FRIDAY 2/20Rock Street
, the new monthly party from organizer Cool Shoes, brings together local rappers and DJs to Vino's to celebrate hip-hop culture, old and contemporary. Hear awesome local collective Grim Muzik
and longtime local rapper Cat Daddy
. DJ Uniq, Mr. Deetrix
and DJ Fatality
work turntables, 9 p.m., $5.
The Weekend Theater debuts the musical "The Last Five Years,"
7:30 p.m., $14-$18.
Round three Showcase champs the See headline at Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m., $5
Round four Showcase guest judge Shannon Boshears
leads her band at Zack's, 9 p.m.
Guitarist George McConnell
is sure to pack in fans of the jam at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $8. Ditto for regulars Lord T & Eloise
, who specialize in self-described “aristo-crunk,” at Revolution, 9 p.m., $10. SATURDAY 2/21
British toaster and reggae man Pato Banton
comes to Revolution with the Mystic Roots Band, 9 p.m., $10 adv., $12 d.o.s.
Central Arkansas's steady giggin'est folk rockers Chris Denny and Company
perform at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.
Renowned “green” composer and musician Jim Scott
, who Pete Seeger has called “some kind of magician,” comes to the UUCLR Coffee House, 7:30 p.m., $10 adv., $15 d.o.s.
At the new record store and venue Circa '76, the Chicklettes
, What Army
and the F-tards
share the bill.
At Downtown Music, Reverb
takes the Cool Shoes dance party concept and opens up to all-ages (the latter is 18 and up). DJs Shawn Lee, Ike
and Risky Biz
keep it moving, 9 p.m., $5.