celebration of the 90th birthday of jazz giant Charlie Parker will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Room 217B at Ellis Hall on the Missouri State University campus.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., playing this week are Spookie Daly Pride and the Seed on Friday; Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, New Monsters Collective and the Skeletons on Saturday.
On Aug. 28, the Liberty Belle Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress plane will offer public viewing and daily flights 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Final performances of "A.D.: The Musical" are Friday and Saturday at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.
The Silver Dollar City Southern Gospel Picnic in Branson runs to Sept. 6. Performers this weekend are the Inspirations, the Pfeiffers, Down East Boys, Greater Love, the Downing Family, Legacy Five, Squire Parsons, Al Brumley Jr., the Booth Brothers, David Ring the Greenes, Missouri Boatride, the Proclaimers Quartet, Triumphant Quartet and Tim Lovelace. Performers opening Aug. 30 are the Brian Arnold Family, Karen Peck and New River, Potter's Wheel and Dixie Echoes. Also performing next week will be the Spoken 4 Quartet, the Diplomats, the Perrys, the Dove Brothers, the Link Family, the Reggie Saddler Family, Aaron Wilburn, Brenda McClintock, the Kingsmen, the Soul'd Out Quartet and the Sullivan Family Band.
The 22nd annual Fiddle Festival runs Friday through Sunday at Branson Landing. Big Smith will play the lead-off concert on Friday. Competition begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.
At the Black Oak Amphitheater in Lampe, BB King performs with Buddy Guy and Miss Blues at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $34.95 to $69.95.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson St. in Fayetteville, the Blue Man Group performs in Baum Walker Hall for two weekends, starting Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $59 to $79.
This week at George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, will be Earl and Them, Hardaway and the Commoners on Friday; One Ounce Jig and Kaboom on Saturday; Mountain Sprout on Sunday; Messy Sparkles on Sept. 2.
At the Arkansas Music Pavilion in the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville, STS9 and Ghostland Observatory perform at 8 p.m. on Sept. 2. Tickets are $23.
At the University of Arkansas's Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Center in Fayetteville, Patrick George will present a guitar recital at 3 p.m. Sunday.
At Arts Center of the Ozarks, 214 SW. Main in Springdale, a poker tournament will be held on Saturday.
The bluegrass band Lonesome Road will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday in Fayetteville as part of the Backyard Bluegrass concert outdoor series at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks.
The Fayetteville Roots Festival has performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. featuring five headliners at Greenhouse Grille, 481 S. School in Fayetteville. Performers include Shannon Wurst, Johann Wagner, Ryan Spearman, Effron White, Charlie Roth and David Glase.
The seventh annual Starry Starry Night: Almost Van Gogh Masterpiece Challenge Art Show and Sale will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sept. 1 at the Hershey Garner home, 3390 E. Mission Blvd. in Fayetteville. Tickets are $45. Information is at 479-575-9471.
Full House will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday as part of the Bentonville Parks and Recreation Department's Summer Concert Series at Orchards Park, NE J St and John DeShields Blvd.
Smoke on the Water Barbecue and Music Festival will be held Friday and Saturday at the Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. Country artists Colt Ford and Brantley Gilbert perform on Friday. Big Bad Bubba and PG-13 play on Saturday. Tickets for the concerts is $15.
The 153rd annual Washington County Fair will open Aug. 31 at the fairgrounds, 2536 N. McConnell Ave. in Fayetteville, running through Sept. 3.
The 2010 Frisco Festival runs Friday and Saturday in downtown Rogers. Activities start at 5 p.m. Friday. Bands performing include the FOS Project Band, No Name Kicker, Grand Daddy Plaid and LaFuSo. Three stages of music will have performances on Saturday.
A new exhibit on the history of construction in Rogers, "Building Rogers," will open on Saturday at the Rogers Historical Museum, 322 S. 2nd St.
The 17th annual Eureka Springs VW Weekend will run Friday through Sunday at Inn of the Ozarks. The parade is on Saturday.
The Eureka Springs Banjo Rally will be held on Sept. 1 at Bear Mountain Log Cabins. Info is at 800-805-8005.
The Carroll County Fair opens Saturday and runs through Sept. 4 at the fairgrounds on Hwy. 21 in Berryville.
This week in Joplin: Ozarks Beerfest, a fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks, will be held Saturday at Memorial Hall, 212 W. 8th St. Admission is $25.
Final performances of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma" will be presented at the Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre in Carthage on Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are $18. Information is at 417-358-9665.
A traveling exhibit on US Grant and Robert E. Lee opens Sept. 1 and runs to Oct. 20 at the Powers Museum, 1617 W. Oak St. in Carthage.
The sixth annual Summer Social on the Square will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the Neosho square.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, performing this week will be Branson performer Carl Acuff Jr. on Friday; rock bands Sassafras and Travis Kidd and the High Mids on Saturday; Rex Randal and the Weekend Cowboys and Gramada on Sept. 1.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, country musicians Jason Boland and the Stragglers perform at 8 p.m. on Friday. Rock star Bret Michaels performs at 8 p.m. on Sunday.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver, a two-day program "Women of Faith" featuring Michelle Aguilar, Lisa Harper, Karen James, Luci Swindoll and Sheila Walsh will be presented at 10 a.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Tickets are $99 for both days, including lunch.
At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., a staged reading of selections from plays by August Wilson will be held at 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 in the Charles Norman Theatre.
At the Tulsa Expo Center, 4145 E. 21st St., the Utsav India Fest will be held on Saturday. At the livestock complex, the Oklahoma Pinto Horse Association will have a show Saturday and Sunday, and the Oklahoma Reining Horse Association has a show Sept. 2 to 5.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be Civil Twilight and the Spring Standards on Saturday; Alejandro Escovedo and Amy Cook on Aug. 30; Kottonmouth Kings, Authority Zero, Big B, Bliss N Eso, and Trip C on Aug. 31; Samantha Crain and John Fullbright on Sept. 2.
At the River Spirit Casino, 8330 Riverside Parkway, Tanya Tucker performs on Sept. 2. Tickets are $30 to $50.
A Mexican rodeo will be held at 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the El Rodeo Event Center, 825 N. Sheridan. Live concerts will feature Los Buitres, Los Nuevos Elegantes, Erik Estrada and Dareyes De La Sierra.
The Outlaws Open Rodeo will be held in Turley, north of Tulsa, on Saturday.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, the American Idol Live tour performs at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut. Steel Panther and Craig Gass play at the Midland Theater, 1228 Main. Ten, Badmotorfinger and Bleed the Freak play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave. Teacher'z Pet and Rock Band Academy play at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Ida Mcbeth is at the Gem Theater, 1615 E. 18th St.
On Saturday, the gospel stage play "Practice What You Preach" by Ronald Lindsey will be presented at 7:30 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. Everette DeVan is at the Gem Theater.
On Sunday, the fourth annual Kansas City Bartending Competition will be held at the Uptown Theater.
On Aug. 30, She and Him with the Chapin Sisters will perform at 8 p.m. at the Uptown Theater.
On Sept. 2, guitar wizard Slash plays at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino.
"Mel Brooks' The Producers: The Musical" continues at the Starlight Theatre at the Starlight Theatre in Swope Park. Shows are at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
This week in Columbia: The musical "Camelot" will be presented Friday through Sunday and again next weekend by the Maplewood Barn Theatre company in Nifong Park.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Rascal Flatts plays at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre with Kellie Pickler and Chris Young.
On Saturday, the St. Louis Super Music Festival is at the Chaifetz Arena at 7 p.m. featuring George Clinton and the P Funk, Teena Marie, Cameo and Zapp. Tickets are $47 to $50.
The St. Louis Bluesweek Festival will be held Friday and Saturday at the Peabody Opera House (former Kiel Opera House). Music starts at 5 p.m. Friday by 20 different performers and 11:30 a.m. Saturday with three dozen performers books.
Union Avenue Opera's final performances of Tchaikovsky's "Queen of Spades" will be at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Christian Church, Union Avenue and Delmar. Tickets are $30 to $52.
At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing are the Black Crowes on Friday; Joe Dirt and More Cowbell on Saturday; Apocalyptica and Dir en Grey on Aug. 31.