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Through July 7 - Oxford Shakespeare Festival, various locations, Oxford. 662-915-7411 or shakespeare.olemiss.edu.
June 28 - Tickets go on sale for Rascal Flats' and The Band Perry's Oct. 10 concert at Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($35-79). 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.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; Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($50-90+fees). 800-745-3000 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
- 33rd Annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival, B.B. King Museum, Indianola; 1-9 p.m. bbkingmuseum.org.
July 4 - Celebration on the River, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater; Tuscaloosa Symphony and Fireworks Spectacular. Gates open 6:30 p.m. ($5; $15 Family 4-Pack. tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
July 6 - Dulcimer Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Parkway Visitor Center near milepost 266 near Tupelo. 800-305-7417 or tupelo.net/events.
July 12-21 - Theatre Tuscaloosa presents "Bye Bye Birdie," Bean-Brown Theatre, Shelton State, Tuscaloosa ($18-22). 205-391-2277 or theatretusc.com.
July 16 - "The Heart Behind the Music" featuring Kim Carnes, John Ford Coley, Gene Cotton, Lenny LeBlanc and Greg Barnhill, Riley Center, Meridian. 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
July 20 - Susan Werner and the Hayseed Project, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($33). 877-278-8457 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
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