Aug. 4 – Kenny Chesney, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 800-745-3000, tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
Aug. 4-5 – Water Valley Watermelon Carnival (street dance, fireworks, BBQ contest, vendors, music), Water Valley. 662-473-1122, watervalleychamber.info.
Aug. 7 – Judy Collins and Stephen Stills, Riley Center, Meridian. 601-696-2200, msurileycenter.com.
Aug. 11-13 – Sunflower River Blues & Gospel Festival (Charlie Musselwhite, Big George Brock, Joshua “Big T” Williams, more). Free; Clarksdale. sunflowerfest.org.
Aug. 12-13 – Mississippi Craft Show, Clyde Muse Center, Pearl. 601-790-0654, mscraftshow.com.
Aug. 18-19 – Jackson Rhythm & Blues Fest (Fantasia, Eric Benet, Jarekus Singleton, more), Jackson. jacksonrhythmandbluesfestival.com.
Aug. 19 – “One Night in Memphis” (Tribute to Elvis, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash), Riley Center, Meridian. 601-696-2200, msurileycenter.com.
Sept. 1-2 – Iuka Heritage Festival, City Park, Iuka. 662-423-8638, iukafestival.com.
Sept. 15 – Eric Church, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, Tuscaloosa Amphitheater, 800-745-3000, tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
Sept. 26 – Daryl Hall & John Oates (with St. Paul & the Broken Bones), Tuscaloosa Amphitheater. 800-745-3000, tuscaloosaamphitheater.com.
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