Sept. 11 – Train (with Matt Kearney, Andy Grammer), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($53). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloossaamphitheater.com.
– Elton John, Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson ($77-137). 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com.
Sept. 13 – Alan Jackson, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($27-65). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
– Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Asleep at the Wheel, Riley Center, Meridian ($34-40). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
– Emmitt-Nershi Band and Della Mae, Down on Main Concert Series, Fairpark Amphitheater, Tupelo (Free). 662-841-6598 or tupelodownonmain.com.
Sept. 14 – Kelly Clarkson (with The Fray), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
Sept. 15 – Mississippi Delta Blues and Heritage Festival (Clarence Carter, Bobby Rush, Denise LaSalle, Grady Champion, Homemade Jamz), Washington County Convention Center, Greenville ($25). deltablues.org.
Sept. 15-16 – Mississippi Gourd Festival (classes, demos, finished products, vendors), Smith County Agricultural Complex, Raleigh. 601-782-9444 or mississippigourdsociety.org.
Sept. 16 — The Birmingham Museum of Art presents “Norman Rockwell’s America” through Jan. 6, 2013; exhibit includes more than 370 works by Rockwell. Preview party Sept. 14. 205-254-2565 or artsbma.org.
Sept. 22 – Hernando de Soto Encampment (stories, demos, hands-on activities), Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center (milepost 266 near Tupelo); 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; free. 662-680-4027, 800-305-7417.
Sept. 27-29 – Tupelo Community Theatre presents “Moonlight & Magnolias,” Tupelo. 662-844-1935 or tctwebstage.com.
Sept. 28 – Corey Smith (with Dustin Lynch), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
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