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Out and About for the week of August 3, 2014

 

Dispatch Staff Report

 

Through August - National Parks Photography Exhibit, Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266 near Tupelo). 662-680-4027 or nps.gov/natr. 

 

 

 

Through Aug. 22 - Mississippi Painters Society Art Show, Tupelo Gumtree Museum of Art, Tupelo. 662-862-3160 or gumtreemuseum.com. 

 

 

 

Aug. 7 - Kentuck Art Night (live music, open artist studios, galleries), 5-8 p.m., downtown Northport, Alabama. 205-758-1257 or kentuck.org. 

 

 

 

Aug. 7-10 - Japanese Film Festival, Birmingham Museum of Art (free). 205-254-2565 or artsbma.org/event/japanese-film-festival-harakiri/. 

 

Aug. 8-10 - Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival (North Mississippi Allstars, Bobby Rush, Jimbo Mathus, more), Clarksdale. Email maiews@hotmail.com or visit sunflowerfest.org.  

 

 

 

Aug. 14 - Boz Scaggs, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham ($56-75). 877-278-8457 or alysstephens.org. 

 

 

 

- Selected "American Idol" auditions, Riley Center, Meridian. Email fox30@wgbctv.com for details 

 

 

 

Aug. 15-16 - Jackson Rhythm and Blues Festival (Marc Broussard, Ziggy Marley, Fantasia, Denise Lasalle, Bobby Rush, more), Jim Buck Ross Mississippi Agriculture and Foresty Museum, Jackson. jacksonrhythmandbluesfestival.com.  

 

 

 

Aug. 21 - Jake Owen (with Parmalee and The Cadillac Three), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com. 

 

 

 

Aug. 21-23 - "A Southern Belle Primer," Tupelo Community Theatre production, TCT Off Broadway ($18). 662-844-1935 or tctboxoffice@bellsouth.net. 

 

 

 

Aug. 22 - Crosby, Stills & Nash, Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex ($38-104). 205-458-8400 or bjcc.org. 

 

 

 

Aug. 23 - Boyz II Men (with Keith Sweat and En Vogue), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com. 

 

 

 

Aug. 23-24 - Mississippi Craft Show (all handmade, all Mississippi), Trademart, Jackson. mscraftshow.com. 

 

 

 

Aug. 26 - Keb' Mo' and G. Love & Special Sauce, Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham. ($48-68). 877-278-8457 or alysstephens.org. 

 

 

 

Aug. 28 - Umphreys McGee, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com. 

 

 

 

- Martina McBride, Riley Center, Meridian ($74-80). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com. 

 

 

 

Sept. 18 - Darius Rucker (with Chase Rice, Sam Hunt), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.

 

 

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