Throwback Memphis rocker John Paul Keith
, together with his band the One Four Fives
, continues to tour behind his fine debut LP, “Spills and Thrills.” At White Water, 10 p.m., $5.
From New Jersey, Screaming Females
play wonderfully ear-splitting post-punk at the ACAC. They share the bill with local punks That Thing That Always Explodes
and the Moving Front
, who recently added Scott Cook (Kyoto Boom) to its ranks, 8:30 p.m., $5.
At Juanita's, the Mother's Day edition of Divas in the Rock
local soul standout Nicky Parrish
headlines, 10 p.m., $10.
Conway folk trio Happenstance
comes to Little Rock for a house show at 2501 N. Pierce, 7:30 p.m., $10.
Vino's hosts a three-act bill of loveable, local miscreants with good names — Frown Pow'r
, Bloodless Cooties
and Androids of Ex Lovers
, 8:30 p.m., $6. More Travs, too, 7:10 p.m., $6.SATURDAY 5/9Buzz-B-Q
, benefiting a fallen firefighter fund, features some 60 local barbecuing teams and music from the likes of Ryan Couron
and Jeff Coleman and the Feeders
. It's at the Downtown Riverside RV Park in North Little Rock, 11 a.m., $5.
At Main and Broadway in downtown Argenta, the “Party at the T”
returns before the Twisters (7:05, $11-$28) and the Travs (7:10 p.m., $6-$10) play ball. Freeverse
provides the entertainment and downtown restaurants offer food and drink specials, 4:30 p.m., free.
The grown-folks-oriented Little Rock Music
Party returns to Studio Joe with Marc Turner, Steve Struthers
and Charlie Macom
, 7:30 p.m., $8.