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October music events calendar for Delaware: arts and entertainment

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Elvis Lives
Oct. 2-7 More than one Elvis is in the building when finalists from the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest take you on a musical journey through his life. DuPont Theatre, 1007 N. Market St. , Wilmington, 656-4401, duponttheatre.com

editor’s pick Winds of Change Jazz Performance
Oct. 6 Hear new songs and jazz standards when jazz musician Fostina Dixon performs at the Biggs Museum. 406 Federal St., Dover, 674-2111, biggsmuseum.org

Sensational Soul Cruisers
Oct. 6 This 11-man ensemble pays tribute to Otis Redding, Barry White, the Drifters and others. Schwartz Center for the Arts, 226 S. State St., Dover, 678-5152, schwartzcenter.com

The Fabulous Hubcaps
Oct. 12 Oldies but goodies return to Harrington Raceway & Casino. U.S. 13, Harrington, (888) 88-SLOTS, casino.harringtonraceway.com

Romantic Mood
Oct. 13 Here’s hoping it’s contagious when the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra presents its season premiere at Mariner’s Bethel Church. Del. 26 & Central Avenue, Ocean View, 888-846-8600, midatlanticsymphony.org

André-Michel Schub
Oct. 13 Coastal Concerts hosts pianist André-Michel Schub accompanied by Virginia Arts Festival soloists. Bethel United Methodist Church Hall, Fourth and Market streets, Lewes, (888) 212-6458, coastalconcerts.org

editor’s pick Wanda Jackson
Oct. 17 Hot on the heels of the release of her new album produced by Justin Townes Earle, this “Queen of Rockabilly” and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee takes the stage at the World Cafe Live at the Queen. 500 N. Market St., Wilmington, 302-994-1400, queen.worldcafelive.com

editor’s pick Peter Yarrow
Oct. 19 Platinum recording artist and Grammy winner Peter, sans Paul and Mary, performs his folk classics at Longwood Gardens. U.S. 1, Kennett Square, Pa., (610) 388-1000, longwoodgardens.org

Newark Symphony Orchestra
Oct. 21 The Newark Symphony Orchestra opens the season with an offering from its Symphony Series. The Independence School, 1300 Paper Mill Road, Newark, 369-3466, newarksymphony.org

editor’s pick Rodney Crowell
Oct. 24 Grammy-winning country singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell brings his poetic sensibilities to The Grand Opera House. 818 N. Market St., Wilmington, 652-5577, thegrandwilmington.org

UD Chamber Orchestra Halloween Event
Oct. 28 The UD Chamber Orchestra presents Michael Shapiro’s original film score to the classic 1931 movie “Frankenstein.” Roselle Center for the Arts, Gore Recital Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, 831-2578, music.udel.edu
 

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