This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Nathan Mays performs at 7 p.m. on Friday. Brian Lindell plays at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
At Denali Dreams, 318 E. Broadway, Friday will be First Friday Cruise Night for motor vehicle enthusiasts, starting at 6 p.m.
This week in Springfield: At the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, the Trans-Siberian Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday.
At the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, the Missouri State University Band will present a free musical salute to veterans at 4 p.m. on Sunday. The MSU student jazz bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. on thursday.
At Missouri State University, classical pianist Dorian Leljak performs at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 in Ellis Hall. The dance and theatre department presents "Wiley and the Hairy Man" at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday in Carrington Hall Auditorium.
At the O'Reilly Center on the Drury University campus, Darius Rucker performs at 8 p.m. on Friday.
At Drury University, Stephen Sondheim's musical "Company" will be performs at 8 p.m. Nov.10-13 in the Wilhoit Theatre.
At Evangel University, June Kean will offer a pipe organ concert at 10 a.m. on Nov. 9 in Chapel Auditorium. The Evangel University Orchestra will play at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 in Chapel Auditorium. Mendelssohn's Symphony #5 plus music by Dvorak, Kraehenbuehl and Charpentier is slated. The play "Steel Magnolias" will be presented Nov. 11 to 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Barnett Fine Arts Theatre.
The Scottish Kirkin' of the Tartans, a church service honoring the Scottish tradition of the Presbyterian Church, will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Westminster presbyterian Church, 1551 E. Portland.
The theatrical black comedy "Sordid Lives" will run Friday through Sunday and Nov. 11 to 14 at the Landers Theatre, 315 E. Walnut.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., seven bands play in a Pixies tribute on Friday. Troy, Inimical Drive and Motherstar play on Saturday.
Christmas shows have begun their run in Branson.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 Dickson in Fayetteville, choreographer Trey McIntyre and his dance company perform at 8 p.m. on Friday. Jazz pianist Kenny Barron and his trio play with Grammy winning sax player David Sanchez at 8 p.m. on Saturday. The University of Arkansas Percussion Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9. Country music giant Merle Haggard performs at 8 p.m. on Nov. 10. The broadway musical "Spring Awakening" will be performed at 8 p.m. on Nov. 11 and 12.
At the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, the Razorback Marching Band offers its show in Barnhill Arena. The University Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 in the university theatre. The university's Saxophone Chamber Orchestra will give a recital at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 in the Fine Arts Center.
The University of Arkansas Choirs will perform with choirs from two underclass schools at 7:30 p.m. at the Har-Ber High School Performing Arts Center, 300 Jones Road on Nov. 9 in Springdale.
At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, the Nace Brothers, Big Bang and Nelo play on Friday; Evans Blue performs Nov. 9; Turnpike Troubadours play Nov. 11.
At GoodFolk Productions, 229 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Susan Gibson and Candy Lee will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday.
Congressman John Boozman will speak at a 235th birthday party for the Marine Corps at Embassy Suites in Rogers at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $30.
The Northwest Arkansas Fantasy Faire renaissance fair will be Saturday and Sunday at Washington County Fairgrounds outside Fayetteville.
The Rogers Little Theatre, 116 S. 2nd St., presents Neill Simon's "The Odd Couple" Friday through Sunday and again next weekend. Shows are at 7 p.m.
The 63rd annual Eureka Springs Folk Festival runs through Saturday. Big Smith and Cletus Got Shot play on Friday at the Basin Park Hotel at 7 p.m. The Saturday concert at 7 p.m. features 3 Penny Acre, West Casto and Eliza Gilkyson. The singer/song-writer contest finals are at 10 a.m. in the Auditorium. Free outdoor concerts are planned both days in Basin Park.
This week in Joplin: At Missouri Southern State University, an evening of Brazilian music will be offered by the MSSU Symphony Orchestra with the Percussion Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Taylor Performing Arts Center. The area high school district honor band concert is at 7 p.m. Saturday in Taylor Auditorium. The MSSU Wind Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 11 in Taylor Auditorium.
In Carthage, the Woodshed Emporium in the northwest corner of the square will host live bluegrass music at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Lost Hill and Wildwood will perform. Admission is $5.
In Neosho, the Crowder College Jazz Orchestra will perform Big Band music at 7:30 p.m. in the Elsie Plaster Community Center on the Crowder College campus.
This week at the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, will be country artist Johnny Patton on Friday and Saturday, and the rock band 65 South on Sunday.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, the Janedear Girls perform on Friday.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: Country superstar Loretta Lynn plays at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Osage Casino., 951 W. 36th St. N. in Tulsa.
Country star Joe Worrel plays at 9 p.m. on Friday and country star Dierks Bentley performs Saturday at the Cherokee Casino and Resort, 777 W. Cherokee in Catoosa.
Jars of Clay plays at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Tulsa, 403 S. Cincinnati.
At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. 2nd St., visual artist Michael Cooper offers a one-man show "Masked Marvels and Wondertales" at 7 p.m. on Friday in the John Williams Theatre. The Tulsa Youth Symphony please at 3 and 4:15 p.m. on Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Music by John Williams, Mussorgsky, Vaughan Williams and Rimsky-Korsakov is slated. The Jupiter String Quartet performs the music of Beethoven, Webern and Schubert at 3 p.m. on Sunday in the John Williams Theatre. The Trey McIntyre Project dance troupe performs at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 and 10 in the John Williams Theatre. "After Miss Julie," based on a Strindberg play, will be offered Nov. 11 to 13 in the Charles Norman Theatre.
At the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver. "Yo Gabba Gabba" performs the "There's A Party In My City at 6 p.m. on Friday.
|At the Brady Theatre, 105 W. Brady, folk music star John Prine performs at 7 p.m. on Saturday.|
Marvin Sapp will perform for the American Heart Association at 7 p.m. at the Mabee Center, 7777 Lewis Ave.
The vintage Tulsa Antiques and Collectible Show and Sale runs Saturday and Sunday at the SpiritBank Event Center, 105th and Memorial.
This week at Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, will be 16 local bands playing on Friday; GWAR, the Casualties and Infernaeon on Nov. 9; and Colt Ford, Sunny Ledfurd and Tyler Farr on Nov. 11.
This week in Pittsburg, Kan.: Show Me Harmony choir presents "I've Got Mail" at 3 p.m. on Sunday in Memorial Hall, 201 W. 4th.
The Pittsburg State University Choir performs at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in McCray Hall on the PSU campus.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, John Mellencamp performs at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. Colt Ford plays at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania. The Uptown Theatre, 3700 Broadway, has its fall festival of local bands performing at 7:30 p.m. Cellist Gautier Capucon and guitarist Gabriela Montero play at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St.
On Saturday, "Yo Gabba Gabba Live" is offered at the Midland Theatre at 5 p.m. The Kopelman String Quartet plays Borodin, Shostakovich and Brahms at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater.
Kansas City Opera's production of Bellini's "Norma" on Saturday, Nov. 10 and again next weekend at the Lyric Theatre, 1029 Central.
Andrew Lloyd Weber's musical "Cats" has performances at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Music Hall, 301 W. 13th.
The Zac Brown Band performs at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Sprint Center, 1100 Walnut.
The fall dance concert at the University of Missouri Conservatory of Music will be held in White Hall, 4949 Cherry, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Lydia Diamond's play "Harriet Jacobs" about a real slave girl in America will open Friday and run through Nov. 21 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut.
"Evil Dead: The Musical" runs through Nov. 6 at the Off Center Theatre at Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd.
Song stylist Marilyn Maye offers a revue of songs through Sunday at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.
This week in Columbia: The murder mystery "Art of Murder" is offered Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and at 2 p.m. on Sunday by the Columbia Entertainment Company, 1800 Nelwood Dr. More shows follow for the next two weekends.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Carol Burnett performs at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand, at 8 p.m. The Kingston Trio performs at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd. Tracy Lawrence and Richie McDonald play at the Lumiere Theatre at 7 and 9 p.m. The Zac Brown Band plays at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave.
On Saturday, comedienne Chelsea Handler performs at 8 p.m. at the Scottrade Center. John Mellencamp plays at the Fox Theatre.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra plays Brahms' Piano Concerto #1 with emmanuel Ax and Stravinsky's "The Fairy's Kiss" at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand.
On Nov. 8, Justin Bieber performs at the Scottrade Center.
Eugene O'Neill's "A Long Day's Journey Into Night" will be presented Friday and Saturday at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.
A touring production of the Broadway revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" runs Nov. 9 to 14 at the Fox Theatre.
At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing are Sarah Speaks Easy, Dusty Wallets, Earthworms and Bullshed on Friday; Colt Ford, Tyler Farr and Sunny Ledford on Saturday; Barenaked Ladies and Jukebox the Ghost on Sunday; Lifehouse, Kris Allen and Alyssa Bernal on Nov. 9; Joshua Radin, Good Old War and Kelley James on Nov. 10.