March 9, 2013 5:18:53 PM
March 14 - U.S. Coast Guard Band, Ford Center, Oxford (free). 662-915-1217 or fordcenter.org.
March 15 - Elton John, Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex, Birmingham ($37-155). 205-458-8400 or bjcc.org.
March 16 - Blind Boys of Alabama and Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($22-55). 205-975-2787 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
March 21-23 - Tupelo Community Theatre presents "To Kill a Mockingbird," Lyric Theatre, Tupelo, 7:30 p.m. nightly, plus 2 p.m. March 23 ($18; $6 students). 662-844-1935.
- The Center for the Study of Southern Culture and Square Books present the Oxford Conference for the Book, University of Mississippi. For lists of authors and events, go to oxfordconferenceforthebook.com or call 662-915-5993.
March 22-25 - Actor's Charitable Theatre of Tuscaloosa presents "Monty Python's: SPAMALOT," Bama Theatre ($15-20). 205-393-2800 or theactonline.com.
March 23 - Night hike on the Natchez Trace, Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center, at milepost 266 near Tupelo; 7 p.m. Free. 662-680-4027.
April 12 - Aaron Neville, Riley Center, Meridian ($46-52). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
April 19 - Boz Scaggs, Riley Center, Meridian ($63-69). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
April 25 - John Mayer (with St. Paul and the Broken Bones), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($45-75). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
1. W to host provocative exhibition of contemporary art ENTERTAINMENT
3. MSU to hold Freedom Summer Conference COMMUNITY