Trace Adkins

Trace Adkins will perform Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

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Trace Adkins: Grammy-nominated country artist Trace Adkins will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. With 11 million albums sold, a slew of hit singles and multiple TV and movie roles, Adkins’ influence can be felt throughout the music industry. He has won three Academy of Country Music Awards, including the 2009 single of the year award for “You’re Gonna Miss This” and vocal event of the year with Blake Shelton for “Hillbilly Bone” in 2010. Tickets to the 21-and-older show start at $39.50 and are available at

Starlight Concert Band: The 73rd season of Starlight Concerts opens Tuesday with the Starlight Concert Band, joined by the 145th Infantry National Guard Band for “American Revue,” featuring patriotic favorites such as “God Bless America” and “God of our Fathers.” Since 1947, Starlight has presented quality, live music to audiences. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs and picnic dinners; pets are allowed as long as they are on leashes. The free concert starts at 8 p.m. at the Guthrie Green, 101 E. M.B. Brady St.

Juneteenth: The annual Tulsa Juneteenth celebration is set for Thursday-Sunday. The festival will include a tribute to Prince with Sheila E. and Morris Day and the Time. Local performers include Faye Moffitt, Charlie Redd, Starr Fisher and Thaddeus Johnson and the Wise Men. Other events include the “Royal Hotel Block Party,” a showing of the film “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” at the Guthrie Green and a religious service led by Jamaal Dyer, pastor of Friendship Church. For more information and the full schedule, visit