July 6, 2013 3:56:47 PM
July 10-13 - 64th annual Choctaw Indian Fair (Josh Turner, Pat Green, Justin Moore, carnival, stickball, tribal arts/crafts), Choctaw. 601-650-1765 or choctawindianfair.com.
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 18-28 -- "The Little Mermaid, Jr.," Virginia Samford Theatre, Birmingham. Show times vary. 205-251-1206 of virginiasamfordtheatre.org.
July 20 - Susan Werner and the Hayseed Project, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($33). 877-278-8457 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
July 24 - Lyle Lovett and his Acoustic Group, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($50-69). 877-278-8457 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
Aug. 17 - Rhythm and Blues Festival (Bettye LaVette, Dr. John, Tab Benoit, Grady Champion, Denise Lasalle, more), Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson (no one under 17); 1 p.m. ($45). ticketmaster.com
Aug. 23 - The Black Jacket Symphony presents The Beatles' White Album, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($43). 877-277-8457 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
Aug. 27 - Backstreet Boys (with DJ Pauly D), Tuscloosa Amphitheater (on sale July 12). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
Aug. 29 - Casting Crowns (with Francesca Battistelli), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($26-72). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
2. Thursday talk features Southern Gardening's Bachman ENTERTAINMENT
3. MUW festival puts spotlight on music by women ENTERTAINMENT
4. Hot Mississippi blues will honor late Willie King ENTERTAINMENT
5. Former U.S. poet laureate to give reading Wednesday ENTERTAINMENT