Local Entertainment and Events

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


The 84th annual Ozark Empire Fair opens July 30 and runs to Aug. 8in Springfield. Grandstand entertainment will include the Beach Boys on July 30, Riley Green and Danielle Bradbery on July 31, O'Reilly Outlaw Nationals monster truck show on Aug. 1, Zach Williams and Josh Baldwin on Aug. 2, Koe Wetzel and Alec Davis on Aug. 4, demolition derby on Aug. 6, extreme freestyle bullfighting on Aug. 7, and the tractor pull on Aug. 8. Midway offerings will be limited and food offerings modified.


SPRINGFIELD : At the JQ Hammons Arena, the Megadeth and Lamb of God on Oct. 14 has been canceled. The next show is Casting Crowns on Oct. 22. The Alan Jackson concert on June 26 has moved to Feb. 5.

Guitarist Robin Trower will perform Sept. 16 at the Gillioz Theatre.

The band Chicago is slated to play Nov. 19 at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.

EUREKA SPRINGS, Ark.: The Auditorium has canceled all shows until Robert Earl Keen on Nov. 1.

ROGERS, Ark.: All summer concerts at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion have been canceled.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.: The next concert at the Walton Arts Center is Arlo Guthrie on Oct. 4.

The next concert at George’s Majestic Lounge, 519 W. Dickson, is Opal Agafia and the Sweet Nothing on Aug. 1, Arkansauce on Aug. 8, and the Mixtapes on Aug. 14.

Theater Squared will stream its first concert at 7 p.m. on Aug. 8 featuring guitarist and Grammy winner Larry Mitchell, with Native American poet Joy Harjo and folk musician Katie Martin.

FORT SMITH, Ark.: The Fort Smith Symphony has scheduled a season opening concert for Sept. 13 at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center.

The next shows at TempleLive, 200 N. 11th St., are Ronnie Milsap on Aug. 22 and Tech N9ne on Sept. 4. The Parker McCollum concert on Aug. 29 is sold out at currently allowed capacity.

POCOLA, Okla.: The next show scheduled at the Choctaw Casino, west of Fort Smith, in Frankie Ballard on Nov. 14.

WYANDOTTE, Okla.: The Indigo Sky Casino has reopened. Music bookings include The Faulconers on July 31.

The River Bend Casino has reopened. No concerts are scheduled.

JOPLIN: The Pro Musica concert series has canceled its August concert dates and has no events scheduled.

The Downstream Casino, west of Joplin, reopened on May 21. No August music performances have been announced.

MIAMI, Okla.: Concerts at Buffalo Run Casino are presently not scheduled.

At the Coleman Theater, jazz pianist and Miami native David Osborne and his trio plays on Aug. 1.

TULSA, Okla.: At the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa, the next scheduled concerts are Collective Soul on Oct. 17 and Clay Walker on Nov. 12.

The next concert at the River Spirit Events Center is Ramon Ayaia on Oct. 17 and Robert Earl Keen on Nov. 5.

At the BOK Center, the next scheduled concert is Def Leppard on Oct. 3. Marco Antonio Soliis on Aug. 21 and Dan + Shay on July 30 has been postponed.

The next show at Cain’s Ballroom is Jonn Wolfe and Randall King on Aug. 8. Cross Rags and Young on Aug. 1 has been canceled.

The Tulsa Theater (formerly Brady Theater) has canceled all upcoming music concerts.

At the Mabee Center, the next performance is For King and Country concert on Sept. 5. The Gaither Vocal Band on Aug. 21-22 has been postponed to 2021.

The Tulsa Symphony opens its season with Stravinsky's “Petrouchka” on Oct. 17 in the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

Bethel Music Worship Nights on Aug. 21 at the Tulsa Theater has been canceled.

BARTLESVILLE, Okla.: The Bartlesville Symphony Orchestra opens its season with “Get Happy! A Judy Garland Celebration at 7:50 p.m. on Oct. 10 at the Bartlesville Community Center.

PITTSBURG, Kan.: The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts at Pittsburg State University offers college musicians in virtual concert at 7 p.m. on July 29 with the Half-Pitts Band and a one-hour concert of Pittsburg High School students playing that will run all day on Aug. 5.

The Kansas Crossing Casino will offer an evening of music videos every Friday and Saturday night through August. The next live show is Steven Adler’s concert on Nov. 21.

KANSAS CITY: At the Starlight Theater in Swope Park, all summer performances have been postponed or canceled.

The next concert at the Sprint Center is Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, I Prevail and Ice Nine Kills on Oct. 25.

The next concert slated at the Midland Theater is Jimmy Eat World and the Front Bottoms on Aug. 29.

The next concert slated at the Folly Theater is Steven Curtis Chapman on Aug. 26 and countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo on Sept. 1.

The next show scheduled at the Uptown Theater is the Carl Worden Band on Aug. 8 and Young Dolph and Key Glock on Aug. 20.

The next concert at the Kauffman Center, the next concerts are Martina McBride and Hailey Whitters on Aug. 21 and the KC Jazz Orchestra on Sept. 13.

The Kansas City Symphony is delaying the opening of its season at the Kauffman Center until January 2021.

The next live concert at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kan., will be the Opus 76 String Quartet playing Beethoven on Sept. 26 and the Reminders on Oct. 8. Upcoming streamed concerts include a 100th birthday for Charlie Parker on Aug. 11, Calvin Arsenia on Aug. 14 and Tullamore on Sept. 4.

The Lied Center at the University of Kansas in Lawrence has canceled all events through Aug. 7.

ST. LOUIS: The Hollywood Casino Amphitheater in Maryville will delay the opening of its season for the Oct. 2 concert with Five Finger Death Punch, Papa Roach, I Prevail and Ice Nine Kills.

The next concert at the Stifel Theater will be in 2021.

The next concert scheduled at the Enterprise Center is tenor Andrea Bocelli on Dec. 3.

The next concert at the Chaifetz Arena will be the Killers on Sept. 20.

All the summer concerts at the Fox Theater, including Gladys Knight on June 19 and John Fogerty on July 12, have been canceled.

The St. Louis Symphony's concert with Sara Evans on Aug. 8 and tribute concert to David Bowie on Aug. 14 have both been canceled.

The St. Louis Symphony has scheduled its season opener on Sept. 19-20 with violinist Hilary Hahn playing the Sibelius violin concerto, Wagner's “Ride of the Valkyries,” Tchaikovsky's “Romeo and Juliet Overture” and Joan Tower's “Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman.”

The Kranzberg Arts Foundation will host concerts at the Grandel Theater with Be.Be and the Neosouls on Aug. 7 and the Brady Lewis Quartet on Aug. 8.

The next event at the Sheldon Concert Hall is a centennial celebration of the music of John Pizzarelli on Sept. 9 and Asleep at the Wheel on Sept. 16.

The Chaifetz Arena’s next concert is the Killers on Sept. 20.

At the Pageant, 6161 Delmar, Thunderhead plays a tribute concert to Rush on Aug. 29. Coheed and Cambira plus Chon plays on Sept 1.

The next show at Delmar Hall is Black Pumas and Seratones on Aug. 26.

The Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-SLU has cleared its fall calendar. The Dive Bar Saints concert has moved to March 26, 2021.

The next concert at the Family Arena in St. Charles will be the Tracy Lawrence and Neal McCoy on Nov. 20. The Beach Boys canceled their appearance at this indoor venue.


SPRINGFIELD: At the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts, “PAW Patrol Live: The Great Pirate Adventure” on Sept. 1-2 has been postponed. The next scheduled production is a touring show of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” on May 25-27, 2021.

Springfield Regional Opera has rescheduled “Pagliacci” to run on Sept. 4-5 at the Gillioz Theatre.

Springfield Contemporary Theater plans to reopen with Bekah Brunstetter's play “The Cake” when shows are possible this fall.

OZARK: The Stained Glass Theater will reopen this summer or early fall with a stage version of Corrie Ten Boom's “The Hiding Place.”

ROGERS, Ark.: The Arkansas Public Theater has delayed its performance of Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower” until January 2021. The illustrated radio series, “Amanda Kill: A Battle Between Evil and Not So Good,” is available on podcast.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.: The next show at Theatre Squared, 477 W. Spring St., will be “Designing Women” by Linda Blood worth-Thomason. “Ann,” the one-woman show about Texas governor Ann Richardson, has again been pulled from the schedule.

CARTHAGE: Stones Throw Dinner Theater has scheduled “Bad Seed” to run Aug. 21-23 and 28-30.

JOPLIN: No future shows have been announced at the Stained Glass Theater.

No shows have been slated at the Joplin Little Theater.

TULSA, Okla.: The next performances at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center are C.S. Lewis's “The Great Divorce” in the John H. Williams Theatre and John Patrick Shanley's play “Doubt” in the Liddy Doenges Theater Oct. 8-11.

Piff the Magician performers Aug. 8-13 at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center.

KidzBop Live canceled its Aug. 16 show at the Tulsa Theater.

KANSAS CITY: At the Kauffman Center, “Menopause: the Musical” on Aug. 2-3 has been canceled.

Musical Theater Heritage at Crown Center is offering summer camps online. No live shows are scheduled. A virtual production of “An Evening with Rodgers and Hammerstein” is offered Aug. 27-Sept. 13. The next live show will be for Christmas on Dec. 10.

The Coterie Theater at Crown Center is offering its summer session of drama classes online. “Pete the Cat” has been rescheduled to spring 2021. Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” has been rescheduled for the fall of 2021.

The Unicorn Theater plans to reopen in its next season with Jeremy Kareken’s play “Lifespan of a Fact” on Sept. 9.

The KC Repertory Theater has paused plans to reopen. No shows are currently scheduled.

ARROW ROCK: The Lyceum Theater has postponed its season with no shows until November.

ST. LOUIS: The Muny has canceled its entire 2020 season.

The Fox Theater's next show is a stage version of “Mean Girls” Sept. 22-Oct. 4 and “My Fair Lady” Oct. 14-25.

Opera Theater St. Louis has canceled its 2020 season.

All shows at Washington University’s Edison Theater are canceled.

No shows are currently scheduled at the Stifel Theater. “Trolls: Live,” reset for Oct. 2-4, has been postponed.

Stray Dog Theater has canceled all shows for the rest of 2020.

Westport Plaza Playhouse has canceled “The Rocky Mountain High Experience” with Rick Schuler, a tribute to John Denver, on July 7. All future shows are now canceled.


SPRINGFIELD: Psychic Theresa Caputo is slated to perform Oct. 1 at the Hammons Hall for the Performing Arts.

Comic Nate Bargatze is slated to perform on Aug. 27 at the Gillioz Theater.

The Springfield Art Museum reopened on June 9. Its Watercolor USA exhibit is slated to run to Aug. 16.

The Dickerson Park Zoo reopened on May 29.

BRANSON: Silver Dollar City opened June 15 to the general public.

BENTONVILLE, Ark.: The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art is open on timed admissions and limited capacity. The outdoor trails are open for public use.

MIAMI, Okla.: The Buffalo Run Casino is offering a Back 2 School Bonanza family fun event at 4 p.m. on Aug. 4 in the amphitheater.

TULSA, Okla.: Comic Joe Rogan performs on Sept. 12 at the Tulsa BOK.

The Tulsa Zoo is open.

The Philbrook Museum reopened on June 17.

The Gilcrease Museum of Western Art begins to reopen to the public on July 29.

At the Tulsa Theater (formerly the Brady Theater), comic Nat Bargatze is due to perform on Aug. 26, and comic Iliza Shlesinger on Sept. 26.

At Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St., the World Wide Paint Horse Congress runs July 29-Aug. 2, followed by the NSBA World Championship Show and Breeders Championship Futurity Aug. 7-15.

KANSAS CITY: Comic Jim Jefferies appears on Aug. 14 at the Midland Theater.

Comics Jeff Ross and Dave Attell have canceled their Aug. 9 show at the Uptown Theater.

The KC Zoo reopened on May 16.

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art remains closed.

An exhibit of life-sized dinosaurs are on display at Union Station through Dec. 24.

ST. LOUIS: At the Stifel Theater, comics Ron White performs on Sept. 11 and Iliza Shlesinger on Sept. 24.

Comic Hamilton Leithauser offers a concert on July 28 at Delmar Hall.

The St. Louis Zoo reopened June 13.

The St. Louis Art Museum reopens on June 16. New visiting protocols are in place.

The Missouri History Museum reopens on June 20.

The Six Flags St. Louis theme park in Eureka reopens on June 26.

The Kemper Art Museum at Washington University is closed until further notice.