Local musicians Happenstance
, the Boomers
, Kat Hood
and Chuck Gilbert
perform at the Advent Lutheran Church, 7 p.m., $4-$12, to benefit the Bethlehem House
, a homeless transitional center.
At White Water, local bluegrass standout Runaway Planet
picks and grins, quickly, 9 p.m., $5. The Dave Matthews Tribute
returns to Sticky Fingerz, where they're celebrating the 75th anniversary of the end of prohibition, 10 p.m., $7. The Ted Ludwig Jazz Trio
returns to the Capital Bar for a nighttime gig, 8 p.m., free.
Bluesman Scott Holt
, a veteran of Buddy Guy's band, headlines at Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5.
SATURDAY 12/6 Korto Momolu
is the grand marshal of the Big Jingle Jubilee Holiday
parade that begins at 2nd at Broadway at 3:30 p.m.
At Robinson, the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra
teams with dancers from Ballet Arkansas and the Minnesota Ballet
for two productions of “The Nutcracker,”
3 p.m. and 8 p.m., $18-$58 (a Sunday performance at 3 p.m. concludes the run).
Folk-rock wunderkind Chris Denny
shares a bill at Juanita's with his former band mates, who've long played together as Parachute Woman
, 9:30 p.m., $6 (the show's open to ages 18 and older). Now Whale Fire
joins the bill.
At Sticky Fingerz, Vallejo
offers funky hard rock, 9:30 p.m., $10.
Long time jam band Mojo Depot
gets down at White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.
Cajun's hosts Conway-based cover act Six Strings Down
, who play a mix of blues and rock originals and covers, 9 p.m., $5.
Piano man William Staggers
headlines at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.
And Justin Sane
and Jiminy Kick It
DJ in the club at Discovery, while Balance
works the lobby, midnight, $10.
Local diva Genine Perez
performs at a benefit for the Suzuki Association of Central Arkansas at Wildwood, 6 p.m., $45.