There's almost too much happening this weekend. Here's an early look. You're going to have to prioritize.FRIDAYHayes Carll
at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s. His latest, "Trouble in Mind," is getting glowing reviews. Yesterday, NPR
ran a piece on him. Previously
New Orleans' finest the Preservation Hall Jazz Band
joins the ASO at Robinson, 8 p.m., $16-$70.
Modern rock standouts the Bravery
are at Juanita's (with Fiction Plane, featuring Sting's son), 9 p.m., $15-$18.
Increasingly famous singer/songwriter Josh Ritter
plays Revolution, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.
At White Water, Mac Sledge
shares a bill with established local folk Sean Rock and The Toltecs
, 9 p.m., $5. SATURDAY
Blooms, a melange of art and culture and the outdoors, kicks off at Wildwood Park
, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $5-$35.The American Princes
, amidst their national tour, return home to play Rock 'n' Roar
with the Friendly Friends
, 7 p.m., $8. Preservation Hall Jazz Band
joins the ASO at Robinson again, 8 p.m., $16-$70.
Neo-soul up-and-comer Conya Doss
is at Juanita's, 10 p.m., $20-$40.
Mop-haired good-time rockers J. Roddy Walston and the Business
return to White Water, 9 p.m., $5. With Smoke Up Johnny
, too.SUNDAYCarrie Underwood
is Alltel and way sold out, 7:30 p.m., scalpers prices.
There's a Doo-Wop Celebration
, at 3 and 7 p.m., at Robinson, featuring a handful of doo-wop favorites you'd probably be surprised to know are still alive, $55-$100.