Birthday boy joshua.
Reigning Musicians Showcase winner Velvet Kente's
concert at White Water doubles as a birthday party for front man joshua; Minneapolis' Caroline Smith
and the Goodnight Sleeps open with chirpy indie-pop, 10 p.m., $6.
No cover band that plays Little Rock commands a more devoted following than '80s-focused Venus Mission
, who play at Revolution, 9 p.m., $6.
In “The Time Is Now,” the Arkansas Chamber Singers
take on selections from Handel, Haydn, Mendelssohn and Purcell, St. Mark's Episcopal, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15 (the singers reprise their performance on Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Clinton Library).
The 4X4 Crew
, Mike Streezy
and North Rock
are among those scheduled to perform at Booze and Barz
, an underground hip-hop party at Downtown Music, 9 p.m., $5.
Young, popular Christian rock bands Skillet, Hawk Nelson, Decyfer Down
and the Letter Black
play the last installment of Music in the Park at the Riverfest Amphitheatre, 7 p.m., $10-$45.
From Memphis, the Teenage Eyes
play awesomely wobbly power-pop at Vino's, 8:30 p.m.SATURDAY 10/10
Self-made underground superstar Corey Smith
returns to Revolution, which he always sells out, 9 p.m., $15 adv., $20 d.o.s.
It's a night of riff-heavy local rock at Juanita's with Go Fast
and San Antokyo
sharing a bill, 9:30 p.m., $5.
Or, at White Water, it's a night of cheeky garage-pop with the Weisenheimers
and throwback hard rock with Conway's the Muddlestuds
, 9 p.m., $5.
Red Dirt country standout Stoney LaRue
shares the bill with Nashville's the Dirt Drifters
at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 d.o.s.