About to celebrate its 40th anniversary, Mountain Smoke presents its new album, Roads Well Traveled, with two shows Sunday at UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E. Fifth in Edmond. The acoustic newgrass band plays at 3 and 7 p.m.; tickets are $20 and $25, respectively, which includes the CD. Call 818-5591 or visit ucojazzlab.com.
Armstrong Auditorium, 14400 S. Bryant in Edmond, has hosted several world-class performers, but never a musical composed in-house. That will change at 3 p.m. Sunday with the premiere of Jeremiah, a production featuring the art of step dancing and a 12-piece orchestra. Admission is free. Call 285-1010 or visit armstrongauditorium.org.
It’s a New Age holiday as Mannheim Steamroller rolls back into town for two holiday music concerts Saturday. Making its 27th Christmas tour, the venerable “18th-century rock band” plays at 5 and 8 p.m. at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker. Tickets are $25-$75. Call 800-869-1451 or visit celebrityattractions.com.
Greg Jacobs, Travis Linville and Susan Herndon join forces to pay tribute to none other than folk legend Woody Guthrie at a tribute concert Friday at Midway Deli, 601 W. Eufaula in Norman. They’ll perform covers of songs made famous by the Oklahoma-born musician, as well as a few originals inspired by him. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the show, which runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 321-7004.
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If Dec. 21 indeed turns out to be the day that wipes humanity away, at least you can go out with culture first. From 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Maya Trading Company presents the 12.21.12: End of the World multimedia art exhibition at Istvan Gallery, 1218 N. Western, featuring hors d’oeuvres and a dance performance. Admission is free. Call 831-2874 or visit istvangallery.com.
With Hitchcock hitting theaters Friday (read our review), see how another legendary director paid tribute to the master of suspense at Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch. At 5:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, it screens The Bride Wore Black, Francois Truffaut’s 1968 thriller about a wedding-day widow taking revenge on the five men who killed her hubby. Admission is $5-$8. Call 236-3100 or visit okcmoa.com.
Former Blazers enforcer Ron “The Ice Man” Aubrey ushers in his new nightclub, Gecko’s at 5810 S. Western, with a fight night at 6 p.m. Thursday. Twelve pro boxers will take the ring, including undefeated lightweight Herbert Acevedo and heavyweight Ty Cobb (not the baseball player, in case you were wondering). Tickets are $20-$25. Visit ticketstorm.com.