Desoto County News

Heindl Center fall season tickets available

by Sarah Smith

Northwest Mississippi Community College’s Heindl Center for the Performing Arts has announced its Fall 2024 season. First round of tickets go on sale June 10.

The season kicks off with Donny Edwards: An Elite Tribute to Elvis on Aug. 17 at 3 p.m. Donny Edwards is an international, award-winning professional tribute artist. His performances take you back in time to a simpler time when the King ruled the stadium stages. This is his second visit to the Heindl Center.

On Aug. 23 at 7:30 p.m., Jeff Foxworthy with special guest Tammy Pescatelli will bring their Southern humor to the Heindl Center. Known for his popular redneck jokes, Foxworthy is a well-respected comedian who has been compared to Mark Twain.

Things don’t slow down in September. International recording artist Lee Greenwood, known for his outstanding patriotism, support for the military, and the song “God Bless the USA,” takes the stage on Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

“Shrek: The Musical” brings the “Shrek” films to life with classic family favorite characters on Oct. 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts is coming Oct. 18 at 7:30 p.m. LeVox will be playing some of his hits from his Rascal Flatts days in addition to his solo work. Rascal Flatts was founded in 2000 and has sold over 23 million albums and 11 million concert tickets.

R & B band Tower of Power is coming Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. For over 55 years, Tower of Power has performed funk and soul music. Their 1972 debut “Bump City” was a hit on the billboard top 200.

“American Music Royalty” The Temptations will perform on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. Credited with popular tunes like “My Girl,” they are known for their prolific career and are an iconic, bestselling brand.

The Vienna Boys Choir, one of the world’s oldest choirs, will perform on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. The Choir maintains a primary school and a senior high school in Vienna’s Augarten Park. Each choir member receives individual voice lessons and sings in one of the choirs.

On Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m., legendary Irish music graces the stage. “Celtic Woman: A Christmas Symphony” is a group that has been performing together for years. Celebrating their Irish heritage, they are some of the most talented musicians in the world, releasing over 20 albums and selling more than 9 million records worldwide. They have been named Billboard World Album Artist of the Year six times.

Ticket packages are now available, including a full season package, on June 17. There is the flexible package options where you have two options, a pick 3 or pick 5 package. Then individual tickets will be available on June 24.

If you’d like to learn more about the Heindl Center or purchase tickets for this season, please visit