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Music festivals, shows offered for entertainment June 17-23 in four-states

Thursday, June 16, 2011

The Youth Choir from the First Baptist Church of Lee's Summit, shown above, will perform in concert at 7 p.m. on Saturday at the new First Baptist Church in Monett on Highway 37.
This week in Monett: The Bluecoats marching band corps will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Burl Fowler Stadium at 13th and Cleveland.

At Denali Dreams, Lacey Nelson provides live music at 7 p.m. on Friday.

At Mocha Jo's, 404 E. Broadway, singer/songwriter Bob Senninger promotes his new recording from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday. Author Nancy Clopton will do a book signing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday. Two's Company, a husband-wife duo from Branson, perform pop and rock music at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

In Aurora, the Rockin' A Saddle Club hosts a Gaited Sho-Me Horse Shoe at 8 p.m. on Friday at the arena next to the drive-in theater.

In Cassville, the 74th annual Rotary Club Rodeo will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Bill Hailey Arena, on Business Highway 37 north of town.

This week in Springfield: The Show Me Music and Arts Festival will be held Friday through Sunday at 2019 N. LeCompte Rd, east of the airport. Performers on Friday include Mark Chapman, REO Speedwagon, Gloriana and Trace Adkins. Saturday performers include Train, Sawyer Brown, Big and Rich, Big Smith and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. Sunday performers include Tim McGraw, One Republic, Joe Nichols, Little Big Town and Kellie Pickler. Doors open at noon for single day admission.

Michael Bublé performs at 8 p.m. on June 21 at the John Q. Hammons Arena.

At Missouri State University, final performances of Tent Theater's "Shout, the Mod Musical" are Friday and Saturday. Shows begin at 8:15 p.m. behind Coger Hall. "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940" opens June 23.

Springfield Little Theatre's production of the musical "Children of Eden" has performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Landers Theatre, 315 E. Walnut.

The fifth annual Springfield Shakespeare Festival continues with "Sheer Will" has performances at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Vandivort Center Theatre, 311 E. Walnut, fourth floor.

The premiere of the movie "180," filmed last year in Springfield, will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday at the Gillioz Theater, 325 Park Central East.

Jordan Valley Park hosts "Summer Snowfest from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at 735 E. Trafficway, with live entertainment and winter games.

An exhibit of Civil War artillery will be offered from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Wilson's Creek National Battlefield near Republic.

The 47th annual Studebaker Drivers Club will meet Sunday through June 25 at the E*Plex on the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds.

At the Outland Ballroom, 326 South Ave., performing this week are Koffin Kats, Brutally Frank, Cutthroat Shamrock, St. Dallas and the Sinners and Patches DeVile. On Saturday, Tyrannosaurus Chicken and Voodoo Lounge Gypsies play.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt perform at 8 p.m. on June 23 at the Gillioz Theatre.

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

At the Black Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Lampe, Glen Templeton and the Full Throttle Band plus the Fury play at 6 p.m. on Friday.

This week in northwest Ark.: At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson in Fayetteville, performing this week are Michael Burks and R.J. Mischo on Friday; Maol Broadcast, Montu and Eckobase on Saturday; A. Skillz on June 23.

The Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival continues on June 23 with a concert in the University of Arkansas Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. String quartet and other ensembles by Rossini, Webern and Schubert are featured.

At GoodFolk Productions, 29 N. Block St. in Fayetteville, Slaid Cleaves performs at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.

The 13th annual Native American Festival and Pow Wow will be held Friday through Sunday at Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge, seven miles south of Eureka Springs on Highway 23.

This week in Joplin: In Carthage, live music is at the Woodshed Emporium at the northwest corner of the square at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Playing this week are the Granny Chicks and the Clayton Singers. Admission is $5 at the door.

Duke Mason leads a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on Friday in the Carthage Memorial Hall.

Juneteenth will be celebrated at 1 p.m. on Saturday at the George Washington Carver National Monument near Diamond.

Crowder College Community Theatre in Neosho will present "Tuesdays with Morrie" at 7:30 p.m. on June 23 to 25 at the Elsie Plaster Auditorium at Crowder.

At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, Retrorockerz play classic rock on Friday. Solid Gold playing oldies and Derryl Perry playing country performs on Saturday.

This week in Bartlesville, Okla.: The OK Mozart Festival runs through Sunday. Highlights on Friday include the Amici New York Orchestra's outdoor concert at 8 p.m. at the Wolaroc Museum and Wildlife Preserve with a concert of mostly American music. Highlights on Saturday include The Hot Club of Cowtown playing at 2 p.m and the grand finale concert at 8 p.m. featuring violinist Joshua Bell as soloist on concertos by Mozart and Vieutemps. Both concerts are in the Community Center.

This week in Tulsa, Okla.: Trace Adkins performs on Saturday at the Hard Rock Casino, 777 W. Cherokee in Catoosa.

At the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, 110 E. Second St., "9 to 5: the Musical" has performance at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday in the Chapman Music Hall. The play "Loose Knit" about a five-woman knitting club in New York City, will be presented at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Charles Norman Theatre. Cindy Cain, Pam Van Dyke Crosby and Rebecca Ungerman offer a revue of "Hi-Fi Hits of the 1950s" at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. Light Opera Oklahoma (LOOK) opens its season with Andrew Lloyd Weber's "Evita" at 8 p.m. on Friday, 2 p.m. on Saturday and additional shows for the next two weekends in the John H. Williams Theatre. LOOK offers Leonard Bernstein's "Trouble in Tahiti" at 8 p.m. on Sunday and June 21 and 22 with more shows over the next two weekends. "Call Me Mama," a one-woman cabaret of jazz and blues featuring Emily Sahler Beelele is offered at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday in the Liddy Doenges Theatre. The classical music group Trio Spiritoso plays works by Beethoven, Handel, Vivaldi and Svoboda at 7:30 p.m. on June 23 in the Charles Norman Theatre. David Mamet's play for kids, "Revenge of the Space Pandas" runs June 23 to 25 in the Liddy Doenges Theatre.

At Cain's Ballroom, 423 N. Main, performing this week is Little Feat with the Roy Jay Band on June 20; Cody Canada and the Departed on June 22; and the Tulsa Playboys with Texas swing music on June 23.

Widespread Panic performs at 8 p.m. on Sunday at the Brady Theater, 105 W. Brady.

Hillsong United performs at 7 p.m. on Friday at the BOK Center, 200 S. Denver.

Rodeos this week include the PRCA Rodeo in For Gibson, east of Muskogee, on Sunday; the Juneteenth Multicultural Rodeo in Ponca City,, northwest of Tulsa, on Saturday.

This week in Kansas City: On Friday, Earth, Wind and Fire performs at the Starlight Theater in Swope Park at 8 p.m. Liverpool performs in the Power and Light District, 60 E. 13th St. The Crossroads Blues Festival is underway at 417 E. 18th St. with performers Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials, Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers, Sugar Blue, Brody Buster Band and Knock Kneed Sally. Roger McGuinn, leader of the band the Byrds, performs at 8 p.m. at the Folly Theater, 300 W. 12th St. Gangstas with Capguns, Embrace This Day, Kiss and Tell and Genosha play at the Beaumont Club, 4050 Pennsylvania.

On Saturday, R. Kelly performs at 8 p.m. at the Sprint Center. Comedians Paul Rodriguez, Shayla Rivera, Flo Hernandez and Chris Storin perform at the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway. The Betty Tillotson School of Dance gives a recital at 7 p.m. at the Folly Theater.

On Sunday, comedienne Chelsea Handler appears at the Starlight Theatre in Swope Park. Cody Canada and the Departed with John Henry and the Engine play at the Beaumont Club.

The Kansas City Symphony closes its season with Tchaikovsky's Symphony #4, the "Scottish Fantasy" by Bruch with violinist soloist Stefan Jackiw, and Mendelssohn's "Hebrides Overture." The concert is 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday in the Lyric Theater, 11th and Central, and 2 p.m. on Sunday at Yardley Hall on the Johnson County Community College campus in Overland Park.

Peter Gabriel plays Saturday and Sunday at the Starlight Theater.

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

The musical "9 to 5" runs June 21 to 26 at the Starlight theater.

On June 21, Motley Crue, Poison and the New York Dolls perform at the Sprint Center.

On June 22, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt perform at the Uptown Theater. Matt and Kim with the Thermals and Autobot play at the Beaumont Club.

"Closer Than Ever," a revue of musical short stories by Richard Maltby and David Shire opens Friday and runs to July 17 at the Quality Hill Playhouse, 303 W. 10th St.

This week in Columbia: The Missouri Symphony Orchestra plays Mozart's Piano Concerto #23, Beethoven's Symphony #5 and Tchaikovsky's "Romeo and Juliet Fantasy" on Saturday at the Missouri Theatre for the Arts, 203 S. 9th St.

This week in St. Louis: On Friday, Brad Paisley performs at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at 4 p.m. The St. Louis Symphony offers a musical tribute to the Rat Pack at 7:30 p.m. in Powell Hall, Grand and Delmar.

On Saturday, comedian Brad Garrett performs at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Lumiere Theater, 999 N. 2nd St. Earth, Wind and Fire plays at the Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand. The Ambassadors of Harmony perform at 2 and 8 p.m. at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the University of Missouri campus. Matthew Morrison from "Glee" performs at the Fox Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Opera Theatre of St. Louis continues its season at the Loretto Hilton Center at Webster University in Webster Groves with John Adams' "Death of Klinghoffer" at 8 p.m. on Friday, 7 p.m. on Sunday, 1 p.m. on June 21, and 8 p.m. on June 23; Donizetti's "Daughter of the Regiment at 1 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on June 22; Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at 8 p.m. on Saturday and 8 p.m. on June 22.

The Muny opens its season of musicals with "Legally Blonde," running June 20 to 26 in Forest Park. Shows start nightly at 8:15 p.m.

The Crown Valley Winery in Ste. Genevieve offers its Art Fair on Saturday and Sunday.

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt play on June 21 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre.

Motley Crue, Poison and the New York Dolls play at 7 p.m. on June 22 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.

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