Local Entertainment and Events

Friday, September 4, 2020


AURORA: Michael W. Smith, Steven Curtis chapman and Mac Powell bring their drive-in theater tour to the Sunset Drive-In in Aurora on Sept. 20.

SPRINGFIELD: The Megadeath and Lamb of God concert on Oct. 14 at the JQ Hammons Arena has been canceled. The next show is Alana Jackson on Feb. 5.

The Springfield Symphony will open its season at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark.: The Overhead Music Series, with live music played from balconies, runs 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 10-12, 17-19 and 24-26 downtown.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.: Arlo Guthrie with Folk Uke bring the “Alice's Restaurant” tour to the Walton Arts Center at 8 p.m. on Oct. 4.

At George's Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson, the Odds play Sept. 4, Boom Kinetic on Sept. 5, Arkansauce in an parking lot concert on Sept. 46, Jasckopierce Sept. 11, Go On Git! On Sept. 12, Goose Sept. 18, the Cate Brothers Sept. 19, the Nace Brothers Sept. 25 and the Juice and Rosy Hips Sept. 24.

FORT SMITH, Ark.: Fort Smith Symphony opens its season on Oct. 17 at the US Marshals Museum.

Parker McCollum performs on Oct. 10 at TempleLive.

POCOLA, Okla.: The next concert at the Choctaw Casino in Pocola, west of Fort Smith, will be Leanne Morgan on Nov. 14.

WYANDOTTE, Okla.: At the Indigo Sky Casino, Uncrowned Kings plays Sept. 4, Thomas Martinez Sept. 5, Chris Hyde Sept. 10, the Rumor Sept. 11, Rick Hancock and Bulletproof Sept. 12, John Dooley Sept. 17, Running on Empty Sept. 19, Lucas Gaes Sept. 24, and Jesse Joice Sept. 25.

JOPLIN: At the Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, One for the Money plays Sept. 4, House Party Band Sept. 5, George Brothers Sept. 11, D'Elegantz Sept. 12, a tribute concert to Jimi Hendrix by Oreo Blue on Sept. 17, Rackensak Sept. 18, Scott Ellison Sept. 19, Retrorockerz Sept. 25 and Travix Kidd Sept. 26.

TULSA, Okla.: Collective Soul will be the next concert on Oct. 17 at the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa. Clay Walker will perform Nov. 12.

The Tulsa Symphony opens its season Nov. 7 with Mahler's Symphony No. 1, Mozart's Symphony No. 25 and Beethoven's “Coriolan” overture at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

At Cain's Ballroom, Flatland Cavalry plays Sept. 11, JD Simo Sept. 15, the Byron Berlin Band on Sept. 17.

Signature Symphony will open its season of live concerts at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 19 at ONEOK Field, playing Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.

All concerts at the BOK Center for 2020 have been canceled.

All concerts at the Tulsa Theater (formerly the Brady Theater) for the rest of 2020 have been canceled.

BARTLESVILLE, Okla.: Clark Gibson play at 6 p.m. and Balsam Range at 7:30 p.m., both on Sept. 10 at the Bartlesville Community Center.

PITTSBURG, Kan.: Steve Adler of Guns N' Roses is the next concert at Kansas Crossing Casino on Nov. 21.

KANSAS CITY: All concerts at the Sprint Center, now the T-Mobile Center, in 2020 have been canceled or postponed.

At the Midland Theater, the band Midland plays a Howlin' Birthday Bash concert on Sept. 23. Bob Weir and the Wolf Brothers play on Oct. 13.

At the Uptown Theater, 3700 Broadway, the 80's Dance Party is offered on Sept. 11. Jessy Lanza plays Sept. 28.

The Kansas City Symphony offers a free chamber music concert at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Black Box Theatre, 1060 Union Ave.

The Opus 76 String Quartet plays Beethoven, Haydn and Mozart at 8 p.m. on Sept. 26 at the Polsky Theatre at the Johnson County Community College in Overland Park.

The Ulysses String Quartet performs at 8 p.m. on Oct. 7 at the Sheldon Concert Hall.


SPRINGFIELD: Missouri State University will stream performances of Frances Hodgson's “The Secret Garden” Sept. 15-18.

Drury University will present “Charlotte's Web” Sept. 16-19 at the Wilhoit Theater on the Drury campus.

Pergolesi's opera “La Serva Pedrona” will be presented by Springfield Little Opera at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 25 at the Gillioz Theater.

OZARK: The Stained Glass Theater concludes its weekend run of a stage version of “The Hiding Place” Sept. 12.

ROGERS, Ark.: Arkansas Public Theater has moved performances of Steve Martin's comic play “Meteor Shower” to January.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.: The University of Arkansas Theater Department presents Marc Camoletti's comedy “Boeing Boeing” Oct. 4-6 and 9-13, and Moliere's “Tartuffe” Oct. 18-20 and 23-27 at the UA Fine Arts Center Theater.

At Theater Squared, Holland Taylor's “Ann,” a one-woman show on Texas Governor Ann Richards, has shows through Sept. 6. Antoinette Nwandu's play “Pass Over” opens in October.

CARTHAGE: John Patrick's play “A Bad Year for Tomatoes” brings the Stone's Throw Dinner Theater back with shows Oct. 204 and 9-11.

JOPLIN: Missouri Southern State University Theater returns with the musical “Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe” Oct. 29-31 in the Bud Walton Theater.

MIAMI, Okla.: Miami Little Theater presents the murder mystery “Curtains” Sept. 24-27 at the Coleman Theater.

KANSAS CITY: Champions of Magic is the next show at the Kauffman Center, at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17.

Coterie Theater will present “Electric Poe,” a 50-minute show, outdoors at the Union Cemetery Sept. 17-Oct. 31.

ST. LOUIS: The live show “Set It Off” starring Je'Caryous Johnson is offered on Sept. 27 at the Stifel Theater.


SPRINGFIELD: At the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds, Ozark Mule Days runs Sept. 4-6 in the arena. The Outlaw Nationals Monster Truck Show runs Sept. 11-12.

The Springfield Art Museum will host its 99 Times Party fundraising event on Sept. 25.

Psychic Theresa Caputo is the next scheduled show at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts on March 7.

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark.: The 49.5 annual Antique Auto Cruise-In runs Sept. 11-12.

MIAMI, Okla.: Alfred Hitchcock's silent film “Blackmail” will be shown Oc. 10-11 at the Coleman Theater, with live music on the Wurlitzer organ.

TULSA, Okla.: At Expo Square, the National Reining Breeder Classic runs Sept. 4-6. The AAMHR Nationals run Sept 10-21. The Oklahoma Gun Shows runs Sept. 13.

COLUMBIA: Comic Ron White is slated to perform at 8 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Jesse Auditorium.

ST. LOUIS: Festival of Laughs, with African American comics. Is slated for Sept. 26 at the Chaifetz Arena.