'Monty Python's Spamalot'
Like the film, "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," this musical comedy is an irreverent parody of the Arthurian legend. With book by Eric Idle of Monty Python fame and music and lyrics by Idle and John DuPrez, "Spamalot" features a chorus line of dancing divas and knights, flatulent Frenchmen, killer rabbits, the odd knights who say "Ni!" and more. Shows are set for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 20-22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at Camelot Theatre in Talent. Tickets are $29 or $36. See camelottheatre.org or call 541-535-5250.
Broadway Phil and The Shouters
Singer, songwriter and harmonica player Phil Newton and the Shouters — drummer David Mathieu, bassist Gary Davis and guitarists Dave Day and Jake Thompson — will play a mix of original and roots blues at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 21, at Grizzly Peak Winery, 1600 E. Nevada St., Ashland. Admission is $6. See grizzlypeakwinery.com or call 541-482-5700.
Movies in the Park
Disney's "Pete's Dragon" will be shown at dusk Saturday, July 22, in Bear Creek Park, corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Highland Drive, Medford. At 7 p.m., there will be free hot dogs (while supplies last) and kids activities. Admission is free. Call 541-447-2400 or see playmedford.com.
Five-time Grammy winner, jazz singer and pianist Diana Krall will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 23, at the Britt Pavilion, 350 First St., Jacksonville. Jazz guitarist Ed Dunsavage will perform at 6 p.m. in Britt's Performance Garden. Tickets are $376 for premium lawn seating for four, $188 for premium lawn seating for two, $88 for reserved seating, $44 for lawn seating, $34 for age 12 and younger, and can be purchased at brittfest.org, by calling 800-882-7488, or at the box office, 216 W. Main St., Medford. Tickets include copies of Krall's new album, "Turn Up the Quiet," released in May.
Boulder, Colorado, bluegrass band Ragged Union returns to Oregon to promote its sophomore album, "Time Captain," of original songs. Fronted by husband-and-wife duo Geoff and Christina Union, the group features mandolin player Jordan Ramsey, Chris Elliott on banjo and David Richey on upright bass. They group will perform at 9 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at Brickroom Gathering House, 35 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is $5.