The Moving Front. Photo by Matthew Martin.
Longtime local post-punk heroes the Moving Front
headline at White Water. It could be guitarist Mark Lewis' last show. He's moving to Austin in August. Stella Fancy
opens up, 10 p.m., $5.
Local label Thick Syrup showcases its talent at Sticky Fingerz with garage-folk miscreants Frown Pow'r
sharing a bill with country rockers the Drunken Angels
and pop singer/songwriter Bryan Frazier
, 9 p.m., $5.
At the Afterthought, local party band Tragikly White
plays songs you know, 9 p.m., $7. Crash Meadows
, the latest incarnation of the group formerly known as the Dean Agus Band, plays Ya Ya's new music series, 8 p.m., free.
For cruise-minded staycationers, the Arkansas Riverboat Queen offers a Reggae Boat Cruise
, with DJs K-One
, Ras Levi
10 p.m., $20 adv., $25 at gate.SATURDAY 7/4The Clinton Center Fourth of July Celebration
includes music, kids' activities and free admission to its space exhibit, 9 a.m. (for indoor activities) and 4 p.m. (for outdoor), free.
At Magic Springs Timberwood Concert Series, country star Craig Morgan
offers hits like “That's What I Love About Sunday” and “Redneck Yacht Club,” 8 p.m., $35.99-$45.99 (park admission).
At Sticky Fingerz, Memphis' acrobatic rockabillies the Dempseys
return to town, 8 p.m., $7.
Local folk singer Chris Denny
and his ultra-tight backing band play White Water Tavern, 9 p.m.
At Discovery, Justin Sane
mans the disco, while Balance
works the lobby, midnight, $10.
Soul duo Ramona Smith
and Carl Mouton
share the stage at the Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.
At the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum, Damn Bullets
play a fund-raiser for Women's Action for New Directions (WAND)
, which hosts a picnic with a great view of the fireworks, 7 p.m., $25. Earlier, at the Historic Arkansas Museum, there's a Frontier Fourth of July celebration with arts and crafts and more, 2-4 p.m., free.