good bets 8/27/09

Thursday, August 27, 2009
2009 Barn Party
Featuring the John D. Hale Band, Matt Stell and the Crashers, The Crop Dusters and Trey Presson and the Bootheel Contingent. There will also be horseshoe and washer tournaments.
When: 3 p.m. Saturday
Where: 5-H Ranch, Jackson


Summer Art Workshops exhibition

This exhibition of diverse pieces created during the art department summer workshops will showcase a variety of media delving into metal fabrication, dye techniques, various ceramics processes and an array of digital media to create this dynamic collection of work. Reception Sept. 4.

When: 1 to 5 p.m. Mondays to Friday

Where: River Campus Art Gallery, Seminary Building room 106


Doug Rees

Joined by special guest Mike Renick.

When: 7 p.m. today

Where: Stooges, Jackson

Faculty piano recital

Seasoned musician Matt Yount will perform.

When: 7:30 p.m. today

Where: Shuck Recital Hall

The Big Idea

Two-man folk/rock band.

When: 9 p.m. today

Where: Rude Dog Pub

Tunes at Twilight

Local favorite Mike Renick plays an acoustic set.

When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Common Pleas Courthouse Park

KRCU's second annual Concert in a Cave

KRCU Public Radio welcomes folk singer Matt Watroba for its second annual Concert in a Cave.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Cave Vineyard, Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

Phat Cat Fridays

DJ Vince Brown lays it down.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: The Phat Cat

Bill Booth

Acoustic classic rock and folk.

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday

Where: Ray's of Kelso, Kelso, Mo.

Classic Country Band

Dance to the sounds of live country music in Jackson.

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

Where: American Legion hall, Jackson

The Big Idea

An all-ages, unplugged night of Americana folk music with a surprise opener.

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

Where: Mississippi Mud House

Rockface Barband

Alternative rock laden with hooks and solid riffs.

When: 8:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Bel Air Grill

The Intention

Every form of rock.

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Where: Club Moxy

Bottom Feeders Blues Band

Top of their game with blues.

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Where: Rude Dog Pub

Bill Booth

Laid-back acoustic music.

When: 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday

Where: River Ridge Winery, Commerce, Mo.

Ozark Opry Band

Country music on a Saturday night.

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Ozark Opry, Jackson

"Mending Hearts" bluegrass gospel benefit

Free bluegrass/gospel concert by Janie Brown and the Chestnut Mountain Gang with an offering to benefit "Mending Hearts," a transitional living residence for women in drug and alcohol recovery.

When: 6:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Fellowship Baptist Church, Cape Girardeau

Mike Renick Band

Full Mike Renick Band plays at Ray's.

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday

Where: Ray's of Kelso, Kelso, Mo.

Narvel Felts concert

Music legend Narvel Felts in concert with the Double Edge Band.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Where: Cape Girardeau Eagles No. 3775

Leslie Dysinger Band

Female musician Leslie Dysinger performs unplugged at this all-ages show.

When: 7:30 to 10:45 p.m. Saturday

Where: Mississippi Mud House

Van Gogh's Ear

A reunion concert with Eric Dahl, Joe Lowes, Alan Palermo and Josh Puckett where the boys will play blues, classic rock and requests.

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday

Where: Stooges, Jackson

Tungsten Groove

Perryville, Mo., band formerly known as On Tap performs on the outdoor stage.

When: 8:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: Bel Air Grill

Theo Cas

Nashville band Theo Cas will perform.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Broussard's

Back to SEMO Bash presents Rockface Barband, The Biggest Car in the County and Richard's Nixon to welcome students back to Southeast.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Where: Port Cape

Jerry Ford Combo

Combo performs in Commerce.

When: 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday

Where: River Ridge Winery, Commerce, Mo.

Jam session

Join in.

When: 5 p.m. Sunday

Where: Hombre Hair Salon

Bluegrass and old-time jam

Join fellow musicians for some bluegrass and folk picking.

When: 6 p.m. Sunday

Where: Dennis Scivally Park

Sit-in jam band

Show off your musical chops.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: Show-me's


"Godspell" dinner showcase

Presented by local teen talent group Starz on the Rise and directed by Mike Dumey.

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Where: Plaza Conference Center


Book signing

Local and national writers available to sign their works. The party includes Sherry Elliott,"Turtle and Duck find Joy" and "Great Veiled Pearl"; Melba Elledge, "Little Birds in the Sun" and "I Remember This Little Mouse from Bollinger County"; James Riley, "The Saving of Dogtown"; Barry Winders, "Finding the Missional Path" and "Leading with Ministry Intelligence."

When: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

Where: Gospeland Christian Outlet

Tribute to MDA Telethon with Jerry Ford

The Jerry Ford Combo will entertain everyone with music from past MDA Telethons. Join Jerry and special guest Don McNeely and others as they salute the MDA Telethon and the many years of service MDA has provided to improve the lives of many people in our region.

When: 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday

Where: Cape River Heritage Museum

Hobbs Chapel UMC Movie Night

Make it a movie night -- no ticket required.

When: 6 p.m. Sunday

Where: Hobbs Chapel United Methodist Church

Irene's Country Dancers

Learn to line dance.

When: Beginners start at 6 p.m.; full dance 7 to 9 p.m. Monday

Where: Cape Eagles No. 3775

Country Club Western dance class

Line dance and couples for any skill level.

When: Beginners start at 6 p.m.; all dance 7 to 9 p.m. Monday

Where: American Legion Post 63

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