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story.lead_photo.caption Comedian Trevor Noah performs Friday at the Walmart AMP in Rogers.

Comedian Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, takes the stage at 8 p.m. Friday at the Walmart AMP, 5079 W. Northgate Road, Rogers, part of his "Loud & Clear Tour." Gates open at 6. Tickets are $30-$99 plus fees.

Also at the Walmart AMP this week: The Steve Miller Band, with Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives, as part of their "Classic Rock Meets Classic Country Tour," 7 p.m. today. Gates open at 6. Tickets are $35-$95.50 plus fees.

Call (479) 443-5600 or visit

Blues singer/guitarist Marcus "Mookie" Cartwright is on the lineup for "Black 'n 'da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta," debuting Monday in Helena-West Helena.
Blues singer/guitarist Marcus "Mookie" Cartwright is on the lineup for "Black 'n 'da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta," debuting Monday in Helena-West Helena.

'Black 'n da Blues'

Contemporary blues singer and high-stepper James "Gone for Good" Morgan, gospel singer Vera White and blues singer/guitarist Marcus "Mookie" Cartwright are among the performers on the second "Black 'n 'da Blues: Stories and Songs from the Arkansas Delta" tour, debuting at 7 p.m. Monday on the Front Porch Stage of the at the Delta Cultural Center's Miller Annex, 223 Cherry St., Helena-West Helena. The tour is a joint project of the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, the Remember2019 Collective, the Delta Cultural Center and the Lewis Prize for Music. Writer-performer Carlos Sirah, a member of the Remember2019 Collective, put the show together. Admission is free. Call (917) 312-2104 or email

The show will also be onstage at 4 p.m. June 23 at Crystal Bridges, 600 Museum Way, Bentonville. Admission is free. Call (479) 657-2335 or visit

Jazz fundraiser

The Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation, which maintains and sponsors the Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame, will hold its 2019 annual fundraiser, including a jazz concert with "special sit-ins," 8-11 p.m. Monday at the Atlas Bar, 1224 S. Main St., Little Rock. Performers include Grammy-nominated singer Roseanna Vitro (1998 Arkansas Jazz Hall of Fame inductee), with an anchoring quartet that includes Hall of Famers Joe Vick, upright bass; Ted Ludwig, guitar; and Brian Brown, drums, plus Sam Carroll on keyboard. Other Hall of Fame inductees will sit in.

Doors open at 7:45. Food and beverage service will be available. Admission — adults-only (21-plus) — is $20 at the door by cash or check (payable to the Arkansas Jazz Heritage Foundation), free for dues-paying foundation members. Call (501) 712-4713 or visit or the Atlas Bar Facebook page.

Opera in the Ozarks

Opera in the Ozarks will stage its first-ever production of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's The Abduction From the Seraglio, in repertory with Giacomo Puccini's La Boheme and Mark Adamo's Little Women during its 69th season, Friday-July 19 at Inspiration Point, 16311 U.S. 62 West, west of Eureka Springs.

The company — 39 singers and professional musicians from across the country — will give a total of 22 fully staged and costumed performances:

Little Women: 7:30 p.m. June 21, 26, 29, July 2, 12 and 18; 2:30 p.m. July 7

The Abduction From the Seraglio: June 22, 27, July 1, 5, 8, 11, 17

La Boheme: June 25, 28, July 3, 6, 9, 13, 19; 2:30 p.m. June 30.

The lineup also includes:

• Playwright and actress Nan Colton's one-woman show, The Woman Behind "Little Women," a biographical sketch of author Louisa May Alcott, 1:15 p.m. July 7 preceding the Little Women matinee

• "Ice Cream Sunday" matinees at Inspiration Point, performances of La Boheme on June 30 and Little Women on July 7, with complimentary sweet treats provided by The Big Dipper ice cream shop in Eureka Springs.

• Two "Broadway Cabaret" shows — 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Fayetteville Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St., Fayetteville, and 7:30 p.m. July 16 at Basin Park Hotel, 12 Spring St., Eureka Springs, including light hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.

• Chamber music concerts, 2 p.m. July 14 at Mildred B. Cooper Chapel, 504 Memorial Drive, Bella Vista, and 7:30 p.m. July 15 at the Eureka Springs Auditorium, 36 S. Main St., Eureka Springs.

• "A Taste of Opera," 5 p.m. July 17, food, wine and vocal entertainment, Crescent Hotel, 75 Prospect Ave., Eureka Springs.

Performances of the children's opera Monkey See, Monkey Do by Robert Xavier Rodriguez will take place at community locations across Northwest Arkansas. Dates and details are to be announced.

Single tickets for mainstage performances are $25 and $30, $10 for children and students 18 and under with valid ID. Call (479) 253-8595 or visit

The Second City kicks off the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College's 2019-20 CHARTS Live season Sept. 5.
The Second City kicks off the University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College's 2019-20 CHARTS Live season Sept. 5.

CHARTS season

The Second City improvisational comedy troupe performs at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Center for Humanities and Arts, University of Arkansas-Pulaski Technical College, 3000 W. Scenic Drive, North Little Rock, kicking off the center's 2019-20 "CHARTS Live" season. Tickets will be $15-$45.

The rest of the lineup (except as noted, all shows, 7:30 p.m., CHARTS Theater):

• Oct. 5: Lee Rocker: The Stray Cat! $20-$55

• Oct. 10: MasterChef Junior Live! $25-$75

• Nov. 15: Black Violin, Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin) with DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes, 7 p.m. $20-$55

• Nov. 18: Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live 30th Anniversary Tour. $20-$75

• Dec. 7: Marty Stuart Is The Pilgrim, 7 p.m. $20-$100 (VIP)

• Jan. 28: Ladysmith Black Mambazo. $20-$65

• Feb. 7: Singer-songwriter-guitarist Tab Benoit. $15-$50

• Feb. 13: Scholar-educator-motivational speaker Tererai Trent, 7 p.m. $10-$20

• Feb. 15: Mary Wilson of The Supremes. $20-$75

• Feb. 29: Mississippi Mass Choir. $20-$55

• March 14: Larkin Poe (singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell). $20-$65

Season packages are available at 10%-20% off individual ticket prices. Call (501) 812-2831 or visit Single tickets go on sale starting July 22 (tickets for MasterChef Junior Live are already on sale).

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