Entertainment Briefs, July 19

Carl Acuff Jr. to perform Saturday in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — Carl Acuff Jr. is to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Wainwright Amphitheater in Foundation Park, as part of the Fostoria Community Arts Council’s Summer Concert Series.

Acuff has been performing since 1992. He and his band perform new and old country, gospel, comedy, nostalgic rock ‘n’ roll, Motown, doo-wap and disco.

Cornhole tourney set for Saturday at Benchwarmers

Benchwarmers, 105 Allen St., is to host a cornhole tournament noon-3 p.m. Saturday. There is to be a beer court, and a portion of the proceeds is to benefit the United Way.

The cost is $40 in advance and $50 the day of the event for two-person teams. There is to be $500 in prizes.

For details, call (567) 268-9268.

LGBTQ activist to be in Findlay

FINDLAY — The All American Rock House, 1851 Tiffin Ave., is to present political LGBTQ activist and musician Otep at 8 p.m. July 28. Tickets are starting at $12.

Otep was the first female-fronted band to perform at Ozzfest. She has won an MTV Music Award, nominated for a GLAAD award and spoke at the Democratic National Convention in 2008 on behalf of Rock The Vote.

Otep has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry twice, recorded an unreleased poetry album and authored three books of poetry. She also has authored a book of short stories titled “Movies In My Head” — which she produced and directed in audiobook of one of the stories, “Pinebox Jake.”

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