Good bets 2/26/09

Thursday, February 26, 2009
"Sweet
Charity"
The musical about hope, love and everlasting optimism performed by Southeast Missouri State University students.
Where: Bedell Performance Hall
When: 7:30 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday

Performing arts

Symphony series

The Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra plays "Lincoln Portrait," with narration by Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and the "Afro-American Symphony" by William Grant Still.

Where: Bedell Performance Hall

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Live music

Doug E. Rees with Mark Rees

Family members rock the house.

Where: Stooges, Jackson

When: 7 to 10 p.m. today

Live acoustic music

Matt Murphy makes his weekly appearance.

Where: Slingers

When: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. today

Live DJ

Dance mixes start your weekend.

Where: Club Moxy

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Phat Cat Fridays

DJ Vince Brown spins tunes for you.

Where: Phat Cat

When: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

Classic Country Band

Get your dose of old-time country.

Where: American Legion hall, Jackson

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday

Little Larry & The Blues Bandits

Blues and rock.

Where: Jimmi's Restaurant & Bar

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Friday

Doug Rees

Country-infused rock and folk from Jackson singer/songwriter.

Where: Buckner Brewing Co.

When: 8 p.m. Friday

The Intention

Funky jazz and rock.

Where: Rude Dog Pub

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Live piano music by Jennifer Jolls

She'll convert any song to a piano tune.

Where: Royal N'Orleans

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Ozark Opry Band

A bit of country from the band.

Where: Ozark Opry, 181 Lillie Kaye Ann Drive, Jackson

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday

Warchalking and Nightmute

Rock and Indie with a hidden meaning, or none at all.

Where: Mississippi Mud House

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Bill Booth

Blues and rock.

Where: Jimmi's Restaurant & Bar

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday

Jim Skinner

Illinois blues singer will make you feel it.

Where: Buckner Brewing Co.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

The Sam West Trio

An ecclectic mix of funk, acoustic alternative, rock and jazz.

Where: Broussard's

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

John D. Hale Band

Home- grown country.

Where: Club Moxy

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Dance Party with the Male Man

Show off your moves.

Where: Double Nickel II, Sikeston, Mo.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

DJ Lance

A regular DJ who mixes it up.

Where: Slingers

When: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday

Jam session

No reservations needed. Just show up and play.

Where: Hombre Hair Salon, 1422 N. Kingshighway

When: 5 p.m. Sunday

Sit-in jam band

Another chance to jam.

Where: Show Me's

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

My Hero is Me, Motionless in White, The Hotness, Of Machines

Four bands equals fun times.

Where: 4-H Building, Arena Park

When: 7 p.m. Wednesday

MISC

Open mic

Take the stage.

Where: Broadway Books & Roasting Co.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Open mic

Feel free to rock.

Where: Shock's Pub, Scott City

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Battle of Sand Ridge

Confederate and Union soldiers converge in Sikeston to re-enact the Civil War Battle of Sand Ridge. Tour the camps, see mounted cavalry units, infantry and artillery units and a Confederate doctor demonstrate war-time medicine.

Where: Sikeston, Mo.

When: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday

Top female impersonators

Specialized song and dance.

Where: Independence Place

When: 11 p.m. Saturday

Leather and Lace Dance

The SEMO Harley Owners Group hosts a charity silent auction and dance with Brad Sample Sound System. For more information, call 450-5544.

Where: Cape Elks Lodge

When: 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday

KARAOKE

Karaoke with Tiny & Friends

Where: Broussard's

When: 9 p.m. today

Karaoke

Where: Club Moxy

When: 9 p.m. today

Karaoke with T.J. Jackson

Where: Cape Girardeau VFW hall

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday

Karaoke

Where: Thirsty's, across from Thorngate

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Friday

Lil Star Karaoke and Sound System

Where: Rustic Lounge, Zalma, Mo.

When: 8 p.m. to midnight

Renegade Karaoke

Where: Daytimer's Lounge

When: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

Karaoke

Where: Shock's Pub, Scott City

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Wattz Up Karaoke

Where: Cue & Brew

When: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday

Karaoke

Where: Willa's Getaway, McClure, Ill.

When: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday

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