joshua of Velvet Kente.
The monthly dance party Cool Shoes brings DJs Wolf-E-Wolf
, Cameron Holifield
and Risky Biz
to Downtown Music for its February installment, 10 p.m., $5. Invisible Children
, a charity benefiting Ugandan children, stops in Little Rock for a night for a fund-raiser with music by Falcon Scott, Free Micah, Listener, Badhand
and Deas Vail
at Revolution. 8 p.m., $5; a documentary about the cause screens pre-concert at 6:30 p.m.
The ACAC hosts a night of local short films of every variety at the biannual Show Your Shorts
night, 7 p.m., $7; there'll be popcorn, beer and wine for donation.
Parachute Woman's Michael Goodrich
joins Mammoth Orange
to soundtrack Midtown Billiards with sweeping, cinematic guitar rock, 12:30 a.m., $5.
At Maxine's Pub in Hot Springs, reverb heavy garage blues band Brethern
supports the legendary CeDell Davis
, 9 p.m.SATURDAY 2/27Velvet Kente
, 2009 Arkansas Times Musician's Showcase winner, brings its crowd-pleasing soul rock act to White Water Tavern, 10 p.m., $7.
The Jill Stringham Band
, a local A.O.R. trio comes to Fox and Hound, 10 p.m., $5.
The Village brings popular metalcore band Atreyu
, supported by Arkansas's own My Hands to War
and The Last Shade
, 8 p.m., $16 adv., $20 d.o.s.
St. Louis' Fundamental Elements
operate in college soul mode, a la Maroon 5, at Sticky Fingerz, 9 p.m., $5.
New Conway restaurant/bar/music venue, Bear's Den Pizza
, brings Fayetteville riff rockers The Natural State
and Little Rock's harmony drenched popes of pop Whale Fire
, 8 p.m., $5.