Through June 16 – “Hairspray,” featuring Columbus’ Peppy Biddy, New Stage Theatre, Jackson. 601-948-3531 or newstagetheatre.com.
June 6-9 – Tupelo Elvis Festival (Cowboy Mouth, Montgomery Gentry, more). 662-841-6598 or tupeloelvisfestival.com.
June 6-July 7 – Oxford Shakespeare Festival, various locations, Oxford. 662-915-7411 or shakespeare.olemiss.edu.
June 7 – Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, Riley Center, Meridian ($63-69). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
June 8 – Living History Encampment and Walking Tour, Brice’s Crossroads National Battlefield, CR 833, Baldwyn. Artisans, musicians, camp cooks, re-enactors; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. ($5; children under 5 free). 662-365-3969 or finalstands.com.
– Wildflower Walk, Chickasaw Village site, Tupelo (milepost 261.8, Natchez Trace Parkway), free. 662-680-4027 or email Amy_genke@nps.gov.
June 14 – Brad Paisley (with Chris Young, Lee Brice), ($55-67). Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($35-75). 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
June 15 – Music, Monet & Margaritas, Tupelo Community Theatre fund raiser, The Lyric in Tupelo. 662-844-1935.
June 16 – Earth, Wind & Fire (with Sinbad), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 205-248-5280 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
June 22 – Don McLean, Riley Center, Meridian ($39-45). 601-696-2200 or msurileycenter.com.
June 28-29 – North Mississippi Hill Country Picnic (North Mississippi Allstars, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Jimbo Mathus, more.) Waterford, Miss. (near Holly Springs). nmshillcountrypicnic.com.
June 29 – Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band (with Milk Carton Kids), Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham. 205-975-2787 or alysstephens.uab.edu.
July 3 – Bob Dylan, Wilco, My Morning Jacket, Richard Thompson; Tuscaloosa Amphitheater ($50-90+fees). 800-745-3000 or tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
July 18-20 – Oxford Blues Fest (Johnny Winter, Big George Brock, more), Oxford. ($10; children 5-12 $5) 662-259-7190 or oxfordbluesfest.com.
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