North Mississippi Allstars.
Hard touring Texas country act the Randy Rogers Band
is rolling into a summer release of a new album, "Burning the Day," with a head full of steam. The band's last album debuted at number three on the Billboard Country Charts and was named by Playboy the Best Country Album of the Year. After appearances on Letterman and Leno, the four piece returns to Revolution, a spot it plays often and usually sells out, for a concert, open to those 18 and older, 9 p.m., $15.
DJs Risky Biz
conduct the dancing masses at Star Bar for the monthly Spectrum
dance party, 10 p.m., $5.
Down the street, DJ (poet, and soon to be Delawarean sheep farmer) Michael Inscoe
spins at White Water Tavern, 10 p.m. The O.D.
hip-hop party comes to Sticky Fingerz with a stageful of local rappers, including 607, Rah HoWard, Big Drew
and Shea Marie
, 9 p.m., $10.
Elvis impersonator extraordinaire Travis Ledoyt
begins a three-night stand at Murry's Dinner Playhouse. Dinner 6 p.m., curtain 7:45.
Bouncy blues outfit Unseen Eye
releases their first album, “Too Bad,” at Cornerstone Pub in North Little Rock, 8 p.m., $5. Cindy Woolf, Amanda Rook
and Paige Allbritton
play guitar ballads with a healthy splash of youthful sincerity at Juanita's, 9 p.m., $7.
Batesville's outlaw country outfit All Called Liar
join crazy asses Tom Sweet Band
to kickoff Downtown Music's weekend long birthday party, 8 p.m., $6.
Vino's hosts five bands in one night with The Forecast, A Good Fight, Townsend, Since Forever
and The Narrative
, 8 p.m., $10.
In Hot Springs, Maxine's brings Fayetteville's ultra-promising Hosta
alongside Brazilian guitar pop duo Canja Rav
e and Spa City experimentalists Landrest
for a Valley of the Vapors fund-raiser, 9 p.m.
Verizon Arena plays home to the Arkansas Diamonds' Season Opener
as Little Rock's new arena football team faces off against San Angelo, 7 p.m., $12-$50.SATURDAY 3/13
Pedigreed blues-rock roadmasters North Mississippi Allstars
stop at Revolution alongside Hill Country Revue
, 8 p.m., $20.
Juanita's intercepts SXSW bound Pomegranates
and places them alongside local favorites Big Boots
and Whale Fire
, 9 p.m., $7. Cody Belew & Co.
bring their buttoned up, blue eyed jazz standards to Cajun's Wharf, 9 p.m., $5.
North Little Rock brings the iconic vocals of Chris Denny
to Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m.
Benton locals Dry County
visit their hometown watering hole, Denton's Trotline, 8 p.m.
If you find yourself in Fayetteville, the best baroque-crunk gangsaristocrat MCs of, possibly, all time, Lord T and Eloise
, play George's Majestic Lounge, 9 p.m.