Music dominates this weekend with Melissa Etheridge, an 80s tribute concert, and remembering The Beatles.
1. Melissa Etheridge is bringing her signature sound to the Buffalo Run Casino Showplace Friday, June 23 with M.E. Live. Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album and has continued to gather accolades for her blues-inspired style. Doors open at 7 p.m., concert begins at 8 p.m. For more information, call 918-542-7140.
2. The 80's are coming back to the Coleman Theatre! Members Only, the nation's premiere 80's cover band will be playing the monster hits from Journey, Poison, Guns & Roses, and more. The show runs Saturday, June 24 from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Coleman box office at 103 N Main St, Miami, calling 918-540-2425, or visiting colemantheatre.org.
3. This Saturday is the Great American Backyard Campout, a day (and night) designed to get people camping, even if it is only in their backyards. Get the tent ready, get s’more ingredients, prepare your fire pit, look up some good campfire stories and enjoy camping out at home! Find out more at http://www.nwf.org/Great-American-Campout.aspx
4. The big movies opening this weekend are “Transformers: The Last Knight,” rated PG-13 and the latest in director Michael Bay big action-adventure series; “The Big Sick,” an R-rated rom-com about the real-world health/relationship crisis of Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and Caucasian American writer Emily V. Gordon; and “The Beguiled,” rated R, a remake of the 1970s film this time directed by Sofia Coppola about a girls’ school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women, sheltered from the outside world, take in a wounded Union soldier.
5. Remember “All You Need Is Love” to mark Global Beatles Day on Sunday. The song was first performed by The Beatles for the BBC first live global television link. Broadcast to 26 countries via satellite and watched by 400 million, the program was broadcast on June 25, 1967, The Summer of Love.