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Call (901) 590-4049. June 8: Travis Tritt. 8 p.m. at Sam’s Town Casino, 1477 Casino, Robin­sonville, Miss. Tick­ets: $38.25-$48.25. (800) 456-0711 or Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 8: The Delta — Ev­ery­thing South­ern! Con­fer­ence now in its sev­enth year will be held at the Michael D. Rose Theatre on the Univer­sity of Mem­phis cam­pus. 8:15 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Cel­e­bra­tion of the his­tory, cul­ture of the Delta re­gion. Con­ti­nen­tal break­fast, lunch and snacks and park­ing all in­cluded in price of ad­mis­sion: $65 Early Bird, $75 af­ter May 25. Call (901) 678-8219. Visit on­line: mem­phis.edu/delta­con­fer­ence. June 8-July 1: “No, No, Nanette.” Mu­sic by Vin­cent Youmens; lyrics by Otto Har­back and Irv­ing Cae­sar; book by Otto Har­back and Frank Man­del. Theatre Mem­phis (Lohrey Stage), 630 Perkins Ext. Call (901) 682-8323. the­atremem­phis.org. June 8-July 8: “Tuna Does Ve­gas.” The Cir­cuit Play­house, 51 S. Cooper. (901) 726-4656. play­house­on­thesquare.org June 9: 16th an­nual Gib­son 5K Run/walk. 7 p.m. at Sec­ond and Beale in Down­town Mem­phis. $25 in ad­vance ($1 dis­count Mem­phis Run­ner Track Club mem­bers) $30 race day. A ben­e­fit for St. Pa­trick Com­mu­nity Out­reach, Inc. (901) 726-0419. gib­son­gui­tar5k.com June 9: Rick Springfield. 8 p.m. at Gold Strike Mil­len­nium Theatre. Tick­ets $39.95, $49.95 plus tax, ser­vice fee. Gold Strike Gift Shop or call (866) 245-4536. June 10: The 5th An­nual Is­rael Fes­ti­val and 5K Run/walk. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Shelby Farms. Free, fam­ily-ori­ented event of­fers food, mu­sic, chil­dren’s ac­tiv­i­ties, speak­ers, fas­ci­nat­ing ed­u­ca­tional ex­hibits, etc. Call (901) 240-8102. mem­ph­is­friend­sofis­rael.org June 15: Fa­ther’s Day Snooze. 7 p.m.-9 a.m. $65 ($55 mem­bers). Fa­thers spend the night at the zoo with their sons/daugh­ters where ev­ery­one learns about an­i­mal fatherhood; tour part of the zoo on a moon­lit sa­fari, play ex­cit­ing games, and more. Call (901) 333-6576. mem­phis­zoo.org June 15-16: The Desoto Shrine Club 4th an­nual 2012 BBQ Cook-off. A Desoto Shrine Club, 2888 Gwynn Road in Her­nando. A Kansas City BAR-B-Q So­ci­ety sanc­tioned event. Over 40 teams ex­pected to com­pete for to­tal prize pack­age of $7,500. Also, a car­ni­val with rides, games; live mu­sic June 15-16 and “Show & Shine Car Show.” For cook­ing team en­try forms or busi­ness spon­sor­ships, call (901) 487-6785 or on­line at des­o­to­bbq.com. All pro­ceeds are for the ben­e­fit of Desoto Shrine Club and are not de­ductible as char­i­ta­ble con­tri­bu­tions. June 15-16: Funk Fest. Fea­tur­ing Char­lie Wil­son and Erykah Badu. Mud Is­land Am­phithe­atre, 125 N. Front. 6 p.m. Tick­ets: $45, $65, $75 or $130 for 2-day pass; plus ser­vice fee. Call (901) 576-7241. June 15-17: The 19th An­nual June­teenth Free­dom & Her­itage Fes­ti­val. Dou­glass Park in North Mem­phis. A car­ni­val, pet­ting zoo, water slide, a car and bike show, three days of wrestling and a walk in the park with fit­ness ex­pert Donna Richard­son Joyner (June 17). Theme: “Hon­or­ing African-amer­i­can Ed­u­ca­tors.” june­teen­th­mem­phis.org June 16: First an­nual Fa­thers Day Week­end-smooth Grooves Mu­sic Fest. Is­ley Broth­ers, Kem, Fan­ta­sia. 8 p.m. Lan­ders Cen­ter (for­merly Desoto Civic Cen­ter), 4560 Ven­ture Drive in Southaven. Tick­ets: $57.50, $67.50, $77.50, $97.50 plus ser­vice fees. Call (662) 280-9120; (888) 280-9120. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 19: Gang of Out­laws fea­tur­ing ZZ Top, 3 Doors Down, Gretchen Wil­son and Leroy Pow­ell. 7 p.m. at Snow­den Grove Am­phithe­atre, 6275 Snow­den Lane, Southaven. Tick­ets $45-$75. (662) 892-2660. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 20: Michael Jack­son THE IM­MOR­TAL World Tour by Cirque du Soleil. Fedexfo­rum, 8 p.m. Call (901) 205-2640. Tick­ets $50, $80, $125, $175 plus ser­vice fees. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 20: Daugh­try. 7:30 p.m. at Snow­den Grove Am­phithe­atre, 6275 Snow­den Lane, Southaven. Tick­ets $35-$65. (662) 892-2660. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 22: No­rah Jones. Mud Is­land Am­phithe­atre, 125 N. Front. 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $48-$60 plus ser­vices fee. Call (901) 576-7241. June 23: Ben­e­fit Gospel Singing: 3 p.m. Mar­i­anna Bap­tist Church, 8413 Miss. 309 in Holly Springs, Miss. Groups in­clude The Mcewens, Blood Bought, Pot­ters Clay. Fun, food and good gospel singing. Do­na­tions will be taken. Call (901) 317-7222. June 23: Charley Pride. 8 p.m. Horse­shoe Casino, Robin­sonville, Miss. $35 & $100. Box of­fice: Call (800) 303-7463; (800) 363-7666. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 28: Lady An­te­bel­lum: Own The Night 2012 World Tour. 7 p.m. at Snow­den Grove Am­phithe­atre, 6275 Snow­den Lane, Southaven, Miss. Open­ing act: Dar­ius Rucker, Thompson Square. Tick­ets: $30.50, $47.50, $57.50. Call (662) 892-2660 or tick­e­mas­ter.com or Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. June 29: The Out­law Road­show fea­tur­ing Count­ing Crows with spe­cial guests. 7 p.m. at Snow­den Grove Am­phithe­atre, 6275 Snow­den Lane, Southaven. Open­ing acts: Dar­ius Rucker, Thompson Square. Tick­ets: $25-$45 plus ser­vice fees. Call (662) 892-2660. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores, tick­e­mas­ter.com. June 29-July 22: “Xanadu.” Play­house on the Square, 66 S. Cooper. Call (901) 726-4656. play­house­on­thesquare.org July 6-7: Rod­ney Car­ring­ton. 8 p.m. at Gold Strike Mil­len­nium Theatre. Tick­ets $39.95, $49.95 plus tax, ser­vice fee. Gold Strike Gift Shop, or call (866) 245-4536. July 6-8/13-15: “Alice in Won­der­land.” The Fair Theatre, 114 E. Mar­ket, Somerville, Tenn. Call (901) 466-1882 for ad­vance tick­ets and in­for­ma­tion. Pre­sented by STAR (Somerville The­atri­cal Arts Reper­tory Inc.). July 8: Bos­ton. 8 p.m. Horse­shoe Casino, Robin­sonville, Miss. $55-$100 plus ser­vice fees. Box of­fice: Call (800) 303-7463 or (800) 363-7666. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. July 15: An In­ti­mate Evening with James Tay­lor and His Band. Mud Is­land Am­phithe­atre, 125 N. Front. 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $49.50-$75. Call (901) 576-7241. Aug. 16: Elvis 35th An­niver­sary Con­cert. 8 p.m. Fedexfo­rum, 191 Beale. Call (901) 205-2640 or (800) 745-3000. Tick­et­mas­ter out­lets. Tick­ets: $65, $85, $95, $105, $300 plus ser­vice fees. Aug. 17: Brad Pais­ley with The Band Perry and Eas­ton Corbin. 7:30 p.m. at Snow­den Grove Am­phithe­atre, 6275 Snow­den Lane, Southaven. $55-$85. Call (662) 892-2660. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. Aug. 18: Oak Ridge Boys. 8 p.m. at Gold Strike Mil­len­nium Theatre. Tick­ets $39.95, $44.95 plus tax, ser­vice fee. Gold Strike Gift Shop or call (866) 245-4536. Aug. 18: Mem­phis Tri-state Blues Fes­ti­val. Pre­sented by Her­itage En­ter­tain­ment. 6:30 p.m. Lan­ders Cen­ter (for­merly Desoto Civic Cen­ter), 4560 Ven­ture Drive, Southaven. Tick­ets $42, $47.75, $52.75 plus ser­vice fees. Call (662) 280-9120; (888) 280-9120. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. Aug. 24-Sept. 16: “Fid­dler on the Roof.” Mu­sic by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Shel­don Har­nick, book by Joseph Stein. Lohrey Stage at Theatre Mem­phis, 630 Perkins Ext. Call (901) 682-8323. the­atremem­phis.org. Aug. 31: Meat Loaf. 8 p.m. Horse­shoe Casino, Robin­sonville, Miss. $55-$100 plus ser­vice fees. Box of­fice: Call (800) 303-7463 or (800) 363-7666. Tick­et­mas­ter out­let stores. Sept. 7: Clas­sic Com­edy Jam. Rickey Smi­ley & Friends. 7:30 p.m. at the Or­pheum, 203 S. Main. Tick­ets: $57.50 and $47.50 plus ser­vice fees. All seats

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