Cherokee Rose

Veteran Waco country band Cherokee Rose kicks off the Melody Ranch’s winter lineup with a Saturday night show at the country dance hall, 2315 Robinson Drive.

Concerts

Neal McCoy, 7 p.m. Thursday, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $60-$25.

Mark Trammell Quartet and The Whisnants, 4 p.m. Saturday, Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St., Temple; $22 general admission, $25 for Artist Circle tickets, available online at stores.crimsonriverministries.com.

Cory Morrow, 7 p.m. Saturday, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $35-$15.

The Oak Ridge Boys, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; sold out.

Upcoming

Waco Symphony Orchestra with pianist Gabriela Martinez, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Waco Hall; $60-$45.

Albert and Gage, Waldo’s Coffeehouse, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Universalist Unitarian Fellowship of Waco, 4209 N. 27th St.; $15 suggested donation.

Joseph Patrick Neville with Grayson Graham, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Common Grounds, 1123 S. Eighth St.; $7.

Laura Rogers benefit with Texas Heartbeat, Branded Heart and Old Friends, 5-11 p.m. Jan. 19, Geneva Hall, 740 S. Connally Drive, Elm Mott; $10.

Acoustic jam with Peaches and Gravy, Doppleganger 65, Knuckleball, Dumbster, Isis Lee and The B Movie Victims, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Spin Connection, 3703 Franklin Ave.; free.

Tanner Sparks Band, Jan. 19, Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive; $7 and $10.

Austin Meade, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 19, The Backyard, 511 S. Eighth St.

Asleep at the Wheel, 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $59.

Third Coast Percussion, Baylor Distinguished Artist Series, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Jones Concert Hall, Baylor’s McCrary Music Building; $15, $10 for Baylor students, faculty and staff.

Beegie Adair with Roger Spencer, McLennan Steinway Series, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, McLennan Community College Ball Performing Arts Center; $10.

Sara Davis Regan with Brody Price, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Common Grounds, 1123 S. Eighth St.; $7.

Truck Stop Gamblers, Jan. 26, Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive; $7 and $10.

William Clark Green with Lawless, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29, The Backyard, 511 S. Eighth St.; $20, $15.

Restless Heart, 7 p.m. Feb. 1, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $59-$49.

Second Hand Rose Band, Feb. 2, Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive; $7 and $10.

Stars Over Texas Jamboree, Gospel Music edition, with Debra Wilson, LaDonna Nelson, LaNelle Gallant, Tommy Ryan, The Crenshaw Singers and Classic Voice, 7 p.m. Feb. 7 with a 6:45 p.m. pre-show, Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive; $14, $12 for senior adults, $10 for students, available at Lee Lockwood Library and Lone Star Music.

Pacific with Jacob Humber, 8 p.m. Feb. 8, Common Grounds, 1123 S. Eighth St.; $18 and $13.

Cade Foehner, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, Common Grounds, 1123 S. Eighth St.; $12, $50 for meet-and-greet.

Travis Tritt, 7 p.m. Feb. 16, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $99-$39.

Wynonna and the Big Noise, 7 p.m. Feb. 23, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $99-$39.

Gungor, The Brilliance and Propaganda, 7:30 p.m. March 1, Common Grounds, 1123 S. Eighth St.; $25 in advance, $28 day of show, $39 VIP.

Local bands

Texas Heartbeat (country), Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Texas Heartbeat (country), 7 p.m. Friday, American Legion Post 121, 722 Leroy Parkway, Elm Mott; $5.

Bobby Dean and Timeless Country, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Big’s Mayberry Tavern, 4677 Spring Valley Road.

Johnnie Bradshaw and Out Of The Blue, 8 p.m. Saturday, Papa Joe’s Texas Saloon, 1505 N. Frontage Road, Lorena.

Dave Wild Trio (jazz), 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Klassy Glass, 723 Austin Ave.

Cherokee Rose, 10 p.m. Saturday, Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive; $7 and $10.

Out Of The Blue with Danny Ragland (country), Young At Heart Dance Club, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Upcoming

Midnight Mustangs (country), Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 17, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Branded Heart (country), West Over 40 Dance, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 18, Tours Hall, 245 St. Martin’s Church Road, Tours; $5.

Byron Swann Band (jazz), 8:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Klassy Glass, 723 Austin Ave.

Beth Ullman and Chuck Jennings (jazz), 7 p.m. Jan. 19, Kissing Tree Vineyards, 109 W. Third St., Bruceville-Eddy.

Silver Wings (country), Young at Heart Dance Club, 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Bobby Dean and Timeless Country, Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 24, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Horace Maxille and the Baylor Jazz Faculty with Chuck Jennings, 7 p.m. Jan. 25, Cultivate 7twelve, 712 Austin Ave.

Bobby Dean and Timeless Country (country), 7 p.m. Jan. 25, American Legion Post 121, 722 Leroy Parkway, Elm Mott; $5.

Dave Wild and Chuck Jennings (jazz), 7 p.m. Jan. 26, Kissing Tree Vineyards, 109 W. Third St., Bruceville-Eddy.

Bruce Carbonara (Sinatra-style vocalist), 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Valley Mills Vineyards, 8532 N. State Highway 6.

Texas Heartbeat (country), Young At Heart Dance Club, 7 p.m. Jan. 29, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Chuck Jennings Quartet, Cultivate Jazz Jam, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 30, Cultivate 7twelve, 712 Austin Ave.

Larry Burgin and Texas Tradition, Boot Scootin’ Dance Club, 7-10 p.m. Jan. 31, Sul Ross Senior Center, 1414 Jefferson Ave.; $5.

Bobby Dean and Timeless Country, Feb. 2, Elk Hall, 9508 Elk Road, Axtell.

The Morticians, Valentine’s Day Party, Feb. 9, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $15 and $37.50.

Nolan Pick Band, Feb. 9, Melody Ranch, 2315 Robinson Drive; $7 and $10.

Backroads (country), West Over 40 Dance, 7-10 p.m. Feb. 15, Tours Hall, 245 St. Martin’s Church Road, Tours; $5.

On stage

Celebrity Improv, 8 p.m. Jan. 18-19, Brazos Theatre, 7524 Bosque Blvd.; $16.50 and $14.50, with proceeds benefiting Humane Society of Central Texas.

“Born To Win,” 7 p.m. Jan. 19, Waco Hippodrome, 724 Austin Ave.; $20, $10 children, $25 VIP, with proceeds benefiting The Cove.

Ignore The Pro Bowl Standup Comedy with host Michael McBrine, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 27, Truelove Bar, 414 Franklin Ave.

“Steel Magnolias,” Waco Civic Theatre, Jan. 25-27, Jan. 31-Feb 3, Waco Civic Theatre, 1517 Lake Air Drive; $15, $5 for children.

D.L. Hughley, 8 p.m. Feb. 7, Grand Lodge of Texas, 715 Columbus Ave.; $35, $25 balcony seats, $50 VIP, available online at centexbeat.com and Floyd’s Audio Capitol, IPQB Salon.

“Peter and the Starcatcher,” Baylor Theatre, Feb. 12-17, Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

“The Pirates of Penzance,” McLennan Opera and McLennan Theatre, Feb. 28-March 2, McLennan Community College Ball Performing Arts Center.

“Beauty and the Beast,” Christian Youth Theater Waco, Feb. 28-March 3, Lee Lockwood Library and Museum, 2801 W. Waco Drive. $12, $8.

Art exhibits

Texas Fine Artists exhibit, through Feb. 3, Carleen Bright Arboretum, 9001 Bosque Blvd.

“A Touch Of Red,” Professional Artists of Central Texas, through Feb. 14, Cultivate 7twelve, 712 Austin Ave.

“The Neoclassical Gaze: Myth and Reality of Ancient Sculpture,” Jan. 22-March 8, Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University’s Hooper-Schaefer Fine Arts Center.

Etc.

Urban Air expansion grand opening, 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday, Urban Air Adventure Park, 5701 W. Waco Drive.

Anime voice actor Chuck Huber, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, AnimotionPlus, 309 S. Robinson Drive.

Book signing by Floyd Clown Sr. and William Matson (“Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy”), 6-8:30 p.m. Jan. 16, Waco Multi-Purpose Facility, 1020 Elm Ave.

“True Crime Exposed: Examining the Elements of Forensic Science,” Director’s Forum, Feb. 7, Mayborn Museum, 1300 S. University Parks Drive.

“An Evening With Winston Churchill Biographer Andrew Roberts,” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, McLennan Community College Conference Center; free, but tickets required for admission. Tickets available Wednesday at eventbrite.com.

New movies

Opening this week at Waco first-run movie theaters are “The Upside,” “Replicas,” “A Dog’s Way Home,” “Green Book,” “On The Basis Of Sex” and “Ben Is Back.”

★ Indicates noteworthy entertainment events in the week ahead.