This week in Monett: At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, Jeremiah's Call and Eureka Springs singer Jeremy Dyer, with his "Johnny Cash" voice, will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday. The Monett High School Jazz Band will play at 7 p.m. on May 9.
Denali Dreams, 316 E. Broadway, hosts the First Friday Cruise-In on Friday. All vintage vehicle owners are welcome to gather for the evening. Liberadoz will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
In Cassville, the Dogwood Car and Truck Festival runs Saturday in the square, beginning at 9 a.m.
A demolition derby will be held at the Gizmo Events Center in Wheaton, beginning at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Monett High School speech and debate students present "Forensic Follies" at 7 p.m. on May 9 at the Monett City Hall Auditorium.
This week in Springfield: Artsfest on Walnut Street runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Aaron Lewis from the band Staind performs at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East.
At Missouri State University, the Beartones vocal ensemble will give a 10-year anniversary concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the Plaster Student Union. The theatre and dance department offers an acting and music theater showcase at 7:30 p.m. in Coger Theatre in Craig Hall. The Electronic Arts Student Showcase by media and film students will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on May 9 and 10 in the Plaster Student Union.
At Drury University, the music and theater students off a revue of Broadway numbers Friday at 8 p.m. in the Wilhoit Theatre.
The Springfield Symphony Orchestra performs with guests the Canadian Brass at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.
ArtsFiesta, part of the local Cinco de Mayo celebration, will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday in Founders Park, 330 E. Water St., including Hispanic dance groups.
Springfield Contemporary Theatre presents the musical "Amadeus" for the second of three weekends at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the fourth floor theater of the Vandivort Center, 305 E. Walnut.
Springfield Little Theatre's production of "The Foreigner" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Landers Theater, 311 E. Walnut.
Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gillioz Theatre, 325 Park Central East.
Comedian Brian Regan performs at 7:30 p.m. on May 12 at the Gillioz Theatre.
At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing this week are Glass Bottom Boat Ride, Murlesque, Lucid and Motherstar on Friday. One More Round, a Johnny Cash tribute, with St. Dallas and the Sinners, the Thompsons and Angry Panda play Saturday.
The play "The Hiding Place," telling the World War II story of Corrie ten Boon, runs to May 21 at the Stained Glass Theater, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.
This week in northwest Ark.: At the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, the musical "Les Miserables" has performances at 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 and 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.
The Dalai Lama will speak at 1:30 p.m. on May 11 in the Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville.
At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week are R.J. Mischo, Catfish Jackson, Fools for Rowan and the Kory Montgomery Band on Friday; Hardaway and the Commoners on Saturday; Slightly Stoopid and Dumpstaphunk on May 11; and Bob Schneider on May 12.
The Kiev Trio performs at 7 p.m. on May 9 at Chapel on the Creeks, 5202 Village Parkway in Rogers; at 6 p.m. on May 10 at St. Catherine's at Bell Gable, 2140 N. Stone Chapel Lane in Fayetteville; and at 6 p.m. on May 11 at Thorncrown Chapel, 12968 West Highway 62 in Eureka Springs.
The Ozark Regional Arts and Crafts Show will be held on Friday and Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Springdale, the Hammons Center in Rogers. The Spanker Creek Farm Arts and Crafts Festival and the Frisco Station Mall Arts and Crafts Show run Friday through Sunday. The War Eagle show has been cancelled due to recent rains.
The 11th annual PT Cruiser rally runs through the weekend in Eureka Springs.
The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs opens for the 43rd season on Friday through Oct. 29.
The Ozarks Chorale performs on Saturday at the Auditorium, 36 S. Main in Eureka Springs.
The Eureka Springs second annual Grand Illumination, lighting the town with Japanese and Chinese lanterns, started this week and runs through May.
This week in Joplin: At Missouri Southern State University, David Davison and his band perform at 8 p.m. on Friday in Taylor Auditorium. The MSSU Band and Wind Ensemble Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. on May 10 in the Taylor Performing Arts Center. The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. on May 11 in Corley Auditorium in Webster Hall.
Joplin Little Theatre production of "The Miracle Worker," telling the story of Helen Keller, runs through Sunday at 3008 W. 1st St.
Ozark Christian College presents the musical "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and 7 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
In Carthage, live music is offered at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at the Woodshed, 311 S. Main in the square. Performing will be Allen Young and the Missouri Mountain Gang.
At Crowder College in Neosho, a live play version of "The Light in the Piazza" is offered at 7:30 p.m. on May 5 through the weekend in the Plaster Community Center.
The second annual Evening of Jazz by the Crowder Jazz Orchestra will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on May 10 in the Neosho Civic Auditorium, 203 E. Main.
The Circle R Ranch in Neosho hosts Barnyard Days Friday and Saturday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., and Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.
At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Scott Ellison performs blues and rock on Friday and Saturday. R.J. Mischo and his Redhot Blues Band plays at 9:30 p.m. on Saturday.
This week in Miami, Okla.: At the Buffalo Run Casino, Walker Hayes performs at 9 p.m. on Friday.
Steve Hamm's Jambalaya Jass Band plays at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main.
This week in Tulsa, Okla.: Country music star Blake Shelton performs at the Hard Rock Casino, 777 W. Cherokee in Catoosa.
At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Tulsa Opera presents Bellini's "Norma" at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday in the Chapman Music Hall. The Pulitzer Prize winning play "The Gin Game" will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday and again next weekend in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Adam Brock's comedy play "Swimming in the Shallows" is presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Charles Norman Theatre.
Hip hop artists Plies and Paul Wall perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the Tulsa Convention Center.
At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week are Easton Corbin and Randy Montana on Friday; Silverstein, Bayside, the Polar Bear Club, the Swellers and Texas in July on Saturday; and Lucinda Williams and Jesse Aycock on May 10.
The Roundup Club IPRA Rodeo runs Friday and Saturday in Owasso, north of Tulsa. The Tabouleh Festival Open Rodeo runs Saturday and Sunday in Bristow, southwest of Tulsa. The Founders Day Rodeo runs Saturday and Sunday in Locust Grove, east of Tulsa.
This week in Nevada: The Community Council on the Performing Arts presents a community choral concert Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Fox Playhouse, 110 S. Main.
This week in Kansas City: On Friday, the Aluminum Show is offered at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. Eisley, the Narrative and Christie Dupree perform at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania Ave.
On Saturday, Pandemic, New York Drum 'N Bass, Plant of the Drums, Breakbeat Science and Moonshine play at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. Jazz vocalist Karrin Allyson performs at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. The Kansas City Roller Warriors perform at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Arena, 13th and Central.
The musical "Rock of Ages" has performances at 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. on Saturday, and 1 and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Music Hall, 13th and Central.
The Cirque du Soleil show "Dralion" runs May 11 to 15 at the Sprint Center, 1407 Grand Blvd.
On May 11, Aiden, Vampires Everywhere!, Get Scared, Dr. Acula and A Sequence of Ghosts perform at the Beaumont Club. Rise Against, Bad Religion and Four Year Strong play at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main
On May 12, Wolfgang Gartner and Felix Cartal play at the Uptown Theater.
Ibsen's "Peer Gynt" by Kansas City Repertory Theatre runs through May 22 at the Copaken Stage, 13th and Walnut.
Laurie Brooks' play "Ben Franklin's Apprentice" runs through Saturday at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center, Grand at Pershing Road.
A revue of the music of Cole Porter runs through May 29 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.
This week in Columbia: The final performance of the Stephens College presents the musical "Thoroughly Modern Millie" is Friday at the Macklanburg Playhouse, 100 Willis Ave.
The Columbia Chorale presents a concert of music from Vienna to Broadway on Saturday at the Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts, 203 S. Ninth St.
This week in St. Louis: On Friday, comedian Martin Lawrence performs at 8 p.m. at the Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave. The Arianna String Quartet performs at 8 p.m. at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. John Pinette performs at 8 p.m. at the Roberts Orpheum, 416 N. Ninth St. The Red Clay Ramblers play at 8 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Blvd. The Chaifetz Arena, Lindell and Market, hosts the St. Louis Music Festival with En Vogue, Fantasia, Eric Benet, Rickey Smiley and Charlie Wilson at 7:30 p.m.
On Saturday, Tony Bennett performs at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grant. The St. Louis Cinco de Mayo festival will begin at 11 a.m. on Cherokee Street between Nebraska and Iowa.
A Cinco de Mayo village will be open to the public Friday and Saturday in the Florissant Civic Center featuring Latin food and drinks.
The 16th annual St. Louis Microbrewery Festival will be held Friday through Sunday in the upper parking lot for the Muny in Forest Park.
A fine arts fair will be held Friday through Sunday in Laumeier Sculpture Park.
The musical "Jersey Boys" runs May 11 to 29 at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand.
The St. Louis Symphony and Chorus performs Orff's "Carmina Burana" and the world premier of Christopher Rouse's Symphony #3 at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday in Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.
Hot City Theatre's production of "Intelligent Life" continues on Friday and Saturday at the Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.
At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing this week are Blue October and the Solder Thread in an acoustic evening on Friday; and Slightly Stoopid and Meat Puppets on Saturday.