At Sticky Fingerz, the Muscles Shoals' duo Boombox
— one guitarist/vocalist + one DJ = something club kids and jam fans can agree on — plays for a growing following, 10 p.m., $10.
The LRgirls present a Razorback RiverTop Party
at the Peabody, with Spindown
(featuring the Times
' own Paul Peterson on drums), g-force
, 9 p.m., $5. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics.
Formerly Molten Lava, Fayetteville's Boom Kinetic
plays synth-pop at Revolution, which always pulls in a crowd on football weekends, 9 p.m., $8 (18 and up).
Chicago DJ Paul Anthony
headlines a big dance party at the Village, with supporting help from Sleepy Genius, Jiminy Kick-It, Justin Sane, Guido
with the Ponies
(doing a dub set), 9 p.m., $10 adv., $15 d.o.s.
Cajun's hosts local party band Weakness for Blondes
, 9 p.m., $5.
In the same vein, West End
has Mr. Happy, 9 p.m., $5.
Damn Bullets' guitarist/vocalist Paul Morphis
offers a free show at Satellite, 9 p.m.
Local duo Fjord Mustang
is at Capi's, 9 p.m., free.
Local acoustic singer/songwriter Barrett Baber
performs at Prost, 9 p.m., $5.
Piano man William Staggers
does his thing at Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.SATURDAY 9/5
Red dirt country standard bearers Jason Boland and the Stragglers
headline at Revolution with John D. Hale
supporting, 9 p.m., $12 adv., $15 d.o.s.
Fayetteville's Boom Kinetic
plays a CARTI Benefit outside at Big Whiskey's, 5 p.m., $5 (before 9 p.m.) or $10 (after).
At “I Love the Tru Skool”
at Crush, DJ Swift spins jams that are too fresh too be called old school, like “ATliens”-era Outkast and Craig Mack's “Flava in Ya Ear,” 9 p.m., $5.
It's a showcase of local rock at Juanita's with Iron Tron, A Darkened Era
and Land Of Mines
, 9:30 p.m., $5. The Lucious Spiller
band holds it down at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5.
At Discovery, Miami's DJ Michael Tank
spins in the disco, while g-force mans the lobby, midnight, $10.