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Music festivals, shows, plays June 3-9 from Fayetteville to Kansas City, Tulsa to St. Louis

Thursday, June 2, 2011

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Pierce City's Mark Chapman will provide some of the main musical entertainment at Monett's Strawberry Festival. Chapman will perform at 8 p.m. on Friday from the stage at Fifth and Broadway in downtown Monett. Chapman plays on Saturday at Cartoons in Springfield and is booked to perform June 16 through June 18 at the Show Me Music Festival at 2019 N. Le Compte Road in Springfield, east of the airport.
This week in Monett: The Strawberry Festival runs downtown, opening at 5 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday. Live music includes Mark Chapman and Angela Bennett Friday evening; the Liberadoz Band, the Flying Buzzards Bluegrass Band and a bluegrass jam on Saturday afternoon; and Captain's Son and the Timberline Bluegrass Band on Saturday evening.

The Possum Holler Fiddlers and other performers of traditional Ozarks music will offer a concert at 7 p.m. Friday at the Monett City Park Casino.

St. Mary's Catholic Church in Pierce City holds its 24th annual community festival on Saturday and Sunday at the church.

Tim Tarkelly and Emo Side Project, two performers from Kansas, will offer acoustic sets beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday at Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway.

This week in Springfield: Missouri State University's Tent Theatre opens with performances on June 8 and 9 of "Shout, the Mod Musical" for two weekends. Shows begin at 8:15 p.m. behind Coger Hall.

The fifth annual Springfield Shakespeare Festival continues with performances through the weekend at 301 Park Central East. Shows include the original play "Hamlet vs. Zombies" at 10 p.m. on Friday, 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. "Sheer Will," a play about Shakespeare fighting writer's block with appearances by many characters from his plays, is offered at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Vandivort Center Theatre, 311 E. Walnut, fourth floor.

Downtown art galleries are open until 10 p.m. on Friday for the First Friday Artwalk.

The Ray House Jamboree Bluegrass Festival runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Republic.

At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing this week are Assembly Line Gods, the Breakpoint Method, Enduval and Nocturnal Nation on Friday; Emery, Oh Sleeper and Hawkboy play Saturday.

The Classic Chevy Club Car Show opens June 8 and runs through the weekend at the Ramada Convention Center.

Bridges for Youth charity horse show runs through June 4 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.

"Song of the Prairie," a musical about a Russian immigrant family coming to the Midwest, runs June 9 to July 9 at the Stained Glass Theatre, 1996 W. Evangel in Ozark.

The seventh annual music festival and cookout at the Rock House, 41 High St. in Reeds Spring, begins at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday with Beyond Reach, the Nace Brothers, Honktonk Renovators, Joe Mack and Carter Sampson and Dylan Bart Phillips.

This week in northwest Ark.: The Wakarusa Festival runs through Sunday at Mulberry Mountain in Ozark, Ark. Dozens of bands perform. Friday performers include SplitLip Rayfield, Honey Island Swamp Band, Spankalicious, Yo Mama's Big Fat Booty Band, Dark Star Orchestra and Ghostland Observatory. Saturday bands include Rebelution, Family Grove Company, the Ben Miller Band, Hot Buttered Rum, the Floozies and Mountain Sprout. Sunday bands include Benjamin Del Shreve, Here Come the Mummies, the Coop and Dirtfoot. Performances run through the night.

At the Walton Arts Center, 495 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, Dream Big Dancing Stars perform at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Saturday in Baum Walker Hall.

The Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival continues with a performance at 7:30 p.m. on June 9 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. Works for mixed section ensembles by Mozart, Mueller and Brahms are scheduled.

At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week are the Cate Brothers on Friday; the Jay Nash Band, Spiritual Rex and Mountain Standard Time on June 6; and She Wants Revenge on June 8.

Little Roy and Lizzie give a dinner theater show of old-time music on Saturday at Riordan Hall in Bella Vista.

The Daisy Airgun Museum, 202 W. Walnut in Rogers, will hold its 125th anniversary outdoor products celebration Friday and Saturday.

A stage version of Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" will be presented at 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday and again next weekend at the Rogers Little Theater, 116 S. Second St. in Rogers.

The Eureka Springs Blues Weekend runs through Sunday with performances by 30 acts in 10 locations in town. Among the performers are Elvin Bishop, Coco Montoya, G-Funk, the Jug Band, Knock Kneed Sally, Red Ambition and Trash Angels. Main concerts are in the Auditorium, the Basin Park Hotel ballroom and Basin Spring Park.

This week in Joplin: Country music star George Jones performs at 8 p.m. on Friday at the Downstream Casino pavilion, west of Joplin. A tornado relief concert is planned at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the pavilion. Performers include the Cate Brothers, the Nace Brothers, the Bryant Band, the Liverpool Legends and FOS Project.

The printSpiva show at the Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall, closes on Saturday.

Boomtown Days opens June 9 and runs through the weekend in Landreth Park.

In Carthage, live bluegrass is played at the Woodshed Emporium, 311 S. Main in the square at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. New Dogs Old Tricks and Wildwood play.

The Festival of Friends, a multi-cultural celebration, runs 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Carthage Central Park.

At the Downstream Casino's regular performance venue, Pearl plays R&B and soul on Friday and Saturday. Tom plays classic rock on Saturday.

This week in Tulsa: Rodeos in Oklahoma this week include Jim Shoulder's Roundup Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday in Henryetta, south of Tulsa; the Longhorn Smokeless Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday in Colcord, west of Siloam Springs, Ark.; and the Carl Rice Memorial Open Rodeo on Saturday and Sunday in Beggs, south of Tulsa.

At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week are Bosco Delrey on June 7; Ratatat, Despot and E-Rock on June 8; TechN9ne, All 6's and 7's, the Tour, Krizz Kaliko, Kutt Calhoun, Big Scoob, Jay Rock, Mayday and Stevie Stone on June 9.

The Miss Oklahoma Pageant runs June 7 to 11 at the Mabee Center, 7777 S. Lewis Ave.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Tech N9ne performs at the Midland Theatre, 1228 Main. The paperclips, the Magnificent Bang Bangs, 49 Stones, the Strive and Branded Fate play at the Beaumont club, 4050 Pennsylvania.

On Saturday, the Kansas City Roller Warriors perform at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Arena, 13th and Central.

On Sunday, Dan Sperry and Razorwire Halo play at the Beaumont Club.

The Kansas City Symphony plays Beethoven's Piano Concerto #3 with Markus Groh as soloist, Grieg's "Lyric Suite" and Schumann's Symphony #4 at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Lyric Theatre, 11th and Central, and and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Yardley Hall at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan.

"The King and I" with Lou Diamond Phillips opens the Broadway season at the Starlight Theater in Swope Park, running June 6 to 12.

On June 7, Ratatat, Despot and Erock play at the Beaumont Club.

The Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre's production of the rock opera "Tommy" runs through Sunday at 3614 Main.

A stage version of Alfred Hitchcock's "The 39 Steps" runs through June 19 at the American Heartland Theatre, 2450 Grand Blvd. in Crown Center.

This week in Sedalia: The annual Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival has concerts through Saturday in several venues. Friday and Saturday has concerts at 2 p.m. in the First United Methodist Church, Fourth and Osage. The Friday concert at 8 p.m. is at State Fair Community College. The Music Hall finale concert is at 8 p.m. at the new Smith Cotton High School auditorium. Free concerts are offered south of the courthouse, at the Maple Leaf Pavilion and the Katy Depot through the afternoons. Around 70 performers will be playing.

This week in Columbia: The Blind Boone Ragtime and Early Jazz Festival runs Sunday and June 6 with concerts in Jesse Hall on the University of Missouri campus. Morten Gunnar Larsen, Adam Swanson, Scott Kirby and Terry Waldo are among the 27 musicians performing.

The Anchor Festival, with entertainment, crafts a tractor show and anchor driving runs through Sunday in the Centralia city square.

This week in St. Louis: Opera Theatre of St. Louis continues its season with Donizetti's Daughter of the Regiment" at 8 p.m. on Friday and June 9; and Debussy's "Pelleas and Melisande: at 7 p.m. on Sunday and 8 p.m. on June 8.

"A Chorus Line" opens Friday and runs through July 3 at the Robert Reim Theatre at the Kirkwood Civic Center.

The St. Louis Symphony offers a center of film music at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Powell Hall, Delmar and Grand.

"Weird Al" Yankovic performs at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Family Arena, 2002 Arena Parkway in St. Charles.

The International Horseradish Festival runs Saturday and Sunday in Woodland Park in Collinsville, Ill.

The Route 66 Festival runs Saturday and Sunday at Old Chain of Rocks Bridge.

The Shakespeare Festival opens with "The Taming of the Shrew" and runs to June 19 in Forest Park, northeast of the Art Museum.

Samm-Art Williams' new play The Montford Point Marine" runs through June 26 at the Grandel Theatre, across from Powell Hall on Grand.

At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, performing this week are Hayes Carll, Elizabeth Cook and Kentucky Knife Fight on June 8; Face to Face, Strung Out, Blitzkid and the Darlings on June 9.

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