May 25, 2013 3:52:30 PM
Tuesday, May 28 through Saturday, June 1
"Love, Loss and What I Wore" -- Abigail Voller directs this Starkville Community Theatre production, an intimate collection of monologues and vignettes using clothing and accessories and the memories they trigger to relay funny and often poignant stories. Performances are at the Playhouse on Main, 108 E. Main St. in downtown Starkville. For tickets or more information, contact the SCT box office, 662-323-6855.
May 31-June 1 - Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Alabama Symphony Orchestra; Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham. 205-975-2787 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
June 1 - 16th annual Freedom Creek Blues Festival (Microwave Dave and the Nukes, "Birmingham" George Conner, Mississippi Blues Boys, more), 1438 Wilder Circle, downtown Aliceville, Ala., 11 a.m-until. $10. freedomcreek.org.
- Keb' Mo' - Riley Center, Meridian ($36-42). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
June 2 - "The Addams Family" National Broadway Tour musical, Ford Center, Oxford. 662-915-7411 or fordcenter.org.
June 6-9 - Tupelo Elvis Festival (Cowboy Mouth, Montgomery Gentry, more). 662-841-6598 or tupeloelvisfestival.com.
June 6-July 7 - Oxford Shakespeare Festival, various locations, Oxford. 662-915-7411 or shakespeare.olemiss.edu.
June 7 - Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Riley Center, Meridian ($63-69). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
June 8 - Living History Encampment and Walking Tour, Brice's Crossroads National Battlefield, CR 833, Baldwyn. Artisans, musicians, camp cooks, re-enactors; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. ($5; children under 5 free). 662-365-3969 or finalstands.com.
- Wildflower Walk, Chickasaw Village site, Tupelo (milepost 261.8, Natchez Trace Parkway), free. 662-680-4027 or email Amy_genke@nps.gov.
June 14 - Brad Paisley (with Chris Young, Lee Brice), ($55-67). Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($35-75). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
June 15 - Music, Monet & Margaritas, Tupelo Community Theatre fund raiser, The Lyric in Tupelo. 662-844-1935.
June 16 - Earth, Wind & Fire (with Sinbad), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
June 22 - Don McLean, Riley Center, Meridian ($39-45). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
June 28-29 - North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic (North Mississippi Allstars, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Jimbo Mathus, more.) Waterford, Miss. (near Holly Springs). nmshillcountrypicnic.com.
June 29 - Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band (with Milk Carton Kids), Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham. 205-975-2787 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
July 3 - Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Richard Thompson at the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($50-90+fees). 800-745-3000 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
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