DJ Killah Cam(eron Holifield) is a vampire. Truly.
At Revolution, “Rock All-Stars”
brings together a diverse line-up of four of Central Arkansas's hardest partying and most popular acts, all of which specialize in some variety of rock: Bar rockers Go Fast
, blues rockers Jeff Coleman and the Feeders
, roots-rockers the Good Time Ramblers
and hard rockers Four on the Floor
. It's bound to be packed, 8 p.m., $8 (open to 18 and up). Cameron Holifield's
video art instal-lations have been a regular part of Cool Shoes for months; at Satellite, he branches out into DJing. Look for an eclectic offering with some chopping and screwing, 9 p.m., free.
At White Water, Sideshow Tragedy
, from Austin, Texas, plays propulsive folk-rock and sings about hard livin', 10 p.m., $5.
There will be impromptu Shakespeare reading and sword fights at "The Bard's Birthday Bash!"
at Starving Artist Cafe, a fundraiser/party for the Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre (tickets now onsale). The Boondogs
provide the entertainment, 9 p.m., $20.SATURDAY 4/18
At Capitol Keyboard on Chenal, James Leary
, a Little Rock born bassist and member of the Count Basie Orchestra, teams with local musicians for a benefit for the Jazz Heritage Foundation of Arkansas, 7:30 p.m., $20 adv., $25 d.o.s. The Rodeo in the Rock
, Little Rock's annual gay rodeo, gets underway (pre-rodeo party festivities started on Thursday; see dsra.org
for a fuller schedule) at the State Fairground, 9 a.m. The Weekend Theater's
annual gala, which includes a silent auction and an announcement of the theater's 2009-10 season, happens at the Weekend Theater, 6:30 p.m., $50. The Twisters
, now 3-0, take on Tennessee Valley at Alltel, 7:05 p.m., $11-$28.
In a rare performance, the Meshugga Klezmer Band
mixes klezmer-ized versions of songs you know with originals at the Afterthought, 8 p.m., $8.