Tedeschi Trucks Band joins brewers at Craft for Causes
The Tedeschi Trucks Band, on its Wheels of Soul tour, performs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers. The Wood Brothers and Hot Tuna will be the opening acts. The Tedeschi Trucks Band has partnered with Craft For Causes, a nonprofit that pairs the craft brew industry with music groups to support charitable causes. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $31-$75.50 plus fees. Call (479) 443-5600 or visit amptickets.com.
Country trio Lady Antebellum (Dave Haywood, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott) brings its recently released sixth studio album,
Heart Break, plus exclusive interview footage, to the big screen in Artists Den Presents Lady Antebellum, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Breckenridge 12 and the Colonel Glenn 18 in Little Rock and the Razorback Cinema in Fayetteville. Ticket information is available at FathomEvents.com.
Husband-and-wife bluegrass duo Kenny and Amanda Smith will perform at 7 p.m. Monday at Collins Theatre, 120 W. Emerson St., Paragould, for Jonesboro public radio station KASU-FM, 91.9’s Bluegrass Monday series. Doors open at 6. The station will literally pass the hat to pay the musicians. Suggested donation is $5. Call (870) 972-2367, email mscarbro@ astate.edu or visit the Bluegrass Monday Facebook page.
Fort Smith Little Theatre, 401 N. Sixth St., Fort Smith, stages The Secret Garden
(music by Lucy Simon, book and lyrics by Marsha Norman, based on the classic children’s story by Frances Hodgson Burnett), with an opening-night gala performance at 7:30 p.m. Thursday and subsequent shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aug. 2-5 and 10-12 and 2 p.m. July 30 and Aug. 6. Tickets for the gala are $30; for all other shows, $15. Call (479) 7832966 or visit fslt.org.
Rogers show, auditions
Arkansas Public Theatre will stage The Wedding Singer
(music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy), 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Aug. 3-5 and 10-12 and 2 p.m. July 30 and Aug. 6 and 13 at Victory Theater, 116 S. Second St., Rogers. Doors and concessions open an hour before curtain. Cabaret seats are $35, $60 per two-person table; balcony seats are $23. Call (479) 631-8988 or visit arkansaspublictheatre.org.
The theater will also hold auditions for The Rocky Horror
Show (book, music and lyrics by Richard O’Brien), 7 p.m. July 31 at Victory Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Auditions will be based upon readings from the script, music from the show and a dance combination. An audition packet, including audition times, scenes, character descriptions, music and rehearsal schedule, is available online at arkansaspublictheatre.org. Callbacks, if necessary, will take place at 7 p.m. Aug. 1. Production dates Sept. 15-17, 21-24 and 28-Oct. 1. Call (479) 631-8988.
South Korean pianist Yekwon Sunwoo, gold medalist at the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, will give a recital at 4 p.m. Sept. 6 at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. The nationwide tour is part of the prize package that includes a cash award, artist representation and management and a recording. The competition took place May 25-June 10 at Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth. Sunwoo’s program: Piano
Sonata in c minor, D.958, by Franz Schubert; Ramble on the Last Love-Duet From Richard Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier by Percy Grainger;
Piano Sonata No. 2 in b-flat minor, op.36, by Sergei Rachmaninoff; and La Valse by Maurice Ravel. Tickets are $50 ($40 for museum members). Call (479) 418-5700 or visit crystalbridges.org.
The Over-the-Hill Gang, a seven-piece jazz band, kicks off the Arts Council of Mississippi County’s 2017-2018 Series, Sept. 23 at the Ritz Civic Center, 306 W. Main St., Blytheville.
The rest of the lineup (except as noted, all performances at 7 p.m. at the Ritz Civic Center):
Feb. 3: Reza: Illusionist March 10: The Kobayashi/ Gray Duo (piano and violin)
April 20: The Giant Puppets — Aesop’s Fable: The Dinosaur and the Ant, 6:30 p.m. May 4: “The Piano Magic of Floyd Cramer,” pianist Jason Coleman (Floyd Cramer’s grandson)
Patron season subscriptions are $125. Call (870) 7621744 or visit artsmissco.org.
Eight-year-old Bob Sheen, writer and director of The Rake, and the film’s producer, Erik Fleming, will attend and take part in a question-and-answer session following the screening of the short film, 7 p.m. Sept. 23 at Central Theater, 1008 Central Ave., Hot Springs. It’s part of the fifth annual Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival, Sept. 21-24. Bob, son of Charlie Sheen, nephew of Emilio Estevez and grandson of Martin Sheen, is a horror-film aficionado who loves the zombie genre. Festival submissions close Aug. 31. Visit hotspringshorrorfilmfestival. com, for information and updates on films, guests and tickets.
New arts season
O Sole Trio — soprano Erin Shields, baritone Giuseppe Spoletini and violinist-pianist David Shenton — opens Arkansas State University-Mountain Home’s seventh performing arts series season with its “Bravissimo Broadway” program, 7 p.m. Sept. 14 on the Dykstra Stage, Vada Sheid Community Development Center, Ed Coulter Performing Arts Center, 1600 S. College St., Mountain Home. Tickets (plus fees) are $20, $10 for students.
The rest of the lineup (except as noted, all performances at the Sheid center; all ticket prices plus fees):
6 p.m. Sept. 25: Gaston Lecture Series — Jennifer Wiseman, senior astrophysicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, senior project scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope and a 1983 graduate of Mountain Home High School. Free.
7 p.m. Oct. 19: Todd Mosby and the New Horizons Ensemble.
7 p.m. Oct. 26: The Wonder Bread Years, one-man show, former Seinfeld writer Pat Hazell. $20, $10 students. 7 p.m. Nov. 30: Arkansas Symphony Orchestra: Home for the Holidays. $30, $15 students.
7 p.m. Feb. 14: National Players’ Alice in Wonderland.
$25, $12.50 students.
3 p.m. March 4: Rhythm of
the Dance. $30, $15 students. 6 p.m. March 13: Gaston Lecture Series — John Maxwell, “Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do You Write?” (one-man show based on the life of William Faulkner). Free.
2 p.m. April 8: Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. $35, $17.50
2 p.m. April 22: Singing Men of Arkansas. Free.
Season tickets, $130, go on sale Aug. 17. Individual ticket sales start Aug. 31. Call (870) 508-6280 or (800) 965-9324 or visit thesheid.com.
The Wedding Singer opens Friday at the Arkansas Public Theatre in Rogers.
Lady Antebellum performs from its recent album big screens Tuesday in Little Rock and Fayetteville. on
Yekwon Sunwoo, gold medalist at the 15th Van Cliburn Competition in Fort Worth, will give a Sept. 6 recital at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Betonville.
The Tedeschi Trucks Band performs Tuesday at the Walmart AMP in Rogers.