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The company of the touring production of “Hamilton” stars Joseph Morales. 

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8/20-9/8, ‘Hamilton’

The blockbuster musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda, based on Ron Chernow’s biography, tells the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in a high-energy show that combines a melting pot of musical styles, from jazz and Broadway to blues and hip-hop, a multiracial cast and Andy Blankenbuehler’s high-flying choreography to show how America in the 1700s is very much like America in the 21st century.

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

FOR MORE: tulsapac.com

8/22, Chris Isaak

Chris Isaak, known for his 1950s style and crooner sound, will perform at River Spirit Casino Resort. His hit songs include “Wicked Game” and “Somebody’s Crying.”

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

8/22, Brian Setzer’s Rockabilly Riot

Guitarist, vocalist and three-time Grammy winner Brian Setzer will bring his 2019 Rockabilly Riot summer tour Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa

8/22-25, ‘Heller Shorts: Now and Ten’

The 10th anniversary of this celebration of original short plays will feature new works, along with some of the favorite pieces from the preceding 10 years.

WHERE: Henthorne PAC, 4825 S. Quaker Ave.

8/23-25, ‘TBII: On Your Radar’

Three up-and-coming choreographers will create new works to be performed by Tulsa Ballet’s second company, TBII.

WHERE: Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education, 1212 E. 45th Place

FOR MORE: tulsaballet.org

8/24, Wild Brew

Wild Brew brings food from area restaurants and first-rate beers together, as well as live entertainment from local musicians. The annual event benefits The Sutton Avian Research Center.

WHERE: Cox Business Center, 100 Civic Center

FOR MORE: wildbrew.org

8/24, India Fest

The India Association of Greater Tulsa hosts a day full of Indian culture at India Fest. You’ll be able to taste food from different regions of India, watch traditional dancing, listen to Indian music and see cultural art.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

FOR MORE: exposquare.com

8/24, Maker Faire Tulsa

Fab Lab Tulsa will host the seventh annual Maker Faire Tulsa, celebrating technology, education, science, arts, crafts, engineering, food, sustainability and making of all kinds.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

FOR MORE: exposquare.com

Through 8/25, Tulsa Drillers

The Tulsa Drillers’ season is underway and continues through summer, with the last home game set for Aug. 25 at ONEOK Field.

WHERE: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.

8/28, Backstreet Boys

American vocal group Backstreet Boys will bring its world tour to the BOK Center to promote its latest album, “DNA.”

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

8/30-9/1, Cherokee National Holiday

The Cherokee National Holiday in Tahlequah celebrates the signing of the Cherokee Nation Constitution in 1839. This annual event is a celebration of Cherokee heritage and cultural awareness. The Cherokee National Holiday attracts visitors from around the world. The three-day holiday is full of activities for all ages, from traditional Native American games like cornstalk and blowgun shooting, marbles and stickball to tournaments in sports like basketball and softball.

WHERE: Tahlequah, various locations

FOR MORE: cherokee.org

8/30, Rob Thomas

Grammy winner Rob Thomas, who is touring in support of a new album, “Chip Tooth Smile,” will perform at the Brady Theater. Thomas is known as the lead singer of Matchbox Twenty.

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

8/30-9/1, Dusk ‘til Dawn Blues Festival

Enjoy three days and nights of Oklahoma, regional and national blues at the Dusk ’til Dawn Blues Festival in Rentiesville. Workshops, music activities and a kids village with arts will all be available. Head to this event to experience the birthplace of Oklahoma blues legend DC Minner and celebrate Oklahoma’s unique blues heritage.

WHERE: Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame, 422978 John Hope Franklin Blvd., Rentiesville

8/30-31, Blue Whale Comedy Festival

Blue Whale Comedy Festival brings a weekend of laughs to downtown Tulsa, featuring stand-up comedians, improv troupes, live podcasts, music and workshops.

WHERE: various venues in the Tulsa Arts District

8/31, PostOak Wine & Jazz Festival

This event brings together local food vendors and wine makers for a satisfying taste of the area’s culinary scene. After sampling the food and drink, make sure to enjoy the sunset with some amazing live music.

WHERE: PostOak Lodge & Retreat, 5323 W. 31st St. North

9/2, Tulsa’s Great Raft Race

To the delight of all those who remember the Great Raft Race that ran from 1973-91, this classic event is back for the fifth year.

WHERE: Start at Sand Springs River City Park, 2500 S. River City Park Road, Sand Springs

9/5, Pepe Aguilar

Mexican-American singer-songwriter Pepe Aguilar will perform at River Spirit Casino Resort. The Grammy winner has sold more than 12 million albums worldwide.

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

9/5-8, ‘She Like Girls’

World Stage Theatre presents this coming-of-age drama about two young girls in a staunchly conservative town who discover their love for each other.

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

FOR MORE: tulsapac.com

9/6, Symphony in the Park

The Tulsa Symphony will officially open its performance season with this free outdoor concert that will conclude with a fireworks display.

WHERE: Guthrie Green, 101 E. M.B. Brady St.

9/6-8, Wizard World Tulsa

Wizard World pop culture convention returns this year to Tulsa. Find thousands of fans of all ages celebrating movies, television, gaming, live entertainment, comics, sci-fi, graphic novels, toys, original art, collectibles and more.

WHERE: Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center, 6808 S. 107th East Ave.

FOR MORE: wizardworld.com

9/6-8, Tulsa 3 on 3

A Tulsa 3 on 3 basketball tournament will be played at the multi-use Sport Courts. Be on the lookout for celebrity sightings with current and former NBA players joining in the mix at Gathering Place.

WHERE: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

9/7, Justin Furstenfeld

Justin Furstenfeld, lead singer of Blue October, will bring his An Open Book Tour to Cain’s Ballroom.

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

9/7-17, Restaurant Week

Restaurant Week is a chance to experience the Tulsa area’s best restaurants and help fight hunger in Oklahoma with the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

WHERE: various restaurants throughout Tulsa

9/8-14, Just Between Friends

Just Between Friends is one of the country’s leading children’s and maternity consignment events.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

FOR MORE: exposquare.com

9/10, TULSAWORLDJOBS.COM CAREER FAIR

Get face-to-face interaction between candidates and employers. Multiple job opportunities will be available.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

9/12, Sebastian Maniscalco

Comedian Sebastian Maniscalco will kick off his You Bother Me Tour at the River Spirit Casino Resort. In 2018, he became the inaugural winner of Billboard’s comedian of the year award.

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

9/12-22, ‘Creations in Studio K’

Tulsa Ballet’s annual showcase of world premiere ballets will feature new works by the company’s resident choreographer, Ma Cong, and talented newcomer Garrett Smith, as well as the long-awaited return of Val Caniparoli’s “Prawn Watching.”

WHERE: Tulsa Ballet, 1212 E. 45th Place

FOR MORE: tulsaballet.org

9/13-15, Scotfest

Scotfest is Oklahoma’s celebration of Celtic history and heritage. Come to the 40th annual Scotfest for genealogy and family (clan) history, musical entertainers of local and national merit, Scottish and Irish dance demonstrations, solo piping, traditional drumming and pipe band competitions.

WHERE: Broken Arrow Events Park, 21101 E. 101st St., Broken Arrow

FOR MORE: okscotfest.com

9/13-22, ‘Picasso at the Lapine Agile’

Steve Martin’s play imagines a chance meeting between the artist Pablo Picasso and the physicist Albert Einstein shortly before each man would startle the world with two works — Picasso’s “Les Demoiselles d’Avignon” and Einstein’s special theory of relativity. And Elvis, it seems, has not left the building.

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

9/14, Gala concert with Rachel Barton Pine

One of the country’s leading violinists, Rachel Barton Pine will join the Tulsa Symphony for a gala event, performing Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto, as conductor Daniel Hege leads the orchestra in Rossini’s Overture to “The Barber of Seville” and Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition.”

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

Through 9/15, ‘Bob Dylan: Face Value and Beyond’

The first major exhibit drawn from the Bob Dylan Archives is centered around 12 pastel portraits by the Nobel Prize winner, as well as a variety of memorabilia ranging from hand-written lyrics to clothing.

WHERE: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road

FOR MORE: gilcrease.org

9/18, Jeff Beck

Guitar hero and eight-time Grammy winner Jeff Beck will perform at Tulsa’s Brady Theater. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice — once as a member of the Yardbirds and again as a solo artist.

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

9/19, Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy is bringing his iconic catalog to The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa. Guy, 82, is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and a seven-time Grammy winner and a major influence on many artists, including Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa

9/19-22, Tulsa Greek Festival

The highlight of this event is the food. Sample traditional Greek dishes including gyros, souvlaki, spanakopita, tiropita and more. Scrumptious bakery items will be offered such as baklava, finikia and loukoumades. Witness dancers of all ages in ethnic costume perform traditional dances throughout the festival.

WHERE: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 1206 S. Guthrie Ave.

FOR MORE: htgoctulsa.org

9/19-21, Medicine Stone

Enjoy this Red Dirt music festival in Tahlequah with music from Jason Boland & the Stragglers, Turnpike Troubadours, Parker McCollum, John Fullbright and many others.

WHERE: Diamondhead Resort in Tahlequah

9/20, Gabriel Iglesias

Comedian Gabirel Iglesias will perform at River Spirit Casino Resort. One of America’s most successful stand-up comedians, Iglesias has performed at sold-out concerts around the world.

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

9/20, JoJo Siwa

Nickelodeon star and YouTube personality JoJo Siwa is coming to the BOK Center. Siwa is a singer, dancer, entrepreneur and star on Nickelodeon’s Lip Sync Battle Shorties.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

9/20-21, ‘Project Alice’

Portico Dance Theatre first created this unique fantasia on the famous stories by Lewis Carroll in 2009, combining contemporary dance, ballet, hip-hop and aerial work.

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

FOR MORE: tulsapac.com

9/21, Tulsa Beer & Wine Festival

Stroll through landscape gardens and treat your taste buds to exquisite food pairings with local and national craft beers and exotic wines. Glean useful culinary tips from master chefs and expert wine vintners. Enjoy food samplings from favorite local restaurants and serenades of string musicians and nonstop live entertainment. Tickets for tasting will be available for purchase.

WHERE: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

9/21, Deep Purple

Deep Purple will bring its The Long Goodbye Tour to The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

WHERE: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, 777 W. Cherokee St., Catoosa

9/21, Dallas Stars vs. Florida Panthers

The Dallas Stars will return to the BOK Center to take on the Florida Panthers for the second annual Tulsa Classic.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

9/22, American Brass Quintet

Chamber Music Tulsa begins its 66th season with a fanfare — quite literally, as this ensemble will open its concert with Jennifer Higdon’s “Fanfare,” the start of a program that will include music from the Renaissance to the present day.

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

9/25, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals

Grammy Award winner Ben Harper will perform with the Innocent Criminals at Cain’s Ballroom.

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

9/24-29, ‘Les Miserables’

One of the most beloved musicals of all time returns to Tulsa in a new production that tells the classic story of Jean Valjean, a convict struggling to live a decent life during the turmoil of political uprisings, while being relentlessly pursued by an obsessed lawman.

WHERE: Tulsa PAC, 101 E. Third St.

FOR MORE: tulsapac.com

9/26-10/6, Tulsa State Fair

The Tulsa State Fair entertains festivalgoers with a large array of carnival rides, midway games, attractions, free concerts, creative art displays and much more. Find all of your favorite foods on a stick and take in a variety of agricultural exhibits, numerous kitchen demonstrations and vendor booths galore.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

9/26, Disney On Ice: Mickey’s Search Party

Join Mickey and his friends as Disney on Ice presents “Mickey’s Search Party” at Expo Square. Don’t miss favorites Moana, Miguel from “Coco,” Belle, Elsa and more in this family-friendly event.

WHERE: Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.

FOR MORE: exposquare.com

9/27, Kansas

Kansas will bring its hits to the Brady Theater. The band rose to fame in the 1970s with hit singles, such as “Carry On Wayward Son.”

WHERE: Brady Theater, 105 W. M.B. Brady St.

9/27, ‘Peter and the Wolf’

Tulsa Ballet’s original children’s ballet “Peter and the Wolf,” with choreography by Ma Cong and a libretto by Dana McGeehan, will open the company’s children’s series, with special matinee performances of this family-friendly ballet.

WHERE: Tulsa Ballet, 1212 E. 45th Place

FOR MORE: tulsaballet.org

9/28, Race for the Cure

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer. Find a 5k and a half-marathon. Get a $10 discount at registration by using the code “World19” at checkout.

WHERE: River Spirit Casino Resort, 8330 Riverside Parkway

FOR MORE: komentulsa.org

9/28, Clary Runway

Clary Sage College hosts Clary Runway, a fashion show that features the work of students and alumni from its fashion design program, at Cain’s Ballroom.

WHERE: Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N. Main St.

FOR MORE: claryrunway.com

9/29, Jonas Brothers

Grammy-nominated trio the Jonas Brothers will bring its first headlining tour in nearly a decade to the BOK Center.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

9/27-10/26, Haunted Castle Halloween Festival

Find thrills for the entire family at the Haunted Castle Halloween Festival in Muskogee. From the sinister, fog-shrouded forest to the carnival atmosphere of Halloween Land, there are performances and activities for all ages.

WHERE: The Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee

FOR MORE: okcastle.com

10/2, Heart with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

Heart will brings its Love Alive tour to the BOK Center, with special guests Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

10/3, J Balvin

J Balvin, considered the leading global ambassador for reggeaeton music, will bring his headlining tour to Tulsa’s BOK Center.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

10/4, Lauren Daigle

Two-time Grammy Award winner Lauren Daigle is coming to Tulsa’s BOK Center.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

10/5, McNellie’s Harvest Beer Festival

Head to downtown Tulsa for a celebration of beer at the McNellie’s Harvest Beer Festival. More than 20 different breweries will be on hand to present some of the best beer around, with many Oklahoma breweries represented.

WHERE: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.

FOR MORE: mcnellies.com

10/5, Celebration Asia

Celebration Asia is an immersive festival celebrating the diversity and heritage of Asia that will take guests around the world to learn firsthand about the various Asian cultures through music, dance, art, film and food.

WHERE: Gathering Place, 2650 S. John Williams Way

Through 10/6, ‘Wondrous Worlds: Art and Islam Through Time and Place’

This exhibition will surprise viewers with dazzling works that span over 1,400 years of art in media ranging from carpets and dress to jewelry, ceramics, glass, metal, paintings, prints, calligraphy and photographs.

WHERE: Philbrook Museum of Art, 2727 S. Rockford Road

FOR MORE: philbrook.org

10/7, Tulsa Hall of Fame

The Tulsa Hall of Fame is the primary fundraising event for the Tulsa Historical Society & Museum. At the event, pioneers in the fields of education, law, philanthropy and religion will be formally inducted into the Tulsa Hall of Fame.

WHERE: Southern Hills Country Club, 2636 E. 61st St.

10/8, Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder returns to Tulsa’s BOK Center to take on the Dallas Mavericks. It will be the Thunder’s 11th preseason game at the BOK.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

10/9-13, Tulsa American Film Festival

The Tulsa American Film Festival returns for the third year. The event features American-made independent films of all genres, with a special emphasis on Native American, Latino American and African-American films. The event also showcases films with Oklahoma connections, as well as student films. Don’t miss filmmaker-based panels, discussions, daily after-parties at local establishments and an outdoor movie-and-music event.

WHERE: Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave.

10/11-13, Brush Creek Bazaar

Enjoy shopping, entertainment and carnival activities at an outdoor festival featuring vendor booths with everything from decor and soap to candles and clothing.

WHERE: 10900 S. Louisville Ave.

10/11-4/4, Tulsa Oilers

The Tulsa Oilers will take to the ice at the BOK Center for a new season. The hometown hockey team will have home games through April 4.

WHERE: BOK Center, 200 S. Denver Ave.

FOR MORE: bokcenter.com

10/13, ShalomFest

Visit Temple Israel in Tulsa to celebrate Jewish life at ShalomFest. This annual one-day Tulsa tradition features food, music, entertainment, a children’s area and more.

WHERE: Temple Israel, 2004 E. 22nd Place

FOR MORE: templetulsa.com

10/17-20, Linde Oktoberfest Tulsa

Visitors to this Oktoberfest celebration will enjoy delicious food, refreshing beverages, carnival rides, live music straight from Germany and much more. Savor authentic German beer imported from Munich, or enjoy a glass of wine while listening to the sounds of live Bavarian-style entertainment. Other festivities include polka dancing and rows of booths filled with art and crafts.

WHERE: River West Festival Park, 2100 S. Jackson Ave.

Through 10/19, Tulsa Roughnecks

The Tulsa Roughnecks’ season kicked off in March and continues through October, with the final at-home match set for Oct. 19 at ONEOK Field.

WHERE: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.

Through 11/10, ‘OK: Jason Lee Photographs’ and ‘Larry Clark: Tulsa’

These two shows present two different views of Tulsa and Oklahoma — Clark’s dark, violent, ultimately heartbreaking portfolio of true “Outsiders” in the 1960s and ’70s and Lee’s disquietingly serene vistas of Oklahoma’s cities, lands and towns, and the traces man has left behind.

WHERE: Philbrook Downtown, 116 E. M.B. Brady St.

FOR MORE: philbrook.org

Through 2019, ‘Americans All!’

This exhibit features works by local contemporary artists, as well as from the Gilcrease collection, to showcase the artistic and cultural contributions made by immigrant artists to the United States.

WHERE: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Road

FOR MORE: gilcrease.org

Sara Stephenson 918-581-8307

sara.stephenson@tulsaworld.com

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Sara is an assistant editor who helps cover breaking news and produce Tulsa World Magazine. Phone: 918-581-3252