ACAC has four-piece Harley Poe
play horror-inspired acoustic punk with a large dose of wit straight from Gordon Gano's songbook, 7 p.m.
“Iron Man” Michael Burks
of Camden shreds on the blues with the help of his ever-present Flying V at Benton's newest venue, Denton's Trotline, 8 p.m., $10.
Folk singers Sara Grey
and Kieron Means
follow an afternoon songwriting workshop with a pickin' in the Oppenheimer Hall of the Historic Arkansas Museum, 7:30 p.m., $8.
At the Town Pump, the Times' own J.T. Tarpley
(woot) joins ex-Drunken Angel Mikey Hayes
and Arkansas Times Musicians Showcase victor Brother Andy
for what's billed as a “three-way acoustic battle royale,” 10 p.m., $3.
Muscle Shoals, Ala., duo Boombox
brings their peculiar Dave Matthews-by-way-of-Daft Punk-jam/house hybrid to Revolution, 9 p.m., $10.
Having visited Little Rock for a house show in February, lo-fi blog darlings Flight
return, this time sharing a proper stage at Vino's with Philadelphia's Balance and Composure
and Massachusetts' Where Land Meets the Sea
, 8 p.m., $7.
Also, a last-minute show at Juanita's sports instrumental rock band Echo Canyon
, supported by newcomers The FV Duo
, and half of (my very favorite) local band, Life Size Pizza
, billing themselves as Half a F**kin' Pizza
, $10 p.m., $5.SATURDAY 3/20Gringo Star
pulls double duty, joining locals Big Boots
at White Water Tavern, 9:30 p.m., before heading to Midtown Billiards, 12:30 a.m.
Old school rockabilly purists Billy D and the First Time Offenders
play Cornerstone Pub, 9 p.m. Manning the decks at Discovery are Fort Lauderdale's Don Bishop
in the disco and DJ Balance
in the lobby, 9 p.m., $10.